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Iron Heart Denim is one of the best-loved brands to come out of the Japanese denim market in recent years. Haraki san, the man behind the brand, has a unique approach to designing classically inspired clothing that is beautifully made, timeless and supremely functional. Giles Padmore started working with Haraki nearly 20 years ago, his international business experience combined with his complete lack of retail experience has resulted in a unique approach to the market. In these podcast discussions we will talk to people who help make Iron Heart Denim the special brand and community it is: our crew, partners, customers and others we admire, look up to and draw inspiration from, and probably some people we just plain like. Check out https://www.ironheart.co.uk/ for more information on the brand.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Iron Heart Denim is one of the best-loved brands to come out of the Japanese denim market in recent years. Haraki san, the man behind the brand, has a unique approach to designing classically inspired clothing that is beautifully made, timeless and supremely functional. Giles Padmore started working with Haraki nearly 20 years ago, his international business experience combined with his complete lack of retail experience has resulted in a unique approach to the market. In these podcast discussions we will talk to people who help make Iron Heart Denim the special brand and community it is: our crew, partners, customers and others we admire, look up to and draw inspiration from, and probably some people we just plain like. Check out https://www.ironheart.co.uk/ for more information on the brand.

Language:

English

Contact:

+442392521541


Episodes

S3 EP10 - Alex Padmore (Feat Harakisan)

12/15/2023
It's the final episode of the season, and what better way to end it than with owner of Iron Heart International, Alex Padmore. We last spoke to Alex in episode 2 of season 1, and since then a lot has changed. We talk about his travels to Germany to see how they make the Iron Heart 'Big Buck', his travels to China, and there is a short, but very sweet interview with Iron Heart Boss, Harakisan. We look forward to seeing you for Season 4 in 2024! Enjoy. Episode talking points The Big Buck https://www.ironheart.co.uk/tops/IHSB-BIGBUCK-OLV.html Pineapple Pizza https://youtu.be/EDUy3Y_w9Tk?si=Hy-BN-3JWj2oCDDe

Duration:01:10:07

S3 EP9 - Cate Havstad

11/15/2023
Cate Havstad is a hat maker, a leather purveyor, a farmer, a wife, a mother, the list goes on and on. She's also ridiculously cool, hence why we're bringing her into the fray to be our penultimate guest for season 3. We talk about hats, farming, regenerative leather and many things about the environment and the impact of our small life decisions - make sure you have a notepad handy. Be sure to keep up with Cate on her Instagram. Links to her businesses in the discussion: Havstad Hat Co Range Revolution Casad Family Farms Enjoy!

Duration:00:55:02

S3 EP8 - Matt Raspa

11/1/2023
Matt Raspa is an adored and key member of the Iron Heart Forum. He has blessed the forum with his wild stories of retiring early, buying an airstream and setting off cross-country with his family. This ep was recorded over zoom, during a storm in California. Catch up with Matt on the Iron Heart Forum Enjoy!

Duration:01:12:25

S3 EP7 - Paul d'Orleans

10/25/2023
Paul d'Orleans AKA The Vintagent is an author, curator and brand consultant, with an encyclopedic knowledge of motorcycles and their history. He has written two books: Ton Up! A Century of Cafe Racer Speed and Style, and The Chopper: The Real Story, not to mention co-authoring a grip of other published works. Olly catches Paul in Santa Monica, where they discuss all things fashion, but mostly motorcycles. Hunter S. Thompson - Song of the Sausage Creature You can purchase Ton Up here You can purchase The Chopper here The Vintagent here And follow Paul's personal IG account here Enjoy!

Duration:00:52:11

S3 EP6 - Bryan Szabo from The Indigo Invitational

10/18/2023
Bryan Szabo is the mind and driving force behind The Indigo Invitational - the event of the year for all denim heads. Bryan is also a musician and an author, writing one of your most essential coffee table reads, 'The Rebel's Wardrobe'. Olly catches up with Bryan over zoom from his family home in Norway. Follow along the conversation at 31:00 by clicking this link Purchase 'The Rebel's Wardrobe' here Enjoy!

