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fashion's favorite show The fashion industry's favorite show, a weekly conversation with designers, retailers, executives, photographers, writers, and sustainability advocates. AFP functions like a community radio station for the garment business. Hosted by Charles Beckwith.

fashion's favorite show The fashion industry's favorite show, a weekly conversation with designers, retailers, executives, photographers, writers, and sustainability advocates. AFP functions like a community radio station for the garment business. Hosted by Charles Beckwith.
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Brooklyn , NY

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fashion's favorite show The fashion industry's favorite show, a weekly conversation with designers, retailers, executives, photographers, writers, and sustainability advocates. AFP functions like a community radio station for the garment business. Hosted by Charles Beckwith.

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@afpod

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English


Episodes

176 – Cucculelli Shaheen

5/17/2018
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Husband and wife design team Anthony Cucculelli and Anna Rose Shaheen met while working for Diane von Furstenberg, and then moved to Italy together, where they worked for major houses such as Emilio Pucci and Roberto Cavalli. They now have their own custom demi-couture clothing line, Cucculelli Shaheen, which employs advanced fitting technologies. Guest co-host Gretchen Harnick (Parsons) joins for this interview which delves into the differences between working with large American and...

Duration:00:28:21

175 – Fashion Manufacturers United In Los Angeles

5/17/2018
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"It's a very exciting time in fashion right now. It's exciting because anyone that has a passion to start a clothing line-- ten years or so ago you would have to go overseas, you would have to get big production, you would have to get into all the big box retailers, if you couldn't get into them you weren't selling-- now with the advent of the Internet and we can sell online, there are so many brands that are strictly online. So, you could literally draw a sketch of an idea you have, or as...

Duration:00:39:40

174 – Los Angeles Fashion, Fighting In Style

5/10/2018
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Continuing our Los Angeles fashion adventure, Charles speaks with two men who are changing how boxers and MMA fighters dress for work. Will Hoover is a veteran designer who knows downtown L.A. fashion like few others. He is the founder and designer at Paul Dunne, a co-founder with J.R. at I.G.M.O.B. Clothing, and teaches at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM). Hoover discusses what L.A. fashion is all about, the impact of runaway real estate development in the Los Angeles...

Duration:00:34:55

173 – Johnny Was Boho Chic

5/4/2018
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They're riding high with the boho chic trend, but that look was in the Bob Marley song-inspired Johnny Was brand's main playbook for a long time before it was popping up everywhere. As executive vice president, Catherine Nation says, "We've been doing this for 30 years, these signature embroideries, and it's fantastic that we're in-trend right now. That's very helpful, but this is just what we do, what we've always done: signature prints and embroideries." In this interview, Catherine...

Duration:00:30:50

172 – Lykke Wullf Designer Jemma Swatek

5/3/2018
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Continuing our look at the Los Angeles fashion scene, in this interview Charles speaks with designer Jemma Swatek, whose popular Lykke Wullf brand is all about the Scandinavian cowgirl.

Duration:00:18:58

171 – California Apparel News Executive Editor Alison Nieder

4/27/2018
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California Apparel News covers the global fashion industry from a West Coast perspective. In this interview, Apparel News Executive Editor Alison Nieder speaks with American Fashion Podcast host Charles Beckwith at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles. The discussion covers the Downtown Los Angeles fashion scene, L.A. Fashion Week, denim abroad, West Coast textile manufacturing, and several other topics. https://www.apparelnews.net/

Duration:00:19:17

170 – Fashion Photographer Lisa Brezinski

4/26/2018
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If you’re on Instagram at all, Lisa Brezinski (@lkbphotography) is one of those photographers whose sexy sexy fashion photography work you’ve seen. Lisa provides insight on the Los Angeles fashion scene’s constant need for edgy images, how video has become… Continue Reading → The post 170 – Fashion Photographer Lisa Brezinski appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:20:15

169 – The Smart Salesfloor of Tomorrow

4/12/2018
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Jason Sweet from Salesfloor Salesfloor is helping bridge the gap between online and brick and mortar shopping. Their omnichannel clientelling mobile app gives unparalleled new agency and business intelligence to store associates on the traditional salesfloor. Jason Sweet is Vice President of Sales… Continue Reading → The post 169 – The Smart Salesfloor of Tomorrow appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:38:01

