the drop is an investigative, mindful, and creative dive into the future through the lenses of fashion and design. Established by MA Fashion Futures graduates Amy Foster-Taylor, Bronwyn Seier, Claire Weiss, Pippa Smart, the podcast series explores some of the biggest issues facing the fashion industry and humans in general. From climate change to ocean plastics to globalisation, this series looks deep into some of our generations biggest issues with industry recognised panel guests.
The podcast series hopes that listeners will learn to always be open-minded and ask questions about issues facing the fashion industry and humanity as a whole. The first episode features scientist and activist, Dr Lucy Gilliam talking to host Bronwyn Seier about how to use positive stories to change behaviour. Lucy co-founded Exxpedition, a series of all women sailing voyages that journey the globe to uncover the truth about ocean plastics.
Other guests on the podcast include Laura Hunter, creative director at change agency, Futerra. Laura discusses how to deliver sustainable products and brands to her clients’ audiences and tells us how Futerra is tackling climate change through optimism, plus designer Richard Malone, who tells his story of campaigning for #Repealthe8th on Ireland’s recent abortion referendum. Richard speaks about fashion’s struggle to get political, and its elitism. the drop also shares his open letter to Vogue.
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