21 episodes

As co-hosts of @rawandrealnyc, Meghan Casey Loftus and Samantha Jenkins are dedicated to bringing authentic conversation to the fashion industry. Through interviewing industry leaders, serial entrepreneurs and girls just like us, this podcast delves into the behind the scenes of some of the industry's greatest stories and explores business, fashion, beauty, music, wellness and more through the lens of twenty-three year old best friends living in NYC. Follow along with our lives on @rawandrealnyc @meghancaseyloftus and @samijenkins!

Raw & Real NYC Meghan Casey & Sam Jenkins

    • Fashion & Beauty
    • 5.0 • 36 Ratings

As co-hosts of @rawandrealnyc, Meghan Casey Loftus and Samantha Jenkins are dedicated to bringing authentic conversation to the fashion industry. Through interviewing industry leaders, serial entrepreneurs and girls just like us, this podcast delves into the behind the scenes of some of the industry's greatest stories and explores business, fashion, beauty, music, wellness and more through the lens of twenty-three year old best friends living in NYC. Follow along with our lives on @rawandrealnyc @meghancaseyloftus and @samijenkins!

    20: Balenciaga's Human Resources Talent Acquisition Specialist Kyle Enholm on how to get started in fashion, getting your resume recognized and attending FIDM in Los Angeles

    20: Balenciaga's Human Resources Talent Acquisition Specialist Kyle Enholm on how to get started in fashion, getting your resume recognized and attending FIDM in Los Angeles

    Kyle Enholm gives all the details in this episode on how to break into the fashion industry, her non-typical path into the fashion world and spearheading the sustainability initiative at Balenciaga.

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    Thanks for listening!

    • 57 min
    19: Energy Styling with New York Stylist Britt Theodora

    19: Energy Styling with New York Stylist Britt Theodora

    On today’s episode, Meghan interviews Britt Theodora. Britt Theodora is a celebrity stylist that has most recently ventured into the world of energy styling. Britt talks about the hustle and hard work it takes to be in fashion, her first summers in New York, what colors you should be wearing to attract certain feelings, achievements or people into your life and so much more. Rate, review and subscribe to us on Apple podcasts!

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    • 37 min
    18: All things Fall (Mini)

    18: All things Fall (Mini)

    On this episode of Raw & Real NYC, we chat about everything that has to do with fall, such as current fall trends, favorite fall drinks, books to read over the next few months, best places to thrift in NYC and so much more. Meghan also shares a crazy story that would only happen in New York! With 2020 almost coming to an end, we are wanting to enjoy the last few months and focus on the positives. Make sure to subscribe and follow @samijenkins @meghancaseyloftus and @rawandrealnyc for more!

    • 23 min
    17: Illustration artist & business owner Jordana Schrager talks what it takes to start your own business, how her passion for illustration drawing emerged, and networking in a saturated industry

    17: Illustration artist & business owner Jordana Schrager talks what it takes to start your own business, how her passion for illustration drawing emerged, and networking in a saturated industry

    In this episode, Samantha interviews Jordana Schrager: an entrepreneur who came up with the concept to draw custom illustration designs on shoes in high school. Her company, by_jordana , has grown exponentially to where Jordana is now taking on multiple orders daily and has had collabs with brands such as Maybelline and Steven Madden. We discuss where she gets her inspiration from, how she networks within her industry &  outside of her industry, and the traits you need to have an entrepreneur spirit. Follow @by_jordana on Instagram to see her custom illustrations and collabs! For more on her behind the scenes from her most recent collaboration with Maybelline: @maybelline / Follow @samijenkins @meghancaseyloftus and @rawandrealnyc for more!

    • 18 min
    16: NYFW Spring 2021 recap, how fashion is changing and how the fashion industry must do better

    16: NYFW Spring 2021 recap, how fashion is changing and how the fashion industry must do better

    Happy Sunday! In today's episode, Meghan sat down to have a candid conversation about NYFW in a pandemic stricken world, fashion activism, and how the industry needs to be held accountable in many different aspects including climate change and the Black Lives Matter movement. Meghan talks about resources to educate yourself, the newest Vogue series 'Good Morning Vogue' and New York Time's Event 'How Fashion is Meeting the Moment' and how the fashion industry has the power to change the world through empowering individuals. 

    Links to everything Meghan talked about below: 

    Youtube to watch: 

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Virgil Abloh, Tory Burch and Antoine Arnault: How Fashion's Meeting the Moment

    How the Fashion Industry Needs to Change | Good Morning Vogue

    Collections to look at: 

    Jason Wu SPRING 2021 READY-TO-WEAR

    Christian Siriano SPRING 2021 READY-TO-WEAR

    Instagram accounts to follow: 

    Jen Winston Graphics

    Dom Roberts

    Ella Moore

    Lisa Onuoha

    Asia Jackson

    Salem Mitchell

    https://www.instagram.com/blklivesmatter/

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    For any questions, comments or suggestions please email rawandrealnyc@gmail.com.

    Thanks for listening!

    • 23 min
    15: Golden Goose team member MacKenzie Beatty talks the up's and down's of working in luxury retail, history of the house and networking with Instagram

    15: Golden Goose team member MacKenzie Beatty talks the up's and down's of working in luxury retail, history of the house and networking with Instagram

    In this episode, Meghan interviews MacKenzie Beatty. Kenzie is a 26 year old hustler who thrives off all things fashion and self expression. Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, Kenzie’s largest exposure to fashion was in her own household as the oldest of five girls. After studying psychology at Saint Louis University, Kenzie moved to Chicago for graduate school at DePaul. While studying and discovering her creative passions, Kenzie started as a stylist at Rebecca Minkoff. Shortly thereafter, Golden Goose announced it would be opening a store on Oak street in Chicago. Kenzie and her new Golden Goose team opened up the store together and have been working on the floor and running the show ever since. Keep listening if you’re looking for advice on giving up others opinions, the history of the Golden Goose house and the iconic sneaker, breaking the norm of the 9-5 and so much more.
    Follow @kenziebeattty on Instagram to watch her journey with @goldengoose 
    Stylist / Designer Kenzie mentions @tylerglambert 
    Follow @meghancaseyloftus @samijenkins and @rawandrealnyc for more! 

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

JnMcDaniel ,

Must Listen!!

These 2 are amazing interviewers and the podcast is so refreshing - especially for those in NY. I love listening every week 🤍🤍🤍

kcolem2100 ,

Refreshingly real!

The comfortable and authentic nature of the podcast results in a new take on the fashion industry, breaking down stereotypes and inspiring others to pave their own way in a historically materialistic and intimidating field. Keep up the amazing work!

Glassofmalc ,

Great listen!

Amazing insight into the fashion industry! From two creative and inspirational women trying to make it in the fast paced NYC environment. While providing a different and new perspective on this world!

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