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119 - Oliver Spencer and the importance of community
1 hour 3 minutes Posted May 3, 2020 at 9:00 pm.
My guest this week is Oliver Spencer, designer and co-founder of Favourbrook and his eponymous brand Oliver Spencer.Oli and I discuss opening his first store in a recession, what it takes to build a brand, dressing creatives, and why creating personal connections and building community will determine which retailers survive.NOTES
The Armoury
Santa Maria Novella
Barneys vs. Nordstrom
Patagonia
Nudie Jeans
Brendon Babenzien // NOAH
The Rolling Stones
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Scott Crolla
Joe Casely Hayford
Paul Smith
The Specials
Craig Greene (interview) // Dries Van Noten (documentary)
Gorillaz Sound System
David Byrne // Brian Eno
Geoffrey Bawa (architect)
Wolfgang Buttress // Conrad Shawcross (artists)
Grenson
George Cleverley
Yellowstone
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My guest this week is Oliver Spencer, designer and co-founder of Favourbrook and his eponymous brand Oliver Spencer.Oli and I discuss opening his first store in a recession, what it takes to build a brand, dressing creatives, and why creating personal connections and building community will determine which retailers survive.NOTES(15:17) The Armoury(15:59) Santa Maria Novella(16:43) Barneys vs. Nordstrom(22:51) Patagonia(23:06) Nudie Jeans(26:41) Brendon Babenzien // NOAH(29:20) The Rolling Stones(30:17) Four Weddings and a Funeral(30:37) Scott Crolla(30:55) Joe Casely Hayford(31:05) Paul Smith(35:06) The Specials(36:03) Craig Greene (interview) // Dries Van Noten (documentary)(36:25) Gorillaz Sound System(43:36) David Byrne // Brian Eno(49:38) Geoffrey Bawa (architect)(50:18) Wolfgang Buttress // Conrad Shawcross (artists)(53:58) Grenson(56:39) George Cleverley(1:00:03) Yellowstone(1:02:22) Dolly Parton**This episode is sponsored by The POLO APP from Ralph Lauren -- Download to get the best of POLO in the palm of your hand. **Want even more Blamo? Join the BlamFam on Patreon and get access to additional interviews, a community slack, special events, and more!