48 episodes

New Zealand's foremost fashion podcast where Sonia Sly goes behind the scenes of the fashion industry to find out what exists beyond its glamorous façade.

My Heels Are Killing Me RNZ

    • Society & Culture
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New Zealand's foremost fashion podcast where Sonia Sly goes behind the scenes of the fashion industry to find out what exists beyond its glamorous façade.

    Rise of the Y-Front

    Rise of the Y-Front

    Jockey launched the Y-Front in the U.S. in 1935 and five years later the product landed on our shores, and it's been a favourite for Kiwi men ever since. In this final episode of RNZ podcast My Heels Are Killing Me, Sonia Sly finds out about our 'brief' history and the story behind the iconic Y-Front.

    • 17 min
    The Business of Underwear: Flesh is More

    The Business of Underwear: Flesh is More

    "On the red carpet Kim Kardashian wore a slip that I designed and it was designed to be worn in the bedroom," says Kiwi lingerie designer Chloe Julian who has worked for international labels Agent Provocateur, Stella McCartney and  Rihanna's new label, Savage X Fenty.  *Warning: this story contains some imagery that may be suitable for a mature audience.

    • 19 min
    Ahead of her time

    Ahead of her time

    From a pair of hand-knitted baby booties to a fully-blown business two-decades on selling not one, but two lifestyle brands, seems a far cry from Peri Drysdale's days as a nurse. In this episode of RNZ podcast My Heels are Killing Me Sonia Sly heads to Christchurch behind the scenes of Untouched World.

    • 11 min
    A share of wardrobe

    A share of wardrobe

    In this episode of My Heels are Killing Me, Belinda Watt Head of Fashion at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design, shoe designer Kathryn Wilson and Murray Bevan - the founder of fashion PR agency Showroom 22 discuss the different ways to produce sustainable; diversifying, and the importance of collaborating and remaining agile.

    • 16 min
    Championing change in a volatile marketplace

    Championing change in a volatile marketplace

    It might be hard to imagine life without the internet and the ease that technology has brought to our lives.
    In this episode of My Heels are Killing Me, Sonia Sly talks to three fashion designers about a changing world where business have to be agile in a volatile market.

    • 21 min
    Karen Walker - 'The gate keepers have gone'

    Karen Walker - 'The gate keepers have gone'

    In this final episode of My Heels Are Killing Me for Season 4, Karen Walker talks to Sonia Sly in front of a live audience at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery about nurturing new talent, the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange and why she needs a sixth sense.

    • 32 min

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