15 episodes

Fashion Talks is a podcast that observes the world through the lens of fashion and produced in partnership with CAFA, the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards. Join host Donna Bishop as she interviews designers, stylists, industry insiders and even those outside fashion to reveal insights, observations, personal stories and historical moments on how fashion helps to shape the world we live in and how our world shapes fashion and the clothes we wear. Follow Fashion Talks @FashionTalksPodcast and to see images from each episode check out www.fashiontalks.ca. To learn more about CAFA follow @cafawards.

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Fashion Talks is a podcast that observes the world through the lens of fashion and produced in partnership with CAFA, the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards. Join host Donna Bishop as she interviews designers, stylists, industry insiders and even those outside fashion to reveal insights, observations, personal stories and historical moments on how fashion helps to shape the world we live in and how our world shapes fashion and the clothes we wear. Follow Fashion Talks @FashionTalksPodcast and to see images from each episode check out www.fashiontalks.ca. To learn more about CAFA follow @cafawards.

    Joanna Griffiths: CEO of knix

    Joanna Griffiths: CEO of knix

    Knix wear, an intimates company with sales passes $50-million, wants to change the way women relate to and celebrate their bodies. CEO Joanna Griffiths began Knix in 2013 with core products of leak proof panties and comfortable bras. Her purpose driven brand is giving the whole lingerie category cause to pay attention to her small (under 100 staff members) but mighty growing company.

    • 26 min
    James Bartle: founder and CEO Outland Denim

    James Bartle: founder and CEO Outland Denim

    When Meghan Markle visited Australia in 2018 she wore a pair of skinny, black jeans by Outland Denim. This resulted in the company growing to employ dozens of new employees at their production house. James Bartle, founder and CEO has an incredible mission: to provide careers for women who've been exposed to sex trafficking in Asia and to support their well being through fair wages, training and personal development. They are also sustainable working a numerous local partners proving that fashion can change the world.

    • 29 min
    Tiffany Pratt: interior designer, stylist, author, art director, ray of sunshine

    Tiffany Pratt: interior designer, stylist, author, art director, ray of sunshine

    Tiffany Pratt's infectious energy and immense talent have made her a sought after interior designer and DIY expert in media for almost a decade. Known as the "Queen of Colour" she has a standout style (no doubt rooted in her early days in fashion) that is all her own. Tiffany shares how fashion is a constant part of her world whether she is hosting  a show on HGTV (currently Home to Win), working as an interior designer, making DIY magic, writing, styling or anything else her creative heart touches.

    • 28 min
    Sarah Jay: Stylist and Activist

    Sarah Jay: Stylist and Activist

    Sarah Jay is an international leader in the intersection of sustainability, fashion and beauty. Combining her extensive career in fashion media and styling with a passion for the planet, Sarah has pushed creative boundaries and awareness through the award winning documentary Toxic Beauty to associate producer of The Green Shows in NYC to guest editing FASHION Magazine.

    • 36 min
    Julia Grieve designer Preloved

    Julia Grieve designer Preloved

    Julia Grieve is a trail blazer. Her label, Preloved, was part of the sustainable fashion movement before there was such a thing. Julia, ever unguarded and hilarious, opens up about the struggles of retail, life after a fire (for the brand not her personally), the fashion industry and how it launched her as Canada's Accidental Environmentalist.

    • 27 min
    Lisa Canning: Designer, Best Selling Author, Mother of 7 (#8 on the way)

    Lisa Canning: Designer, Best Selling Author, Mother of 7 (#8 on the way)

    As a best selling author, interior designer, public speaker and mother of 7 Lisa Canning knows a thing or 2 about what it takes to achieve the things you want in life. Listen as she shares how fashion plays an important role, what she learnt from working on HGTV and stories from the trenches as a mom of 7 kids under 10.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

DeeSilkie ,

Donna Bishop is an excellent interviewer

Donna asks the most insightful questions while making guests feel comfortable. As a long time listener to this podcast, I am always happy with the direction in which Donna tackles her interviews from. Insightful, informative and never boring!

Change constant ,

Fashion Canada

Informative .

Saultboy ,

Wonderful podcast

Accessible and informative. Donna glides easily between topics and guests.

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