Fashion Unzipped
Fashion Unzipped
The Telegraph
A show that takes fashion seriously - without the seriousness. From high street to haute couture.
Roksanda Illincic on dressing Michelle Obama, bold colours and why her daughter always knows best
The award-winning London Fashion Week designer takes Senior Fashion Editor, Emily Cronin behind the scenes at her East London studio to talk about fifteen years of her eponymous fashion label. She reveals how her Serbian roots inspire her use of bold colours, how architecture informs her creative decision-making and why she has started listening to her nine-year-old when it comes to fashion. Plus, having dressed everyone from Michelle Obama to the Duchess of Sussex, the designer tells us who she was most proud to see in one of her designs. Have a fashion question of your own? Or thoughts on what we should be covering on the podcast? Email unzipped@telegraph.co.uk or leave us a voicemail on 07867 162 170. Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph’s brilliant fashion news and commentary: www.telegraph.co.uk/fashionunzippedsub
Dec 25, 2019
35 min
The 2010s: A decade in fashion
The age of “woke”, the end of the circle of shame, the rise of Instagram. The Telegraph’s Senior Fashion Editors, Emily Cronin and Charlie Gowans-Eglinton are joined by Head of Fashion, Lisa Armstrong to unpick the last ten years in the fashion industry. How has our relationship with fast fashion changed? Are we more obsessed than ever with royal style? And which trends have stood the test of time? All is revealed within. Have a fashion question of your own? Or thoughts on what we should be covering on the podcast? Email unzipped@telegraph.co.uk or leave us a voicemail on 07867 162 170. Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph’s brilliant fashion news and commentary: www.telegraph.co.uk/fashionunzippedsub
Dec 19, 2019
46 min
A day in the life: London Fashion Week designer
Award-winning womenswear designer, Rejina Pyo joins The Telegraph’s Senior Fashion Editor, Charlie Gowans-Eglinton to reveal whether the job is as glamorous as it seems. She opens up about the pressures of owning your own label, how having a child has improved her work-life balance and the differences between working in the UK and her birthplace, South Korea. Plus Rejina and Charlie bond over a particularly formidable teacher they shared at the world-renowned Central Saint Martin’s art school. Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph’s brilliant fashion news and commentary: www.telegraph.co.uk/fashionunzippedsub Have a fashion question of your own? Or thoughts on what we should be covering on the show? Email unzipped@telegraph.co.uk or leave us a voicemail on 07867 162 170.
Dec 4, 2019
32 min
Dissecting the costumes of The Crown, one cigarette holder at a time
Netflix’s smash hit period drama is back and the costumes are more fabulous than ever. Olivia Colman takes the helm, Princess Anne is having a sartorial moment and the hats truly are fit for a Queen. So this week, Emily Cronin is joined in the studio by her colleagues on The Telegraph fashion desk, Caroline Leaper and Bethan Holt, to talk sherbet colours, nods to Prada and “investiture chic”. Plus, Caroline takes us behind the scenes of her interview with Erin Doherty, who plays the Princess Royal. Read Caroline's piece on the best outfits of Season 3: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/fashion/royals/crown-series-3-best-costumes-outfits-olivia-colman-helena-bonham/ Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph’s brilliant fashion news and commentary: www.telegraph.co.uk/fashionunzippedsub Have a fashion question of your own? Or thoughts on what we should be covering on the show? Email unzipped@telegraph.co.uk or leave us a voicemail on 07867 162 170.
