Episode 17: Ruth Kelly | SAACHS

Ruth Kelly on finding her path to SSACHS and making change in the active apparel industry. Ruth Kelly is the head of materials and materials editor of SSACHS, a...

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Episode 16: Wayne Fan | Frontier.cool

Wayne Fan on bringing textiles to life in a digital world Wayne shares how the Frontier Textile Collaboration Program and other digital tools help bring fabrics to life while...

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Episode 15: Best of 2019

The Best of 2019 – Highlights from our guests Happy New Year! While in production with our new 2020 line-up of episodes, we wanted to share some highlights taken...

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Episode 14: James Morin | Flowfold

James Morin on how a small Maine-based company turned into an international brand James Morin, COO and president of sales for Flowfold – a brand of minimalist gear made...

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Episode 13: Gihan Amarasiriwardena | Ministry of Supply

Gihan Amarasiriwardena on inventing apparel that drives the industry forward Gihan Amarasiriwardena is the co-founder/president of Boston-based Ministry of Supply, a sleek and modern brand of performance professional apparel...

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Episode 12: Elizabeth Whelan | Elizabeth Whelan Design

Elizabeth Whelan is a textile designer with over two decades of experience whose materials can be found…

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Episode 11: Louisa Smith | Louisa Smith Textile Forcasting

With over 24 years international experience in the global fashion and textile industry, Louisa combines her creative know-how with market and product development intelligence…

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Episode 10: Emily Walzer | Textile Insights

Emily Walzer on her publishing career, views on latest trade shows and Textile Insights Those of you who follow performance textiles are most likely familiar with Emily Walzer, a...

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Episode 09: Jay Adams | Brass Clothing

Jay Adams of Brass Clothing on building a curated apparel collection and a strong community around it Jay Adams is co-founder of Brass Clothing, a collection of women’s foundation...

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Episode 08: Best of 2018

The Best of 2018 – Highlights from our guests As we are deep in production with our new Material Wise 2019 lineup, we wanted to review a few of...

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Episode 07: Myranda Caputo | Bespoke Branded Fit

Myranda Caputo of Bespoke Branded Fit on demystifying brand sizing and the future of fit standard With her 20 plus years of technical pattern making and product development experience...

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Episode 06: Justin Seale | ArchiTec

Justin Seale on combining his love of design, sourcing and travel to build ArchiTec After 20 plus years working in retail, product management and design for notable outdoor-related companies,...

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Episode 05: Rob Naughter | Patagonia

Rob Naughter with Patagonia On the Company’s Commitment to Sustainable/Traceable Textiles With the desire of working on material development with finished goods brands, Rob Naughter came knocking on Patagonia’s...

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Episode 04: Nick Armentrout | Ramblers Way

Nick Armentrout on creating an apparel brand from an all-American sustainable supply chain Nick Armentrout is the supply chain manager of Ramblers Way, a high-quality, sustainable apparel brand founded...

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Episode 03: Miles Spadone | Spadone Home

Miles Spadone on working with his sister, design approach and finding the right material to achieve crisp, clean architectural design Miles and Molly Spadone are the brother/sister duo of...

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Episode 02: Erin Bornstein | Timberland

Erin Bornstein: On developing the first design-lead footwear collection at Timberland Footwear designer, Erin Bornstein shares how she created the rare opportunity to have full control of the design...

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Episode 01: Jill McGowan | Jill McGowan, Inc.

Designer of the Great White Shirt: on timeless style, finding just the right fabric and what keeps her up at night While working as a pattern maker at the...

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Episode 00: Welcome to Material Wise

Your Podcast on Material Matters Material Wise is a new podcast created for those involved with or interested in the textiles and materials market hosted by Nancy Fendler, principal...

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