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Ever dreamed of switching up your work life, achieving a dream or starting your own business? Get inspired by our interviews with the young, smart women forging their own path in everything from fashion and beauty to restaurants and the music industry.

Ever dreamed of switching up your work life, achieving a dream or starting your own business? Get inspired by our interviews with the young, smart women forging their own path in everything from fashion and beauty to restaurants and the music industry.
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Ever dreamed of switching up your work life, achieving a dream or starting your own business? Get inspired by our interviews with the young, smart women forging their own path in everything from fashion and beauty to restaurants and the music industry.

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English


Episodes

My Big Idea at London Fashion Week - Alexandra Shulman

9/18/2016
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This week's My Big Idea podcast comes directly from London Fashion Week. In this podcast, ASOS editor-at-large Danielle Radojcin speaks to the editor of British Vogue, Alexandra Shulman, about her time at the title, its fashion legacy and her advice for those wanting a career in the industry. The longest-serving British Vogue editor began her fashion journalism career in 1982 at Tatler magazine, subsequently working for a host of Condé Nast publications including the British edition of GQ,...

Duration:00:16:32

My Big Idea at London Fashion Week - Charlotte Lurot

9/18/2016
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This My Big Idea podcast comes directly from London Fashion Week. In this podcast, ASOS editor-at-large Danielle Radojcin speaks to Charlotte Lurot, the director of Bacchus, a creative agency offering public relations, production, and social media services to brands in the luxury lifestyle sector. Lurot began her career working for Thierry Mugler in Paris before co-founding Bacchus. Since then Bacchus has designed, built and managed some of the main show spaces at London Fashion Week,...

Duration:00:17:12

My Big Idea at London Fashion Week Special - Harriet Verney

9/18/2016
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This My Big Idea podcast comes directly from London Fashion Week. ASOS editor-at-large Danielle Radojcin speaks to Harriet Verney about her upbringing in the world of fashion and how to break into the industry. Harriet Verney is a London-based writer and journalist who contributes to i-D, US Vogue and Vogue.com, LOVE, GQ, Teen Vogue, Stylist Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Lula and many more. The niece of fashion icon Isabella Blow, who helped to launch the career of Alexander McQueen,...

Duration:00:13:30

My Big Idea at London Fashion Week Special - Angel Chen

9/17/2016
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Welcome to My Big Idea, an ASOS podcast bringing you inspiring and practical career advice. This episode comes to you directly from London Fashion Week. ASOS editor-at-large Danielle Radojcin speaks to up-and-coming Chinese fashion designer Angel Chen who is showcasing for the second time at London Fashion Week after graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2014. Chen’s designs are packed with colour and sequin embroidery, drawing inspiration from mythical creatures, her dreams and from...

Duration:00:15:12

Jade Golding of The Little Deer - My Big Idea #65

9/14/2016
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Welcome to the weekly ASOS podcast, bringing you inspiring career advice from amazing women. In this episode, managing editor Lucinda Greasley talks to Jade Golding, the founder of Brighton-based independent online fashion and lifestyle store The Little Deer. Jade created The Little Deer while she was still studying for her design and photography degree, and has used the skills she acquired from her studies as well as the experience she gained from her previous jobs in retail to realise...

Duration:00:21:58

Charlie Craggs - My Big Idea #64

9/7/2016
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Welcome to the weekly ASOS podcast, bringing you inspiring career advice from amazing women. In this episode, features editor Jen Lynn talks to Charlie Craggs, the activist and founder of Nail Transphobia. Charlie talks about how she is helping to educate people on transgender issues, by taking her pop-up nail salon around the UK and giving free manicures to the masses, while providing them with the opportunity to ask her about her life as a trans woman. Recently crowned number one on The...

Duration:00:20:07

Lucy Moore of Claire de Rouen - My Big Idea #63

8/31/2016
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Welcome to the weekly podcast from ASOS that brings you awesome career advice from inspiring women. In this episode, editor Danielle Radojcin talks to Lucy Moore, the director of cult London fashion and art photography bookshop, Claire de Rouen. Lucy talks about what it’s like taking over a business that’s already up and running, why she loves doing wedding lists, and gives us the lowdown on her new space at Selfridges. She also talks about her clientele, which ranges from students to...

Duration:00:30:00

Hardihood - My Big Idea Ep #62

8/24/2016
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In this week’s My Big Idea podcast, Lucinda Greasley talks to Daisy Payne and Leah Harwood-Gowen, the ladies behind the tastebud-melting raw cake company, The Hardihood. After meeting at a dinner party and simultaneously deciding to give up sugar in 2K14, the duo found that east London wasn't cutting the mustard for the sugar-free lifestyle they craved. Cue the birth of The Hardihood. Through multiple kitchen disasters and several tasting sessions, a selection of curated tasty goodness was...

Duration:00:20:34

Beast and Burden - My Big Idea #61

8/17/2016
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In this week’s My Big Idea podcast, Lucinda Greasley talks to creative duo, Emily Bridge and Emma Witter, AKA Beast and Burden. After sharing some digs and being labelled ‘the messy housemates’ (with good reason; they collected eggs and bones), the Central Saint Martins performance design and practice graduates decided to invest in a studio to fully immerse themselves in their curious, creative endeavours. Focussing on set design and sculpture within fashion and food, the pair talk us...

