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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

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Episodes

150 – Is Brandboom Reinventing Wholesale?

9/19/2017
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Amy Zhou is COO of the online fashion wholesale marketplace Brandboom (link), which is giving bulk purchasing of luxury apparel a digital dimension for brands and retailers. Thorsten Roth is a veteran fashion and lifestyle photographer who currently teaches a… Continue Reading → The post 150 – Is Brandboom Reinventing Wholesale? appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:44:28


Talking Timelessness With Jeweler Izaskun Zabala

9/8/2017
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Izaskun Zabala discusses her business and history as a New York City-based jewelry designer whose major inspiration is an idea of timelessness. We also talk about ancient cultures and palm reading, though that provokes a bit of an argument when… Continue Reading → The post Talking Timelessness With Jeweler Izaskun Zabala appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:40:57


148 – Business of Fashion Professional with Nick Blunden

8/24/2017
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Our guest, Nick Blunden, is the Chief Commercial Officer at The Business of Fashion. In this episode of American Fashion Podcast, he discusses the new Business of Fashion Professional “information platform and community.”BoF Pro is a members’ platform and community… Continue Reading → The post 148 – Business of Fashion Professional with Nick Blunden appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:54:53


147 – The Ensign, the Made In USA menswear hub

8/16/2017
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The Ensign is an e-commerce platform showcasing American luxury menswear: https://theensign.us/ Co-founders Luis Morales and Jason Wagg have backgrounds defined by work for premiere labels like Tom Ford and Ralph Lauren. In this interview they discuss the state of American menswear… Continue Reading → The post 147 – The Ensign, the Made In USA menswear hub appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:57:38


146 – GQ Creative Director Jim Moore

8/2/2017
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Jim Moore details how he directs fashion coverage and visual language at the leading men’s magazine. He discusses their Best New Menswear Designers of America feature, and its new global variant in collaboration with Gap. Mr. Moore has been at GQ… Continue Reading → The post 146 – GQ Creative Director Jim Moore appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 01:01:38


145 – Anita Dongre, A Visitor From India

7/25/2017
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Almost every week a new store is opening in SoHo, and this week that store is Anita Dongre's Grassroot, at 484 Broome Street. The store feature's the premiere Indian designer's vision of sustainable fashion, featuring the Grassroot line which provides employment to artisan villages in India, as well as a bridal boutique. In this interview, she discusses where the concept for the label came from, what she hopes to accomplish in New York City, and how she approaches management of the vast...

Duration: 00:34:48


144 – Philadelphia Fashion Incubator – Part 2

7/20/2017
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Part 2 of a roadtrip show with the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, this roundtable discussion features three members of the current incubator class: Janell Wysock, Latasha Hall, and Sara Keel. Executive Director Elissa Bloom helps lead the discussion. Conversation centers on the launch point for new designers and new brands, touching on design, marketing, business strategies, social media, and runway shows. Continue Reading → The post 144 – Philadelphia Fashion Incubator – Part 2 appeared...

Duration: 00:51:19


143 – Philadelphia Fashion Incubator – Part 1

7/4/2017
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Charles is in Pennsylvania at the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, speaking with PFI founder and executive director Elissa Bloom, as well as incubator alumni Nigel Richards, Milan (Milano di Rouge), Sherrill Mosee (Minkee Blue). “The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s, Center City, a 501(c)(3)… Continue Reading → The post 143 – Philadelphia Fashion Incubator – Part 1 appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:40:33


142 – Understanding Influencers with Brittany Hennessy

6/8/2017
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As the Director of Influencer Talent in the Hearst Branded Content Studio, Brittany Hennessy connects influencers with brands for collaboration. The content they produce is featured by dozens of Hearst publications, including Elle, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, Seventeen, and Redbook. Influencer marketing… Continue Reading → The post 142 – Understanding Influencers with Brittany Hennessy appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 01:06:06


141 – Mizzen and Main – Performance Fabric Menswear

5/29/2017
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Kevin Lavelle is CEO of Mizzen and Main, a menswear line that prioritizes function over tradition in its fabric selection. Continue Reading → The post 141 – Mizzen and Main – Performance Fabric Menswear appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:19:06


140 – Edun CEO Julien Labat

5/19/2017
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There is fairly little true long term thinking in the fashion industry, but it's not surprising to see it come from an LVMH brand. Edun is a very special company, with a very special mission. It was started by Ali Hewson and her husband Bono, with the intention of making sustainable high end fashion in Africa. It has been a long road with a lot of learning and building, and rebuilding, as revealed in this interview with a new New Yorker, CEO Julien Labat. Continue Reading → The post 140 –...

