Seven Fashion Podcasts To Elevate Your Commute

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Finding time to stay up-to-date on current fashion affairs can be difficult. However, podcasts offer a stress-free way to seamlessly integrate learning into your everyday routine. Today’s fashion podcasts are so much more than talking about who looks best on the red carpet; they address topics from sustainability to Saint Laurent, the history of fashion to how-tos. We’ve cherry-picked seven fashion podcasts to download now, whether you’ll be tuning in on your commute, in the gym or during a less-than-thrilling zoom meeting.

Women’s Perspectives


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Coming courtesy of Cartier, Women’s Perspectives, hosted by Franco-Algerian documentary filmmaker, actress and model Farida Khelfa, takes the form of personal conversations around women’s empowerment between Khelfa and her guests, including both men and women, to reflect the Maison’s belief that we are always stronger together. This is definitely one for your Sunday morning walk. Listen here


The aptly named podcast by Saint Laurent invites friends of the House to engage in a no-holds-barred discussion on several topics while tucked away in a secret, smoky room in the Saint Laurent Rive Droite store in Paris. There are only four episodes so far – all of which are available in both English and French – with French actress and Saint Laurent muse Catherine Deneuve kicking off the series by divulging fashion’s secrets and sharing her thoughts on an ever-changing industry. Listen here

Chanel Connects


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Chanel Connects takes listeners from Paris to Tokyo and everywhere in between with a series of podcasts. Follow along as artists and friends of the House, including Pharrell Williams, Keira Knightley, Sofia Coppola and Tilda Swinton, discuss their sources of inspiration and how creative industries can navigate the future in a post-Covid world. Listen here

Incredible Women: The Game Changers

Net-A-Porter has launched The Game Changers: a regional, limited-edition series of its Incredible Women podcast where barrier-breaking women share stories, life lessons and advice. Hosted by Net-a-Porter Middle East’s CEO Nisreen Shocair in partnership with streaming platform Anghami Studios, the line-up features Lebanese entrepreneur Dima Ayad; Saudi mountaineer Raha Moharrak; and life coach Hala Kazim. Each podcast is accompanied by a video available to watch on Anghami and Net-a-Porter’s platforms. Listen here

The Business of Fashion Podcast

A must for anyone interested in, well, the business aspects of fashion, founder and CEO Imran Amed sits down with designers, investors and creatives to discuss a variety of relevant topics, from kickstarting your career to industry insights. The latest episodes in the bi-weekly podcast tackle fashion’s greenwashing problem, cultural appropriation and shopping in the metaverse. Listen here

Dressed: The History of Fashion

A deep-dive into the history of glasses, cashmere, the Met Gala and more, this wildly popular podcast explores the social and cultural histories behind our wardrobes, as experts share the extraordinary – sometimes controversial – backstories to even the most everyday items. Listen here

Bande à Part

Listen in on a weekly catch-up between fashion academics as they recap the week’s events and explore various topics including literature, art, music, film and fashion. Rebecca Arnold, teacher at the Courtauld Institute of Art, joins Museum of London curator Beatrice Behlen for an entertaining half-hour that feels as though you’re gathered with girlfriends. Listen here

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