Duration:01:04:42

S3 EP5 - Schaeffer's Garment Hotel

10/11/2023
Rob Schaeffer of Schaeffer's Garment Hotel is a designer, stylist and vintage collector. His brand embodies Hollywood Rock and Roll chic, with a dash of motorcycle culture thrown in for good measure. Olly catches up with Rob in person at his Hollywood Store on Sunset Blvd to talk all things from new born babies and being a father, to nearly setting an entire shop on fire to make a hoodie look.. well, fire. Flame on! American Valhalla documentary Queens Of The Stone Age shoot Check out SGH here

Duration:00:48:25

S3 EP4 - W. David Marx

10/4/2023
W. David Marx is an author, brand consultant and Harvard scholar. His first book 'Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style' has graced the bookshelves of denim heads and fashionistas across the globe. Olly catches up with him over zoom to discuss his new book 'Status and Culture: How Our Desire for Social Rank Creates Taste, Identity, Art, Fashion, and Constant Change'. He currently lives and works in Japan. You can purchase Ametora here You can purchase Status and Culture here Subscribe to W. David's newsletter here Enjoy!

Duration:01:10:05

S3 EP3 - Dean Delray

9/27/2023
Dean Delray is an actor, stand-up comedian and host of the podcast 'Let There Be Talk' where he talks to heavyweights in fashion, music, automotive and culture. To listen to his podcast and check out his tour dates, head over to Dean's website.

Duration:01:11:09

S3 EP2 - Andrew and Matthew Brodrick from Freenote Cloth

9/20/2023
Freenote Cloth is one of the most exciting brands to emerge from the denim scene in the last decade - all their clothes being made in Southern California. We sit down to talk all things from design to production with the effortlessly cool brothers in their Highland Park store in Los Angeles. Check out Freenote cloth here: https://freenotecloth.com

Duration:00:58:30

S3 EP1 - Ben & Miranda from Snake Oil Provisions

9/13/2023
It's been a while, but we're back with a seriously good line up. Welcome back to season 3 of Iron Cast by Iron Heart International. Episode one's guests should need no introduction: Ben Neuhaus and Miranda Malloy of Snake Oil Provisions, Los Angeles. We catch up with Ben to find out how he's doing after he came close to death in a motorcycle accident, we hear about what Snake Oil Provisions has in common with a popular video game, and how Ben and Miranda got the whole thing off the ground. Join us for an audio and visual conversation with our regular host, Olly Walker. Hosted by Olly Walker Edited by Olly Walker Produced by Iron Heart International and Olly Walker. Co Produced by High Kick Media Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/XKcnU86qQKA?si=5vHIYxIq9IXhDem5

Duration:00:51:01

S2 EP9 - Paula Padmore

7/1/2022
In the FINAL episode of season 2, we speak to Iron Heart International Matriarch, Paula Padmore. Join us whilst we drink wine and talk about Giles and Paula getting their skipper licence, Paula's experience growing the Iron Heart International business, and the upcoming 20 year anniversary party! This is the final episode of season 2, but we're already lining up our guests for season 3. We'll be seeing you very soon. Enjoy! Episode talking points on the forum: https://www.ironheart.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=17778.0

Duration:00:50:43

S2 EP8 - Jason Jules

6/17/2022
Jason Jules is author of the epic book 'Black Ivy: A Revolt in Style'. He is a director, producer, brand consultant, model, and one of the most stylish guys we know - just ask Tyler, the Creator. In this episode we talk about motivation, how to define oneself, and doom scrolling.. Black Ivy: A Revolt in Style is available online, and at your local, independent bookstore. Be sure to give Jason a follow at @garmsville on Instagram. Enjoy! https://garmsville.co.uk/ Talking points on the Iron Heart Forum:

Duration:00:57:46

S2 EP7 - Dean Micetich from Dice Magazine

5/27/2022
Ever wondered how a British guy named Dean Micetich became king of the chopper scene? Join us as we have a chat with co-founder of the world famous Dice magazine. We talk about how he and Matt Davis set the magazine up with £29 software and a 3 megapixel camera, how he shipped a precious chopper around the world, and how he drove a 1930s Hot Rod 3000 miles across America. Enjoy! To get your subscription to Dice magazine follow this link: https://www.dicemagazine.com/ The 101 Run Tickets: https://www.dreamland.co.uk/event/the-101-run/ Episode talking points on the Iron Heart Forum: https://www.ironheart.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=17648.new#new

Duration:00:35:05

S2 EP6 - TJ from The Shop Vancouver

3/25/2022
TJ Schneider is the founder of The Shop Vancouver in Canada. He is an ex professional snowboarder, a biker, a content wizard, and all round great guy. In this episode we discuss all things from books, to leather pants and Tom of Finland... join us as have a chat with the tour de force - and one man band - that is TJ Schneider. Enjoy!

