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The Pulled Thread

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The Pulled Thread is a podcast hosted by Olivia Aylmer and Abby Mitchell. Each episode, we pull on the threads of our favorite fashion moments to unravel the human stories behind the clothes.

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The Pulled Thread is a podcast hosted by Olivia Aylmer and Abby Mitchell. Each episode, we pull on the threads of our favorite fashion moments to unravel the human stories behind the clothes.

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The Pulled Thread

Latest release on Aug 22, 2016

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 3 days ago

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: Episode 6: The Man in Blue

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On this episode, we reflect on the legendary life of the late and beloved Bill Cunningham, the great chronicler of street style (before it was cool) and an embodiment of ethical fashion journalism.

Aug 22 2016

12mins

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Rank #2: (Sub)Cultural Appropriation: The Beats, 1950s

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This episode (the third and last in our series on appropriation of subcultural style) explores the complicated history of the Beat Generation: the vibrant, rebellious, literary movement that was flattened into a sartorial stereotype—otherwise known as

Jun 24 2016

28mins

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Rank #3: A Brief History of Denim

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In this episode (our second Fashion Field Trip), inspired by the Fashion Institute of Technology’s exhibit, “Denim: Fashion’s Frontier,” we walk you through denim’s long and storied history — from miners’ duds to a billion

May 16 2016

20mins

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Rank #4: (Sub)Cultural Appropriation: Punk, 1970s

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The third episode in our series on appropriation within the fashion industry focuses on the origins of punk culture in 1970’s London, and the grande dame of punk, Vivienne Westwood, who went from controversial, underground style icon to renowned designer.

Apr 04 2016

38mins

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Rank #5: Jacqueline de Ribes

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This episode centers on the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum’s exhibit, “Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style.” We discuss the Countess de Ribes’ remarkable life — the ways that she defied convention and forced her way

Feb 29 2016

19mins

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Rank #6: (Sub)Cultural Appropriation: Grunge, 1990s

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Episode 1 of a 3-part series about appropriation in the fashion industry. First: the story of a subculture that ultimately ended up in the pages of Vogue, courtesy of fashion’s ultimate cool kid, Marc Jacobs,

Feb 08 2016

28mins

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Rank #7: Introducing: The Pulled Thread

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The Pulled Thread is a new podcast hosted by Olivia Aylmer and Abby Mitchell. Each episode, we’ll pull on the threads of our favorite fashion moments throughout history to discover the human stories behind the

Feb 02 2016

3mins

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