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Anya Hindmarch

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Help, I’m overwhelmed! Organise your life with business dynamo Anya Hindmarch

Postcards From Midlife

Running a global fashion empire while raising five children hasn’t been easy, but Anya Hindmarch has learnt a lot of really helpful stuff along the way and in this week’s episode she shares her pearls of wisdom with Trish and Lorraine.  Plus: doing our bit for climate change, time out treats and recommendations & a nostalgic trip to the roller disco Get in touch: hello@postcardsfrommidlife.com Disclaimer: All advice in this podcast is based on our own experiences. Please seek professional advice if you think you have any of the issues or conditions discussed in this episodeSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


5 Sep 2021

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Making the ordinary extraordinary, with Anya Hindmarch CBE

Conversations of Inspiration

Anya Hindmarch has forever been one of Holly’s biggest inspirations. Not only as a fashion accessories icon with her incredible artistry and creativity, but also because she really has set the bar in terms of holistic branding and true immersive experience. So, for Holly, this Conversation of Inspiration is a real moment in time.  Join this captivating conversation for a glimpse into the world through Anya’s eyes - both of the world as we know it today, and of a future filled with high streets built on fun and creativity working in harmony alongside our grandparents’ mantras of ‘make do & mend’ and ‘buy less, buy better’.  Driven by her passion and concern for the climate crisis, Anya is determined to use fashion as a platform for raising awareness, making people think twice and ultimately as a force for doing good.  Spoken with complete wisdom, Anya recounts what it takes to build not just a business, but a compelling and all-encompassing brand in order to make the ordinary extraordinary.


28 Jun 2021

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S7 Ep8: Anya Hindmarch and her Village people

My Wardrobe Malfunction with Susannah Constantine

This week's special guest, in the final episode of season seven, is designer, entrepreneur and author Anya Hindmarch! She and Susannah discuss lists, heels and label machines…Anya's new book, 'If If Doubt, Wash Your Hair', is out now.You can also find her at anyahindmarch.com and @anyahindmarch on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.Hope you've enjoyed this season - we're taking a break but will be back again in September.Thanks to our elegant house band ‘duo’. Find them at duoguitarmusic.com and @duoguitarmusic on their socials.And, of course, huge thanks to you for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe, check out the others and give us a five-star rating and review.Finally, we always love hearing from you - please email us at help@mywardmal.com. And you can also find us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube all @mywardmal, and on our website at mywardmal.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


27 Jun 2021

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12.7 Anya Hindmarch, Designer

How To Own The Room

Are you doing it your way? Viv Groskop talks to designer and businesswoman Anya Hindmarch about the value of authenticity. Anya reveals how neuro-linguistic programming and autogenic training helped her beat chronic stage fright. She argues that nerves are useful, that you know more than you think and that emotion is not only useful, it is the heart and soul of any business.  Anya's book If In Doubt Wash Your Hair is out now. Find out more about Anya at anyahindmarch.com  Viv's book, Lift As You Climb is out now. @vivgroskop


14 May 2021

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Episode 84: Anya Hindmarch

I'm Absolutely Fine! by The Midult

Are you suffering from an acute case of doubt? Then, according to this week’s guest, it’s time to wash your hair. Anya Hindmarch is the poster girl for kindness in an industry not renowned for its compassion. A leader in her field and a few others - Anya is brilliance in human form: creative, generous, innovative, organised. She has written a book called If In Doubt, Wash Your Hair, a guide to being kind to yourself and living a little more boldly. And who doesn’t need a dose of that? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


6 May 2021

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Anya Hindmarch on beating self doubt and why fashion needs to take some responsibility

The Shift (on life after 40) with Sam Baker

Entrepreneur and fashion designer Anya Hindmarch is the queen of practicality. The bags for which her eponymous label is famous have long been adored for their pockets, compartments, zips and the fact they’re not weighed down with hardware - I mean seriously who wants a bag that’s too heavy to carry when it’s EMPTY?! It’s that super-sensible but fun, creative approach that saw her lauded as Accessories Designer of the year at the British Fashion Awards. So it’s no surprise that her never-fail piece of advice - if In doubt, wash your hair - has become the title of her first book - Part life manual, part memoir, part business book and all “let’s be having you”.It also sums her up perfectly - light-hearted on the surface yet with a fiercely common sensical core. Anya joined me over zoom (where else?!) to talk self-doubt and learning to have faith in your own ability, bringing inclusivity and responsibility to the fashion industry, why emotion is a female superpower, being proudly not cool and why she’s passionate about pockets.You can buy all the books mentioned in this podcast at Bookshop.org, including the book that accompanies this podcast, The Shift: how I lost and found myself after 40 - and you can too by Sam Baker and If In Doubt Wash Your Hair by Anya Hindmarch.The Shift (on life after 40) with Sam Baker is created and hosted by Sam Baker and edited by Emily Sandford. I'd love to hear what you think - please rate and review, or let me know on twitter @sambaker or instagram @theothersambaker. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


