Garmology podcast: The vintage lad – With Niklas Hoppe (#135)

This week, join us on a captivating journey to Cologne, Germany, as we sit down with Niklas Hoppe, the embodiment of vintage flair known as Vintagebursche. From a 16-year-old metalhead to a sartorial connoisseur of 1920s fashion, Niklas unfolds his fascinating evolution.

Delve into the realms of vintage recreation, role-playing, and Niklas’s venture into writing a sewing book for crafting your own vintage garments. We explore the intriguing concept of “The Rules,” dissecting their meaning and relevance. Plus, discover the expansive community that has rallied behind Niklas’s work across various media platforms. Tune in for a riveting story of transformation, style, and the allure of timeless fashion.

You can find links to all Niklas activities and the book here , as vintagebursche on Youtube and as @vintagebursche on Instagram.

Garmology is by Nick Johannessen. There is no advertising or sponsorship, but you are welcome to support the podcast via my Patreon at or you can

Nick Johannessen is also the editor of the WellDressedDad blog and WellDressedDad on Instagram. You can email Nick as Garmology (at)

Garmology theme music by Fabian Stordalen.

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