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: Michelle Feeney, Founder, Floral Street

Michelle Feeney is the visionary business leader and Founder of sustainable British fragrance brand – Floral Street.

PODCAST: Tskenya-Sarah Frazer, Founder of TSKENYA

Tskenya-Sarah Frazer is a tour de force. Once an aspiring journalist, she changed course in life to become a footwear designer having found it frustrating to find flattering shoes to fit her size 9 feet.

PODCAST: Molly Hart, Founder of HIGHR

Molly Hart is the founder of HIGHR – the uber-transparent clean lipstick brand with a “higher purpose” to sustainably re-build the lip category. 

PODCAST: Neighbourhood Botanicals Founder, Micaela Nisbet

Micaela Nisbet is the founder of Neighbourhood Botanicals – the southern hemisphere inspired natural skincare brand whose bold rejection of “fad ingredients” in favour of “genuine skin health” is making increasingly big waves in the UK market.  

PODCAST: Allbirds – Sustainability Lead, Hana Kajimura

Allbirds, the Sustainability focused and results driven footwear and apparel brand have been disrupting the fashion industry since 2016. Headquartered in San Francisco the brand has reached all corners of the globe, with a store opening in London last year.

PODCAST: SBTRCT Founder, Ben Grace

Founded by former Bulldog Skincare MD Ben Grace in 2020, the cutting-edge skincare brand SBTRCT (pronounced subtract) was born out of one guiding principle: less is more.

PODCAST: Polly McMaster, Co-founder & CEO of The Fold

Polly McMaster is Co-founder & CEO of The Fold, the British womenswear brand that set out to shake up the workwear market by allowing women to express their individual personalities while retaining their sense of professionalism.

PODCAST: Jules Miller, Founder of THE NUE CO

The Nue Co was launched back in 2017 with the aim of redefining the relationship we have with our health.  The brand has now launched skincare and has closed a $25m funding round. Exciting things are to come for The Nue Co and Jules tells us about her plans in this latest podcast.

PODCAST: Criminal Damage Founder, Sunny Aytan & Brand Executive, Monty Aytan

Criminal Damage was launched by Sunny Aytan in East London back in 1991. The business, still operating today, is now owned by himself and his brothers. The pioneering streetwear brand was heavily influenced by its East London roots, with music culture and identity taking centre stage

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.