Best scandinavian podcasts we could find (Updated September 2018)
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Step into the world of style, innovation, and equality. Scandinavian MAN Radio Hour is a weekly podcast, hosted by editor-in-chief Konrad Olsson and managing editor Mattias Dellert, featuring interviews with some of the most influential personalities in Nordic fashion, entertainment, culture, and technology.
 
The Menswear Shift an interview show from Scandinavian MAN, featuring the most influential persons within global menswear today. Hosted by editor-in-chief Konrad Olsson.
 
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”We are seeing a redefinition of masculinity happening in Scandinavia right now.” Jacob Östberg is a professor of marketing at Stockholm University and has studied masculinity and consumption in Scandinavia. Together with designer T-Michael from Bergen, and Andrew Weitz from Los Angeles they discussed the state of masculinity today during our P ...…
 
”There is a different mindset when you are reading a printed product. You are really inviting someone into your world.” Three inside men from the world of international print publishing discuss the future of biannual magazines, how the fashion world is still perfectly suited for print, and where are headed next. This episode was recorded as par ...…
 
”The consumer won't buy an ugly product just because it’s eco-friendly. It has to be super nice.” Fredrik Ekström of Tretorn, Karl-Johan Bogefors of Filippa K, and Josefin Liljeqvist of her namesake brand Josefin Liljekvist are all working to change the fashion ecosystem. During this conversation at Pitti Uomo 94, we learn how brands can bring ...…
 
”The idea of a store that has a narrative and a very focused point-of-view is needed for the health of the industry.” Josh Peskowitz of Magasin in Los Angeles and Mats Klingberg of Trunk Clothiers in London both represent a new type of clothing store. In a panel discussion that took place during Pitti Uomo 94, the retailers talk about the need ...…
 
”I want to build a world that I would like to live in.” Johan Hellström is a beauty entrepreneur, hairdresser, and owner of ironic hair care brand Björn Axén. Johan was only 27 years old when we found out that he was the sole heir to Björn Axén’s entire life’s work. Björn Axén was an innovator in the field of hairdressing, learned his craft in ...…
 
”We want to bring the warmth, fun, and sexiness back to the brand.” Karl-Johan is the brand director at Filippa K and one of Sweden's most experienced fashion operatives, having worked with brands like JC, Malene Birger, Absolut, and COs. But he started his career at Filippa K, when he entered as the company’s 7th employee. During his first yea ...…
 
”It’s more socially acceptable for guys to be interested in and spend money on clothes.” Simon Crompton is a London based writer and the founder of menswear blog Permanentstyle.com which has over 300 000 readers and has been voted by The Times as one of the world's 15 best websites for menswear. Simon has a staggering body of work, having inter ...…
 
”With menswear, we’ve only scratched the surface.” Lalle Johnson is a highly influential stylist, designer, and consultant in men’s style. He has over three decades of experience in the industry, having worked everyone from the smallest boutique stores to the biggest Scandinavian brands. Lalle has seen the world of men’s style grow from a situa ...…
 
”The dream of going international was there from the beginning.” Andreas von der Heide, founder of Danish fashion brand Les Deux, has a fascinating background as an entrepreneur, coming from the world of business rather than design. At age 21 he gave himself the insurmountable task of creating a new lifestyle brand from the ground up, inspired ...…
 
”Guaranteeing the satisfaction of the customer is very important to us.” No Man Walks Alone represents a new type of boutique online store, where great selection and service is at the forefront of everything they do. They are not the big fish, but a niche menswear shop working out of a showroom in Manhattans still active, still unglamorous Garm ...…
 
”Going out to the world, being Scandinavian is an icebreaker. Everybody loves what we stand for.” In this episode we are revisiting the international launch of Scandinavian MAN in London last week. We speak to one of our most important retailers in the city, Jeremy Leslie of Magculture, and hear from one of the editor’s visiting our brand prese ...…
 
”I’ve been recognised more the last two years than I’ve been the last 50 years, and I’ve got Instagram to thank for that.” Nigel Cabourn is a British designer who has been in the fashion industry for five decades. In this episode, he talks about the evolution of menswear during his career, his collaboration with Swedish outerwear brand Peak Per ...…
 
”I think there is a paradigm shift happening right now.” This is a special retail episode of the Radio Hour. We are talking challenges and opportunities with Annelie Gullström, Head of Business Development at AMF Fastigheter and the woman who has overseen the creation of The Lobby, the new marketplace in Stockholm where we recently opened the S ...…
 
”I enjoy the honesty and clarity of the Mr Porter model.” Dan Rookwood is the outgoing US Editor of Mr Porter, where he has been instrumental in creating a new media/retail logic. Dan was recently drafted to Nike, where he is going to head up their global editorial content strategy. This conversation took place in New York in October last year, ...…
 
