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This is Conversations, Highsnobiety's podcast series discussing topics and trends with the people shaping today's scene.

This is Conversations, Highsnobiety's podcast series discussing topics and trends with the people shaping today's scene.
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New York City, NY

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This is Conversations, Highsnobiety's podcast series discussing topics and trends with the people shaping today's scene.

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English


Episodes

The Dropcast Episode 13: We're Changing Our Name to IHObCast

6/14/2018
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Jeff Carvalho, Noah Thomas, Jian DeLeon, and From the Ground Up host Pete Forester talk about some of the week's most hyped sneaker releases. There's Supreme's fiery Air Streak Spectrum Plus, Pyer Moss' second collaboration with Reebok, and of course, the Nike React Element 87. Has the Swoosh finally figured out how to top adidas Boost? Listen and find out. Meanwhile, men's fashion weeks are kicking off all over Europe, so we weigh in on Craig Green's show at Pitti Uomo, some of the best...

Duration:00:32:11

The Dropcast #12: Make America Ye Again

6/7/2018
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On this week's Dropcast, Noah Thomas, Jian DeLeon, and the Ball Boyz, Kyle Hodge and Ian Servantes, are joined by HS Music Editor Sydnee Gore. The crew talks about Kyle's trip to Wyoming to experience the Kanye West listening party firsthand, and dude even managed to fly back in time for our Highsnobiety Issue 16 launch party with Chief Keef. Fashion-wise, Noah explains what the big deal is about the LVMH awards, and talks about this year's winner, Japanese label Doublet. Speaking of...

Duration:00:30:53

The Dropcast #11: Beef - It's What's for Content

5/31/2018
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On this week's Dropcast, hosts Noah Thomas and Jian DeLeon are joined by the Ball Boyz, Kyle Hodge and Ian Servantes, to talk about the biggest story of the week (month? year? lifetime maybe?): Drake and Pusha T's simmering hot rap beef. How does Drizzy's cold-cut Canadian Bacon stack up against Pusha's angus-grade Virginia Beef? Try to figure it out through all the yelling that ensues. In other news, we speculate about what went down at Kanye West's album listening party in Wyoming. We...

Duration:00:21:19

The Dropcast #10: Cloutus Ex Machina

5/24/2018
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On this week's Dropcast, hosts Jeff Carvalho, Noah Thomas, and Jian DeLeon are joined by Highsnobiety founder David Fischer and Jackie Kim, associate fashion director at Barneys New York. They discuss the upcoming shopping event in Los Angeles, TheDropLA—taking place June 2-3 at the Barneys store in Beverly Hills. They also address the question of the week: Does it matter if an influencer is a "real" person if they have a strong brand? Of course, recent Highsnobiety cover star Lil Miquela...

Duration:00:33:42

Why Can't We Just Call Him "Jonah Trill?": The Dropcast Episode 9

5/18/2018
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On this week's Dropcast, hosts Jeff Carvalho, Noah Thomas, and Jian DeLeon discuss some of the week's new releases and most hyped collabs. We're especially excited about Matthew Williams' recently unveiled collab with Nike, and vintage connoisseur Brian Procell's LA pop-up with Depop. Then we get to talking about Jonah Hill, the actor who's become one of street culture's unlikeliest style icons. Turns out he's got a deep-seeded interest in skating and streetwear, and he's definitely not...

Duration:00:26:27

The Fashion of the Christ: The Dropcast Episode 8

5/10/2018
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On this week's Dropcast, hosts Jeff Carvalho, Noah Thomas, and Jian DeLeon are joined by music artist Asukal, one of the under the radar musicians we've recently highlighted, and digital fashion editor Alec Leach. The big topics of the week include Virgil Abloh's OFF-WHITE x Converse Chuck Taylor, the last of "The Ten" pack to be released, Childish Gambino's tour de force of a music video: "This Is America," and a ton of discussion around the Met Gala. This year's theme was "Heavenly...

Duration:00:37:24

78 Cents to the Resale Dollar: The Dropcast Episode 7

5/3/2018
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This week we aim to answer one question: Are women underserved in the sneaker market? That's why hosts Jeff Carvalho, Noah Thomas, and Jian DeLeon are joined by sneaker brand consultant Jazerai Allen-Lord and Leah McSweeney, O.G. streetwear head and founder of Married to the Mob, who give great insight into a woman's perspective on the sneaker industry, as well as the recent news at Nike involving several executives stepping down after an internal survey revealed a company-wide problem of...

Duration:00:37:37

The Fast and The Furious - TOKYO DRIP: The Dropcast Episode 6

4/26/2018
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This week we're coming at you from Tokyo, Japan, talking about the launch of our latest platform: highsnobiety.jp. Joining hosts Jeff Carvalho and Jian DeLeon is Highsnobiety founder David Fischer. We talk about Japan's lifelong influence on the publication, and how much money we plan to spend on gear while we're here. We also talked with NOAH founder Brendon Babenzien about Tokyo leading the charge in flex-worthy purchases per capita, and some insight on our collaborative tee with the...

