Podcasts have been a popular source of entertainment and a way of life for some time now. From listening to your favorite musician talking about their process, to listening to what’s hot in fashion and beauty, these six podcasts I’ve curated six podcasts that will add a fresh new take on what you love to listen to.
If you love fashion, you’ll love:
Fashion Victims: Hosted by Darnell Jamal Lisby and Luke Meagher
Fashion Victims is a fashion podcast hosted by YouTube and fashion commentator Luke Meagher (Haute le Mode) and fashion curator Darnell Jamal Lisby. On the podcast, both hosts talk about what’s relevant in today’s fashion industry, from discussing fashion shows and insights on brand collaborations to digging into the historical references of a collection. Their wide range of fashion knowledge and commentary will not disappoint. Overall, this podcast will give you information about what’s conversational and hot within fashion. To enjoy the podcast, you can listen on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and Google Play.
My favorite episodes: All Hail Law Roach and Halston: Icon or Villain?
The Cutting Room Floor: Recho Omondi
If you love learning about the leaders in the fashion industry, then you’ll love The Cutting Room Floor. The Cutting Floor is an essential podcast for people who are interested in working in the fashion industry. Each week, fashion designer Recho Omondi interviews the top and the most important names in fashion. From June Ambrose to James Scully, she takes a deep dive on issues like discrimination, nepotism, capitalism, and others within the industry. In each episode, the interviewees tell their story about what they came from and how they succeed in the industry along with telling their struggles. This podcast will give you another perspective on what it takes to become successful in the fashion industry. You can listen to past episodes on Apple Podcast and new episodes on Patreon.
My favorite episode: The End of Fashion feat. Teri Agins and Maker to Manager feat. Ibrahem Hasan
If you love music, you’ll love:
Hosted by the world renowned music producer and DJ Mark Ronson, FADER Uncovered is a podcast where Ronson has in-depth discussions with musical pioneers and artists making an impact on the world. Each episode, the conversations are rooted around the artist’s FADER cover stories. Interviewing a variety of artists from Kelis and Pharrell Williams to Tame Impala and Japanese Breakfast, Mark and the guest artist take you on a journey; discussing the past, present, and future of artistry and music, taking you behind the spotlight of the artist and their music. Learning about the artists’ musical process and personal stories will give you a unique perspective of the artists. You can stream this podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and Google Play.
My favorite podcast episode: Kelis and Erykah Badu
RA (Resident Advisor) Exchange podcast is an extension of the electric music online magazine, Resident Advisor. This podcast is a series of conversations with DJs, producers, labels, artists, and promoters like Virgil Abloh, Annie Mac, and Honey Dijon helping to shape and move the electronic music space. Listening to the podcast gives a glimpse into the behind the scenes and stories of people in the genre. You can stream this podcast on Apple Podcast, Google Play, and other available platforms.
My favorite episode: Virgil Abloh, Black Coffee and Frankie Decaiza Hutchinson
If you love self care, wellness, and beauty you’ll love:
The Naked Beauty:
The Naked Beauty is a podcast that touches all things beauty, wellness and self-care. Hosted by the product marketing (creator marketing) manager at Instagram, Brooke Devard wanted a podcast to highlight all women, particularly women of color, beauty, selfcare and life journeys. Each week, Brooke brings along women she admires to talk about beauty trends, products, tips that they’re loving. Brooke’s unique approach on different topics and how it is relatable to the everyday woman is worth a listen. You can stream this podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play, and other available platforms.
My favorite episodes: Recho Omondi, Sharmadean Reid, and Hannah Bronfman
Fat Mascara takes on the world of beauty in a big juicy way. A podcast started by beauty journalists Jessica Matlin and Jennifer Sullivan, Fat Mascara takes you on a ride twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays), sharing insights on the beauty industry, stories of their journeys of beauty, and sharing what’s the best and hot products out. In addition, on Fridays, Jessica and Jennifer interview a wide range of their favorite people in the industry, which includes celebrities, doctors, makeup artists, beauty entrepreneurs, and more. This podcast will give the best and juicy beauty news of the week. Fat Mascara is available to listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and other available platforms.
My favorite podcast episodes: Ep. 289 ft. Makeup Artist Doniella Davy and Ep. 247 ft. Lauren Conrad