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Welcome to the official MenswearStyle Podcast hosted by our Lifestyle Editor, Peter Brooker. We're a London-based independent daily online men’s fashion, grooming and lifestyle magazine. In this clothing and apparel industry focused podcast show we speak to some of the most innovative brands and truly inspiring people from within the fashion world to get their unique brand stories. Be sure to come back each week to get your fix of clothing insights, style inspiration and business motivation.

Welcome to the official MenswearStyle Podcast hosted by our Lifestyle Editor, Peter Brooker. We're a London-based independent daily online men’s fashion, grooming and lifestyle magazine. In this clothing and apparel industry focused podcast show we speak to some of the most innovative brands and truly inspiring people from within the fashion world to get their unique brand stories. Be sure to come back each week to get your fix of clothing insights, style inspiration and business motivation.

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United Kingdom

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Welcome to the official MenswearStyle Podcast hosted by our Lifestyle Editor, Peter Brooker. We're a London-based independent daily online men’s fashion, grooming and lifestyle magazine. In this clothing and apparel industry focused podcast show we speak to some of the most innovative brands and truly inspiring people from within the fashion world to get their unique brand stories. Be sure to come back each week to get your fix of clothing insights, style inspiration and business motivation.

Language:

English

Contact:

02088667302


Episodes

Alexander Walsh, Co-Founder of JustWears

6/1/2020
JustWears is on a mission to reinvent men's basics using premium, sustainably sourced fabrics and ergonomic designs. Since running the most backed apparel campaign on Kickstarter in the UK, they’ve sold 40,000 pairs to 10,000 customers in 73 countries and have been featured on BBC Dragon's Den. Made from soft cellulosic fibre, MicroModal Air, all underwear is manufactured using a natural, high-performance fabric that is sustainably-sourced from Austria and feels 5x softer than cotton. It all...

Duration:00:35:10

Simon Cotton, CEO of Johnstons of Elgin

5/28/2020
With a history of working in the textiles industry and other manufacturing industries, Simon Cotton is proud to be currently heading up the most exciting company in the UK textile industry. Johnstons of Elgin partner with most of the world's top luxury fashion brands as well as produce under their own label. The company is a truly vertical producer taking raw fibre through to finished product, allowing them to achieve the very highest quality for the most discerning customers across the...

Duration:00:21:35

Kasper Brandi Petersen, Co-Founder of LABFRESH

5/25/2020
In 2013 Kasper Brandi Petersen quit his corporate job at the world’s largest shipping line. He went from wearing a suit and tie to sitting on cardboard boxes in an old apartment. 3 years later he had raised €3m from investors and scaled to 50 people. Today he fights fast fashion by using technology to make a new generation of life-proof minimal menswear consisting of premium cotton shirts that repel stains, odour, and wrinkles. The brand first launched on Kickstarter in 2017 and by 2020 it...

Duration:00:23:41

William Green, Co-Founder of L’Estrange London

5/23/2020
In a world of hyper-convenience and overconsumption L’Estrange London wants to strip away complexity from your everyday, allowing you to do more with less. Their modern clothing system comprises comfortable, timeless, versatile pieces that can be worn in multiple scenarios. They make clothes to look effortlessly smart for life - whether it be a coffee, a meeting, or drinks - never overdressed, never underdressed. This menswear brand believes the future of retail exists in creating more than...

Duration:00:39:50

David Cullen, Founder of Unseen Footwear

5/20/2020
Atterley is a fashion destination that celebrates and redefines the boutique experience with one seamlessly stylish online platform. Working in partnership with an inspiring global community of independent fashion retailers, they bring you bespoke access to a covetable mix of premium, emerging, and undiscovered labels expertly curated by some of the world’s most talented fashion buyers. Customers can shop a mix of new and established brands from around the world, from your device to your...

Duration:00:35:23

Kevin Ellis, Founder of Ellis Rugby

5/19/2020
Proud Yorkshireman, Kevin Ellis, spent much of his childhood playing rugby in his local field with his elder brothers. After first giving Rugby League a go he then switched codes to rugby union, enjoying several seasons with Headingley in Leeds, before signing professional. Kevin’s passion for sport, combined with a love of design and fashion, are the driving force behind rugby heritage brand Ellis Rugby. The appeal of the Ellis Rugby brand lies in the striking designs, stylish colour...

Duration:00:22:21

Sebastian Öhrn, Founder of Myrqvist

5/16/2020
Myrqvist wants to make Goodyear Welted shoes accessible to everyone. The brand was born after a successful Kickstarter Campaign which reached its goal after just 24 hours, before closing as the most successful Swedish Kickstarter Campaign in the fashion category 30 days later. The brand designs and produces high quality shoes in the Direct-to-Consumer market, aiming to keep prices affordable without compromising on quality. With Scandinavian minimalism at heart, Myrqvist shoes are designed...

Duration:00:23:41

August Bard Bringéus, Co-Founder of ASKET

5/13/2020
ASKET is an independent online-only menswear brand founded in 2015 with the mission to slow down the fashion industry and change the way we manufacture, market, and consume clothing. Based on honest production, transparent pricing, and revolutionary sizing, they're perfecting a single, permanent collection of timeless essentials and restoring the meaningfulness of the garments men use the most. ASKET believes the world doesn’t need another fashion brand. Garments, products of delicate...

Duration:00:37:35

Oliver Spencer, Menswear Designer

5/6/2020
Oliver Spencer the brand is the vision of Oliver Spencer the man. Self-taught tailor and shopkeeper, his eye is the starting point of everything they do. Frustrated by the limitations of art school and impatient to strike out alone, Oliver abandoned studenthood in favour of a stall at Portobello Market. Working that market stall ingrained his enduring love of garment and cloth — shop and shopkeeping. Having spent the previous decade creating and expanding formalwear brand Favourbrook, he...

