Monthly Archives : May 2023

Garmology podcast: The way of Cabourn – With Nigel Cabourn (S05/E22 #122)

It’s been a long time coming, but this week finally sees iconic British designer Nigel Cabourn guest Garmology for a wide-ranging and openhearted chat about why he really got into fashion design, his inspirations and heroes, the ups and downs of life and business, his love of travelling, meeting people and collecting vintage garments, the collection that never happened, and…

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Garmology podcast: Going archival – With Dr Kat Jungnickel (S05/E20 #120)

This week’s guest is Dr Kat Jungnickel, sociologist (from Goldsmiths, University of London), cyclist, tweed enthusiast and keen investigator of historical clothing patents. We talk about how the popularity of ‘safety’ bicycles in Britain in the 1890s became a catalyst for the women’s rights movement and led to sartorial inventions and patents for new forms of (convertible) cycle wear that…

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