Posts tagged fashion
EP/016 THE EDITOR // DURGA CHEW BOSE
 
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EP/016: SSENSE DEPUTY EDITOR

RECORDED: 10.17.18 PUBLISHED: 01.02.19

MONTREAL, QUEBEC // 45.5017° N, 73.5673° W

DURGA CHEW BOSE

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A Montreal native, Durga describes life at the tech company slash fashion brand; her favorite stories to cover and why she wakes up at 5am everyday.

“If someone can provide context and be critical of those who are in their industry, they’re even more valuable.”

 
 
 
EP/015 THE STRATEGIST // STEPHANIE HORTON
 

EP/015: ALEXANDER WANG’S CHIEF STRATEGIST

RECORDED: 10.10.18 PUBLISHED: 12.26.18

SOHO, NEW YORK // 40.7233° N, 74.0030° W

Stephanie Horton

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Previously at Shopbop and FarFetch, Stephanie walks us through her pivot from finance to marketing, the debacle the fashion industry is in and the myriad of opportunities that exist in the industry that people don’t know about.

“What I’m really excited about in fashion is the debacle that it’s in. That’s why I like tech because there’s no rules.”

 
 
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/011 THE PHOTOGRAPHER // DRIELY CARTER
 

EP/011: FIGHTING FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

RECORDED: 10.15.18 PUBLISHED: 10.31.18

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

DRIELY CARTER

Driely Viera is a Brazilian photographer working for Beyonce, Pharrell and previously Kanye West. She describes why editorial work doesn’t pay, the scam of sponsored content and the influences that got her in the game.

“The industry is run on free work. Which is bullshit. People shouldn’t be working for free like this.”

 
 
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/002 THE STYLIST // MATTHEW HENSON
 

EP/002: EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE A STYLIST

RECORDED: 04.13..18 PUBLISHED: 06.06.18

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

MATTHEW HENSON

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Matthew is the head stylist to ASAP Rocky and The Weeknd, while also the Fashion Director of A.S.A.P Rocky’s company, AWGE. And formerly the Men’s Fashion Director at Complex Magazine.

“The word stylist or dressing people has become super bastardized because if you have instagram you can just put in your tagline that you’re a stylist and people will assume that.”

 
 
EP/001 THE LAWYER & THE FASHION CRITIC // JULIA ZERBO & EMILIA PETRARCA
 

EP/001: WHO KILLED THE FASHION CRITIC

RECORDED: 05.21.18 PUBLISHED: 05.22.18

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

JULIA ZERBO & EMILIA PETRARCA

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Julie is a lawyer and founder of The Fashion Law. Emilia is the Fashion News writer for The Cut. We discuss “influencers”, the future of Fashion Week and why writers don’t criticize collections.

“Everytime a story of mine gets killed I’m like ‘YES.’ It means that someone is looking out for me.”_EMILIA