Burnt Denim
Burnt Denim
Nick Ruddock & Max Skinner
The podcast where we spread knowledge, instill passion and generate conversation centered around fashion, streetwear and culture
Nick and Max Q&A
Welcome to the very first installment of Burnt Denim Q&A! In this podcast, Nick and Max ask each other fashion-related questions that neither of them know before hand. This means that both Nick and Max wrote questions for each other and neither of them have heard the others' questions before the podcast. This is a super fun episode that although may not be a brand history or is it justified, still provides the listener with tons of good info and an overall fun time listening. Again, make sure to check out our Youtube, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts and leave a like, follow, and subscribe. Check us out on Insta @burntdenim and we hope you enjoy.. Love you all!
Oct 30
38 min
Vans: The Unexpected King of Skate
On this episode of Burnt Denim, we take a look at the evolution of the world-renowned shoewear brand Vans. We talk about the story behind the idea of Vans and how it has taken off to where it is today.  We analyze evolution from a simple canvas shoe manufacturer to the prominent shoe in skating and among those who want to be a part of the skating subculture. Finally, we take a look at some Vans inspired outfits and whether we would wear, tear, or share them. Make sure to check out our Burnt Denim Youtube and follow our Instagram @burntdenim to give us your thoughts and to see more content! We love you guys!
Oct 23
30 min
Is It Justified: Fast Fashion
On this episode of Burnt Denim, Nick and I debate the ethics of the world of fast fashion. We define what fast fashion truly is, it's impact on the environment, its alleged exploitation of sweatshop labor and the ethics behind that, and whether or not fast fashion is a good thing not only for the world but for the individual looking to get into fashion and styling. We also answer some fun questions in our asking for a friend segment at the end. You do not want to miss this episode as it is another heated debate that sparks your thoughts and allows you to develop your own opinion.  Make sure to follow us on Instagram @burntdenim and repost our posts to help spread the word and allow us to hear the opinions of the wider community. We love you all!
Sep 29
35 min
Virgil Abloh: The Man who Redefined Luxury
On this Episode of Burnt Denim, we analyze the crazy rise of the man who redefined what luxury is... Virgil Abloh. From meeting Kanye West out of college, interning at Fendi, and creating one of the most sought after brands in Off-white, whether you like him or not, Virgil has definitely shifted the definition of luxury fashion. We also talk about his famed collaborations with Nike and his new role as Louis Vuitton's menswear creative director. Get ready to learn about one of the most talked about men in the worlds of fashion, hype, and culture as a whole.  Make sure to check out our Instagram @burntdenim and check out our Youtube for fun video podcast content! We love you all!
Sep 23
36 min
Is It Justified: Wearing Knockoff Brands
On this episode of Burnt Denim we debate the issue of whether or not wearing knockoff brands such as MNML is justified or not, and whether these brands are truly knockoffs or not. We explore where the line between influence and stealing design exists, and whether brands like MNML LA are good for the fashion culture or not. We also share our opinion on men wearing women's clothing and if we think fashion meme pages are a good thing or not. This is perhaps one of our best debates to date and we hope you enjoy it as well.  Make sure to follow our Instagram @burntdenim and check out our Youtube at Burnt Denim and leave a like, comment, and subscribe!
Sep 15
35 min
Rick Owens: From Boutique to Fashion Week
On this episode of Burnt Denim, we go through the history of one of the most influential modern American designers... Rick Owens. We cover his humble LA beginnings working for knockoff brands copying patterns, to his elevated status in Paris and his many designs seen throughout the world in multiple boutiques and fashion stores. We also talk about his influence on other designers and how he introduced many trends seen today, yet does not often receive credit where credit is due. So buckle up and get ready for a fun podcast where you will walk away knowing a little bit more than you did before. Make sure to share this episode with your friends and fam to help us continue and build the Burnt Denim fam. Follow us on Instagram @burntdenim to join the conversation, and check out our Youtube for a more immersive experience. We love y'all!
Sep 9
36 min
Is It Justified: Reselling Sneakers
On this episode of Burnt Denim we dive into the complex and heated debate over whether buying sneakers with the purpose to resell is justified or not. Get ready for a conversation that highlights the positives and negatives behind reselling sneakers. This one is near and dear to Nick and I's hearts, so we hope you enjoy! Also, we answer some questions from our viewers, such as how to build your wardrobe and how to get into fashion when you are just starting out! Make sure to follow our Instagram @burntdenim and check us out on Youtube at Burnt Denim and leave a like, comment, and subscribe!
Sep 5
36 min
Yeezy Season Approaching: The Rise of Kanye West
On this episode of Burnt Denim, we take a look at one of the most influential people on earth, Kanye West. We take a look at his rise in the music industry, his partnerships with brands such as Nike and Adidas, and follow the evolution of his personal style that has influenced the fashion community as a whole. Make sure to share this episode with your friends and fam to help us continue and build the Burnt Denim fam. Follow us on Instagram @burntdenim to join the conversation, and check out our Youtube for a more immersive experience! Love you
Sep 1
35 min
Is It Justified: Wearing Clothing Outside of Your Lifestyle
On this episode of Burnt Denim we ask the question of whether or not it is justified to wear clothing that is outside of your lifestyle. This means wearing Thrasher when you don't skate, Harley when you don't own a motorcycle, etc. We also answer a few questions from our viewers. So buckle up and get ready to join the conversation! Make sure to follow our Instagram @burntdenim and check us out on Youtube at Burnt Denim and leave a like and subscribe!
Aug 25
37 min
Reign Supreme: The Story of Supreme's Rise to the Top
In this episode of Burnt Denim, we dive into the history of streetwear's most prominent brand... Supreme. We go from the humble beginnings of Supreme as a place for skaters to hang out to an international symbol of hype. So tune in and get ready to learn not only how Supreme started, but also why it is so coveted today. Also, be sure to check out our Instagram @burntdenim and our new Youtube channel if you prefer watching us!
Aug 18
36 min
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