18 episodes

Copenhagen Fashion Week Podcast includes VICEVERSA an industry spotlight series that connects key leaders in the fashion and creative industry, CEO Cecilie Thorsmark and longtime supporters of Copenhagen Fashion Week to discuss responsible change, talent incubation, digital innovation and creative freedom.

Furthermore, Copenhagen Fashion Weeks includes Small Talks, Big Conversation a series that touches upon different aspects of the fashion industry.

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Copenhagen Fashion Week Podcast includes VICEVERSA an industry spotlight series that connects key leaders in the fashion and creative industry, CEO Cecilie Thorsmark and longtime supporters of Copenhagen Fashion Week to discuss responsible change, talent incubation, digital innovation and creative freedom.

Furthermore, Copenhagen Fashion Weeks includes Small Talks, Big Conversation a series that touches upon different aspects of the fashion industry.

    VICEVERSA - Julie Gilhart | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    VICEVERSA - Julie Gilhart | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    Welcome to Vice Versa, our newest series spotlighting industry leaders and discussing positive change in fashion and the creative industries.


     


    The series will give CEO Cecilie Thorsmark the opportunity to interview longtime supporters of Copenhagen Fashion Week about their careers, their thoughts on the fashion industry and how we can implement effective, thoughtful and responsible change.


     


    For episode two, Cecilie interviewed Julie Gilhart, CDO & President of Tomorrow Ltd. & Tomorrow Projects.


     


    Fashion industry veteran Julie Gilhart is President of Tomorrow Projects and Chief Development Officer of Tomorrow LTD. In 2011, she founded Julie Gilhart Consulting to connect and grow fashion brands with a desire to have a positive impact. Prior to establishing her firm, Ms. Gilhart was Senior Vice President Fashion Director at Barneys New York for 18 years, where she oversaw creative, design and business direction. Ms. Gilhart serves as jury member for multiple fashion prizes and sits on the boards of Parsons The New School for Design, Mulberry, and Tomorrow.


     


    In discussion with Cecilie, Julie talks about her passion for discovering emerging talent in fashion, how she ended up working in the industry, and her optimism for the future; expressing her hope for the rising second-hand market, making way for the shifting mindset of consumers worldwide.

    • 29 min
    Discussing Anti-racist Practices in the Scandinavian Fashion Industry with Amelia Hoy & Mona M. Ali | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    Discussing Anti-racist Practices in the Scandinavian Fashion Industry with Amelia Hoy & Mona M. Ali | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    Copenhagen Fashion Week presents Small Talks Big Conversations with co-host Amelia Hoy and Mona M. Ali, founder of Fiiri Agency - the Nordics' first BIPOC and black owned model agency...

    • 15 min
    The Impact of Nordic Fashion with Alec Leach, Nick Wooster, Saks & NuOrder | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    The Impact of Nordic Fashion with Alec Leach, Nick Wooster, Saks & NuOrder | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    NuOrder presents a talk celebrating the importance and impact of Nordic design in the American market.



    Host: Alec Leach


    Alec Leach is a consultant, writer and editor in the sustainable fashion space. He started @future__dust, an Instagram platform for responsible fashion. Previously, he was Digital Fashion Editor at Highsnobiety.


     


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    Nick Wooster is a design and retail consultant with a resume that reads like a roll call of top American fashion brands and stores. Nick’s tenure in the menswear space has spanned over 30 years with various positions at Barney’s New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Calvin Klein and Ralph Laurenand JCPenney. He started his career as a buyer, transitioning to design and eventually, back to retail as Men’s Fashion Director. He was named to Vanity Fair's International Best Dressed List in 2015.Most recently, Nick has been consulting for a handful of global fashion brands while continuing to cultivate an enviable digital presence and a vast network of followers on social media. His reach in the digital realm spans the US, Europe and Asia. Primarily targeting men, but with a loyal women's following, Nick is recognized as a true fashion authority, who pushes boundaries through his distinctive personal style.Currently the Style Editor at At Large Magazine and Creative Director of luxury Italian sportswear brand, Paul & Shark, Nick also recently collaborated with Italian-crafted Brooklyn-based brand GREATS. Exclusive to famed American retailer, Nordstrom, the duo released a capsule collection of 8 unique styles and new silhouettes. Nick continues to consult with brands around the world, designing a capsule collection for the Japanese brand Kuon and a capsule for the Italian brand Mr and Mrs Italy.

    Roopal Patel joined Saks Fifth Avenue as Senior Vice President, Fashion Director, in September 2015. In this role, Ms. Patel plays a key role in forecasting the trends that underpin Saks Fifth Avenue’s buying activities, articulating the luxury retailer’s seasonal fashion message, and discovering emerging designers and collections.

