Bonus Ep: Hibana - The Road Less Travelled
Roddy speaks with Peter and Nick, founders of Hibana, reflecting on the week-long road trip they've had and the lessons they've learnt from businesses who shake up the status quo. Discover the UK's most inspiring independent brands at hibana.co.uk
13 Sep 2021
Ep 5: East London Liquor Co. - Decent Booze for Decent People at Decent Prices
Straight from their distillery and bar in the heart of East London, East London Liquor Co. make 'decent booze, for decent people, at decent prices.' Journalist Roddy Clarke sits down with Alex Wolpert, founder of ELLC, to discuss the importance of brands built for community, and why quality drinks shouldn't have to come at a high price. Discover more inspiring independent brands at hibana.co.uk.
8 Sep 2021
Ep 4: land&water - Simple Happiness, Bottled
The feeling of being on the cusp between dry land and water, bottled. With both beauty and bath products, this Cornwall-based brand makes the mental just as potent as the physical.Journalist Roddy Clarke sits down with Pix Ashworth, founder of land&water, to discuss the feeling of being by the coast, the inspiration for the brand, and the sustainability challenges of starting a body and bath business in the modern world. To discover more of the UK's most inspiring independent brands, go to hibana.co.uk or search 'Hibana Road Trip'.
1 Sep 2021
Ep 3: SIRPLUS - Making Pieces to Last a Lifetime
Having started out in the Portobello market, SIRPLUS took surplus material and made it, well, ultra-cool. From upcycled boxer shorts to patterned shirts, this is one brand to name drop.Journalist Roddy Clarke sits down with Henry Hales, founder of SIRPLUS to discuss how he ended going from market trader to store owner, and the importance of sustainability and quality in fast fashion world. To discover more of the UK's most inspiring independent brands, go to hibana.co.uk or search 'Hibana Road Trip'.
25 Aug 2021
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Ep 2: Two Drifters - The World's First Carbon Negative Rum
What do you get when a climate scientist, a shared love of rum, and a digital marketer meets? The world’s first carbon-negative rum, that tastes just as good as it looks.Journalist Roddy Clarke sits down with Gemma and Russ, founders of Two Drifters Rum Distillery to discover the story of how they went from an empty warehouse in Exeter to becoming the world's first carbon negative rum distillery. To discover more of the UK's most inspiring independent brands, go to hibana.co.uk or search 'Hibana Road Trip'.
18 Aug 2021
Ep 1: Hiut Denim Co. - 'Do One Thing Well'
Restoring what was lost: How Hiut Denim Co. brought denim production back to a small Welsh town in order to make the very best jeans in the world. Cardigan in Wales was home to the UK's biggest jeans factory until it closed down in 2002. Hiut Denim Co. came along to restore their town’s denim-making crown and aim to get 400 people their jobs back. Roddy Clarke sits down with Hiut Denim Co. Founders David and Clare to discover the story.To discover more of the UK's most inspiring independent brands, go to hibana.co.uk or search 'Hibana Road Trip'.
11 Aug 2021
Trailer: Four Wheels and a Founder
Episodes coming soon.
3 Aug 2021