Exploring fashion as an art and a business. American Fashion Podcast is the fashion show for fashion people, diving deep into the designing, making, and selling of garments and accessories through long-form interviews with people at all levels and in all corners of the business, with an emphasis on sustainability and innovation, since 2014. Hosted by Charles Beckwith and Cathy Schepis.
Gerber Technology's 3D Fashion Design Experts
45:38Gerber invented the technology that has underpinned the fashion industry for roughly the last five decades. Few people in the industry know the landscape of product development and manufacturing technology better than our guests in this episode, Karsten Newbury, Chief Strategy & Digital Officer, and Mary McFadden, Vice President for CAD Product Management, at Gerber Technology. We discuss what they do, where they think everything is going, and the new Innovation Center they've set up in midtown Manhattan. Gerber: https://gerbertechnology.com/ Also Gerber: https://gerbersoftware.com/ Karsten: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karstennewbury/ Mary: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-mcfadden-b274405/ AFP: https://americanfashionpodcast.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A brand, a manufacturer, and a sewing machine maker walk into a pandemic...
30:18Recorded in May 2020, the story of a collaboration between Lucky Brand, New Fashion Products, and Brother International Corporation to use what they had and start making masks as quickly as possible. — Guests: Peter Holland, Vice President, Industrial Products Division, Brother International Corporation — https://brother-usa.com Allison Charalambous, Senior Manager of Sustainability and Social Responsibility, Lucky Brand — https://www.luckybrand.com/ Bobby Ahn, President & CEO, New Fashion Products — https://www.newfashionproducts.com/ — To learn more about American Fashion Podcast, visit https://americanfashionpodcast.com/ If you'd like to be a guest, please use the submission form here: https://www.mouthmedianetwork.com/be-a-guest Listen to over 250 previous episodes in our Archive: https://americanfashion.supportingcast.fm/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aaaaaannnnd.... we're back.
1:24Hi, this is Charles. So... a weird couple of months there, for various reasons. Not sure if you noticed some of them. Anyway, dropping 6 episodes as quickly as I can get them edited. A few of them are actually from last year and just never got out the door. Then... fresh new stuff... weekly stuff... the stuff your ears and fashion nerd brain crave. There is a new feature on our website, where you can leave us a message. We would love to hear from you... SAY SOMETHING: https://americanfashionpodcast.com/feedback/ I just rebuilt our network's website. How's it look? https://www.mouthmedianetwork.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Eyes and Ears of Investors - Gabriella Santaniello, Founder of Retail Consulting Firm A Line Partners
48:32Gabriella Santaniello is the Founder of the retail consulting firm A Line Partners. "With over 15 years working in the fashion industry and 12 in finance, Gabriella brings a unique blend of experience to discuss what is happening with fashion specifically at the retail level – she provides the color behind the numbers. Her company, A-Line Partners, is an independent retail research firm providing the investment community with research from a stable of retail specialists who visit malls across the country on a weekly basis to identify fashion and retail trends. Gabriella then uses the data to identify inflection points, recognize what is popular in fashion from a grassroots level, and better understand the psychology of the consumer and consumer spending." https://www.alinepartners.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabriellasantaniello/ http://instagram.com/alinepartners https://leancanvasadvisory.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/catherine-schepis For more episodes, subscribe to our Archives: https://americanfashion.supportingcast.fm/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Maxine Bédat's Denim Odyssey
1:02:06Maxine Bédat is Executive Director at New Standard Institute and the author of the new book, "Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment." The book: https://www.amazon.com/Unraveled-Death-Garment-Maxine-Bedat/dp/0593085973/ https://www.newstandardinstitute.org/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/maxinebedat/ https://americanfashionpodcast.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
51:55Designer and executive Todd Snyder is credited with changing the landscape of the global menswear industry on more than one occasion. From his time at J Crew, Old Navy, and Ralph Lauren, to running his own label, his career and aesthetic continue to set a special standard in the business. https://www.toddsnyder.com/ Visit us online at https://americanfashionpodcast.com/ to access over 250 previous episodes in our archive: https://americanfashion.supportingcast.fm/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ann Roth, Academy Award-Winning Costume Designer
1:03:02A repost of our episode #197, featuring costume designers Ann Roth and Giovanni Lipari. On April 25th, Ann Roth received the Academy Award for her work on the film Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
American Fashion Podcast - your weekly look under the hood of the fashion business
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