Category: Podcasts

198 – Susan Hull Walker, Pilgrim of Textiles

producer December 6, 2018 No Comments Podcasts


Susan Hull Walker is the Founder of Ibu. We interview her about her global artisan textile network and mission to save the skills of distant artisan communities that are threatened by the pressures of global development.


197 – Academy Award-Winning Costume Designer Ann Roth, with Giovanni Lipari

producer November 26, 2018 No Comments Podcasts


Ann Roth is the costume designer behind such celebrated films as The Hours, Cold Mountain, Mamma Mia!, The Birdcage, Postcards From The Edge, The Day of The Locust, and Midnight Cowboy. She received the Academy Award twice, for her work on The Talented Mr. Ripley and The English Patient. Ann has been a mentor to our other guest, Giovanni Lipari, who is currently the costume designer on the AMC Original Series Into The Badlands. This interview brings out the shared perspective of the veteran designer and the new leader, with implications across entertainment and fashion.

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195 – Jordan Wiseley Is Strapped Manufacturing In L.A.

producer November 13, 2018 No Comments Podcasts


L.A.-based brand Strapped was founded by creative director and television personality Jordan Wiseley, who finds inspiration in the culture around motorcycles and vintage Americana. With a cult and celebrity following already built on the release of a single leather jacket, Jordan discusses his plans for Season One of his show, or brand, or business empire. Really, it’s all of those things, and you don’t want to miss this interview.

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194 – Malia Mills – Making Swimwear In New York City For 25 Years

producer November 12, 2018 No Comments Podcasts


Malia Mills celebrates her company’s 25th anniversary this year. She is in the studio with her production director, Libby Mattern, talking about how she has run a small business, launched her own stores, operated her own factory, and made a post-9/11 strategic withdrawal from wholesale. Libby discusses her non-profit sewing school, Course of Trade.

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