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The Menswear Style Podcast

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Welcome to the official Menswear Style Podcast hosted by Peter Brooker, who has past experience managing an independent men's clothing store and is the co-author of a book on the style of James Bond. In this men's fashion and men's style focused podcast show we speak to some of the most influential designers, innovative brands and truly inspiring entrepreneurs from within the fashion world to get a detailed insight into their start-up stories and to talk all things sustainability, marketing and eCommerce. Be sure to come back each week to get your fix of clothing industry insights, style inspiration and business motivation.

Welcome to the official Menswear Style Podcast hosted by Peter Brooker, who has past experience managing an independent men's clothing store and is the co-author of a book on the style of James Bond. In this men's fashion and men's style focused podcast show we speak to some of the most influential designers, innovative brands and truly inspiring entrepreneurs from within the fashion world to get a detailed insight into their start-up stories and to talk all things sustainability, marketing and eCommerce. Be sure to come back each week to get your fix of clothing industry insights, style inspiration and business motivation.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Welcome to the official Menswear Style Podcast hosted by Peter Brooker, who has past experience managing an independent men's clothing store and is the co-author of a book on the style of James Bond. In this men's fashion and men's style focused podcast show we speak to some of the most influential designers, innovative brands and truly inspiring entrepreneurs from within the fashion world to get a detailed insight into their start-up stories and to talk all things sustainability, marketing and eCommerce. Be sure to come back each week to get your fix of clothing industry insights, style inspiration and business motivation.

Language:

English

Contact:

02088667302


Episodes

Julie Deane, Founder of The Cambridge Satchel Co.

10/18/2021
The Cambridge Satchel Co. was born from a passion for excellence. When Julie and her mum Freda started the company at their kitchen table in Cambridge, they had one goal – to make enough money to provide Julie’s children with an excellent education and a brighter future. Their pursuit of excellence underpins everything they do, as they remain committed to making exceptionally good quality bags that last a lifetime. Bags that can carry a lifetime of learning – of curiosity, creativity and...

Duration:00:40:01

Peter Ricci, Co-Founder of MANTL

9/13/2021
MANTL represents a range of skincare products for the Face and Scalp that are inspired by bald folks, but work for everyone. The brand aims to support men with information, products, and a supportive community of co-conspirators, creating the space for you to move forward—free from the baggage and stereotypes of the past, empowering you to live your fullest life. The Bald Journey is the process that many men go through as they experience hair loss. It’s not always a linear process, but the...

Duration:00:36:20

Geoff Souster, Owner of Souster & Hicks

9/8/2021
Souster & Hicks is a family business established in 1978 by husband and wife team, Geoff and Laura Souster. Based in a stunning Georgian building located in the beautiful village of Woburn, Bedfordshire; Souster & Hicks has since gone on to inspire a new generation with their sons Scott and Wes and their daughter in law; Natalie completing the family team. Geoff Souster has a career spanning 50 years, hand cutting more than 30,000 bespoke suits. He was elected as the youngest ever National...

Duration:01:22:19

Pierre-Yves Monnerville, Founder of Monnerville

9/1/2021
Pierre-Yves Monnerville is the Founder of Monnerville. When he was growing up in Paris he was often warned that walking around town wearing sportswear was ‘risky' for young black men. The risk was being stopped by the police and asked for an ID. This is why today he enjoys designing smart, ethical, sportswear clothes that he wished he could have worn back then. We're now at a time when it's okay to work in comfortable, sportswear inspired clothes, especially when we don't need to go to the...

Duration:00:24:43

Andreas Christian von der Heide, Co-Founder of Les Deux

8/12/2021
Les Deux was born from a chance meeting between two very different people, with contrasting personalities, who found themselves united in recognising opportunities. Two distinct souls on divergent paths with shared ambitions. Often, in the meeting of opposites, something profound happens. A spark ignites. It is then you can excel and stand out from the crowd – you can dare to carve your own path. Les Deux design clothes that make people challenge their habits and confront the status quo. The...

Duration:00:22:42

Joakim Blom, Co-Founder of The Resort Co

8/9/2021
The Resort Co was founded in 2018 with the mission to craft the perfect vacation wardrobe with a focus on high quality, slow production and usage of the best and most sustainable materials. The artisan principles and high-quality mindset permeates the brand. Inspired by Scandinavian aesthetics and the notion of a never-ending Summer, the idea is to design sustainable resort wear that last season after season. They handpick the best materials and producers in Europe and all products are...

Duration:00:27:58

Scott Golbourne, Co-Founder of AREA CODE

8/4/2021
AREA CODE was founded in 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. The brand was born with the aim to facilitate opportunity for people living in developing communities around the globe through selling good quality apparel. The brand strives to build a community; one whereby consumers are connected to people in need. They believe knowledge and education is the key for sustainable growth. For that reason, their mission starts with helping the school GOROM 3, Bambilor, Senegal. This month they're also...

Duration:00:46:52

Sally Hughes, Founder of Kair

8/2/2021
Our favourite clothes are more than the things we throw on every morning. Our treasured pieces have stories attached to them, and memories that were made in them. They can elevate our mood, and make us feel the very best version of ourselves. Kair want them to live on and on. Founder Sally Hughes has spent her career working in fashion, and as the industry tackles its sustainability crisis, she was frustrated that no one was talking about the most impactful thing we could do to help: Buy...

Duration:00:32:31

Robert Tateossian, Founder of Tateossian

7/29/2021
British jewellery brand Tateossian was founded by Robert Tateossian 30 years ago, with the aspiration of offering men and women a distinctive way to express their personality and style through unique, re-defined meticulously crafted jewellery. Offering both menswear and womenswear collections that includes the brand’s best-selling pieces: personalised leather bracelets, signature mechanical cufflinks and semi-precious stone necklaces amongst others. Tateossian’s incorporation of unique...