4 May 2021

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The Travel Diaries

Today I’m joined by one of the most established names in British luxury - the designer and businesswoman, Anya Hindmarch. Anya started her accessories business as a teenager, inspired by the leather bags she saw on her travels in Italy. Within a few short years, her designs were stocked by some of the most prestigious fashion outlets around the world. She is known for using fashion as a force for good. Back in 2004, her £5 white tote bags, with the slogan “I’m not a plastic bag” written on them, graced the shoulders of A-listers around the world, sparking a global frenzy with queues of over 80,000 people outside Sainsbury’s shops, trying to get their hands on the canvas bags. More recently, during the pandemic, she’s worked with University College London to design a special holster for frontline NHS workers to wear, along with thousands of PPE gowns. Just as fashion takes inspiration from cultures and destinations all around the world, so too does Anya, whose travel diaries take us from Morocco and Myanmar to Japan, Italy and glamorous Mustique.Destination recap:Marrakech, Morocco El Fenn, MoroccoKasbah Beldi, Morocco Cap Ferrat, France Florence, Italy Mustique Park Hyatt, Tokyo, JapanTokyo, JapanPatagoniaEthiopiaBeirutEgyptIndia Inle Lake, Myanmar This episode is in memory of my beloved uncle, Anthony Lean. If you’re enjoying the podcast, then it would wonderful if you could leave a rating or a review - it really makes a big difference because it helps other people to discover the podcast. To hear future episodes as soon as they are released just search for The Travel Diaries on your podcast app of choice, and hit subscribe. To find out who’s joining me on next week’s episode, come and follow me on Instagram, I’m @hollyrubenstein - I’d love to hear from you. If you can’t wait until then, there’s always the first three seasons to catch up on, from Michael Palin to Rick Stein, and Sir Ranulph Fiennes to Dev Patel. Thank you so much for listening, and I’ll be back next week. Thank you to ancestry.co.uk for their support for today’s episode. And thank you also to Fujifilm. Book in your free trial with the Fujifilm X-S10 here. Today’s episode was recorded during the UK’s Covid-19 lockdown. It was produced by Holly Rubenstein. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


16 Mar 2021

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Anya Hindmarch: Designing With Purpose

Out of Office

Mother, stepmother, entrepreneur, author and globally recognised luxury handbag designer Anya Hindmarch joins Mallika Kapur for this special, live episode of Out of Office. The force behind the iconic "I'm not a plastic bag" tote discusses the accessory she's designed for healthcare workers in the UK, explains why closing stores - while bad for morale - has been good for her business, how the pandemic will reshape the fashion industry, and why the best piece of advice she has for you is, "If in doubt, wash your hair." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


4 Feb 2021

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Pieces of Me: My Life in Seven Garments

Designer Anya Hindmarch is a veritable ideas machine. The daughter of an entrepreneur father and a French teacher mother – who was “brilliant at presents” (prizes wrapped with beautiful bows inspired the original Anya Hindmarch logo) – Hindmarch started her accessories business as a teenager, inspired by the leather duffel bags she saw all around her on an early trip to Florence. One of the very first designers to stock her collection on NET-A-PORTER when the website launched in 2000, she attests to the “mood-altering” magic of a beautiful piece of craftsmanship, while ever-ready to exploit fashion’s extraordinary platform as a power for good. Indeed, her ability to spin an idea into a product and a pop-cultural moment saw her bring about a game-changing shift in plastics consumption with her ‘I’m Not A Plastic Bag’ initiative, as she explains in this special 20th anniversary episode of Pieces of Me.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


25 Jun 2020

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Amanpour: Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Richard Haass and Anya Hindmarch


Helle Thorning-Schmidt, co-chair of the Facebook oversight board, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the threat disinformation and conspiracy theories pose when gone unchecked. Thorning-Schmidt says that, over time, the board could challenge Facebook's community standards and impact its ads and its algorithm. Nikole Hannah-Jones won a Pulitzer Prize for The 1619 Project in the New York Times; a project that attempts to re-examine the legacy of slavery in the United States. She explains how journalist and civil rights leader Ida N. Wells became her source of inspiration and why today COVID-19 disproportionately affects African Americans. Our Walter Isaacson speaks to Richard Haass, author of "The World: A Brief Introduction," about why we as a world need to abandon rivalry and embrace cooperation if we are to solve not only the current pandemic but future crises such as climate change and terrorism. He reflects of the challenges of modern globalization and the tensions between the U.S. and China. And finally – Anya Hindmarch handbag and accessories Designer has turned her talents to help the NHS. She describes her “holdster” design for frontline health workers so they can carry personal items whilst saving lives.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


21 May 2020