Duration:00:29:29

Beth Chilton - My Big Idea #60

8/7/2016
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Beth Chilton – My Big Idea #60 This week, ASOS senior fashion editor Jemma Tibbals speaks to Beth Chilton, owner and director of two fashion brands: Hope & Ivy, an occasion wear label, and Alter, soft tailoring with a workwear angle. With advice about finding funding for a start-up to patenting your company’s name, Beth chats about the business processes she’s been through, including appearing on the latest series of BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den. This is Beth’s big idea.

Duration:00:22:19

Daisy Walker - My Big Idea #59

8/3/2016
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Hello and welcome to episode 59 of My Big Idea, an ASOS podcast. This week, ASOS daily editor Danielle Radojcin speaks to young fashion photographer Daisy Walker about how she’s provoking change in the fashion industry through her forum, Women in Fashion, how to be engaged with the online feminist debate and why she doesn’t shave her armpits. Daisy’s work has appeared in Dazed, i-D and Italian Vogue. She speaks about what it was like interning at Marie Claire, how to become a photographer,...

Duration:00:18:21

Kim Boutin - My Big Idea #58

7/27/2016
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Hello and welcome to episode 58 of My Big Idea, an ASOS Podcast. This week Danielle speaks with digital designer, Kim Boutin. Kim has designed interactive interfaces for many fashion and luxury houses such as Chanel, Hermès, Carven, Repetto and Chloé. In 2013, she was asked to join Kenzo’s Art Department team as a Digital Art Director to create and work on a variety of digital topics. In 2015, she moved to London to launch DVTK with long term friend and collaborator David Broner. This is...

Duration:00:25:03

Jessi Baker - My Big Idea #57

7/20/2016
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Hello and welcome to My Big Idea, an ASOS Podcast. This week Danielle is joined by Jessie Baker a tech designer and engineer. Jessie is currently building Provenance, a platform that empowers brands to take steps toward greater transparency by tracing the origins and histories of products, building on a new technology called blockchain. This is Jessie's big idea.

Duration:00:21:34

Katie Rose - Ep #56

7/13/2016
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Hello and welcome to Episode 56 of My Big Idea, an ASOS Podcast. This week's guest is Katie Rose, founder of The Bridge Co. The Bridge Co. is a London-based agency providing 360° business solutions and brand building strategies to luxury and contemporary labels. Specialists in brand positioning and thinking lean, they help emerging designers to master the business side of fashion and established brands to streamline, re-position and grow. This is Katie's big idea.

Duration:00:18:00

Left To My Own Devices - Ep #55

7/6/2016
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Hello and welcome to My Big Idea, an ASOS Podcast. This week's guests are Imogen and Natasha of LEFT TO MY OWN DEVICES, a London based catering company dedicated to providing fresh, healthy, seasonal food that captures the best of modern Mediterranean cooking with an abundance of Middle Eastern influences. This is Imogen and Natasha's big idea.

Duration:00:20:24

Angelica Hicks - My Big Idea #54

6/29/2016
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Hello and welcome to episode 54 of My Big Idea, an ASOS Podcast. This week's guest is Instagram favourite, Illustrator Angelica Hicks. Angelica's funny and intelligent illustrations poke fun at the fashion and entertainment industries and alongside some heavyweight attention, from people such as Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, Angelica landed a role as Porter's first ever Illustrator. This is Angelica's big idea.

Duration:00:20:58

Naomi Williams - My Big Idea #53

6/22/2016
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Hello and welcome to episode 53 of My Big Idea, an ASOS Podcast. This week's guest is founder of music agency Totem, Naomi Williams Totem is an independent music agency specialising in Online PR without boundaries. Founded in early 2012 by Naomi, previously Head of Digital at Darling Department, they work with a diverse range of artists from breaking acts to established global stars, offering unique campaigns with a focus on quality over quantity. This is Naomi's big idea.

Duration:00:22:19

Jessie Burton - My Big Idea #52

6/15/2016
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Hello and welcome to episode 52 of My Big Idea, an ASOS Podcast. This week Lucinda speaks to Author Jessie Burton. Jessie's first novel, The Miniaturist, was awarded Waterstone's book of the year in 2014 and Jessie's latest novel, The Muse, is due for release on 30th June 2016. This is Jessie's bid idea.

Duration:00:29:10

Graduate Fashion Week Special #4 - Young Fashion Creatives Doing it for themselves

6/8/2016
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Hello and welcome to the fourth and final Graduate Fashion Week special episode. As a young, innovative fashion brand, ASOS is passionate about discovering and promoting fresh creative talent. For Graduate Fashion Week 2016, we have recruited a group of forward-thinking individuals to discuss how the youth of today can not only get their foot in the door of the fashion industry, but also develop a meaningful and trailblazing career - no trust fund or fairy godmother needed! The fourth...

Duration:00:31:53

Lotte Andersen - My Big Idea #51

6/8/2016
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Hello and welcome to this week's episode of My Big Idea, an ASOS Podcast. This week our guest is Lotte Andersen. Lotte is the zine maker, party thrower and all-round good time gal you want to know. Before leaving her BA in fashion, Lotte interned heavily, even working on McQueen’s last collection (you know, the one that crashed SHOWstudio). You'll now mostly find her co-presenting her Know Wave radio show, Living For The Weekend, or throwing her famous Maxilla parties at her local...
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