Podcasts, you either love them or tolerate them. We love them because the ones we listen too are managing to shake up the industry in a way that we can only appreciate. Keeping listeners up-to-date with what is happening in the industry, there are now quite a few podcasts out there taking a different approach to the growing fashion technology space, which means you get to cherry pick which one tickles your fancy.
So it does not matter if you want to know more about fashion tech, wearables, retail tech, sustainability or fashion business, we have you covered. We the following 5 podcasts that you can listen to at home, on your way to work, or when you are driving somewhere.
Electric Runway pis bilingual. the podcast speaks both fashion technology and wearable technology fluently. Hosted by Amanda Cosco, a multimedia journalist, she has built her career writing articles about on cyborgs, wearable technology, smart fabrics, and future fashion. Her expertise includes moderating panels on hacking hardware, wearables for women, and next-generation retail experiences.
Focusing on technologies worn on, near, or inside the body, Electric Runway is all about seamless integration of technology into textiles, sensors, conductive threads, 3D printing, and microcomputers. We love tuning to the future of fashion series, which is a global platform that covers a series of curated runway shows, speaker series, in-depth podcasts, and short video docs.
Unafraid to ask the right questions to identify some of the answers, Retail Tech Podcast (RTP) focuses on the actual implementation side of retail tech.RTP . Produced and hosted by Darius Vasefi, a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Visional Commerce along with fellow retail startup founder Nathan Kolta as co-host and recording manager. They interview founders, CEOs, executives, experts, retailers and product innovators in all sides of the omnichannel and e-commerce retail business. What we love is that the views expressed are not an endorsement of any specific vendor solution or product, and if they are, they will mention it.
You Wear It Well is a podcast from the Wareable team. Hosted by Michael Sawh (editor), Sophie Charara (features editor) and Conor Allison (reporter), the podcasts are available every two weeks. The three of them get into the week’s wearable tech news that includes discussions about brands like Fitbit Ionic, Samsung Gear Sport, new Garmin wearables, Windows Mixed Reality headsets and Fossil Group designer smartwatches. Sometimes their US editor Hugh Langley turns three into four when he conducts interviews from across the pond.
Spirit of 608 has been a favourite of many podcast listeners. Hosted by Lorraine Sanders, a fashion journalist and PR expert, features a multitude of guests covering topics that focus on F.E.S.T- Fashion, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Tech.
The great thing about this podcast is how Lorraine skillfully gets the guests who appear to tell their story in a way that you feel like you’re getting to know the person and their brand. Somehow Lorraine manages this with finesse and successfully gives listers a behind-the-scenes experience to rival other podcast interviews. Easy and fun to listen too, Spirit of 608 is also big on supporting women in business and tech.
Fashion Is Your Business (FIYB) a fashion + tech podcast. Produced by MouthMedia Network, the informative and fun weekly show is hosted by Pavan Bahl, Rob Sanchez, and Marc Raco, along with revolving guest hosts. Lighthearted and boisterous, Fashion Is Your Business (“FIYB”) features useful in-depth interviews with industry leaders and innovators, a platform for business leaders to announce initiatives and milestones, and commentary about virtually everything in between. FIYB makes significant insights into business and technology within the fashion industry entertaining, meaningful and accessible and has become a valuable media partner for pivotal conferences and events.