Tag Archives : fashion

Garmology podcast: Wooster on menswear – With Nick Wooster


An icon of men’s style, fashion business guru, the face of #menswear, a voracious collector of garms and a non-fungible digital Lego figure. Nick Wooster is the guest of this weeks Garmology! We talk about his early days longing for a cashmere sweater in Salina, Kansas, moving to New York and eventually scaling the grades within fashion, the randomness of…

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Garmology podcast: Sewing bees – With Liz Grylls and Matt Gage (S02/E14)


Arguably, one of the most compelling television shows in recent years is The Great British Sewing Bee, a fierce, yet friendly, competition between keen hobbyist sewers, with warmth, humour and great opportunities for learning. I can only imagine countless new sewers being inspired to thread their machine and start creating. My guests are Matt Gage and Liz Grylls from the…

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Garmology video: The Norwegian Rain single-breasted raincoat review


Continuing my theme of “Fun with outerwear”, today I’ve arrived at Norwegian Rain. As the name implies, it’s a Norwegian company. They’ve been going since 2010 and consist of T-Michael, tailor and creative vision, and Alexander, business manager and realist. Hailing from Bergen claimed to be the rainiest city in Europe, raincoats seem an appropriate idea. In this video, I…

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Garmology Podcast: Devoted to menswear – With Sarmilla of MenswearByAWoman podcast (S02/E12)


Sarmilla is a freelance menswear designer based in London. We talk about her background, ideas and experiences, how menswear and womenswear differ, the importance of style over fashion, clothes brands wanting to become lifestyle brands, and launching a podcast featuring women working in menswear, Menswear By A Woman. Oh, and will showing dresses on runways and boyband celebs make more…

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Garmology video: The Monitaly Mountain Parka


The Monitaly mountain parka is one of the finest jackets around. Released year after year, Yuki Matsuda gently tweaks the design, making it into one of the truly great pieces of outerwear. In this video, I walk through the design features of both the AW and SS version of this classic jacket and give some tips on buying one. I…

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Garmology: Raedical reuse – With Christopher Raeburn (S02/E07)


Award-winning British fashion innovator Christopher Raeburn joins the podcast to talk about how he got involved in upcycling military surplus, creating high fashion from vintage escape maps and parachutes, how change is happening even in huge companies such as Timberland and how the spread of ideas and inspiration is as valuable as producing a saleable product. We also get into…

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Garmology: Optically inclined – with Jason Kirk (S02/E03)


My guest this week is Jason Kirk, director of the family firm Kirk and Kirk eyewear. We talk about how we go about buying glasses, why they can be so expensive, the differences in the material used for frames and the varieties of lenses, whether it matters where things are made, buying from the behemoths of the optical world versus…

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Garmology festive season bonus! – S01 E35


By popular demand, we have recorded a special festive bonus edition for your enjoyment. Featuring regular co-hosts Shaun, Dachi, Jon and Nick. We reached out to listeners to ask for their questions and suggestions for topics, so what is delivered here is clearly the pinnacle of what committed listeners of Garmology want to hear more about! We get into what…

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