Duration:01:04:24

S2 EP5 - Simon Hayes

3/9/2022
Simon Hayes is a Bafta and Oscar winning sound mixer from the UK - not to mention European BMX Champ, and third dan black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Simon has worked on movies such as Snatch, Prometheus, 28 Weeks Later, Kingsman, and more recently, No Time To Die, for which he has also been nominated for another Bafta and an Oscar. Simon and I talk about BJJ, Motorcycles, working with Guy Ritchie, and, of course, Denim. We hope you enjoy episode 5 of Iron Cast. Talking points on the Iron Heart Forum: https://www.ironheart.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=17291.msg729157#msg729157

Duration:02:20:49

S2 EP4 - Jason Pecarich from Division Road

2/24/2022
You may know him from collaborations such as the IHDR-502, IHDR-602, or the more recent IHDR-434; well, strap in and listen to the stream of well-read consciousness that is our brother Jason Pecarich, founder of Division Road. We talk about his collaborations with Iron Heart, his bold move from Seattle store to Central Virginia immersive experience, and we take a deep dive into the topic of wool... Enjoy! Talking points via the Iron Heart Forum: https://www.ironheart.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=17221.0

Duration:01:16:58

S2 EP3 - Albert Imperato

2/10/2022
Splitting his time between the Hudson Valley and concert halls of Manhattan, not to mention the rest of the world, Albert Imperato is a veteran workwear blogger on Instagram. You may know him as @upstateguystyle, you may have even listened to his podcast 'Vir Vulnerabilis Vir', but one thing is certain, Albert loves leather and denim - and he may even get you hooked on classical music. We hope you enjoy Episode 3 of Season 2 with Albert. For all things we discuss in the episode, and to get involved in the conversation, follow the link to the Iron Heart forum. You'll receive a warm welcome: https://www.ironheart.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=17133.msg725369#msg725369 Enjoy!

Duration:01:00:05

S2 EP2 - Adam Goldberg

1/24/2022
In this episode we have a conversation with Hollywood actor, filmmaker, musician, photographer - and one of the chicest Dads we know - Adam Goldberg. You may have seen Adam in movies such as Dazed & Confused, A Beautiful Mind, Saving Private Ryan or Zodiac. You may have listened to the mind-bending music of his band, The Goldberg Sisters - you may have even bought the limited vinyl version of The Goldberg Sisters 'Home: A Nice Place to Visit.' But one thing is for sure, Adam is as cool and refined as they come, and loves the denim scene. Enjoy! Link to talking points: https://www.ironheart.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=17041.msg722956#msg722956

Duration:01:51:01

S2 EP1 - An Announcement from Giles Padmore!

1/5/2022
We're back! And what better way to kick off season 2 than to have another chat with Iron Heart UK founder, Giles Padmore. He tells us about how living through Covid has made him and Paula reevaluate what they need out of life, what that means for Iron Heart International, and why they are thinking of buying a boat! Oh, and it wouldn't be a proper conversation with Giles unless we spoke about fishing, would it? Welcome back to Iron Cast, and we hope you enjoy this very special announcement episode. Enjoy! Link to Talking Points: https://www.ironheart.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=16982.msg721213#msg721213

Duration:00:54:56

S1 EP9 - Meet the Iron Heart Crew

8/12/2021
The final episode of the season... Listen as we broadcast from Iron Heart International in Gosport to introduce you to the crew many of you will have emailed with already. We talk about chance encounters, Harley Davidsons, and discover the somewhat unknown art of Kerning! We hope you enjoy the final instalment of season 1, and we look forward to bringing you more Iron Heart content in the not too distant future.

Duration:01:24:47