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6 Fashion Podcasts to add to your Playlist in 2021

Podcasts can be great to listen to when driving to work, cleaning the house, or even as you fall asleep. There are many wonderful podcasts out there, that sometimes it can be tricky to know where to start!

Looking for some new fashion podcasts to add to your playlist this year? We’ve compiled a list of six podcasts to check out, with something for everyone – from industry news to business to sustainability. Read on for our recommendations!

Feature Image: Recho Omondi of The Cutting Room Floor

The Business of Fashion Podcast

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Founded in 2007, the Business of Fashion is a website that covers a range of topics relating to the fashion industry, including business advice, news, and information on working in the industry. The Business of Fashion Podcast provides frequent episodes of fashion-based editorial stories, with interviews from industry members.

The large list of previous guests includes designer Tory Burch, artistic director Daniel Roseberry, and model and activist Lily Cole.

Fashion Half Cut

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Fashion Half Cut is hosted by professional pattern makers, Caroline Barulis and Kathryn Roberts. Each fortnight, the pair discuss differed facets of the industry and often conduct interviews, with notable guests including Anna Kichenside, Olivia von Halle, and Charlotte Ayers.

Since starting in 2020, the show has covered a diverse range of topics from professional seamstress sewing trips to the artform of drag.

Dressed: The History of Fashion

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Hosted by Cassidy Zachary and April Calahan, Dressed: The History of Fashion is an iHeartRadio podcast that explores the history of clothing. Shows include Fashion History Mystery

The podcast often features talks with guests, including historians, designers, authors, and photographers. Past guests include photographer Scott Schuman and fashion journalist Christian Allaire (Ojibwe).

Blamo! | Exploring Fashion with the People Who Shape It

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This interview-based podcast focuses on individuals who have shaped the fashion industry. Hosted by Jeremy Kirkland, guests discuss their personal journey and future outlook.

Guests of note on Blamo! include co-founder of The Laundress, Lindsey Boyd, British designer Paul Smith, and Managing Director of Montblanc Watches, Davide Cerrato.

The Wardrobe Crisis

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The Wardrobe Crisis is an Australian podcast, created in 2017. Founder and host, Clare Press is an author, presenter, and sustainable fashion journalist, and the podcast focuses on sustainability and ethics within the fashion industry.

Guests on the show include creatives, change-makers, academics, designers, and fashion insiders. Clare also hosts the Ethical Fashion podcast with Simon Cipriani.

The Cutting Room Floor

The Cutting Room Floor

Designer Recho Omondi hosts this podcast covers current events and topics relating to the fashion industry. The Cutting Room Floor has been recorded at several different locations, such as the University of Cincinnati, Notre Chicago, and the Hoxton Hotel.

Previous guests include Tony Liu and Lindsey Schuyler of Diet Prada, multidisciplinary artist Driely Carter, and designer Heron Preston.

Honourable mentions

Fashion Victims Podcast

Hosted by Luke Meagher and Darnell Jamal, Fashion Victims Podcast is an Australia-based podcast that covers fashion news and gossip.

The Successful Fashion Designer

The Successful Fashion Designer podcast is hosted by Sew Heidi, and is designed to help people wishing to break into the fashion industry, covering topics such as being a freelancer in the industry and landing a fashion job.