Duration:00:23:49

Ivo Zuazo, Founder of Theodore Herald

7/27/2021
Ivo Zuazo decided to quit his corporate job and relocate to Geneva to start his newly married life and continue his entrepreneurial journey. Rather than find a job in men's fashion he decided to use savings to build a brand that he truly believes in and celebrates where he is from. Slow ethical luxury men’s knitwear brand, Theodore Herald, aims to dress a new era of masculinity. With traditional and toxic ideals of masculinity rapidly being disbanded and disrupted, a new and more positive,...

Duration:00:20:53

Jamie Lundy, CEO at 7L (SEVEN LAYER)

7/19/2021
7L is a functional-first performance brand that manages to fuse fashion with function and performance with style. Their highly technical products harness a combination of innovative design, high-performance fabrics and technically advanced manufacturing creating luxury products that not only look great, but are built to last a lifetime. In this episode of the MenswearStyle Podcast we interview Jamie Lundy, CEO at 7L about the founding story of the brand which began in 2015 using Swiss...

Duration:00:38:56

Jacqueline Mozanowski, Co-Founder of OBLIVIOUS?

7/5/2021
OBLIVIOUS? is a ready-to-wear clothing brand with a focus on the positive power of questions, made responsibly in Europe. They believe questions have the power to build closer relationships, make better decisions and learn more about ourselves and the world around us. Their aim is for clothes to spark conversations, help you self-express, as well as inspire you and others to ask more questions. The brand was set up by a mother and daughter duo, based in Germany and the UK, who share a...

Duration:00:19:36

From Tailors with Love: An Evolution of Menswear Through the Bond Films

6/8/2021
Matt Spaiser is a graphic designer located in New York. After years of research, he founded Bond Suits in 2010, creating the ultimate resource for James Bond style and the first catalogue of all of 007’s outfits. He is the co-author of From Tailors with Love: An Evolution of Menswear Through the Bond Films, which tells the story of the celluloid Bond’s clothing and the talents behind the wardrobes through the people who worked on the films, the fashions of the eras and the meaning the...

Duration:00:24:14

Jon Graham, CEO at Miller Harris

6/2/2021
Miller Harris is a couture British fragrance house, founded in 2000, with a spirit of bespoke fragrance creation at its heart. The brand is committed to using beautiful natural materials whilst pushing creative boundaries. The brand was founded by ground-breaking perfumer Lyn Harris who worked with world-renowned fragrance house Robertet in France in her early career, and was one of the first female master perfumers. The aesthetic of her perfumes was inspired by stories, memories and the...

Duration:00:30:28

Matthew Oliver, Founder of Oliver Co. London

5/27/2021
Established in 2017, Oliver Co. is a sustainable, vegan travel goods brand based in London. The company was started by Matt Oliver, a product designer who having studied sustainable design and previously worked in high-end watch design, wanted to apply both of his skills to create a sustainable brand with the same level of detail and craftsmanship. Our aim is to try and disrupt an industry and change people’s perceptions of sustainable products. Through using innovative new sustainable...

Duration:00:20:31

Mats-Ola Ström, Co-Founder of Tailor Store

5/20/2021
You’re one of a kind, so why shouldn't your clothes be? Forget everything you thought you knew about sizes and fit, Tailor Store do true made to measure. No shady business, just really good custom-tailored clothes. Their tailors take pride in every step of the craft which includes cutting, sewing, and stitching garments with the utmost precision and care. Feel as good as you look knowing that your garment is made with sustainability in mind by well-compensated workers. Discover the true...

Duration:00:22:48

Enrico Casati, Co-Founder of Velasca

5/17/2021
Velasca transcend the ever-changing trends of fashion to deliver a timeless style that values tradition — like the time-honoured secrets passed down from a father to his son. Their shoes are made with passion and unique Italian expertise, ensuring your shoes will last a lifetime. This brand believes high quality craftsmanship should be accessible to all. And, by leveraging innovations with online shopping, they’re able to cut out the middle-man and connect artisans to customers. This is a...

Duration:00:26:20

David Cran, Vice President UK, Ireland & Iberia at SmileDirectClub

5/13/2021
SmileDirectClub is an oral care company that exists to help more people realise the life-changing potential of their smiles. They're the creators of the first teledentistry platform for teeth straightening, and now also offered directly via dentists’ and orthodontists’ offices. With their cutting-edge technology and vertically integrated model, they are revolutionising the oral care industry, from clear aligner therapy to affordable, premium oral care product line. In this episode of the...

Duration:00:22:26

Pierre André Senizergues, CEO at Sole Technology

5/10/2021
Pierre André Senizergues was born and raised in the suburbs of Paris, and back when he was 15 years old he fell in love with skateboarding. So much so that he wanted to pursue his dream of becoming a professional skateboarder and moved to the skateboarding mecca at the time, Los Angeles to follow his dreams. His path wasn't easy, as he got to LA, he found himself struggling to get recognition from the skate community and ended up being homeless for a while. He finally managed to get his foot...

Duration:00:33:04

Adam Brown, Founder of Orlebar Brown

5/5/2021
Based in London, Orlebar Brown was founded by Adam Brown and launched in March 2007 as a tailored approach to men’s swim shorts. OB Classic swim shorts remain the original and best ‘short you can swim in’, offering something you can wear on the beach or by the pool, yet smart enough to wear to lunch or for a drink. In 2010, they progressed from beach to resort with a full range of holiday clothes that can also be incorporated into everyday wardrobes, including polos, chinos and shirts. In...

Duration:00:14:42