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Spirit of 608: Fashion, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability + Tech

Lorraine Sanders

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Spirit of 608: Fashion, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability + Tech

Spirit of 608: Fashion, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability + Tech

Lorraine Sanders

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Stories, tips and advice from women at the intersection of fashion, entrepreneurship, sustainability and tech. It's F.E.S.T., and it's the future. Hosted by fashion journalist Lorraine Sanders.

Latest Episodes

#so608 Guide: How to Start a Responsible Fashion Brand Responsibly

Listen for 6 steps every founder needs to know to start a responsible fashion brand responsibly.

41 MIN3 d ago
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#so608 Guide: How to Start a Responsible Fashion Brand Responsibly

How Streamlining A FEST Business Meant Success, Less Stress + Speaking Gigs with Adrienne Wiley of Covet and Frolick Jewelry

Taking huge leaps in your business can be all about the baby steps. For proof of that, dive into this week's episode of the Spirit of 608 podcast featuring a FEST-ive female founder who started out small and now counts a decade+ as a San Francisco retailer, her line of hand-assembled jewelry in hundreds of locations around the country and a thriving private label business. Listen for a jewelry industry insider's journey from the early days of the maker movement to tackling 17 trade shows a year, finding success by streamlining, writing a book and snagging speaking spots at top conferences such as Alt. Learn how she did it on the show. Meet this week's guest, Adrienne Wiley, Founder of Covet. Use the code SPIRIT for 20% off your purchase at COVET. <3 <3 <3 Oh hey there! Please help the podcast out and leave us a rating and review on iTunes. This stuff is key to the show's success, and I appreciate you helping me play the game. <3 <3 <3 HOW TO LISTEN: Listen online: Just press play ab...

64 MIN1 w ago
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How Streamlining A FEST Business Meant Success, Less Stress + Speaking Gigs with Adrienne Wiley of Covet and Frolick Jewelry

Sara Emilia Bernát on the Future of Sustainable Luxury Fashion (Plus The 3-Step Market Analysis Training Every FEST Founder Needs Right Now)

This week's guest, who went from high fashion modeling to studying fashion's ties to culture in some of the best fashion-driven academic institutions there are, has spent years studying the ways people relate to luxury.

65 MINMAY 28
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Sara Emilia Bernát on the Future of Sustainable Luxury Fashion (Plus The 3-Step Market Analysis Training Every FEST Founder Needs Right Now)

How to Market Through the Mayhem (Part II): These Ethical Brands Making It Work Right Now Will Inspire + Motivate You

Listen to the podcast for proof it's possible to keep moving forward as a small business right now. Let the ideas and messages from other FEST founders inspire you to take action, connect with your customers and stay motivated.

40 MINMAY 14
Comments
How to Market Through the Mayhem (Part II): These Ethical Brands Making It Work Right Now Will Inspire + Motivate You

Surface Calm Confidence, Resilience + Joy: A New Meditation For Female Founders

Mindset and meditation: again and again, guests of the Spirit of 608 podcast say these two things have made huge differences in their lives and ability to persist as entrepreneurs even through the ultra challenging times we all face.

27 MINAPR 30
Comments
Surface Calm Confidence, Resilience + Joy: A New Meditation For Female Founders

From A Career in Fashion Media to Founding A Magazine for Women Facing 50 with Forbes Contributor + Style Expert Kristen Philipkoski

I love bringing smart, cool and accomplished media people on the Spirit of 608 podcast every once in a while to let us into their world and bring insight into what the people creating coverage and content think about the FEST space (if you've listened to the show for a while, you know this). For this week's episode, I was *so thrilled* to bring a conversation with a longtime journalist and expert in the West Coast's style scene to your ears. But wait, there's more! The woman you'll hear from today not only lets us into her perspective on independent and ethical fashion right now and, of course, how to pitch someone like her in order to land yourself in publications like Forbes, but she also walks us through why she's moved away from editing well-known sites like Eat, Sleep, Denim to launch her own publication and podcast. And it's not just any media outlet, but one that there is a dire need for: one for women facing 50 without a hint of an interest in doing what society kinda-sorta ...

