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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    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

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.

    Fashion Designer Tanya Taylor

    Fashion Designer Tanya Taylor

    Fashion designer Tanya Taylor is full of surprises. Whether it is dressing strong, powerful woman (hello, Michelle Obama) or sharing her unique journey to fashion design or talking about the joys of print and colour, Tanya is full of optimism and inspiration.



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    @fashiontalkspod

    @thisisdonnab

    @tanyataylor

    • 23 min
    Netflix’s Next In Fashion’s Designer Charles Lu

    Netflix’s Next In Fashion’s Designer Charles Lu

    Next In Fashion designer Charles Lu is exactly as you see him on the popular Netflix series host by Tan France and Alexa Chung. He is candid, warm, funny and full of stories. He openly chats with host Donna Bishop about his childhood, his love of fashion and the experience of being on an international TV show sensation.



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    Host Donna Bishop @thisisdonnab



    Today's guest Charles at @charles__lu

    • 45 min
    From Side Hustle to Full Time with Kaela Kay founder Catherine Addai

    From Side Hustle to Full Time with Kaela Kay founder Catherine Addai

    Before COVID, Donna Bishop sat down with fashion designer Catherine Addai. She has an amazing story of turning her side hustle fashion brand, Kaela Kay, into an international sensation. From being featured on CNN to infusing her Ghanaian roots into her designs, Catherine shares her journey with humour and directness.

    • 35 min
    Running a Purpose Driven Brand with founders of Zvelle and Repaint History

    Running a Purpose Driven Brand with founders of Zvelle and Repaint History

    Before COVID, host Donna Bishop sat down with two powerful and passionate entrepreneurs who put purpose at the centre of their brand: Elle AyouZadeh, found of Zvelle, and Pegah Kargar, founder of Repaint History. Both business owners speak openly about starting their brands, how they infuse purpose through every aspect of their operations and the challenges and joys of running a fashion company.

    • 44 min
    Annie Horth: Stylist, Fashion and Creative Director

    Annie Horth: Stylist, Fashion and Creative Director

    Before COVID, host Donna Bishop sat down with the incredible Annie Horth. Horth is responsible for numerous iconic looks worn by Céline Dion, including the white, Dior tuxedo Dion wore to the 1999 Oscars. The Québec native shares stories of working and collaborating with Céline (she was the first to wear couture during her concert tours), and what keeps her going in the fashion industry. How she got her start as a stylist is an amazing story (and provides a wonderful full circle career moment).

    • 43 min
    Designer Victoria Hayes: A Rising Star

    Designer Victoria Hayes: A Rising Star

    Victoria Hayes has become a favourite designer of Lady Gaga, Andra Day, Cardi B, Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande and many more. Hayes speaks openly about the struggles and joys of being an independent designer and candidly shares stories from her childhood in Canada through to life in NYC.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

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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