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Two Birmingham City University fashion lecturers, Laura and Sophie talk through the latest fashion news in healthy debates and discussions with an array of guests throughout the industry. Listen to the podcast every other Monday with your not so normal fashion academics.

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    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

Two Birmingham City University fashion lecturers, Laura and Sophie talk through the latest fashion news in healthy debates and discussions with an array of guests throughout the industry. Listen to the podcast every other Monday with your not so normal fashion academics.

    Sensationalisation - with Special Guest Laura Martin

    Sensationalisation - with Special Guest Laura Martin

    This week, Laura and Sophie discuss Amazon’s Try Before You Buy fashion line, Eleanor Antoniou going a year without fast fashion, and Christmas adverts. They’re also joined by fashion editor-writer-consultant Laura Martin to discuss whether magazines will make a comeback, Kate Moss, and whether having breast cancer changed Laura’s style. Plus, find out what the girls have on their Christmas lists!

    • 44 min
    Watermelon Sugar Cry (A Black Friday Special) - with Special Guests Elizabeth and Judith from efitter

    Watermelon Sugar Cry (A Black Friday Special) - with Special Guests Elizabeth and Judith from efitter

    This week, in a Black Friday special, Laura and Sophie discuss pronouns on name badges, BoohooMAN’s Hack Friday campaign, and George at Asda. They’re also joined by the fabulous Elizabeth and Judith from efitter, who talk about the frustrations of sizing, considering cultures in clothing, and the future of their company. Plus, Sophie tells an unbelievable story about meeting Harry Styles!

    • 50 min
    No Chin Cuffs, Hun - with Special Guest Lucianne Tonti

    No Chin Cuffs, Hun - with Special Guest Lucianne Tonti

    Laura and Sophie discuss Angelina Jolie’s chin cuffs, IKEA on Oxford Street, and Coca Cola being one of the world’s biggest plastic polluters, before being joined by sustainable fashion writer, Lucianne Tonti, to discuss her company Prelude, her upcoming book Sundressed, and the future of the fashion industry.

    • 56 min
    Prada or Nada - with Special Guest Alexandra Powley

    Prada or Nada - with Special Guest Alexandra Powley

    Laura and Sophie have a wide ranging discussion about the Met Gala, relatable influencers, and LVMH’s aim to hire 25,000 Gen Z-ers. Then they’re joined by luxury fashion consultant Alexandra Powley to talk about the hard work behind a dream job, the future of the luxury sector, and which brand has been doing the best at being inclusive and exclusive at the same time.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    To Fur or Not To Fur - with Special Guests Dani and Shannon from Hissy Fit

    To Fur or Not To Fur - with Special Guests Dani and Shannon from Hissy Fit

    Season 2 kicks off with Laura and Sophie examining the latest fashion news, from the pros and cons of having an influencer head your creative team, to whether fur is still necessary even if the animal’s welfare is guaranteed. Then they’re joined by the wonderful Dani and Shannon from Hissy Fit to discuss founding and growing a brand, and how TikTok and the pandemic transformed their company.

    • 53 min
    No Greenwashing Please - and a fan-girly interview with amazing photographer Rebecca Spencer

    No Greenwashing Please - and a fan-girly interview with amazing photographer Rebecca Spencer

    This week Sophie and Laura discuss the tricky phenomenon of greenwashing in the fashion industry. What can you do to make sure you don't fall for it? Plus the girls go in full fan-girl mode when they get to interview the fantastic rebeccaspencer_photography. Specialising in Fashion, Celebrity, Influencer, Street Style and Lifestyle Photography, Rebecca is known for her candid, Instagram-style photography. And amazingly, a lot of her work is actually shot on an iPhone.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

chorlesborkley ,

Laura and Sophie are the best!

This show is like listening to a conversation between your two smartest and coolest friends. Five stars!

Charagbutler ,

I love!

I absolutely adore this podcast and listen to every news episode! I’m starting my fashion business degree in September and listening to this just makes me even more excited. It’s so fun to get such a wonderful insight into so many aspects of the industry! Thank you guys so much 💗

leilagrace1 ,

The highlight of my week!

My go to industry podcast. Sophie and Laura have such great discussions about all of the important topics going on right now. They also have some incredible guests lined up can’t recommend it enough!

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