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Welcome to the official MenswearStyle Podcast hosted by our Lifestyle Editor, Peter Brooker. We're a London-based independent daily online men’s fashion, grooming and lifestyle magazine. In this clothing and apparel industry focused podcast show we speak to some of the most innovative brands and truly inspiring people from within the fashion world to get their unique brand stories. Be sure to come back each week to get your fix of clothing insights, style inspiration and business motivation.

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    • Fashion & Beauty
    • 5.0, 8 Ratings

Welcome to the official MenswearStyle Podcast hosted by our Lifestyle Editor, Peter Brooker. We're a London-based independent daily online men’s fashion, grooming and lifestyle magazine. In this clothing and apparel industry focused podcast show we speak to some of the most innovative brands and truly inspiring people from within the fashion world to get their unique brand stories. Be sure to come back each week to get your fix of clothing insights, style inspiration and business motivation.

    Alexandra Wood, Menswear Designer

    Alexandra Wood, Menswear Designer

    In this episode of the MenswearStyle Podcast we interview Alexandra Wood about how she got started in men's tailoring and how she set up her business. It was whilst on maternity leave that Alex first started as a visiting tailor, meeting clients in their offices or at home. She now serves her clients at the brand's Savile Row showroom and Bishop's Stortford store, whilst also managing the brand marketing and eCommerce. Our host Peter Brooker and Alex also chat about education and training, the differences between design and cutting, elevating a man's style, and the risks of opening a 1000 sq ft shop to showcase the brand's ready to wear range.

    • 30 min
    Henry Allan, General Manager of Hims

    Henry Allan, General Manager of Hims

    In this episode of the MenswearStyle Podcast we interview Hims General Manager, Henry Allan, and discuss how the brand from San Francisco has grown so rapidly in the wellness space since it was founded in 2017. After running his own successful direct-to-consumer brand, Henry approached the founder Andrew Dudum to suggest bringing Hims over to the UK with the aim to replicate the successes seen across the pond. Our host Peter Brooker and Henry also chat about the differences between the two markets, regulatory challenges, pharmacy partnerships, providing discreet packaging, and the importance of a simple eCommerce platform for consultations and learning. Peter also shares his own hair loss story and how it affected his confidence whilst he was in a band.

    • 28 min
    Chris Margetts, Co-Founder of Humans Are Vain

    Chris Margetts, Co-Founder of Humans Are Vain

    In this episode of the MenswearStyle Podcast we interview Humans Are Vain Co-Founder Chris Margetts and discuss his new life in Sweden, a country which takes sustainability and recycling seriously. Our host Peter Brooker and Chris also chat about the motivations for starting a vegan brand, inspirations for the sneaker design aesthetics, what it takes to become Peta Vegan Approved, and the journey of the business to date.

    • 33 min
    Jason Kirk, Co-Founder of Kirk & Kirk

    Jason Kirk, Co-Founder of Kirk & Kirk

    In this episode of the MenswearStyle Podcast we interview Kirk & Kirk Co-Founder Jason Kirk about his rich family's rich history within the optics industry. Jason took an interest in eyewear once he came across an old box of glasses which his grandfather had once made. He then teamed up with Karen who had graphic design skills which would compliment his optics skills to bring something new and exciting to the industry. Our host Peter Brooker and Jason also discuss innovative eyewear materials, why glasses are an extension of fashion, buying frames and lenses online, and why Robert Downey, Jr. is such a fan of the brand.

    • 27 min
    Stefan Mathys, Co-Founder of VYN

    Stefan Mathys, Co-Founder of VYN

    In this episode of the MenswearStyle Podcast we interview VYN Co-Founder Stefan Mathys to find out about his fashion background and how the repairable sneaker brand idea was born. Fed up with the season approach the footwear industry traditionally follows, Stefan wanted to create a timeless sustainable sneaker with replaceable pieces. Our host Peter Brooker and Stefan also discuss design challenges, product development, research trips and manufacturing.

    • 24 min
    Genevieve Sweeney, Knitwear Designer

    Genevieve Sweeney, Knitwear Designer

    In this episode of the MenswearStyle Podcast we interview knitwear designer, Genevieve Sweeney, and discuss how she came to set up her own brand after working for high end brands across the world. It was whilst on a mission to help small handcrafted knitwear manufacturers in Scotland when her brand was naturally born. She was quickly stocked by The Shop at Bluebird and Fortnum & Mason, and set up her website with the help of her graphic designer friends. Our host Peter Brooker and Genevieve also chat about the brand's unique geometric knitwear designs, sock subscription club, Alpacas, sustainable focus, and how she has coped with a newborn baby during the Coronavirus pandemic.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

mark_smith ,

A great podcast

It’s not flouncy or pretentious, just a great entertaining insight into really interesting style items. A great listen

Mens Fashion Fan ,

Eclectic, light hearted, brilliant

Every episode different but interesting. Learn a lot, laughed a lot!

Angelashinakee ,

Great show

Very educational, interesting and funny. Keep up the work!

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