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10 Of The Best Fashion Podcasts You Can Listen To While Staying In

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10 Of The Best Fashion Podcasts You Can Listen To While Staying In
Get your fashion podcast fix with these choice selects — on your Louis Vuitton Horizon earphones no less.Louis Vuitton

We’ve just passed the one-week mark of Singapore’s circuit breaker measures, and while we are all choosing to stay home, the boredom can sometimes be overwhelming. We’ve just about binged everything on Netflix, snacked through our pantry, and tried every online craft tutorial there is to try.

What’s next? Podcasts.

As the podcasting world expands with more and more brands jumping onto the wagon, there is a growing wealth of audio content that is not only engaging, but filled with plenty of fresh fashion-related info bites to surprise and entertain.

So to help you navigate the world of fashion podcasts, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite channels that are worth a listen.

01 | 3.55 by Chanel

Go behind the tweed curtain and discover an untold world of Chanel. Anchored by journalist Tyler Brûlé, 3.55 by Chanel corrals together some of the brand’s closest friends that include rapper Pharrell Williams and film director Sofia Coppola to talk about topics that range from craftsmanship to Chanel’s relationship with the world of art.

To listen, visit this link.

02 | Pieces of Me: My Life In 7 Garments by NET-A-PORTER

Launched by Porter – the content arm of luxury e-commerce site NET-A-PORTER – Pieces of Me features reflections from some of the biggest women in pop culture, including actress Tracee Ellis Ross and film director Sam Taylor-Johnson. Through conversations, they let listeners in on the stories behind some of the garments that they wore, and the memories and lessons picked up along the way.

To listen, visit this link.

03 | Dior Talks

Introduced earlier this year on March 8th — which was International Women’s Day — Dior Talks aims to bring together a group of women that have inspired Dior’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri through their artistic, cultural and intellectual influence and contributions. Expect to hear from feminist artist Judy Chicago on her work at Dior’s recent SS20 Haute Couture show, or hear performance artist Tomaso Bingo recount her legendary body of work.

To listen, visit this link.

04 | Dream It Real by Coach

Tapping on their growing band of celebrity ambassadors, Coach launched a series of podcasts last year. Episodes ranged from singer Selena Gomez discussing staying authentic, and actor Michael B. Jordan on the topic of courage.

To listen, visit this link.

05 | Inside Fashion by Business of Fashion

Christian Louboutin on Inside Fashion (Image: José Castellar for Business of Fashion)

If you’re looking for thought-provoking content, Inside Fashion has you covered. Through its many episodes, this series of podcasts is determined to bring you beyond the glitz of the industry, and reveal the inner workings that power the fashion world. Guests include trend forecaster Li Edelkoort discussing the impact that the coronavirus has on fashion consumption, Christian Louboutin on his signature red soles and Lewis Hamilton discussing his leap from racetrack to runway.

To listen, visit this link.

06 | THE MEMORY OF…With John Galliano by Maison Margiela

Where other podcasts feature a range of topics and guests, THE MEMORY OF… is anchored by Maison Margiela’s creative director John Galliano. Each episode is released in tandem with a new collection, and the podcasts serve as a way for the designer to clue listeners into the thought processes that power the designs. Given that Maison Margiela’s collections are often a complex mix of influences and references, these podcasts help fans of the brand find more clarity while accessing the unparalleled creativity of Galliano.

To listen, visit this link.

07 | Breaking Beauty

Jill Dunn and Carlene Higgins (Image: Norman Wong-Min)

With over 2 million downloads, Breaking Beauty is a must-listen. Hosted by veteran beauty editors Jill Dunn and Carlene Higgins, the mixed-format podcast series ranges from expert talks on vaginal care to facial tutorials and reviews on the latest and hottest product launches. Mixed with humor and a lot of knowledge, these podcasts are as informative as they are engaging.

To listen, visit this link.

08 | Gucci

Running since 2018, the Italian fashion house uses its podcast channel to inspire thought and conversation within the Gucci community. Each episode features a different guest, who brings with him or her an interesting mix of thoughts and ideas to share. A favourite model of the brand, Hari Nef discusses her struggles in growing up, while chef Massimo Bottura reflects on the Gucci Osteria and his recipe for success.

To listen, visit this link.

09 | Tom & Lorenzo’s Pop Style Opinionfest

OG bloggers Tom & Lorenzo have always used their site to cover the latest in Hollywood, pop culture and fashion, whilst peppering in their signature sense of sardonic wit and humour. So when they launched their podcast series five years ago, we knew we were in for a wild ride. Spilling their thoughts on everything from fashion reality programs to the fashion trends they love and hate, this podcast guarantees to get a laugh out of you.

To listen, visit this link.

10 | Business of Hype by Hypebeast

This podcast series is one for fans of street culture. Run by Hypebeast, Business of Hype invites the coolest creators and makers to spill everything onto a podcast track. Listen to fashion designer Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss talk about his methods, or hear how Nick Morgenstern of popular New York ice cream parlour Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream plans to shake things up. While the names on the podcasts may not be as instantly recognisable, they are certainly buzzworthy individuals looking to effect great change.

To listen, visit this link.

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