Preview – Dressed The History of Fashion

4/5/2018
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This is a special preview of a new podcast from How Stuff Works called Dressed: The History of Fashion. Links: dressedpodcast.com Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher The post Preview – Dressed The History of Fashion appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:47:39

168 – Smart Shelves Sell For You – Perch interactive

3/26/2018
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Trevor Sumner, CEO of Perch Interactive, talks about how the use of their smart displays can result in a “30-80% sales lift while driving 5-10X customer engagement.” Perch uses sensors in their display units to provide customers with product information… Continue Reading → The post 168 – Smart Shelves Sell For You – Perch interactive appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:23:46

167 – Charlie Cole of Tumi Goes Deep on E-Commerce Strategy

3/23/2018
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Charlie Cole is the Chief Digital Officer at Tumi and recently became the Chief Global Officer at parent company Samsonite Holdings. So… this episode is about accessories, specifically luggage, and how these giant companies approach selling it. This is also… Continue Reading → The post 167 – Charlie Cole of Tumi Goes Deep on E-Commerce Strategy appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:01:01:15

166 – Conversations At 71 Greene Street

3/14/2018
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Recorded in front of a live audience in the O.N.S Clothing menswear store in Soho (71 Greene Street), a conversation first with Geo Hagan, content director at O.N.S Clothing, followed by O.N.S Creative Lab partner designers Abdul Abasi and Greg… Continue Reading → The post 166 – Conversations At 71 Greene Street appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:55:34

165 – What Exactly Does WGSN Do?

3/12/2018
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Sidney Morgan-Petro is the Retail Editor at WGSN, a think tank with deep connections to the fashion and lifestyle businesses. Big on the horizon, purple for sure, but what is a scandi cowboy? The post 165 – What Exactly Does WGSN Do? appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:49:48

164 – Retaining Customers To Increase Profitability

3/1/2018
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Richard R. Shapiro is the Founder and President of The Center For Client Retention. Richard has spent decades studying how to keep customers coming back to stores. This is rather important, considering how much it costs to get them in… Continue Reading → The post 164 – Retaining Customers To Increase Profitability appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:42:04

163 – Fashion’s Voice In Washington, DC

2/27/2018
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Rick Helfenbein is the President and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association, which is a trade association lobbying for the interests of roughly 350 companies and 1,000 brands in our nation’s capital. This episode features a discussion about national trade policy as… Continue Reading → The post 163 – Fashion’s Voice In Washington, DC appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:41:41

162 – What Is A Fashion Community?

2/17/2018
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A roundtable discussion of the human components of the fashion industry. Panelists include Fashion Mingle founder Melissa Shea, Human B founder Boaz David, and Rachel Tobias from the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator. Fashion Mingle is a community platform that was… Continue Reading → The post 162 – What Is A Fashion Community? appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:01:14:15

161 – Norma Kamali

2/7/2018
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Norma Kamali has a long history of innovation and anticipating “the moment” again and again in fashion and the New York City community. In this interview recorded with a live audience at Spring Place in TriBeCa, the designer talks about… Continue Reading → The post 161 – Norma Kamali appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:45:36

160 – Inside The RiverBlue Ecofashion Documentary

1/22/2018
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Can Fashion Save The Planet, or At Least Make It Better? Lisa Mazzota , the producer of RiverBlue, an environmental documentary, is passionate about rivers. Hear Lisa, Tabitha St. James, designer and co-founder of Tabii Just, Charles and Cathy talk… Continue Reading → The post 160 – Inside The RiverBlue Ecofashion Documentary appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:36:26

159 – Navigating The Amazon… Marketplace

12/19/2017
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Elaine Kwon used to help run Amazon Fashion. Now she is the founder of Kwontified, an e-commerce management and SAS firm. She and her partner Jordan Taylor consult from the points of “what is the best business model for me to use on… Continue Reading → The post 159 – Navigating The Amazon… Marketplace appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:01:00:28

158 – Factory 8 – The New Old Garment Factory

12/19/2017
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Anya Ferring is Factory8’s Product Development and Local Supply Chain Specialist. Factory8 helps designers and brands large and small manage a streamlined developed and Made In USA production process. Factory8 References: China Snaps Up America’s Cheap Robot Labor USAID Create-A-Marker The post 158 – Factory 8 – The New Old Garment Factory appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration:00:24:10

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