The best-selling author, Dana Thomas, discusses her most recent book, Fashionopolis - The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes. This is a compelling history of fast fashion and, expanding on her research, Dana reveals some shocking findings about its manufacture and consumption. She also recalls the experiences which contributed to her writing the books which preceded Fashionpolis – namely, Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster and the dual biography, Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano.
A Different Tweed is fashion’s equivalent to Inside The Actors Studio. This in-depth interview podcast explores the craft and creative process of fashion and luxury through dynamic, entertaining storytelling. The tone is intimate. The conversation is candid. Leading professionals reveal the secrets to their artistry plus their challenges and personal journeys. Bronwyn Cosgrave, the host, is a multidisciplinary fashion professional who is renowned for her research. She can be heard on an array of international radio networks including BBC, CBC and NPR. A Different Tweed actions her belief that the podcast is an ideal medium to explore fashion.