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EP/013 THE DESIGNER // HERON PRESTON
 
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EP/013: THE DESIGNER HERON PRESTON

RECORDED: 11.06.18 PUBLISHED: 11.28.18

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK // 40.6782° N, 73.9442° W

HERON PRESTON

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As the man behind his namesake label, Heron details how he and Virgil Abloh became friends, signing to New Guards Group, the distribution company that launched his brand, and if Kanye has lost his marbles.

“This whole streetwear thing that’s happening; it’s such a boys club still.”

 
 
EP/012 THE TECHNICAL DESIGNER // WILLIE NORRIS
 
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EP/012: OUTLIER’S SENIOR MENSWEAR DESIGNER

RECORDED: 111.05.18 PUBLISHED: 11.14.18

BROOKYLN, NEW YORK // 40.6782° N, 73.9442° W

WILLIE NORRIS

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Willie is a technical designer at Outlier. We discuss his tenure at Maria Cornejo, the difference between apparel and “fashion”, tradeshows he frequents and his obsession with Ebay.

“People will write in ‘Why is the waistband curved or why is it straight.” These really specific technical questions that you would never the customer would be into.”

 
 
EP/010 THE DESIGNER // MAUREEN SATURNE
 

EP/010: RAG & BONE’S SENIOR DESIGNER

RECORDED: 09.30..18 PUBLISHED: 10.10.18

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK // 40.6782° N, 73.9442° W

MAUREEN SATURNE

Maureen describes her work as a technical designer. With 10 years of experience, she details her understanding of good fit, rookie mistakes of producing hundreds of the wrong style and why she no longer shops at Zara.

“As a technical designer. In all the fittings, you’re running the show.”

 
 
EP/009 THE PANEL // LIVE @ THE HONTON HOTEL
 

EP/009: LIVE @ THE HOXTON HOTEL

RECORDED: 09.15.18 PUBLISHED: 09.26.18

WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN // 40.7081° N, 73.9571° W

JOSH ALLEN, SUZzAN ATALA, CHRISTOPHER JOHN ROGERS & DAVID RIVERA

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For the first ever live episode, Recho chronicles her path thus far and her call for major change in the fashion system. The 2nd hour she hosts a panel of designers and their trials in trying to create product with limited cash and resources. Recho Omondi sits down with designers Josh Allen of Richard and Grace, Suzzan Atala of Tuza Jewelry, and Christopher John Rogers and his business partner David Rivera of his namesake brand Christopher John Rogers. 

“The music business and the fashion business are the two cornerstones of pop culture. And yet people know far more about the music business than the do about the fashion business.” _Recho

 
 
EP/007 THE ASSISTANT // SABLE STAYS
 

EP/007: MEET RECHO’S RIGHT HAND

RECORDED: 09.01.18 PUBLISHED: 09.05.18

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK // 40.6782° N, 73.9442° W

SABLÁ STAYS

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Sablá Stays has been Recho’s assistant for the past 3 years and the glue that holds it all together. This is a candid chat about her Far Rockaway upbringing, work they’ve accomplished together and the most annoying thing about working with Recho.

“Technically I’ve been studying fashion since I was 14 years old. But I do not give a fuck about this industry.”