100 episodes

Laura Vinroot Poole owns Capitol, an internationally-recognized specialty store with locations in Charlotte, North Carolina and Los Angeles.

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 on Instagram.

What We Wore Queen City Podcast Netwrk

    • Arts
    • 4.7 • 147 Ratings

Laura Vinroot Poole owns Capitol, an internationally-recognized specialty store with locations in Charlotte, North Carolina and Los Angeles.

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 on Instagram.

    Brentwood Country Mart Edition: Owner Jim Rosenfield

    Brentwood Country Mart Edition: Owner Jim Rosenfield

    Jim Rosenfield is the owner of the Brentwood Country Mart - he is a village maker, an artist, and a remarkable leader. Jim's journey is full of persistence as he passionately pursued his dreams come true from going to college at Berkley to his lifelong goal of owning the Brentwood Country Mart.

    • 34 min
    Brentwood Country Mart Edition: Brian Reimer of Farm Shop

    Brentwood Country Mart Edition: Brian Reimer of Farm Shop

    Brian Reimer is the Culinary Director for Farmshop, the Brentwood Country Mart’s seminal restaurant. From his childhood fishing with his grandfather to time in kitchens around the world , Chef Brian brings all of his talent, experience, and charisma to the Farmshop each day.

    • 42 min
    Brentwood Country Mart Edition: Pippa Small

    Brentwood Country Mart Edition: Pippa Small

    Pippa Small is a captivating jewelry designer, and most importantly, a woman fiercely dedicated to empowering communities around the wold from Afghanistan to Rwanda. In this conversation, we explore Pippa's childhood, her journey to motherhood, and her unique designs that have resulted in an extrarodinary woman and business.

    • 54 min
    Brentwood Country Mart Edition: John Evans of Diesel, A Book Store

    Brentwood Country Mart Edition: John Evans of Diesel, A Book Store

    John Evans is the co-owner of Diesel, A Book Store with his wife Allison. In an industry that seems to be working against them, they’ve created independent book selling legacy for over 30 years in California.
    This episode offers a unique perspective into the world of independent bookstorese and how, as John says, "book selling may not always be a good living, but it’s a good life."

    • 42 min
    Brentwood Country Mart Edition: Heather Rosenfield and Jenny Belushi of Poppy Store

    Brentwood Country Mart Edition: Heather Rosenfield and Jenny Belushi of Poppy Store

    Heather Rosenfield and Jenny Belushi are the co-creators of Poppy Store, an enchanting children’s boutique in California. This episode offers an inspiring look at their serendipitous partnership and why being a children’s retailer is truly joyous.

    • 51 min
    Another Calling | Vanessa Barboni Halik

    Another Calling | Vanessa Barboni Halik

    Vanessa Barboni Halik gave up a successful career on Wall Street to pursue a new calling -- pioneering sustainability in the fashion industry through her womenswear collection, Another Tomorrow.  In this episode, Vanessa's testimony on life and loss shed light on her personal strength, plus her keen insights into what we should be asking about the products we consume showcase her powerful purpose.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
147 Ratings

147 Ratings

AnnieRoonie2021 ,

Such a treat!

I just love this podcast! It’s inspiring and provides me a true wanderlust to travel to all of the shops/stores in the podcast. Pure joy!

Wendee S ,

Amazing and Inspiring Interviews. A must listen!

So happy I discovered this podcast. I’m starting my own fashion brand and these interviews are keeping me focused and excited and out of self doubt. Thank you for curating so many amazing interviews. I can’t wait to listen to them all.

Dana Berry ,

It’s not just about fashion, it’s about people

One of my all time favorite podcasts. You know how some people know how to inspire you… (their passion, knowledge and vision)that is what this podcast does for me. It’s wonderful!!

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