Tuning in to Sustainable Fashion
Finally, the discussion around sustainable fashion is on everyone’s lips and it’s one we can’t afford to ignore. If you’re interested in a much deeper understanding of the impact of fast fashion and how to move towards more sustainable choices, as well as the ethics surrounding all aspects of the industry, then these podcasts are the perfect starting point.
Our resident sustainability guru Jenna Flood, The Slow Fashion Stylist, aka The Ironic Minimalist, has updated our original list of the Top 5 Podcasts on Sustainable Fashion, to more than double that number. Here’s her updated list of the best of them for informing us all. If you’re already following the original list, here are 6 more podcasts about sustainable fashion that you’re going to want to tune into! We start with the newest….
We all get dressed every day, so it’s important we understand the social and cultural histories behind the garments we wear. Dressed podcast hosts, Cassidy Zachary and April Calahan, are exploring these very interesting histories by interviewing experts and dissecting different points of views about the clothing we put on our bodies. A must listen for the history and fashion buffs.
Stylist, Madeline Park, is keen to seek out the style stories of her fellow creatives. She believes that these Style Stories have shaped their personalities and continue to map out their futures. Learn how fashion and future intertwine with Madeline and her guests. Get inspired to hear for successful authors, creatives and media personalities about how their wardrobes have shaped them.
Kestrel Jenkins has been raising awareness about ethical fashion for over a decade – making her the perfect host for a podcast ultimately dedicated to the ways in which we can spark positive change. Jenkins believes you don’t have to sacrifice your values in order to stay stylish, and we couldn’t agree more.
Covering more than just sustainable fashion, the Fashion Unzipped podcast tackles some of the biggest issues facing the industry as a whole today. From fashion news to how the Me Too movement has influenced red carpet style, this podcast has plenty of insight to offer.
Wardrobe Crisis with Clare Press
Claire Press is VOGUE’s sustainability editor and a major threat to the unethical fashion industry. In her podcast, Press and her guests delve into the effects of fast fashion on people and the planet as a whole.
Appropriate and entertaining for both the sustainable fashion veteran or someone just beginning to learn about the topic, Wear Your Values is a 5 part podcast series highlighting multiple aspects of clothing production and consumption. You’ll hear about all the effort that goes into building a sustainable label and the polluting journey of the clothes we wear.
Fashion journalists Camille Charriere and Monica Ainley host this entertaining yet informative podcast. For those who want an expansive look into how the fashion industry operates, Fashion no Filter is for you.Also see: 5 Sustainable Fashion Aps You need to be Using Now and How to Reuse Reduce & Recycle Your Fashion Footprint