138 episodes

Laura Vinroot Poole owns Capitol, an internationally-recognized specialty store with locations in Charlotte, North Carolina and Los Angeles, California. For Laura Vinroot Poole, Capitol has never really been about fashion...it has always always been about the people. From the designers she meets on the road to the editors and friends she hosts in-store, Laura gets to know our guests on a deeper, more authentic level through What We Wore. For more information on Capitol, Laura Vinroot Poole, and future What We Wore guests, please follow @shopcapitol and @whatweworepodcast on Instagram.

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    • 4.8 • 162 Ratings

Laura Vinroot Poole owns Capitol, an internationally-recognized specialty store with locations in Charlotte, North Carolina and Los Angeles, California. For Laura Vinroot Poole, Capitol has never really been about fashion...it has always always been about the people. From the designers she meets on the road to the editors and friends she hosts in-store, Laura gets to know our guests on a deeper, more authentic level through What We Wore. For more information on Capitol, Laura Vinroot Poole, and future What We Wore guests, please follow @shopcapitol and @whatweworepodcast on Instagram.

    ARCHIVE | Miron Crosby

    ARCHIVE | Miron Crosby

    Lizzie Means Duplantis and Sarah Means are the dynamic sisters behind Miron Crosby, a collection of cowboy boots. On this episode from Season 5, you will hear the story of their life together from growing up on a ranch in West Texas, to embarking on separate careers in New York, and finally returning to Texas to launch Miron Crosby.

    • 45 min
    The Voice | Lauren Sherman

    The Voice | Lauren Sherman

    Lauren Sherman is a career journalist who has reported on the fashion industry for the past twenty years. This episode shines a light on the complexity and nuances of the industry and the power of finding your niche.

    • 45 min
    Partnership Destiny | Lily Clempson and Michel Cantin of Lily Eve

    Partnership Destiny | Lily Clempson and Michel Cantin of Lily Eve

    The partnership of Lily Clempson and Michel Cantin of Lily Eve is a true example of alchemy. After an unlikely meeting during Covid, they joined forces on upcycling vintage Hermes blankets and towels into clothing and a business was born. Their love of their work and each other feels like the reason their venture has been so successful.

    • 36 min
    A Swimwear Revolution | Malia Mills

    A Swimwear Revolution | Malia Mills

    Malia Mills has always been ahead of her time -- she pioneered swimwear sold as separates and by cup size in the 90s and her advertisements were revolutionary. Malia's journey is, in her words, a testament to the breadcrumbs that create your life path. Her "hell yes" mentality and messages to women are so much bigger than her swimwear line.

    • 52 min
    The Mentor | Mickey Drexler

    The Mentor | Mickey Drexler

    Mickey Drexler is the former CEO of Ann Taylor, the Gap, J.Crew and creator of spin-off brands Old Navy and Madewell. Mickey is currently the Alex Mill chairman and chief investor. This episode is a unique opportunity to learn from this legendary fashion industry leader and mentor.

    • 47 min
    Sculptor Turned Tailor | Martin Grant

    Sculptor Turned Tailor | Martin Grant

    Martin Grant is an Australian fashion designer based in Paris. Martin started out at age 16 and his diverse training in sculpture and tailoring has created a collection distinctly his own. Martin’s humble, quiet nature and distinct, refined designs are an inspiring demonstration of authenticity in the fashion industry.

    • 37 min

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162 Ratings

162 Ratings

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WWW podcasts offers detailed insight into the lives of those most influential to the high end fashion business. Leaning the twists and turns along their journeys has been a joy to hear.

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