Nov 20, 2019
27 min
A day in the life: Tech entrepreneur
The third instalment in our series giving you a behind-the-scenes look into the lives of those working in fashion industry. Victoria Prew is the first to admit she’s an unlikely fashionista. She tells The Telegraph’s Senior Fashion Editor, Charlie Gowans-Eglinton how she went from training as a chartered surveyor to owning what Forbes called “the Airbnb of fashion”: the UK’s first peer-to-peer fashion rental service, Hurr Collective. What’s it like quitting your full-time job to go it alone? Does she manage to strike a work-life balance? And how did she persuade investors sustainability wasn’t simply a fad? All is revealed within. Have a fashion question of your own? Or thoughts on what we should be covering on the show? Email unzipped@telegraph.co.uk or leave us a voicemail on 07867 162 170. Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph’s brilliant fashion news and commentary: www.telegraph.co.uk/fashionunzippedsub
Oct 30, 2019
23 min
Ask Unzipped: Leather jackets, sustainability and men in skirts
Fashion editors Emily Cronin and Charlie Gowans-Eglinton solve all your style problems. You’ve been in touch in your droves to ask where to find the perfect leather jacket, how to style bolder fashion choices and which trends you should avoid altogether this winter. Tune in for full sartorial enlightenment. Have a fashion question of your own? Or thoughts on what we should be covering on the podcast? Email unzipped@telegraph.co.uk or leave us a voicemail on 07867 162 170. Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph’s brilliant fashion news and commentary: www.telegraph.co.uk/fashionunzippedsub Listen to Moral Money: www.playpodca.st/moral-money
Oct 16, 2019
26 min
The answer to all your (fashion) problems
Looking for a new coat that doesn’t make you look like a tent? Wondering how often you should wash your cashmere? Or maybe you just want to know how to update your wardrobe for the new season? Emily and Charlie are here to answer all your questions! Call the Fashion Unzipped hotline on 07867162170 or email us at unzipped@telegraph.co.uk by the end of the day on Monday 14th October, and we’ll do our best to solve all your sartorial dilemmas!
Oct 10, 2019
1 min
Catwalk spats, Naomi Campbell and the return of the flare at Paris Fashion Week
Aaaand breathe. Fashion month is over once again, and The Telegraph’s Senior Fashion Editor, Charlie Gowans-Eglinton is hibernating away from the shows, parties and painful shoes in the comfort of our audio studio. Joining her this week are Bethan Holt and Caroline Leaper from the fashion desk, ready to discuss the designers that made the most impact, how flared jeans are having a moment and their best Paris recommendations. Plus, Charlie tells us what happened when she found herself distinctly under-dressed at a dinner hosted by the legendary Naomi Campbell. Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph’s brilliant fashion news and commentary: www.telegraph.co.uk/fashionunzippedsub Subscribe and give us a five star review on Apple Podcasts - and let us know what you think at unzipped@telegraph.co.uk Listen to Moral Money: https://www.playpodca.st/moral-money
Oct 3, 2019
35 min
Catwalk protests, the return of sex-appeal and how J-Lo stole the show at Milan Fashion Week
Stop three on the Telegraph fashion team’s whirlwind fashion month: it’s the city of glamour, Milan. Senior Fashion Editors, Charlie Gowans-Eglinton, Emily Cronin and Caroline Leaper dissect the week that was on the catwalks and swap their Milanese café tips. On the podcast menu: how designers are balancing their carbon footprints, why big bags are back and why brands our fashion editors aren’t ready for the return of “sexy” And, following her jaw-dropping appearance at the Versace show, Charlie reveal why she once ended up in J-Lo’s dressing room. Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph’s brilliant fashion news and commentary: www.telegraph.co.uk/fashionunzippedsub Subscribe and give us a five star review on Apple Podcasts - and let us know what you think at unzipped@telegraph.co.uk Listen to Moral Money: www.playpodca.st/moral-money
Sep 25, 2019
30 min
Flat shoes at the ready, it's London Fashion Week!
Fresh from the front row, Emily Cronin, Charlie Gowans-Eglinton and The Telegraph’s Head of Fashion, Lisa Armstrong give you their takes on the looks of the moment. On the podcast menu: which designers are putting sustainability front and centre, how to wear this season’s scarf and why our panel were particularly impressed by the spectacular locations of this London Fashion Week’s shows. Plus Lisa reveals all from her backstage conversation with Victoria Beckham. Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph’s brilliant fashion news and commentary: www.telegraph.co.uk/fashionunzippedsub Subscribe and give us a five star review on Apple Podcasts - and let us know what you think at unzipped@telegraph.co.uk Search 'Moral Money' on your preferred podcast app or listen here: www.playpodca.st/moral-money
Sep 18, 2019
33 min
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