The best Fashion Podcasts to Download Now
Your journey to work is about to get a lot more fabulous thanks to these brilliant fashion podcasts
Today the sheer number of podcasts that cover fashion and beauty is pretty astounding, with hundreds to choose from on iTunes. To help make your commute a little bit more stylish, we’ve rounded up a few of the best fashion podcasts to listen to now.
The one for fashion dreamers
The newest podcaster on the block is Hermès. The esteemed French luxury brand takes listeners on a tour of its famed boutique on Faubourg Saint-Honoré, with creatives and artisans providing a glimpse of the magic behind the scenes. Episodes are available in French and English.
Download The Faubourg of Dreams here
The one for business brains
Lest you forget that fashion is a multi-billion pound industry, the Business of Fashion is here to remind you by looking at wider global trends and their repercussions on the fashion industry. Look out for BoF VOICES episodes, which feature interviews with some of the biggest and most influential names in fashion such as designer Stella McCartney and Gucci President and CEO Marco Bizzarri.
Download The BoF Podcast here
The one for emotional connections
If you had to choose five things that represent or inspire you, what would they be? That's the question posed for Matchesfashion.com by journalist Danielle Radojcin, who invites fashion designers, artists and tech pioneers to discuss five significant objects from their life. The resulting conversations are enlightening, inspiring and sometimes surprising.
Download The Collector's House here
The one for an alternative view
This weekly podcast takes an irreverent look at fashion week and the industry at large in an attempt to answer one big question: 'how did we get here?' Hosted by i-D's arts and culture editor Matthew Whitehouse, expect an alternative take on all things fashion, gender and youth culture.
Download Fash-On Fash-OFF here
The one for aspiring fashion professionals
This podcast from the London College of Fashion offers everything from useful strategies and practical advice on building a career in the fashion industry, to interviews with inspiring industry figures such as Sali Hughes, Pandora Sykes and Rupert Sanderson who discuss their work as well as their wardrobes.
Download London College of Fashion here
The one for fashion news junkies
Featuring a rotating cycle of voices from the Telegraph's fashion desk, expect frank and often funny discussions of the biggest fashion news stories of the day, how they impact women in the real world and how they relate to wider shifts in business, politics and culture.
Download Fashion Unzipped here
The one for fans of fashion history
The fashion industry may be obsessed with the new and the next but it pays to remember how we got here. This informed exploration hosted by fashion historians April Calahan and Cassidy Zachary looks at the movements, events and ideas, both ancient and more modern, that shape the way we dress now.
Download Dressed: The History of Fashion here
The one for access all areas
There's no denying the all-encompassing power of American Vogue, but those who struggle to find the magazine on these shores needn't miss out. A rotating line-up of Vogue editors, themed episodes and mega-watt celebrity guests (of course) mean that things never get stale.
Download Vogue Podcast here
The one for amazing insight
Hosts Camille Charriere and Monica Ainley call on lead creatives, strategic thinkers and emerging talent to help them interpret the ins and outs of the fashion industry today. Recent guests include big-hitters such as Vanessa Friedman of the New York Times and Eva Chen of Instagram – get ready to learn something new.
Download Fashion No Filter here
The one for a less-polished perspective
Canadians Abby, Evan and Katie disprove their country's reputation for ultimate niceness with a bit of sass. Less polished than big brand offerings, expect chatty rambles, plenty of F-bombs, and attempts to answer the big questions that the glossy posse would never approach.
Download The Fashion Hags here