30 episodes

Conversation for inspiration. Fashion, artists, inspiration, and creative culture – our podcast is a space for free conversation that goes deeper.Editor-in-chief Martin and his guests talk about life and topics that inspire them and you. Let’s just follow wherever the conversation leads. https://www.thewastedhour.com 

The Wasted Hour Podcast The Wasted Hour

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Conversation for inspiration. Fashion, artists, inspiration, and creative culture – our podcast is a space for free conversation that goes deeper.Editor-in-chief Martin and his guests talk about life and topics that inspire them and you. Let’s just follow wherever the conversation leads. https://www.thewastedhour.com 

    The Wasted Hour Podcast #30: Spyros Rennt

    The Wasted Hour Podcast #30: Spyros Rennt

    Spyros Rennt started out studying electrical and computer engineering. Now, he is a photographer based in Berlin and already released his second book titled 'Portraits'. ‘I just took a different path to get where I’m now’, Spyros says.In today's episode of The Wasted Hour Podcast, Martin visited Sypros on a sunny day in Berlin; they talk about Sypros' life in Berlin and his favorite places in the city and the liberation it offers. Especially how Berlin and his life in Neukölln differs from hi...

    • 28 min
    The Wasted Hour Podcast #29: Marlene Sørensen

    The Wasted Hour Podcast #29: Marlene Sørensen

    Marlene Sørensen is a woman of many talents: The Berlin-based free-lance journalist is not only published in magazines like Süddeutsche Zeitung, Myself, Glamour and ZEIT ONLINE, but is ,due to her interest and knowledge in fashion, part of the founding team of the German Harper’s Bazaar. In November last year, she published her third book "Und jetzt? - Fragen an das Leben mit 40. Antworten für immer".In today's episode of The Wasted Hour Podcast, Martin visited Marlene on a sunny spring day; ...

    • 43 min
    The Wasted Hour Podcast #28: Virón

    The Wasted Hour Podcast #28: Virón

    During Paris Fashion, Martin visited the showroom of the plant-based footwear brand Virón, to sit down with co-founder Julian Romer. Together with Mats Rombaut, Julian founded the Paris based brand in August 2020, during full lockdown. In this episode, Julian and Martin discuss how they both got into fashion trough sneaker culture and how they now value independent and artisanal fashion brands and designer. Learn about Virón’s approach to sustainability and their way of educating their costum...

    • 34 min
    The Wasted Hour Podcast #27: mfpen

    The Wasted Hour Podcast #27: mfpen

    During Paris Fashion Week, our creative director Martin sat down with Sigurd Bank – founder of the Danish brand mfpen. In this episode of The Wasted Hour Podcast, Sigurd tells Martin how his passion for graffiti and streetwear brought him to fashion. From starting out as a fashion buyer to his position as a product manger, his experience in the fashion industry led him to founding the menswear label mfpen. Discover insights about the working methods of mfpen, their production values, sourcing...

    • 35 min
    The Wasted Hour Podcast #26: CMMN SWDN

    The Wasted Hour Podcast #26: CMMN SWDN

    On a sunny day in Copenhagen, our creative director Martin sat down with Saif Bakir – one half of the designer duo behind CMMN SWDN. He launched the Swedish fashion label together with his wife Emma Bakir Hedlund in 2012. In this episode, Saif tells Martin how his family and MTV brought him to fashion and how he first met Emma when they were studying fashion at Central Saint Martins and London College of Fashion. He also reminisces about his experience of working for COS and Kanye West in Par...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Wasted Hour Podcast #25: Eckhaus Latta

    The Wasted Hour Podcast #25: Eckhaus Latta

    For the latest episode, Martin has a chat with Zoe Latta of Eckhaus Latta. Together with Mike Eckhaus, Zoe launched the American fashion label that captivates with its gender-fluid designs and diverse cast of models in 2011. On the podcast Zoe and Martin discuss vintage shopping and how she and Mike connected over their experimental way of dressing while studying at Rhode Island School of Design. Learn what Zoe considers the most valuable insight she gained from studying textile design, and d...

    • 33 min

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