Unbuttoned - G. Bruce Boyer's Life In Clothes podcast

Unbuttoned - G. Bruce Boyer's Life In Clothes

The Hogtown Rake

G. Bruce Boyer is the preeminent menswear journalist, writer and historian of our time. He has written six books on men's style and worked as an editor for Town & Country, GQ and Esquire. And while he’s written about silk ascots, Savile Row suits, bespoke shoes and much more, he’s never told his own story. Until now. Hosted by Pedro Mendes.

10 Episoder

  • Unbuttoned - G. Bruce Boyer's Life In Clothes podcast

    Bonus Episode: Beards and Jeans

    10:41

    Bruce has sported a beard since the 1960s and he explains how that gives him more in common with the counter-culture than you would have thought. Plus, an excerpt of Bruce's thoughts from "The Problem with Jeans" documentary. www.thehogtownrake.com
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    Bonus Episode: Vitale Barberis Canonico

    13:54

    Bruce and I both have a long relationship with the Italian mill VBC, as journalists, collaborators and friends. In this special episode, Bruce shares his experiences with the maker, their mill and their creative director. www.thehogtownrake.com
  • Unbuttoned - G. Bruce Boyer's Life In Clothes podcast

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    Bonus Episode - Anderson & Sheppard

    12:44

    Bruce Boyer has been commissioning suits, jackets and trousers from London's famed tailoring house Anderson & Sheppard for over four decades. In that time, he has gotten to know the house, and its cutters and tailors, quite well. www.thehogtownrake.com
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    Chapter Six: fashion journalism in the 70s and 80s

    31:04

    Almost fifty years ago, Bruce Boyer left the world of academia to pursue a career in menswear writing and journalism. Since that time, he's witnessed the fashion magazine industry change from an editorial focus to an "advertorial" one. But he never lost his passion for exploring what and why we wear what we wear. www.thehogtownrake.com
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    Chapter Five: America's greatest tailors and shirtmakers

    26:56

    Bruce Boyer has worked with an awful lot of craftspeople over the last sixty years. Some, as a customer or collaborator. Some, as a journalist and documentarian. And almost all, as a friend and fellow sartorialist. He's been lucky enough to hear stories and share moments in workshops and cutting rooms that he wouldn’t have otherwise. But it isn’t just great memories, it’s also great lessons. www.thehogtownrake.com
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    Chapter Four: Hollywood's greatest style icons

    19:15

    Bruce's recommendations for Gary Cooper movies that feature him at the height of sophistication are: "Devil and the Deep" (1932), "Now and Forever" (1934), "The General Died at Dawn" (1936), "Desire" (1936), and "Bluebeard's Eighth Wife" (1938). For more about this series visit www.thehogtownrake.com
  • Unbuttoned - G. Bruce Boyer's Life In Clothes podcast

    Chapter Three: lessons in Italian Style

    25:31

    Throughout his life, Bruce has witnessed the rise of Italian Style, starting with post-war cinema and early "Made in Italy" fashions and culminating with the generations of craftspeople he has met. All of which has inspired his own approach to style. Not to mention one of the most used terms in the menswear vocabulary. www.thehogtownrake.com
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    Chapter Two: visiting London's Savile Row tailors

    25:44

    Bruce Boyer has been visiting London's Savile Row - the birthplace of tailoring - for almost sixty years. He shares stories of some of the tailors he's met along the way and what they revealed about this august and esoteric world. www.thehogtownrake.com
  • Unbuttoned - G. Bruce Boyer's Life In Clothes podcast

    Chapter One: college life in the 50s and 60s

    25:38

    Bruce Boyer has been wearing Ivy League-style clothes for decades. In this episode, he talks about how he feel in love with the look and why he's stuck with it, through the counter-culture 60s until today. http://www.thehogtownrake.com/
  • Unbuttoned - G. Bruce Boyer's Life In Clothes podcast

    Prologue - Listen to this one first

    3:17

    Coming May 15, a podcast that explores six decades of menswear through the experiences and memories of someone on the front lines. Stories that reveal not only so much about Bruce's journey, but about the meaning of what we wear. www.thehogtownrake.com

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