Sew & Tell

Premiere DateJan 3, 2014
Categories Media Talk
00:00 DJ Marie (Underneath: Fresh Strawberries Franz Ferdinand)
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03:40 Interview with Jenn Rogien of HBO’s “Girls”
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17:34 DJ Marie
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19:05 Shuggie Foxygen
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22:18 DJ Marie
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23:52 Interview with Jenni Avins of Closettour and NY Magazine’s “The Cut”
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31:50 DJ Marie
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33:42 Ride On / Right On Phosphorescent
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37:17 DJ Marie
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38:43 Interview with Eden Miller of Cabiria
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47:05 DJ Marie
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49:10 Acetate Volcano Choir
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53:55 DJ Marie
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54:58 Interview with Sari Azout and Sari Bibliowicz of Bib + Tuck
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59:19 DJ Marie
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61:07 We Sink Chvrches
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64:42 Finish
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Happy New Year! Welcome to the first Sew & Tell of 2014! Before we run full steam ahead into a new cycle of fashion trends, news, designs, and iconic moments, I thought it would be nice to take a look back at 2013. It was a year of genuinely remarkable, distinguished guests; so much so that it was very difficult for me to narrow down the content for today’s show! But in the end, I selected clips from a handful of interviews that I felt defined the breadth and diversity of Sew & Tell’s 2013 broadcasts.

Today, you’ll hear brief excerpts from my interviews with: Jenn Rogien, costume designer for HBO’s Girls and the Netflix original Orange Is the New Black; Jenni Avins, fashion journalist for NY Magazine’s “The Cut,” Wall Street Journal’s style section, and her own site, Closettour; designer Eden Miller of Cabiria, who had the historic distinction of being the first ever plus size label to show during New York Fashion Week; and Sari Azout and Sari Bibliowicz, two childhood best friends with a fashion obsession, who turned their compulsive clothes sharing habits into one of this year’s hottest fashion merchandise sites.

Plus, I’ve culled music tracks for today’s show from a few of my personal favorite releases of 2013 – you’ll hear songs today off this past year’s releases from Foxygen, Phosphorescent, Volcano Choir, and Chvrches. So join us as we say a fond & fashionable farewell to 2013; out with the old & in with the new on BreakThru Radio!

“Sew & Tell” Highlights of 2013

Jenn Rogien, costume designer for HBO’s Girls
(Photos courtesy of Jenn Rogien & HBO, respectively)


“Girls” returns to HBO on Jan. 12th for Season 3!

Jenni Avins, writer for New York Magazine’s “The Cut” & founder of Closettour
(Photos courtesy of Jenni Avins)

Jenni with the Edun team

Twinsies with Kylie!

Eden Miller of Cabiria
(Photos courtesy of Madison Plus Select)

Sari Azout & Sari Bibliowicz of Bib + Tuck
(Photos courtesy of Bib + Tuck)

Tuckable goods from Sari A.’s closet

Tuckable goods from Sari B.

A few other highlight shows from 2013!


*Greta Eagan of FASHIONmeGREEN
*Helen Storey of Catalytic Clothing
*Anna Lynett Moss of CHIYOME
*Lizzie Garrett of Tomboy Style
*Designer Natalia Allen
*Designer Cecilia de Bucourt
*Kaytee Riek from Sum of Us, a non-profit fighting for global fair business practices
*Jeremy Sommers and Indhra Chagoury of We Are Handsome
*Avis Cardella of Spent
*Dr. Jacqueline Atkins, textile historian and author of Wearing Propaganda
*Irina Vodar of the documentary Miss Gulag, about a beauty pageant held in a Siberian women’s prison
*Pia Interlandi of Garments for the Grave
*Discussing fashion in film with sartorial cinephile Anthony Platipodis

A few more favorite designer/retail discoveries from 2013:
*Mi Golondrina
*CARLEEN
*Zady
*Askov Finlayson
*Swords-Smith
*Ethica
*Modavanti


Phosphorescent
(Photo by Curtis Wayne Millard)
Dec 18 – 21 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
Jan 21 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
Jan 22 – 9:30 Club – Washington, D.C.
Jan 24 – Neighborhood Theatre – Charlotte, NC
Jan 25 – Center Stage Theater – Atlanta, GA
Jan 27 – Firebird – St. Louis, MO
Jan 28 – The Vogue Theatre – Indianapolis, IN
Jan 30 – A & R Music Bar – Columbus, OH
Jan 31 – Mr. Small’s Theatre – Millvale, PA
Feb 1 – Virgin Mobile Mod Club – Toronto, Ontario
Feb 3 – Arts Riot Studio – Burlington, VT
Feb 4 – The Sinclair – Cambridge, MA
Feb 5 – Spaceland Ballroom – Hamden, CT
July 12 – Barclaycard British Summer Time @ Hyde Park – London, United Kingdom
July 17 – 20 – Latitude Festival @ Henham Park – Beccles, United Kingdom


Volcano Choir
(Photo by Cameron Wittig)
Jan 14 – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
Jan 17 – The Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
Jan 18 – Fonda Theatre – Hollywood, CA
Jan 19 – House of Blues – San Diego, CA
Jan 21 – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
Jan 23 – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
Jan 24 – Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, British Columbia
Jan 25 – Neptune Theatre – Seattle, WA


Chvrches
(Photo by Eliot Lee Hazel)
Jan 25 – St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival @ The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay – Singapore
Jan 27 – St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival @ Silo Park – Auckland, New Zealand
Jan 29 – The Forum Theatre – Melbourne, Australia
Jan 31 – St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival @ RNA Showgrounds – Fortitude Valley, Australia
Feb 1 – St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival @ FCAC & The River’s Edge Footscray – Melbourne, Australia
Feb 2 – St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival @ Sydney College of the Arts – Sydney, Australia
Feb 4 – Metro Theatre – Sydney, Australia
Feb 7 – St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival @ Harts Mill Port – Adelaide, Australia
Feb 8 – St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival @ Esplanade Park & West End – Fremantle, Australia
Feb 15 & 16 – Hostess Club Weekender – Tokyo, Japan
March 5 – The Academy – Dublin, Ireland
March 7 – O2 Academy Newcastle – Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
March 8 – Barrowland Ballroom – Glasgow, United Kingdom
March 9 – Student Union @ Leeds Metropolitan University – Leeds, United Kingdom
March 10 – The Institute – Birmingham, United Kingdom
March 12 – The Junction – Cambridge, United Kingdom
March 13 – Great Hall @ Cardiff University – Cardiff, United Kingdom
March 14 & 15 – The Forum – London, United Kingdom
March 17 – Le Trianon – Paris, France
March 18 – TRIX Centrum voor Muziek – Antwerp, Belgium
March 19 – Paradiso Grote Zaal – Amsterdam, Netherlands
March 21 – Batschkapp – Frankfurt, Germany
March 22 – Komplex 457 – Zurich, Switzerland
March 24 – Muffathalle – Munich, Germany
March 25 – Astra Kulturhaus – Berlin, Germany
April 21 – Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ
April 22 – The Depot – Salt Lake City, UT
April 24 – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
April 28 – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC
April 29 – 9:30 Club – Washington, D.C.
May 2 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY

Host Britt
Britt (formerly DJ Marie) has a passion for all forms of art, as well as for the creative process. She has a BA in Communications/Theater and a Post-Bacc in Photography from Maine Media Workshops. Britt began…

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