69 MINAPR 24
Comments
From A Career in Fashion Media to Founding A Magazine for Women Facing 50 with Forbes Contributor + Style Expert Kristen Philipkoski

Ethical Entrepreneurship in Uncertain Times with Marcia Patmos of M.Patmos (Plus, New Retail Tech Strategies and Making Face Masks)

Listen to the episode for the techie things this FEST founder has added into the mix since COVID-19 changed her business, as well as her brand's rapid pivot into making face masks for the general population. Lots of fashion brands are doing it, but here's the real story from a down to earth founder who is doing it right now and working with a US-based manufacturer to make it happen.

55 MINAPR 16
Comments
Ethical Entrepreneurship in Uncertain Times with Marcia Patmos of M.Patmos (Plus, New Retail Tech Strategies and Making Face Masks)

so608 Recycle: Ethical Fashion Pioneer Eileen Fisher on Working from Home + More (Plus, Making Masks)

This week, we're bringing back one of our most popular episodes of all time with one of the ethical fashion movement's best-loved pioneers. Her thoughts on working from and her frankness about building a business during life's challenges are especially relevant right now, as is her participation in face mask-making efforts in her home state of New York.

42 MINAPR 9
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so608 Recycle: Ethical Fashion Pioneer Eileen Fisher on Working from Home + More (Plus, Making Masks)

How to Market Through the Mayhem: FEST Deals, Promos + Marketing Inspiration You Can Use Right Now

We asked FEST brands and businesses to send messages, news, promos and deals our way so we could help share and support what they're working on as, well, everything around us all shifts and changes. For listeners, the gems in this week's episode are twofold.

37 MINAPR 2
Comments
How to Market Through the Mayhem: FEST Deals, Promos + Marketing Inspiration You Can Use Right Now

How Fashion Technologist Anina Net Turned A Top Modeling Career into a Fashion Tech Business (Plus, Life in China Right Now)

What happens when you interview a top model-turned-fashion technologist who's lived through the COVID-19 outbreak from her outpost in Beijing? Well, this conversation is what happens. If I have a hunch, and I do, you're going to be both entertained and inspired by what this week's guest has to say about the world right now -- as well as her journey into a career turning technology into fashionable wearables and her current love for virtual events.

71 MINMAR 26
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How Fashion Technologist Anina Net Turned A Top Modeling Career into a Fashion Tech Business (Plus, Life in China Right Now)

Latest Episodes

#so608 Guide: How to Start a Responsible Fashion Brand Responsibly

Listen for 6 steps every founder needs to know to start a responsible fashion brand responsibly.

41 MIN3 d ago
Comments
#so608 Guide: How to Start a Responsible Fashion Brand Responsibly

How Streamlining A FEST Business Meant Success, Less Stress + Speaking Gigs with Adrienne Wiley of Covet and Frolick Jewelry

Taking huge leaps in your business can be all about the baby steps. For proof of that, dive into this week's episode of the Spirit of 608 podcast featuring a FEST-ive female founder who started out small and now counts a decade+ as a San Francisco retailer, her line of hand-assembled jewelry in hundreds of locations around the country and a thriving private label business. Listen for a jewelry industry insider's journey from the early days of the maker movement to tackling 17 trade shows a year, finding success by streamlining, writing a book and snagging speaking spots at top conferences such as Alt. Learn how she did it on the show. Meet this week's guest, Adrienne Wiley, Founder of Covet. Use the code SPIRIT for 20% off your purchase at COVET. <3 <3 <3 Oh hey there! Please help the podcast out and leave us a rating and review on iTunes. This stuff is key to the show's success, and I appreciate you helping me play the game. <3 <3 <3 HOW TO LISTEN: Listen online: Just press play ab...

64 MIN1 w ago
Comments
How Streamlining A FEST Business Meant Success, Less Stress + Speaking Gigs with Adrienne Wiley of Covet and Frolick Jewelry

Sara Emilia Bernát on the Future of Sustainable Luxury Fashion (Plus The 3-Step Market Analysis Training Every FEST Founder Needs Right Now)

This week's guest, who went from high fashion modeling to studying fashion's ties to culture in some of the best fashion-driven academic institutions there are, has spent years studying the ways people relate to luxury.

