Tag Archives : fashion

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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Garmology S00 E24: Comfortably clothed – with Nick & Shaun


This episode finds Shaun back for another chat about, well, clothes and stuff really. More specifically the comfort we find in cloths, in which ways clothes may be comfortable and whether there is a disproportionate relationship between comfort and style. Underway a startling revelation is made (just what does Nick wear to collect his mail?), possibly spurious allegations are put…

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Sustainability and our clothing – part 2


The following text was first posted on my Instagram over 10 posts recently, but to be honest I thought it might have the legs to be posted to the blog as well. It does pretty much sum up a lot of my thoughts on sustainability related to clothing and covers a number of points that tend not to be mentioned…

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The Garmsman Dozen #18: Paul from Minneapolis


Welcome to the 18th instalment of the “Garmsman Dozen” question and answer session. The response so far has been tremendous. Did you miss earlier ones? There are links at the end of the page. This week we welcome to the Garmsman Paul Buttenhof from the US! 1. Who are you, where do you live and what interests you? My name…

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The Garmsman Dozen #17: Pythagore from New York


Welcome to the 17th instalment of the “Garmsman Dozen” question and answer session. The response so far has been tremendous. Did you miss earlier ones? There are links at the end of the page. This week we welcome to the Garmsman Dozen Pythagore from the US! 1. Who are you, where do you live and what interests you? “My name…

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The Garmsman Dozen #13: Michael from Italy (Michael_Pretolani)


Welcome to the 13th instalment of the “Garmsman Dozen” question and answer session. The response so far has been tremendous. Did you miss earlier ones? There are links at the end of the page. This week we welcome to the Garmsman Dozen Michael Pretolani from Italy! Who are you, where do you live and what interests you? MY NAME IS…

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The Garmsman Dozen #8: Kris from Belgium


Welcome to the eighth instalment of the “Garmsman Dozen” question and answer session. The response so far has been tremendous. Did you miss earlier ones? There are links at the end of the page. This week we welcome to the Garmsman Dozen Kris from Belgium! Who are you, where do you live and what interests you? I’m Kris, @kapiteinzeppos on Instagram, a…

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