On this freewheeling episode we host Jon Caramanica, the New York Times pop-music critic and “critical shopper” columnist. We talk about forming our style journeys in parts of Brooklyn you’ve never heard of, discuss our favorite stores, New York shopping, the demise of Barney’s, death of directional retail, argue about hip-hop and pop culture and…
We are back with the journalist and critic Philippe Pourhashemi to discuss the (few) ups and (many) downs of the S/S ’22 womenswear shows that just finished in Paris and Milan.
We speak with the American designer Geoffrey B Small, who has for decades operated outside of the corporate fashion system, about his experience of building an independent fashion house in Veneto, Italy.
We are back with our friend, the journalist and critic Philippe Pourhashemi to give you our (not very favorable) impressions of the Paris men’s Spring / Summer 2022 and Couture Fall / Winter 2021 shows.
On this episode we host Dr. Valerie Steele, the Director of the Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology), whose knowledge of fashion and ability to put it in socio-historical context is positively awe-inspiring.
On this episode we speak with Rick Owens about the role of sex and death in his life and work
This past Paris Fashion Week left me underwhelmed, but I still wanted to review it with the journalist Philippe Pourhashemi, as has become our new tradition.
We speak with Jian DeLeon, the menswear and editorial director at Nordstrom, Eugene’s former editor at Highsnobiety, a menswear geek par excellence
For this episode we caught with Cintra Wilson, one of our absolute favorite writers, the former Critical Shopper for the New York Times, the author of several books of cultural criticism, a one-time StyleZeitgeist magazine contributor, the mother of our most favorite phrase that keyboard ever put onto computer screen, “If Marni is post-sex, Comme des Garcons is post reason,” and an all around brilliant punk.
On this episode we discuss the relationship between fashion and music, via personal style journey, with Wesley Eisold, the frontman of Cold Cave and American Nightmare.