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The Fashion Players
30 minutes | Jun 30, 2020
Reading into fashion trends and contemporary phenomena with Katie Dominy
In this episode Anna and Sabrina host Katie Dominy to answer 2 questions from the audience.Nil is a a fashion marketer and she has asked about the raise of digital events and their effectiveness in substituting in-presence once.Harleen wants to be a buyer and wants to know more about the trend forecasting process.Katie studied at University of the Arts London. She is the Co-Founder and Co-President of ARTSTHREAD.ARTSTHREAD is the world's leading digital platform for emerging designers & artists and a launchpad for the next generation of creative talent. Katie is also currently researcher for Comme des Garçons, Future Concept Lab Milan. Previous positions include Senior Trend Editor at WGSN, writer for design.nl and book author for Laurence King Publishing.
24 minutes | Jun 15, 2020
How to create an influential media brand with Instagram and Youtube, with Federico Barengo
In this episode Anna and Sabrina host Federico Barengo to answer the questions from Mark who wants to create his own blog on instagram and facebook. Federico is 25 years old. He is the co-founder of consulting platform NXTGN. He is a community building and management specialist, mostly operating in luxury and fashion. Over the years, he has been able to create a loyal, strong following over an array of different social platforms - such as Instagram and Youtube.His channels are very popular and Federico is one of the most influential people in the Italian streetwear scene.
26 minutes | Jun 2, 2020
Masters, Internships & Job applications in Fashion with Alice Firman
In this episode Anna and Sabrina host Alice Firman to address the question from Alexis who is wondering how to apply to the prestigious Royal College of Art.Alice Firman gained her BA in Fashion Design at the Edinburgh College of Art and she graduated from the MA at the Royal College of Art in London. Her graduation collection was presented at the Vogue Talent showcase during Milano Fashion Week in 2018.Throughout her studies, Alice secured internships with Rick Owens, Antonio Marras and Vivienne Westwood. Alice is currently working in New York for Alexander Wang as a Design apprentice.
27 minutes | May 19, 2020
New sustainable business practices with Stephanie Dickson
In this episode Anna and Sabrina host Stephanie Dickson to address 2 questions related to sustainability: the first from Aarushi, about cloth swapping and second one from Paula regarding her upcycling brand.Stephanie is a marketer and event organiser based in Singapore. She spent four years working for an international events agency, planning luxury events and fashion weeks around the region.Stephanie is the founder of Green Is The New Black, a web portal and the leading organization behind the Conscious Festival which will be held in a brand new virtual mode from th 12th to the 14th of June. She loves connecting conscious individuals and brands, so bringing people together to take action to create a sustainable life.
63 minutes | May 5, 2020
How to kick start your career as a fashion designer with Edward Buchanan
In this episode Anna and Sabrina host Edward Buchanan to address 2 questions from Kim, a French designer now living in Milano, who asks how to stand out as a fashion designer in Italian competitive landscape. Edward is a fashion designer who was born in Ohio and is now based in Milano. Edward studied fashion design at Parsons in New York where he started working as a visual merchandiser. In 1996 he was appointed as the Design Director of the Ready-to-Wear collection of Bottega Veneta… so from New York to Vicenza, here in Italy. In 2001 he founded LeFlesh, and since then he has been collaborating with several companies such as Agnona and Max Mara. In 2004 he created his signature knitwear brand Sansovino 6.
15 minutes | Apr 21, 2020
Fashion and Technology with Sofia Celeste
In this episode of The Fashion Players, Sabrina and Anna answer 2 questions related to fashion and technology, with the special support of Sofia Celeste.Sofia Celeste is a fashion journalist, consultant and the Editor-at-large of NowFashion. Born in the US and raised on the Pacific island of Guam, she went on to write for Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal. Her work has been regularly published in WWD and Vogue Arabia. She has been reporting about the latest in tech and fashion, while scouting fabulous artisans for her online magazine www.bacoluxury.comThe questions of this episode are: 1. How to become a journalist writing about fashion and technology?2. What is more sustainable? Vegan fabrics versus deadstock materials.
12 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
Graphics turn to Fashion with Ginette Caron
In this episode of The Fashion Players, Sabrina and Anna host Ms Ginette Caron, Canadian graphic communication designer based in Milan. Ginette was the design director at Benetton and in charge of the graphic design office in Prada. Ginette has a multidisciplinary vision that ranges from visual identity to packaging to exhibit design up to product and graphics for architecture. Her “The Journey of The Word”, Il Viaggio della Parola with 25 holy scriptures originally designed for the Vatican Pavillion at the Universal Expo in Milano 2015, has since been relocated worldwide.Ginette answers the question from a graphic designer who has been given the task to design the brand identity for a streetwear brand.
14 minutes | Mar 24, 2020
Fashion Stores with Barbara Atkin
In this episode of The Fashion Players, Sabrina and Anna host Ms Barbara Atkin, Canada's Fashion Visionary, former Fashion Director and V.P. for Holt Renfrew, to answer 2 questions related to Fashion Stores: 1. How to turn a traditional luxury boutique into a contemporary one?2. How to set-up a wholesale channel online?
21 minutes | Mar 10, 2020
Fashion Jobs with Sara Sgrò
In this episode of The Fashion Players, Sabrina and Anna answer 3 questions related to career pathways in the fashion and lifestyle industry, with the special support of Sara Sgrò, immigration lawyer:1. What are the pillars to start a fashion business?2. How to get a job as a costume designer?3. What are the options for a non-EU professional to get a job in Italy?
16 minutes | Feb 25, 2020
Fashion Weeks: New York, London, Milano
In this episode of The Fashion Players, Sabrina and Anna answer 3 questions related to international Fashion weeks:1. Who is Gabriela Hearst showing in New York?2. What about a physical store offering rental services (like in London)?3. What does it take to show in Milano Fashion Week?
14 minutes | Feb 11, 2020
Distribution: Wholesales, E-commerce, Department Stores
In this episode of The Fashion Players, Sabrina and Anna answer 3 questions about fashion distribution:1. How to choose a multi-brand showroom?2. What are the first steps to start an e-commerce?3. How to pitch a collection to a department store?
14 minutes | Jan 28, 2020
Sustainability in Fashion
In this episode of The Fashion Players, Sabrina and Anna answer 3 questions about sustainability in fashion:1. How to seek stores and boutiques that value sustainability?2. Which are the best sustainable textile companies?3. What are the job profiles pertaining sustainability?
3 minutes | Jan 17, 2020
Coming Soon: The Fashion Players
The Fashion Players is the podcast run by Sabrina Firman and Anna Lottersberger.Sabrina Firman, with 25-year experience in the fashion, luxury and retail industry, is the founder of The Firman, a brand and retail strategic consultancy. Anna Lottersberger is a fashion designer, a researcher, and the founder of LAND, an education organization bridging visionary individuals and enterprises.In this trailer for Season One, a taste of this Q&A podcast that collects questions and doubts from young professionals and emerging entrepreneurs in the fashion and design industry, and provides practical insights and tips to address them.Shoot your question in an audio message and send it to our facebook and instagram account @thefashionplayersSabrina, Anna and their special guests will respond in one of the upcoming episodes.
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