Duration:00:30:17

Danielle Wathes, Founder of Percy Stride

4/30/2020
Percy Stride is not another corporation or money-making machine, it's a family. A notable Northampton Brand, their handmade shoes are brought into life in a family run factory made up of a designer, photographer, copywriter, and friends. The brand is striving to become the best handmade English shoe brand around. After a 3-year footwear design degree at De Montfort University, Founder Danielle Wathes decided to put all the skills she had learnt to good use by starting her own footwear...

Duration:00:37:37

George Sullivan, Founder of The Sole Supplier

4/23/2020
The Sole Supplier was founded in 2013 with the aim to provide accurate trainer news and release information for the UK and European market. Their community of partners (brands and enthusiasts) provide them with new and exclusive content daily alongside a dedicated in-house team of sneaker experts. Curation and selection are key processes for The Sole Supplier. Each item on site is handpicked with insight into legacy, fashion trends, audience, and heritage considerations. Through working with...

Duration:00:22:54

William Kennedy, Co-Founder of Sons

4/16/2020
When Co-Founders Will and Adrian became increasingly aware that losing their hair was a possibility it led them to look into treatment options. They didn’t feel ready for a short buzz cut but were left confused and frustrated at what else to do. Over a pint, they realised – with Adrian’s background in clinical research and Will’s in all things business – that they had the right experience to start a company that would help other men understand the facts and solutions about hair loss....

Duration:00:17:48

Jamie Bartlett, Co-Founder of Banton Frameworks

4/6/2020
Whilst studying at University in 2012, Co-Founders Lucy Ross and Jamie Bartlett found the university’s optical clinic which became an integral source of inspiration for the development for their first spectacle frames. Thanks to the kind support of technical officer Gavin Hill and head lecturer Glyn Walsh, they were gently introduced to the technical and practical aspects of optical frames. Fortunately for them, the on-site optical clinic became a hunting-ground for the mechanical workings...

Duration:00:35:58

David Keyte, Co-Founder of Universal Works

3/23/2020
Universal Works was inspired by David Keyte’s formative years growing up in a provincial midlands town in the seventies, part of a working class family that loved to dress well; seeing his Dad and Uncles in their work-wear and also when dressing for the weekend. Next, working as a sign-writers apprentice, whilst experiencing the development of eighties sporting and music subcultures. And finally, a thirty-year span in the fashion industry. From Paul Smith to Maharishi he gained an education...

Duration:00:36:55

Paul Walker, Co-Founder of Walker Slater

3/12/2020
Walker Slater opened its first store in Edinburgh offering unstructured suits, in Tweed and linen together with their rugged style of knitwear. The brand utilises local fabrics and yarns into menswear items that are soft but also have a seriousness to them that renders it suitable for formal use whilst avoiding the stiff construction of the past. Walker Slater pioneered the unstructured suit whilst at the same time following a very traditional formal range of worsted suiting. Today they have...

Duration:00:23:10

Darren Tiernan, Senior Cutter & James Macauslan, Cutter at Budd London

3/2/2020
Budd has been located in London's Piccadilly Arcade since the company’s inception in 1910 and forms part of the elegant thoroughfare of shops that leads into the famous Jermyn Street. Like all of Mayfair’s traditional arcade boutiques, the shop is tiny, but its size belies the wealth of goodies that can be found inside. Budd is a veritable Pandora’s box! Budd's prime offering is shirts. They make all of their shirts by hand at their workshop here in England. They are also one of the few...

Duration:00:27:45

Daniel Niederer, Founder of SEVENFRIDAY

2/22/2020
SEVENFRIDAY is a global lifestyle brand that creates industrial inspired watches, eyewear, apparel and accessories for individuals around the world who live everyday like it’s Friday. Pushing and challenging the norms within the industry according to their own beliefs, dreams and experiences, SEVENFRIDAY is a Life attitude. ‘Show me don’t Tell Me’ is their brand tagline: emotional instead of rational, action instead of words, creativity instead of unquestioned standards. Headquartered in...

Duration:00:23:14

Marie Ramberg, Head of Marketing & Peter Juriado, Head of Design at Stenströms

2/11/2020
Style, comfort and quality in every detail. It is the philosophy that has made Stenströms to be one of Sweden's best-known brands. The classic Stenströms shirt carries 120 years of tradition, professionalism and quality. Today, the business concept also includes women's blouses, knitwear, accessories, boxers and ties. In this episode Peter speaks to both Marie Ramberg, Head of Marketing and Peter Juriado, Head of Design at Stenströms about the brand's classic and contemporary collections,...

Duration:00:18:34

Gustav Peterson & Emrik Olausson, Co-Founders of Limitato

1/30/2020
There are few things that grab hold of us like art. It awakens our imagination and creativity; it feeds our ability to innovate and change. Art make us ignore differences, reach out and connect across barriers and engage honestly in ways only deeply social experiences can do. Limitato believe that great art should drive cultural change and lead collaborative expressions. Their partnerships challenge the way art is to be appreciated by mixing worlds of fashion, hospitality and current...

Duration:00:33:30

Linda Pilkington, Founder of Ormonde Jayne

1/15/2020
Ormonde Jayne is a London-based perfume house founded by Linda Pilkington in 2000 which began as a line of scented candles. The house now makes fine perfumes as well as bath and body products for men and women. For this episode of the Menswear Style Podcast Peter Brooker speaks to the Creator and Founder of Fragrance House Ormonde Jayne, Linda Pilkington. They speak about Linda's upbringing and early passion for craftsmanship, launching and growing Ormonde Jayne, her luxury boutique at 28...

Duration:00:31:46