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Fashion Talks is a podcast that observes the world through the lens of fashion and produced in partnership with CAFA, the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards. Join host Donna Bishop as she interviews designers, stylists, industry insiders and even those outside fashion to reveal insights, observations, personal stories and historical moments on how fashion helps to shape the world we live in and how our world shapes fashion and the clothes we wear. Follow Fashion Talks @FashionTalksPodcast and to see images from each episode check out www.fashiontalks.ca. To learn more about CAFA follow @cafawards.
||CleanDesigner Spotlight: Shayne Stephens||Shayne Stephens has worn a lot of hats: from hockey player in Winnipeg, Manitoba to music writer to marketing maven to leading the opening of Saks Fifth Avenue in Canada.||12/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIn Conversation with Canada’s Fashion Santa||Paul Mason had been working as a fashion model in the United States and Europe when he returned to Toronto. This fateful return to his hometown would mark the beginning of a number of life and professional changes and developments; perhaps most notably.||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIn Conversation with Carolyn Rohaly: Author of the Fashionable Novel of Military Chic||After volunteering at Toronto Fashion Week for four seasons, the backstage rush and outrageous industry rumours stuck with me. I knew I had an irresistible backstage story and had to write Military Chic. Everyone asks if any of the characters are real..||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIn Conversation with Elizabeth Peyton Jones and Human Rights for Fashion Models||In Conversation with Fashion Activist Elizabeth Peyton-Jones, founder of the Responsible Trust for Models, an international organization dedicated to revolutionizing the model industry.||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power and Process of Film/TV Costume Design||The power and process of Costume Design for film and TV does far more than cloth the actors. It gives clues about character, informs the story, involves couture design and so much more. In conversation with 3 leading Costume Designers, Alex Kavanagh,||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFashion in Museums: Why These Exhibits are Important||Do fashion exhibitions belong within museums? Dr Alexandra Palmer, who oversees the third largest fashion and textile collection in world, discusses the relevancy and importance of fashion in cultural institutions.||9/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFashion Talks with the cast of the new design competition series STITCHED: Canadian fashion model Kim Cloutier, celebrity stylist Joe Zee and ELLE Canada’s Editor-in-Chief, Vanessa Craft||In conversation with Canadian fashion model Kim Cloutier, and resident style experts including celebrity stylist Joe Zee and ELLE Canada’s Editor-in-Chief, Vanessa Craft, cast of the new design competition series STITCHED.||9/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFashion and LGBTQ||The relationship between fashion and the LGBTQplus community has a long history; from coded dressing in the 1800s to increasing gender fluidity with dressing to the AIDS crisis to the immense impact of M.A.C and Fashion Cares. - Phillip Ing,||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFashion and Diversity LIVE from Urbani_T||The fashion industry is often one to lead cultural change. The issue of diversity in the industry as it relates to race, body and gender is a hot topic and Sage Paul, Haley Elsaesser and Adrienne Wu are leaders in the industry and activism inclusivity.||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDesigner Spotlight: Triarchy||It takes approximately 2900 gallons of water to make one pair of traditional cotton jeans. That's equivalent to 10,977one litre water bottles. When the three Taubenfligel siblings began their sustainable denim label Triarchy they set out to change that.||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFashion and the British Royal Family||Fashion and royalty have always gone hand in hand. From as far back as Queen Victoria the British Royals have influenced styles, trends and designer acclaim. Since Princess Diana this power gets ever more pronounced as she was,||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFashion and Sustainability: Fashion Revolution Week||April 2018 marks the 5th year of the deadly collapse of Rana Plaza. A massive garment factory in Bangladesh that shocked the world over with its appalling working conditions. Fashion Revolution is a global movement rooted in demanding transparency for .||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFashion and Gersha Phillips from Star Trek LIVE at Toronto Fashion Week||Fashion and Designing for the Future with Gersha Phillips, Costume Designer Star Trek Discovery - from pop culture and historical references to existing Star Fleet heritage to technological advances what does fashion look like in star date 2250.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFashion and The Shape of Water LIVE at Toronto Fashion Week||Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water, a fairy tale of a 1960s janitor and her relationship with a sea-creature captured in the name of science experimentation, earned 13 Academy Award nominations and numerous accolades and awards including: Best Dir.||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDesigner Spotlight: Jordan McKay of Hendrixroe||It was a chance encounter with a complete stranger that inspired Jordan Erin McKay to leave law school and follow her dreams to become a fashion designer. Inspired by the vintage rock & roll and old Hollywood glamour icons,||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Accessible and informative. Donna glides easily between topics and guests.
Finally an all encompassing informative podcast about Fashion!
Very relevant, easy to listen to and great content.....
Engaging, insightful and fun
I loved listening to this conversation. Host Donna Bishop has a deep understanding of the fashion industry, and uses it to bring out the best in her guests. She makes fashion relevant, personal and fun.