Duration: 00:59:30


139 – Miss Marvel Returns

5/17/2017
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Stephanie Maslansky is the costume designer behind several Netflix series based on the Marvel comic book universe: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and now Iron Fist. She was previously on American Fashion Podcast episode #94, and is now back to deep dive into her work on Iron Fist. In this interview she discusses how she created updated filmable versions of the character looks from the comic books, her appreciation of the cosplay movement, and how her team creates business suits...

Duration: 00:47:40


138 – Nick Graham – Emotional Revenue

5/6/2017
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Designer Nick Graham refers to his menswear line's customers as the perennial millennials, and from his rapid retail expansion, he seems to be tapping into something very interesting. Continue Reading → The post 138 – Nick Graham – Emotional Revenue appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:50:55


137 – Independent and Emerging: The State of The Business

5/2/2017
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Almost ten years ago, with the 2008 financial collapse and other market forces in the fashion industry, we saw the rug pulled out from under a massive number of both new and established brands. It has been a rough decade, and now with the retail collapse accelerating things continue to look bleak for traditional fashion companies. But is this the real picture? Continue Reading → The post 137 – Independent and Emerging: The State of The Business appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 01:14:13


136 – Temporary Retail

5/1/2017
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Pop-up stores, experience spaces, temporary showrooms, events, photoshoot locations, and other temporary space needs are the domain of a web and mobile app called Peerspace. They’ve helped us gather a group of experts to talk about the relatively new but certainly… Continue Reading → The post 136 – Temporary Retail appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:50:47


135 – Some Model Tycoons And Fashion Immigration Issues

4/11/2017
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Shivani Honwad is a lawyer helping imported fashion folk with green card issues, while Jessica Perez is using her new Tycoon App to help freelancers keep up with the dollar bills, and Aine Campbell is helping models prepare for life Beyond The Runway. Continue Reading → The post 135 – Some Model Tycoons And Fashion Immigration Issues appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:50:10


134 – John Nicolopoulos Surveys The Retail Landscape

4/3/2017
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John Nicolopoulos is a partner and the retail & restaurant leader at RSM, a leading tax, audit and consulting firm. John has more than 35 years of combined retail and accounting experience, and is on the show to talk about his company's recent Retailer Omnichannel Survey, and what was learned about industry retail trends in their research. Continue Reading → The post 134 – John Nicolopoulos Surveys The Retail Landscape appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:37:36


133 – Nicole Giordano – StartUp Fashion

3/20/2017
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There are a lot of sites that promise to help emerging and independent designers, but few have the depth of Nicole Giordano's StartUp Fashion portal. Continue Reading → The post 133 – Nicole Giordano – StartUp Fashion appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:37:39


132 – Fashion Branding and Marketing

3/3/2017
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Bill D'Arienzo is a consultant on fashion marketing who has literally written the book on it. He talks best practices in fashion branding and marketing. Continue Reading → The post 132 – Fashion Branding and Marketing appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:58:18


131 – American Giant Founder Bayard Winthrop

2/21/2017
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Vertically integrated Made In USA brand American Giant has become an icon in the movement to "make it here." Founder and CEO Bayard Winthrop is the man who hired a former Apple engineer to design their first sweatshirt, and has driven the company to be consistently best-in-class among the new generation of Made In USA brands. Continue Reading → The post 131 – American Giant Founder Bayard Winthrop appeared first on American Fashion Podcast.

Duration: 00:59:49

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