    Tommy Fazio is a highly regarded Fashion/Creative Director with over 30 years of experience in the fashion industry. With a portfolio that spans from Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Calvin Klein, Simon Spur, and UBM/ Informa Fashion(worlds leading trade show organiser in the fashion industry).

    • 25 min
    Sustainable Future for Fashion and Sustainability as a Commitment with Moussa Mchangama with Zalando & CPHFW | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    Sustainable Future for Fashion and Sustainability as a Commitment with Moussa Mchangama with Zalando & CPHFW | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    Kate Heiny, Director of Sustainability at Zalando and Cecilie Thorsmark, Copenhagen Fashion Week, discuss a sustainable future for fashion and sustainability as a commitment




    Host: Moussa Mchangama

    Founded by Frederik Larsen and Moussa Mchangama, In futurum helps businesses and organizations prepare for a sustainable future. By applying a research-based approach to sustainability to a deep understanding of strategic business processes and communication, they advise and create strategies for leading Scandinavian fashion and lifestyle businesses, do research on sustainable business practices and partake in public speaking on sustainability, social issues, culture and new business approaches.

    Kate Heiny, Director Sustainability, Zalando SE Kate is a leading figure in bringing Zalando’s Corporate Sustainability Strategy to life and in deriving actionable measures in becoming a sustainable fashion platform.

    Cecilie Thorsmark, CEO, Copenhagen Fashion WeekCecilie has launched a three-year sustainability action plan “Reinventing Copenhagen Fashion Week” to transition the event into a pioneering industry platform with the capacity to further the industry’s sustainability potential.

    • 31 min
    Discussing Fashion and Socio-Environmental Injustice with Moussa Mchangama & Céline Semaan | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    Discussing Fashion and Socio-Environmental Injustice with Moussa Mchangama & Céline Semaan | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    Céline Semaan, designer, advocate, writer and founder of Slow Factory Foundation discusses fashion & socio-environmental injustice



    Host: Moussa Mchangama

    Founded by Frederik Larsen and Moussa Mchangama, In futurum helps businesses and organizations prepare for a sustainable future. By applying a research-based approach to sustainability to a deep understanding of strategic business processes and communication, they advise and create strategies for leading Scandinavian fashion and lifestyle businesses, do research on sustainable business practices and partake in public speaking on sustainability, social issues, culture and new business approaches.

    Céline Semaan-Vernon is a Lebanese-Canadian designer, writer, advocate and public speaker. She is the founder of Slow Factory Foundation, a 501c3 public service organization working at the intersection of environmental and social justice, which produces a conference series promoting sustainability literacy called Study Hall, and the first science-driven incubator in fashion called One X One. She is on the Council of Progressive International, has been a Director's Fellow of MIT Media Lab, and served on the Board of Directors of AIGA NY, a nonprofit membership organization that helps cultivate the future of design in New York City.




     

    • 29 min
    Embracing the Outsider Perspective with Johan Wirfält & Schnayderman’s | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    Embracing the Outsider Perspective with Johan Wirfält & Schnayderman’s | Copenhagen Fashion Week

    Hampus Bernhoff, Creative Director & Joel Urwitz, Co-founder of Schnayderman's talk with Richard Feigin about how to explore life on the periphery and find inspiration in the thrill of otherness





    Host: Johan Wirfält

    Johan Wirfält is a journalist and publisher living in Stockholm, Sweden. Since 2013, he has been the director of talks, debates and film programming at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, the largest cultural institution in Scandinavia. He has previously held positions as opinion editor at the Swedish Television and the newspaper Expressen, and was the co-founder and editor in chief of Rodeo, a Swedish magazine on fashion, style and culture. In 2018, he and photographer Kristian Bengtsson published the book Fagerhult – bilder av Sverige, a photographic essay on life in the Swedish countryside.

    Schnayderman's is an acclaimed Stockholm-based brand that started its journey with shirts and have today grown into complete collections of contemporary wardrobe essentials. A modern clothing label that goes its own way and does so with a meaningful approach. Our collections feature a range of outerwear, overshirts, shirts, jersey, knitwear and trousers. The Schnayderman's customers are creators of their own path with a thoughtful approach.Schnayderman’s was founded in 2012 by Joel Urwitz and Victor Press out of the urge to create the perfect casual shirt. The name Schnayderman's originates from Jiddisch and was the last name given to a person working as a tailor in Eastern Europe during the old days and symbolizes perfection as a trade. Today Schnayderman’s is led by Creative Director Hampus Bernhoff.With around 40 third party premium multi-brand stores in 13 countries, Schnayderman's is continuously growing, gathering a strong international following. The brand is also available on schnaydermans.com and at the flagship store located on Mäster Samuelsgatan 10 in Stockholm.

    • 22 min

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