65 MINMAY 28
Comments
Sara Emilia Bernát on the Future of Sustainable Luxury Fashion (Plus The 3-Step Market Analysis Training Every FEST Founder Needs Right Now)

How to Market Through the Mayhem (Part II): These Ethical Brands Making It Work Right Now Will Inspire + Motivate You

Listen to the podcast for proof it's possible to keep moving forward as a small business right now. Let the ideas and messages from other FEST founders inspire you to take action, connect with your customers and stay motivated.

40 MINMAY 14
Comments
How to Market Through the Mayhem (Part II): These Ethical Brands Making It Work Right Now Will Inspire + Motivate You

Surface Calm Confidence, Resilience + Joy: A New Meditation For Female Founders

Mindset and meditation: again and again, guests of the Spirit of 608 podcast say these two things have made huge differences in their lives and ability to persist as entrepreneurs even through the ultra challenging times we all face.

27 MINAPR 30
Comments
Surface Calm Confidence, Resilience + Joy: A New Meditation For Female Founders

From A Career in Fashion Media to Founding A Magazine for Women Facing 50 with Forbes Contributor + Style Expert Kristen Philipkoski

I love bringing smart, cool and accomplished media people on the Spirit of 608 podcast every once in a while to let us into their world and bring insight into what the people creating coverage and content think about the FEST space (if you've listened to the show for a while, you know this). For this week's episode, I was *so thrilled* to bring a conversation with a longtime journalist and expert in the West Coast's style scene to your ears. But wait, there's more! The woman you'll hear from today not only lets us into her perspective on independent and ethical fashion right now and, of course, how to pitch someone like her in order to land yourself in publications like Forbes, but she also walks us through why she's moved away from editing well-known sites like Eat, Sleep, Denim to launch her own publication and podcast. And it's not just any media outlet, but one that there is a dire need for: one for women facing 50 without a hint of an interest in doing what society kinda-sorta ...

69 MINAPR 24
Comments
From A Career in Fashion Media to Founding A Magazine for Women Facing 50 with Forbes Contributor + Style Expert Kristen Philipkoski

Ethical Entrepreneurship in Uncertain Times with Marcia Patmos of M.Patmos (Plus, New Retail Tech Strategies and Making Face Masks)

Listen to the episode for the techie things this FEST founder has added into the mix since COVID-19 changed her business, as well as her brand's rapid pivot into making face masks for the general population. Lots of fashion brands are doing it, but here's the real story from a down to earth founder who is doing it right now and working with a US-based manufacturer to make it happen.

55 MINAPR 16
Comments
Ethical Entrepreneurship in Uncertain Times with Marcia Patmos of M.Patmos (Plus, New Retail Tech Strategies and Making Face Masks)

so608 Recycle: Ethical Fashion Pioneer Eileen Fisher on Working from Home + More (Plus, Making Masks)

This week, we're bringing back one of our most popular episodes of all time with one of the ethical fashion movement's best-loved pioneers. Her thoughts on working from and her frankness about building a business during life's challenges are especially relevant right now, as is her participation in face mask-making efforts in her home state of New York.

42 MINAPR 9
Comments
so608 Recycle: Ethical Fashion Pioneer Eileen Fisher on Working from Home + More (Plus, Making Masks)

How to Market Through the Mayhem: FEST Deals, Promos + Marketing Inspiration You Can Use Right Now

We asked FEST brands and businesses to send messages, news, promos and deals our way so we could help share and support what they're working on as, well, everything around us all shifts and changes. For listeners, the gems in this week's episode are twofold.

37 MINAPR 2
Comments
How to Market Through the Mayhem: FEST Deals, Promos + Marketing Inspiration You Can Use Right Now

How Fashion Technologist Anina Net Turned A Top Modeling Career into a Fashion Tech Business (Plus, Life in China Right Now)

What happens when you interview a top model-turned-fashion technologist who's lived through the COVID-19 outbreak from her outpost in Beijing? Well, this conversation is what happens. If I have a hunch, and I do, you're going to be both entertained and inspired by what this week's guest has to say about the world right now -- as well as her journey into a career turning technology into fashionable wearables and her current love for virtual events.

71 MINMAR 26
Comments
How Fashion Technologist Anina Net Turned A Top Modeling Career into a Fashion Tech Business (Plus, Life in China Right Now)
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