Fashion Podcasting: The New trend on the block
With brands, influencers, and almost everybody wanting to make a name out there, following the “content is king” principle like it is the holy grail, what the other end of the spectrum is left with, is the constant need for consumption.
While it is not safe to browse websites or scroll through social media when driving, it is absolutely okay to choose to consume data through podcasts and it has soon become one of the most preferred ways to learn on the go. More and more people are opting for podcast episodes over listening to music while running errands, doing daily chores, work out, etc.
Fashion is one of the biggest industries in the world and it has made a considerable impact in the podcast universe as well. Here is a list of some noteworthy fashion podcasts that you need to download right away.
Six Fashion Podcasts That You Need To Listen To NOW!
By the founder of the clothing label NastyGal, Sophia Amoruso, this podcast focuses on women empowerment and interviews women founders, leaders, and “boundary-pushing” women for their take on life and work. Although it is fashion-centric at its core, expect conversations that are honest with a side of self-deprecating humour.
The Business of Fashion
This list would be incomplete without the fashion bible that is BOF. From talking about what fashion is missing to interviewing Kim Kardashian about the nitty gritty of her beauty business to covering philanthropy in the industry and giving brands a fresher voice through brand partnerships – this podcast is comprehensive and is a must listen if you are curious about the workings of the industry.
THE MEMORY OF… With John Galliano
Imagine listening to a fashion God like John Galliano telling you about stories that only select industry insiders have heard of so far. Thank the internet for bringing you this unheard of opportunity!
This one is like an audio magazine covering various domains from fashion to beauty to female entrepreneurship. Tune in for news, views, and success stories.
Fashion No Filter
Hosted by a duo well known on Instagram, Camille Charrière and Monica Ainley, this podcast takes the sugarcoat out of the fashion industry and offers much needed conversations on fashion’s environmental footprint, Instagram influencers and the actual role they play in the industry, what men really think about fashion, and other such interesting conundrums.
What I Wore When…
This podcast, run by Glamour Magazine, aims to connect its listeners with real stories of designers and fashion editors, making it a fun fashion storytelling platform.
Plug in Your Earphones And Dive In
While the fashion industry as a whole has made a solid imprint on the podcast bandwagon, there are many designers putting their voice out there through the medium and that is why it is a great place for small brands to be recognised and be heard as well. So start listening to the fashion conversations of the decade, you won’t regret it!
If these podcasts are part of your daily routine, and you are interested to take the next step into the fashion industry, explore the various design courses JD Institute of Fashion Technology offers, being one of Bangalore’s top fashion schools.