Episode 21: The Global Refugee Crisis (Chin Chin Yap and Amed Khan)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
Taking the stage at VOICES, private investor-turned-philanthropist Amed Khan and film producer Chin-Chin Yap discussed the shocking scale of the refugee crisis.
Episode 20: Creative Minds with Christopher Kane and Tim Blanks· The Business of Fashion Podcast
In 2016, BoF’s editor at large Tim Blanks speaks with leading British designer Christopher Kane to find out how the mind of Kane ticks.
Episode 19: The Importance of Meditation (Bob Roth)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
Bob Roth, executive director of the David Lynch Foundation speaks at BoF VOICES explaining the importance of meditation.
Episode 18: Creativity in the Digital Age (John Galliano and Tim Blanks)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
Master Haute Couturier John Galliano joined BoF editor-at-large Tim Blanks on the VOICES 2016 stage, to discuss ‘Creativity in the Digital Age.’
Episode 17: Race, Inequality and Privilege: Why is it a Problem Worth Solving? (DeRay Mckesson and June Sarpong)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
DeRay Mckesson, an American civil rights activist and a leading voice in the Black Lives Matter movement, and British television personality June Sarpong took to the VOICES 2016 stage to discuss the matter of racial injustice in the wider world. “It’s not enough to just put more black models on magazine covers”, says McKesson. “Diversity is also good for fashion firms’ bottom lines”, adds Sarpong.
Episode 16: What Fashion Can Learn from Music (Ian Rogers and Will.i.am)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
Will.i.am and LVMH chief digital officer Ian Rogers took the stage at VOICES 2016 to discuss how technology is transforming fashion and what the luxury business can learn from music’s digital disruption.
Episode 15: Building the Stores of the Future (Imran Amed, Sandrine Deveaux Richard Found and Stuart Miller)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
Consider the mobile opportunity, but don’t employ technology for technology’s sake… A panel of retail space experts gathered on stage at VOICES in December 2016 to share their predictions on what stores of the future might look like.
Episode 14: Feeling Good is the New Looking Good (Amber Valletta and Tim Blanks)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
The New Role Model: Feeling Good is the New Looking Good - “My drug and alcohol use and abuse was not because of the fashion industry,” said Amber Valletta, in a candid conversation last December with BoF editor-at-large Tim Blanks.
Episode 13: Why Health and Wellness is the Fashion Industry’s Biggest New Competitor (Jason Wachob, Amanda Chantal Bacon, Dr. Nigma Talib and Neil Grimmer)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
“Feeling good is the new looking good.” That was the mantra in the air at VOICES 206, as entrepreneurs from the fields of health and wellness — including Jason Wachob, Amanda Chantal Bacon, Dr. Nigma Talib and Neil Grimmer.
Episode 12: How Do You Create Brand Awareness? | The Basics, Part 4· The Business of Fashion Podcast
In the final instalment of The Business of Fashion’s series, ‘The Basics’, Imran Amed explains how to build brand awareness in the early years of a business.
Episode 11: Terrorism and Trump: Is this the New Normal? (Maajid Nawaz)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
Reformed jihadist, Maajid Naaz, focused on the rise of terrorism, populism and a post-Trump, post-Brexit world — by detailing his own harrowing journey.
Episode 10: Inside Tommy Hilfiger’s American Dream· The Business of Fashion Podcast
Imran Amed sits down with Tommy Hilfiger to discuss how the American fashion designer built his global empire.
Episode 9: How Do You Finance Your Fashion Business? | The Basics, Part 3· The Business of Fashion Podcast
In part three of four of The Business of Fashion’s series, ‘The Basics’,, Imran Amed explains the different options available to emerging designers to finance their businesses.
Episode 8: How to Reach the Elusive Chinese Millennial? (Angelica Cheung)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
Editor-in-Chief of Vogue China, Angelica Cheung sits down with Imran Amed to discuss how to reach the elusive Chinese millennial.
Episode 7: How Do You Write a Fashion Business Plan? | The Basics, Part 2· The Business of Fashion Podcast
In part two of four of The Business of Fashion’s series, ‘The Basics’, Imran Amed explains, the importance of a business plan and how to approach writing one.
Episode 6: Diversity and Inclusivity: Fashion’s Missed Opportunity (Joan Smalls, Hari Nef, Tim Blanks and Ivan Bart)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
At VOICES 2016 Tim Blanks chaired a discussion on diversity and inclusion between president of IMG Models Ivan Bart, mixed-race model Joan Smalls and transgender American actress and model Hari Nef.
Episode 5: Fashion Business Building in a World of Change (Marco Bizzarri, Gucci and Jose Neves, Farfetch)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
Gucci’s CEO, Marco Bizzarri and FarFetch’s CEO, Jose Neves sit down with Imran Amed to discuss how to build a fashion business in a world of change.
Episode 4: What Fashion can Learn from Music and Silicon Valley (Ian Rogers)· The Business of Fashion Podcast
Taking the stage at VOICES, LVMH chief digital officer Ian Rogers discusses how the internet has changed the dissemination of culture and what fashion can learn from music’s digital disruption.
Episode 3: Inside Yohji Yamamoto’s Fashion Philosophy· The Business of Fashion Podcast
In a rare interview, Yohji Yamamoto speaks to BoF’s Imran Amed about the fashion philosophy that underpins his revolutionary career.
Episode 2: Do You Really Want to Start a Fashion Business? | The Basics, Part 1· The Business of Fashion Podcast
In part one of four of The Business of Fashion’s series, ‘The Basics’, Imran Amed explains what budding fashion entrepreneurs need to know before they start their own label.