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Podcasts & Online Events

Welcome to our Podcasts & Online Events channel where we'll bring you inspiring stories, retail insights and conversation from fashion's most influential business leaders on demand. Listen, watch and be inspired anytime.

PODCAST: Ole Henriksen, Founder of OLEHENRIKSEN

For Ole Henriksen, great skin begins with a positive outlook – an infectious, can’t stop you from smiling, zest for life that has taken him, and his namesake brand, on an incredible journey over the years, propelling him from young Danish country boy to skincare guru to the stars – with a few pit-stops in Jakarta, London and West Hollywood along the way!   

PODCAST: Nick Lujan, Global Head of Artistry & Education at Kevyn...

New York based Nick Lujan is Global Head of Artistry & Education at Kevyn Aucoin – a professional makeup artist, team leader, trainer and educator with over 15 years of experience in the industry.

PODCAST: Ida Petersson, Buying Director at Browns

As the Menswear and Womenswear Buying Director for Browns, Ida Petersson’s day job is all about finding amazing things we all want and need, and amazing things we didn’t even know we wanted or needed.

PODCAST: Heist CEO, Natasja Giezen Smith

Natasja Giezen Smith is CEO of innovative women’s hosiery and underwear brand Heist. Just as the pandemic hit in March 2020, Natasja joined the London-based business, which is famed for in sag-proof tights, innovative shapewear and comfortable, yet flattering, underwear.

PODCAST: Eve Lom International Trainer, Erica MacCallum

Erica MacCallum is the International Trainer at Eve Lom. In this episode of The Beauty Edit, Erica tells us about the impact COVID-19 has had on physical facial treatments within spa and what this means for businesses now that restrictions are lifting.

PODCAST: ASKET Co-founder, August Bard Bringéus

August Bard Bringéus is the Co-founder of sustainable direct to consumer Swedish menswear brand ASKET, which he founded in 2015 with partner Jakob Dworsky whom he met at the Stockholm School of Economics.

PODCAST: Youth To The People founders, Greg Gonzalez & Joe Cloyes

Powered by superfoods and science, Youth To The People is an eco-conscious brand that’s committed to harnessing nutrient-dense superfoods that have an impact on skin’s health and less of one on the environment. Founded by cousins Greg Gonzalez & Joe Cloyes, it builds on three generations of family skincare know-how

PODCAST: Maria Hatzistefanis, founder of Rodial

Maria Hatzistefanis is one of the beauty industry’s best known and most admired entrepreneurs. She began her career in corporate finance and realising quickly that wasn’t for her, founded her ground-breaking beauty brand Rodial in 1999.

PODCAST: L’Estrange co-founder Tom Horne & Shaftesbury retail director Samantha Bain-Mollison

L’Estrange co-founder Tom Horne and Shaftesbury retail director Samantha Bain-Mollison talk to us about how the landlord and brand have worked together on making physical retail a success and why they feel that post-pandemic a new, reinvigorated retail landscape will emerge.
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PODCAST: Graduate Fashion Foundation’s Douglas McLennan and Joy Campbell

Graduate Fashion Foundation Chairman Douglas McLennan, and Brand Partnerships Director Joy Campbell tell us about the past, present and the future of the event, which acts as a springboard for new talent, bridging the gap between education and employment.

PODCAST: Mārīcī founder, Amanda Navaian

Amanda Navaian, Founder of sustainable accessories brand Mārīcī. As an advocate for sustainability and with years of experience in the fashion industry, Amanda launched her plant-based accessories brand in 2020, which is soon to be stocked in Selfridges as part of their ‘Project Earth’ Luxury designer edit.

PODCAST: Cucumber Clothing Founders, Eileen Willett & Nancy Zeffman

Eileen Willett and Nancy Zeffman are the founders of “cool” brand Cucumber Clothing. The brands' clothes are made ethically, locally and sustainably.  It operates with a “five mile radius” rule,  using minimal packaging and focuses on British manufacturing.

PODCAST: Sebastian Siemiatkowski, CEO & Founder, Klarna

Sebastian Siemiatkowski is the CEO & Founder of disruptive payments provider Klarna. With its buy now, pay later, pay in 3 and other flexible, or as Klarna likes to call it smoooth, payments options, this business has shaken up the way we shop, having been adopted by more than 250,000 retailers worldwide.

PODCAST: LS Personal Shopper founder, Jack Zambakides

Jack Zambakides created ‘LS Personal Shopper’ using the overdraft from his student loan and within 18 months he managed to develop a business with a turnover exceeding £5 million per annum - achieving 10X growth over lockdown.

PODCAST: True Skincare CEO & Founder, Emma Thornton

Emma Thornton, CEO & Founder of True Skincare which was developed with skin and the planet at heart, providing genuinely organic, natural, vegan friendly and waterless skincare using only the best of nature's ingredients.

PODCAST: Charlotte Staerck, Co-founder, The Handbag Clinic

The Handbag Clinic was first launched eight years ago by Charlotte and Ben Staerck as a spin-off to the leather repair business run by Ben and his father in County Durham. The company has achieved record growth despite the COVID-19 pandemic, reaching £1m in turnover last year.  

PODCAST: Glow Recipe Founders, Sarah Lee & Christine Chang

Christine Chang and Sarah Lee are the founders of Glow Recipe,  the Korean inspired skincare brand that is clean, fruit powered and unapologetically fun.  

PODCAST: Naked Wolfe Founders, Bronte, Cody & Cooper Mance

Naked Wolfe is the luxury retro-inspired sneaker and footwear brand founded by the Mance siblings. Originally conceived as a DTC brand, Naked Wolfe is now available in Selfridges and via the Flannels chain nationwide and has also become a firm favourite with influencers and celebrities globally.

PODCAST: Ultra Violette Co-founder, Ava Matthews

Ava Matthews, Co-founder of the Australian-born skinscreen brand Ultra Violette, which has recently landed on UK shores.  With a wardrobe of formulas for different skin types and containing a host of powerful Australian antioxidants to brighten, hydrate and nourish, the brand promises far more than simple sun protection.  

PODCAST: Adam Dooley, Founder of Dooley & Rostron

Adam Dooley learnt his trade at long established traditional menswear independent Robert Old in Bournemouth, a family run business founded in 1909. Dooley opened his rebranded Dooley & Rostron store on April 12, the day of reopening for non-essential retail following Lockdown 3.