”The creatives are extremely important for the company, but nothing works unless you have the ability to actually make money”. Jan Carl Adelswärd is a well-known investor in the Swedish fashion industry and has previously worked with brands like Filippa K and Wesc. Today he is involved in companies like Sneakersnstuff, Stutterheim, and his own ...…
 
”There are two types of guys out there. Guys that geek out on fashion, and guys that don't give a shit.” Eric Jennings is a legend in the menswear industry, who up until recently served as the vice president and fashion director, menswear, home and beauty at Saks Fifth Avenue. Eric has been in the menswear industry all his adult life, and we me ...…
 
”You're always squeezed into standard sizes. That doesn't take into account that human beings are shaped very differently”. Finding the right fit was one of several problems that founders August Bard Bringéus and Jakob Dworsky wanted to solve when they started Asket. Scandinavian MAN met the duo to talk about the history of the brand, the onlin ...…
 
”Working for Andy was a dream come true.” The late Glenn O’Brien was a writer covering the worlds of art, music, and fashion. He got his start working for Andy Warhol at Interview Magazine in the 70s and then moved on to host TV Party, working for ArtForum, editing books, and writing The Style Guy column for Details and GQ. This conversation be ...…
 
”We are more about style than fashion, and what I love about it is that we never get uptight”. Christopher Bastin is the new Creative Director of the Danish menswear brand NN07. He has been in the fashion business for 25 years, working for brands like Acne Studios and Whyred. He is most famous for his 10 years at Gant, where he founded the icon ...…
 
”How I talk about clothes is how I talk about music and clothes.” This weeks guest is Lawrence Schlossman, brand director at the e-commerce site Grailed and host of the Failing Upwards podcast. In the early days of the #menswear movement, he ran the legendary blog Fuck Yeah Menswear, which later became a book and paved way for his work as edito ...…
 
”In Scandinavia, we want to dress up but also dress functionally”. Daniel Lindström, who this year celebrates 20 years as fashion director at Café Magazine (the GQ of Sweden), is one of the most influential fashion journalists in the Nordics. Scandinavian MAN met Daniel for a conversation about the evolution of men’s fashion, his fascination fo ...…
 
"Men are very calculated in the decisions that they make." Jeremy Kirkland is a New York-based menswear and tech consultant and the founder of the Blamo! Podcast. On his show, he interviews people that shape the menswear industry (not unlike The Menswear Shift), be he also covers culture and technology. In this conversation, Jeremy talks about ...…
 
”Our vision for Tictail is to build a category-defining business, one of the top five e-commerce businesses in the world”. Carl Rivera (formerly Waldecranz), CEO and co-founder of Tictail, talks about where his company is heading. Carl lives in New York, but Scandinavian MAN met Carl in his native Stockholm for a conversation about the highs an ...…
 
”The brands that are succeeding are the ones that are forever coherent.” Alessandro Agazzi is a Milan based menswear consultant and founder of the website TheStyleism.com. His background in the industry includes positions at Giorgio Armani, Maison Margiela, and Caruso. Despite being an avid Instagram personality himself, he had a lot to say abo ...…
 
”It forces us to think in a different way, and to be more creative in how to do the retail experience”. Interior designers Christian and Ruxandra Halleröd talks about the challenges they, and their customers, face when e-commerce is growing and retail is declining. The couple is famous for creating environments for brands like Acne Studios and ...…
 
”You have to have the willingness to fail, in order to move forward”. Tommy Fazio, Men’s Fashion Director at UBM, and responsible for PROJECT and MRket Shows, has a fascinating background in fashion. He got his start working for Calvin Klein, both the man and the brand, before moving on to Simon Spurr, Nordstrom, and Bergdorf Goodman, always in ...…
 
”People were interested because we were so much younger than everybody else at the fair. And it was pretty obvious that we were a duo, doing something, and we weren’t bloggers, so people asked what are they up to”. In their late teens Saman Amel and Dag Granath created a buzz at Pitti Uomo in Florence, Italy. It started with handmade ties, now ...…
 
”The word fashion is still quite daunting for a lot of men, but style is not.” Andrew Weitz, the founder of The Weitz Effect, is a style consultant in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Through his consultancy, he is helping some of the biggest stars and powerful executives in the entertainment industry with their personal style. Andrew is voted one of th ...…
 
”I’m happy to pay extra but I wanna know where it came from, I wanna know who made it. I want fewer better things, I wanna surround myself with things that last”. This is the second panel talk we recorded in the Scandinavian MAN Lounge at PROJECT Show last week, the biggest trade show for menswear in North America. Guests were Emma Ivert, Head ...…
 
