Monthly Archives : April 2022

Garmology: From Hackney with love – With Barbara and Nick, A State of Nature (S04/E13)

Today’s guests are Barbara and Nick, the due behind the small Hackney-based brand, A State of Nature. Heavily into the small-scale, well-crafted, detail-oriented, natural fabrics and direct sales school of business, building the business from the ground level with a focus on longevity and happy customers. We talk about the joys and frustrations and how coming from luxury fashion means…

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Garmology: It gets better with wear! – With Patrick Grant (S04/E11)

This week I have the pleasure of talking to someone I’ve enjoyed countless hours of seeing on tv, Patrick Grant. Known to many as one of the judges of The Great British Sewing Bee, Patrick has many more things going on, such as owning a traditional Savile Row tailor and a Lancashire garment factory. He’s also working to revitalise manufacturing…

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Garmology: Influencers – Get rich or lie trying – With Symeon Brown, journalist and author (S04/E10)

Journalist Symeon Brown visits to talk about his new book about the world of influencers, “Get rich or lie trying”. We cover the rise of the modern influencers, how social media has enabled new ways of guerilla marketing using young fans, the fashionable surgery and Brazilian butt lifts, the dropshipping and financial trader scams and at the end of the…

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