Duration:00:35:02

Distraction Is The Enemy Of Podcasts: The Dropcast Episode 5

4/19/2018
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Kanye West is back on Twitter, but in the process deleted a whole slew of digital gems before dropping a bunch of new tweets that range from philosophical to early versions of his covetable kicks. Hosts Jeff Carvalho, Noah Thomas, and Jian DeLeon do a bit of analysis of West's impact on the social media platform, with some feedback from the Dropcast Hotline. Meanwhile, we examine how important Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer prize win for DAMN. is, and also talk about some of the week's best...

Duration:00:28:27

Mr. Rubchinskiy, Tear Down This Wall!: The Dropcast Episode 3

4/5/2018
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The latest episode of the Highsnobiety Dropcast talks about Gosha Rubchinskiy's announcement that he is deading his designer label in favor of a new structure. Hosts Jeff Carvalho, Noah Thomas, and Jian DeLeon also discuss the "Bred" colorway of the Balenciaga Triple-S sneaker, and what kind of chocolate candy Supreme's latest North Face collaboration makes you look like. There's also some great listener feedback from last week's episode focusing on Virgil Abloh's new job at Louis Vuitton,...

Duration:00:23:46

Air Max Day Is Now Virgil Abloh Day:The Dropcast Episode 2

3/30/2018
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In this episode of the Highsnobiety Dropcast, hosts Jeff Carvalho, Noah Thomas, and Jian DeLeon share voicemails from the hotline weighing on on Virgil Abloh's appointment as Louis Vuitton's new artistic director of menswear, before weighing in with our own takes. Then, they talk about Nike's Air Max Day and recent foray into the women's sneakerhead market with Unlaced. Also, Elon Musk is making life-sized Lego bricks from concrete. Who else is gonna cop? Want to weigh in on today's show...

Duration:00:31:01

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3/23/2018
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In the inaugural episode of the Highsnobiety Dropcast, hosts Jeff Carvalho, Noah Thomas, and Jian DeLeon talk about Supreme's CFDA nomination, what Kim Jones might do at Dior, the history Sean Wotherspoon's Air Max Day collab, and Stefano Gabbana's purported Supreme collab. Noah rates his recent meal at the Hooters in New York City's Herald Square, and tries his hand at advertising for an erotic phone line. Also, they admit their rampant consumerism in the segment "What'd You Cop?" where...

Duration:00:27:51

26 - Why Footwear Startup Allbirds Is Now Making Sneakers from Actual Trees

3/19/2018
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On this edition of Highsnobiety Conversations, Allbirds co-founder Tim Brown sits down with Highsnobiety's Jeff Carvalho to talk disrupting the sneaker industry, the ever-changing workplace wardrobe, and why Allbirds has reigned supreme amidst it all.

Duration:00:26:58

25 - How to Cultivate a Creative Career with Rankin

10/26/2017
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25 - How to Cultivate a Creative Career with Rankin by Highsnobiety Podcasts

Duration:00:39:14

25 - How to Cultivate a Creative Career with Rankin

10/25/2017
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25 - How to Cultivate a Creative Career with Rankin by Highsnobiety Podcasts

Duration:00:39:14

24 - Doing Things on the Internet with Benjamin Gott & Zach Boswell

9/13/2017
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24 - Doing Things on the Internet with Benjamin Gott & Zach Boswell by Highsnobiety Podcasts

Duration:00:31:08

20 - Asian-American Identity with Heems

6/11/2017
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Jian DeLeon is joined by Himanshu "Heems" Suri to discuss his rap group the Swetshop Boyz, Asian-American identity politics, modern activism, Indian food, and how it all ties together..

Duration:00:41:06

18 - A Collective Memory of the ‘90s w Nic Galway & Ben Jones

12/8/2016
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The cultural impact of the ‘90s on today’s culture is clear. From runways to magazine editorials, the period’s visual language is an endless source of borrowed nostalgia for modern creatives. For those, like me, who grew up in the ‘90s, pop culture peaked. Musically, heavy metal was out and grunge came in, while hip-hop began to reinterpret its own roots in sound to a new consumer looking for new. BMX and skateboarding, two very street-level sports, were picking up large market sponsors...

Duration:00:26:38

12 - How Under Armour is Reshaping Sportswear

8/16/2016
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Under Armour is entering sportswear with UAS during New York Fashion Week 2016. Founded 20 years ago in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, sportswear company Under Armour has quietly become a titan of industry for its best-in-class performance gear that keeps athletes everywhere doing what they do best. Their athlete roster include the likes of Steph Curry, Cam Newton, and Michael Phelps. But now the brand is out to make its mark on the fashion world with Under Armour Sportswear and their...

Duration:00:34:56