Staying up to date on what's going on in the fashion industry is important as you hunt for a job or internship, climb up the ladder at a design house, or establish your own company or freelance business. It's also a great way to succeed as a fashion student.
An easy way to keep current on fashion industry happenings is to subscribe to podcasts. You can listen easily during your commute or while you're sketching or sewing. These 6 fashion design podcasts will help you learn about the industry, and some might make you laugh too.
The Vogue Podcast, hosted by Andre Leon Talley, covers current events from a fashion perspective (think the Royal Wedding or the Oscars) and profiles designers and other heavy hitters in the fashion industry. Most episodes are only about 15-30 minutes long making it the perfect thing to pop on while you’re commuting.
This half hour podcast discusses the way technology is changing the fashion, beauty, and luxury industries. Amazon, VC funding, and the future of runway shows are just some of the topics covered in the most recent episodes.
Three friends who studied fashion design together in Vancouver create bi weekly episodes about just how ridiculous the fashion industry can be at times. An entertaining listen from a Millennial perspective.
This podcast takes an in-depth look at the fashion industry by interviewing people in all levels and from every facet of the business. They aim to help those who work in the fashion industry understand how it works as whole.
Lisa Rowan, a former vintage shop owner, and Kaarin Vembar, a professional stylist, host this podcast which talks fashion, pop culture, and industry news in a smart but funny way.
Often considered essential industry listening, The Business of Fashion Podcast interviews everyone from models and designers to editors and entrepreneurs covering all aspects of the industry.
What's your favorite fashion design podcast?