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K-Swiss Radio presents CEOsWear sneakers, Turning Pro, and Inside K-Swiss. Every week we deliver interviews with CEOs, Entrepreneurs, and Creatives who inspire and educate. Hosted by president Barney Waters and Social Media Manager Omar Prestwich.

K-Swiss Radio Barney Waters and Omar Prestwich

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K-Swiss Radio presents CEOsWear sneakers, Turning Pro, and Inside K-Swiss. Every week we deliver interviews with CEOs, Entrepreneurs, and Creatives who inspire and educate. Hosted by president Barney Waters and Social Media Manager Omar Prestwich.

    CEOs Wear Sneakers with Pia Baroncini

    CEOs Wear Sneakers with Pia Baroncini

    On this episode of CEOsWearSneakers, Omar Prestwich interviews Los Angeles based fashion designer, model, and disruptor Pia (Arrobio) Baroncini. 
     
    Pia is the founder of LPA, a company that she started and partnered with Revolv to bring to life. In the interview, PIA shares how her family upbringing played a major role in her creative ambition.
     
    Omar and Pia talk about music, school, family, and being a kind human being. They also touch on the recent collaboration between Pia, Basic.Space, and K-Swiss to bring a sophisticated take on the CR-Terrati. 
     
    If you enjoy the episode, make sure to subscribe so you don't miss out on the next one. 
    Host: @omarprestwich

    • 37 min
    K-Swiss Live Podcast | Magic The Gathering and the US Open

    K-Swiss Live Podcast | Magic The Gathering and the US Open

    On this episode of K-Swiss Live, Omar and Gabriella are back with an update on our recent Magic The Gathering Drop and the US Open. 
     
    Magic The Gathering: This week the team released a super limited edition release of the Gsstad 86 reimagined in collaboration with Magic The Gathering. The shoe sold out in seconds and has already found to be resold at $750. 
     
    On The Court: Shout out to all our athletes competing in the US Open, Cameron Norrie, Ajla Tomljanovic, and Mitchell Krueger. There are other players representing K-Swiss on the court, you just have to do a small google search! (Wink Wink) 
     
    Shout outs: Shout out to @alenkajtezovic / tag @kswiss to be featured. 
     
    Hosts:
    @omarprestwich
    @gabriellag0mez

    • 15 min
    Black Voices with Waraire Boswell

    Black Voices with Waraire Boswell

    In this episode of “Black Voices”, Barney welcomes American fashion designer, Waraire Boswell. Coming from beautiful Los Angeles, Waraire has made suits for icons like LeBron James and Collin Kaepernick while impacting the fashion industry in a positive way.
     
    Barney and Waraire talk about how little Black representation there is in the boardroom meetings, especially in the fashion industry. “They want my vibration, but they don’t want my impute”. They talk about the importance of diversity within company culture.
     
    They talk about the importance of action vs complaining. “Don’t complain about it, just go do it” – Waraire’s father. There are many people who don’t know what they are doing it, but they are out there doing it. They point out the importance of treating everyone around you with respect.
     
    Finally, they talk about the importance of being honest and transparent. Customers are in more control when they ask questions.
     
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    K-Swiss Live | Waraire Boswell and Lucky In Love

    K-Swiss Live | Waraire Boswell and Lucky In Love

    On this episode of K-Swiss Live, Omar and Gabby are back with a quick update on our podcasts, product drops, and shout outs!
     
    From the studio: “Black Voices” Podcast featured American fashion designer Wariare Boswell. He’s made suits for LeBron James, Colin Kaepernick, and many other famous people.
     
    From the Shoe Box: On 8-24-20, K-Swiss Tennis x Lucky In Love partner up with a limited edition Hypercourt Sneaker release. The Florida based tennis lifestyle brand brings a vibrant attitude to the West Coast Sneaker designed right here In Sunny Los Angeles.
     
    Shout outs: Shout out to @_the1chase. / tag @kswiss to be featured. 
     
    Hosts:
    @gabriellag0mez
    @omarprestwich

    • 13 min
    Black Voices with Ryan Mundy

    Black Voices with Ryan Mundy

    On this episode of “Black Voices” podcast Barney welcomes former NFL Superbowl champ turned entrepreneur, Ryan Mundy.
     
    Barney and Ryan discuss the mental transition from being a professional athlete to an entrepreneur. They talk about how many athletes leave their sport completely broke and depressed. The rise of social media has played a critical role in brand development providing opportunities for players on and off the field.
     
    Ryan talks about the process of making the switch from football to business and how that transition can be an identity crisis.  He also talks about the resistance he faces and being stereotype as an athlete vs businessman.
    Lastly, Ryan discusses his new company Alchmy: A Black Wellness program designed to help people properly heal from Traumatic experiences they have had. Ryan states “Nobody is primarily focused on the health of black men. Our program is built by Black people with Black doctors”.

    • 50 min
    K-Swiss Live Podcast | Omar Prestwich and Gabriella Gomez

    K-Swiss Live Podcast | Omar Prestwich and Gabriella Gomez

    In this episode of K-Swiss Live, Global Marketing Director Gabriella Gomez joins Omar as this week's co-host. They talk about the recent Black Voices Podcast Episode, give fan shout outs, and touch on all new the North Court sneaker.
     
    Black Voices started out as a 5 part series hosted by K-Swiss President, Barney Waters, and has gained popularity with the community. Gabriella and Omar talk about the recent episode with former NFL Superbowl Champ Ryan Mundy and how he's transitioned into entrepreneurship. 
     
    Omar and Gabriella shout out some of you that are posting and tagging K-Swiss. 
     
    Lastly, they talk about the North Court, a modern retro sneaker that gives you a look into what we have instore for 2021. 
    Keep up with the latest on Twitter and follow us on Instagram for the visual, make sure you follow us @kswiss.
     
    Hosts:
    @omarprestwich
    @gabriellag0mez

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Thatfakeasian ,

Amazing podcast

Wasn’t initially interested, but gave a few of their episodes a listen. They have some really interesting things going on in the company and the content that they have is really insightful!

Really enjoyed Casey Adams episode! (Wanted to write something but no spoilers)

Anthony isonhisgrind ,

KSwiss is Disrupting The Podcast Game

My hats are off to Omar and the team over at KSwiss for creating a valuable captivating podcast covering the stories of some of the most disruptive, innovative and influential entrepreneurs in the game right now. I wasn’t expecting a podcast coming from a retail brand to be so inspiring and motivational and I have been pleasantly surprised.

OmarPrestwich ,

GOLD for entrepreneurs

Each episode I’ve listened to has left me with a solid piece of inspiration. K-Swiss is crushing it on their new direction! Highly recommend this pod! 🙌🏼

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