”Today it is a two-way conversation. If a brand is not paying attention what consumers are telling them, very quickly they can become irrelevant.” This panel talk was recorded last week in the Scandinavian MAN Lounge at PROJECT Show, North Americas biggest trade show for menswear. Guests were Brian Trunzo, Senior Menswear Editor at WGSN, Jeremy ...…
 
”By telling the story of Bergen we tell the story of Norwegian Rain. And we make it sound brilliant even though we talk about rain”. In 2007 T. Michael and Alexander Helle launched the brand Norwegian Rain. It´s a hip rainwear brand inspired by Bergen, a massively creative city, but also one of the rainiest cities in Europe. Scandinavian MAN me ...…
 
”Unless you have the values of being a good person inside, it doesn't matter what you wear. You will look like a jerk." Michael Hainey is one of the most influential editors of present day. For 16 years, he was the Deputy Editor of GQ Magazine, before moving to Esquire almost two years ago, becoming their executive director of editorial. This i ...…
 
”I started dressing like that. People thought I was joking, that it was some kind of prank. But it wasn’t”. In the late 1990s skateboarder Ali Boulala challenged skate fashion when he and some friends introduced the ”punk rock meets Keith Richards” style to the scene. Now he is launching a new fashion project together with a Swedish skate brand ...…
 
”It doesn’t matter if it’s art, industrial design or fashion design. Everything I do, I do it because I want it myself. I’m the most selfish designer in the world.” Rasmus Wingårdh is one of the most well-known names in Nordic fashion. Through his work with brands like Uniform for the Dedicated, NN07, Baron Bags, CDLP, and Lavage Foncé, he has ...…
 
”We are entering a phase of fashion in general and menswear in particular where there is no one style. It's become all about self-expression.” Josh Peskowitz is a highly influential figure in international menswear. He was part of the first wave of the #menswear movement that started roughly a decade ago, writing for magazines like Fader and Ca ...…
 
"Fashion has become much more democratic". During the Scandinavian MAN Streetstyle Festival last year, we arranged a live symposium with three of the biggest names within men’s streetstyle photography: Guerre from New York, Robert Spangle from Los Angeles, and Jamie Ferguson from London. The conversation, led by Konrad Olsson, went deep into ho ...…
 
"I see Bergdorf Goodman as an organic, three‑dimensional representation of what a magazine should be.” Bruce Pask has spent his entire adult life in the fashion industry; from his first professional steps as a shop assistant at Paul Smith to his highly influential years at various editorial positions at GQ magazine. After a successful period as ...…
 
”We are still an independent brand, we don’t have anybody who tells us what to do. We don’t have any big shareholders that are expecting stuff”. Jockum Hallin, co-founder of Our Legacy, talks about how the brand has grown since the launch in 2005, and where they are now. Scandinavian MAN met Jockum for a conversation about his background in the ...…
 
”It’s really hard to start a brand. And to make it profitable is even harder, it’s almost impossible”. Alexander Stutterheim, the founder of Stutterheim Raincoats and knitwear brand John Sterner, is known for building brands with a personal story. Scandinavian MAN met Alexander to talk about his career and his life on the Swedish island Öland. ...…
 
”My agent and manager in the US were shocked that I wanted to take daddy leave”. Film director Tarik Saleh surprised his American colleagues when he decided to stay at home with his kid shortly after he won at the Sundance Film Festival. His latest movie The Nile Hilton Incident has received great reviews, as well as headlines when it was banne ...…
 
”I want to create a platform built on art and culture, design, music, film, TV, food, technology”. Entrepreneur and musician Kristin Riis is most famous for being the guitarist in the Danish band Nephew, but now he has launched something totally different. His new project, NordicLA, is a co-working space located in Los Angeles. Scandinavian MAN ...…
 
”Maybe it can mean the return of the gentleman.” Artist Jacob Felländer hopes that the #metoo movement will lead to more respect among people. His first solo show in the US opened this week at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami. Scandinavian MAN met Jacob in his studio and talked about why he became an artist, his use of artificial intelli ...…
 
”You are in a band when you’re in a kitchen, and it’s us against them”. Chef Marcus Samuelsson sees similarities between cooking and music. Scandinavian MAN sat down with Marcus to talk about his work, background, and his personal journey. He got famous for his work at restaurant Aquavit in the late 1990s. Now he has 32 restaurants in countries ...…
 
”Men have had enough chances”, says designer and photographer Johan Lindeberg. In this interview, he talks about his upcoming book and film projects, his life of soul searching, and why women should take over the leadership of the world. Johan Lindeberg has been in fashion since the early 1990s. As the founder of fashion brands J.Lindeberg and ...…
 
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