38 episodes

Conversations with founders and thought leaders in the orbit of HBA's robust fashion and lifestyle practice. How are fashion brands conceived, how do they scale, and how do questions of personal style interact with the broader business of fashion? This is a dialogue about creativity and its impact on our lives, hosted by HBA's head of Fashion and Lifestyle and noted fashion law professor, Douglas Hand.
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The Laws of Style Douglas Hand

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    • 4.6 • 15 Ratings

Conversations with founders and thought leaders in the orbit of HBA's robust fashion and lifestyle practice. How are fashion brands conceived, how do they scale, and how do questions of personal style interact with the broader business of fashion? This is a dialogue about creativity and its impact on our lives, hosted by HBA's head of Fashion and Lifestyle and noted fashion law professor, Douglas Hand.
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    Billy Reid

    Billy Reid

    On this episode of The Laws of Style, fashion insider and menswear aficionado, Douglas Hand interviews designer and Southern gentleman, Billy Reid. They discuss evolving concepts of personal style, Billy's multiple CFDA award wins, the rise and fall and rise of a fashion company, issues with eponymous brands and the beauty and grace of the pastime of baseball. Listen in!
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    • 59 min
    Sarah Flint

    Sarah Flint

    On this episode, host Douglas Hand sits down with luxury footwear designer and DTC entrepreneur Sarah Flint. They discuss the pain point(s) solved by the Sarah Flint product, the power of micro influencers, issues with eponymous brands, and the three global capitals for stylish women. Listen in!
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    • 40 min
    Todd Snyder

    Todd Snyder

    Todd Snyder appears on The Laws of Style with host fashion lawyer and menswear aficionado Douglas Hand. They cover the connection between "manliness" and tailored clothing, the legal nuances of selling an eponymous brand, what happened to J.Crew, the power of fashion collaborations and personal style icons. It's a candid and informative episode. Listen in!
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ippolita Rostagno

    Ippolita Rostagno

    On this episode, host Douglas Hand sits down with renown fine jewelry designer Ippolita Rostagno. They discuss the line between art and utilitarian design, Italian style (and lifestyle), issues with eponymous brands and the things they don't teach you in design school. Listen in!
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    • 58 min
    Euan Rellie

    Euan Rellie

    On this episode, host Douglas Hand sits down with the #FashionBanker and founding partner of the investment bank BDA Partners, Euan Rellie. They discuss the current state of M&A in the fashion industry, challenges and opportunities with DTC brands, legacy and entitlement in menswear, style icons and the benefits of rakishness. It's an amusing and informative hour. Listen in!
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Aaron Luo

    Aaron Luo

    On this episode, Douglas Hand interviews the founder and CEO of the disruptive sports accessories brand Caraa, Aaron Luo. They discuss the transition from working for a Fortune 50 firm to a startup, the company's #StopAAPIHate commitment, the benefits of vertical integration for fashion brands as well as what type of bag it is that men tend to get left holding. Listen in!
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    • 45 min

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