Garmology podcast

Garmology is a podcast about menswear, old and new, from a perspective of buying, wearing, collecting, evaluating and appreciating. With regular co-hosts and interesting guests, the aim is to provide a non-fashion view of what men might wear if they knew more about it. Expect plenty of opinions, but pretty much no mention of tailoring or pocket squares.
Garmology is available on iTunes and Spotify.
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There are currently 6 full episodes out:

  • S00E01: In this episode, my co-host is my friend Shaun from Glasgow and we talk about heritage, provenance and branding. Where are things made, what is the brand history and does it really matter?

  • S00E02: In this episode, my co-host is my friend Dachi from Brighton and we talk about the various ways we look at the value of clothes and heritage, vintage and reproduction clothing. Is there a valid point to reproducing items that are still widely available?

  • S00E03: In this episode, my co-host is my friend Shaun from Glasgow and we talk buying decent clothes, getting value for money, at what price point you might find “peak value” and why “buy better, buy less” may not be entirely sensible.

  • S00E04: In this episode, I talk with Nick Hussey of FRAHM Jackets about his philosophy when it comes to designing garments for his brand. We talk about jacket design, the influence of classic jackets, what needs a jacket needs to fill and more.

  • S00E05: In this episode, I talk tweed with Rebecca Hutton, an independent weaver of Harris Tweed on the Isle of Harris on the Hebridean Isles off the coast of Scotland. We talk about the history and social significance of the tweed, what it entails to be an independent weaver and what the future of Harris Tweed looks like.

  • S00E06: In this episode, my co-host is my friend Dachi from Brighton and we enjoy a Sunday morning chat about brands that find favour with us, and why that is so. We ruminate upon what may make a brand interesting and whether a designer working on his own may be more interesting creatively than design by committee.