In the early 2000s, mass fashion and high fashion collided at Paris couture Fashion Week. Instigated by former Vogue editor Sally Singer for a Vogue April 2003 feature, Gela Nash-Taylor and Pamela Skaist-Levy, founders of Juicy Couture, won the hearts of high fashion’s most revered names. Their signature zip-ups and tracksuits dominated the marketplace and popular culture. Learn how Juicy became the unofficial uniform for Los Angeles types and twenty-something women in the know and the eventual guilty pleasure of couture designers. Hear the story of how the brand’s founders made Juicy Couture into an athleisure wear empire that remains an undeniable force in fashion today.
Episode featuring: Pamela Skaist-Levy, Gela Nash-Taylor, Sally Singer, Kate Young, and Rachel Zoe. Hosted by Hamish Bowles.
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