Sew & Tell

Premiere DateApr 27, 2012
Categories Media Talk
00:00 DJ Marie (Underneath: But It's Alright Sugarman 3)
02:25 Interview with Emily Benson of The Fashion Truck
08:36 DJ Marie
09:54 Hard To Be Close Here We Go Magic
13:34 Some People Say Allo Darlin'
17:08 Nancy From Now On Father John Misty
20:50 DJ Marie
21:50 Interview with Emily Benson
29:12 DJ Marie
30:24 I'll Do Most Anything For Your Love Andre Williams & The Sadies
33:21 Black Dress Blue Boom Chick
35:46 I Took Note Diamond Rugs
38:24 DJ Marie
39:19 Interview with Emily Benson
47:43 DJ Marie
48:58 Radio Girls The Phenomenal Handclap Band
52:47 Finish

Summer’s almost here!! No. Really. Despite whatever craziness is happening with the weather, warm sunshine really is making a comeback, and along with it – summer dresses and all good things! Which, in city life, also means the return of food trucks!
But what if you could eat a Korean-fusion truck taco while SHOPPING on a truck?? Too good to be true? Or just the brainchild of a visionary? Lucky for us, it’s the latter. Emily Benson is owner & operator of The Fashion Truck, a Boston-based mobile boutique filled with unique apparel & accessories. Emily is dedicated to individual attention for customers and designers alike, so she fills her truck with both local and national labels, and personally greets each face that comes through the door. And she’s committed to making her fashion affordable, so you can walk out the door with new earrings, necklace, handbag, dress and coat, for under $200! What more could a street style savvy ask for?
On today’s show, Emily talks shop about her truck shop, some of the unique challenges and rewards of running a small mobile business, some of the Boston area labels she loves, and future plans to (ohyesplease!) bring The Fashion Truck to other cities.
Plus, tons of great new music on the show! We’ve got tracks from supergroup Diamond Rugs, Brooklyn’s own Boom Chick, Allo Darlin’, Here We Go Magic, and more! So grab your smartphone and warm up that Twitter finger… truck season is back in fashion!

The Fashion Truck, by Emily Benson
(Photos Courtesy of The Fashion Truck)

The truck has it all! From beautiful new summer dresses in bold colors…

…to cute cocktail rings…

…gorgeous scarves…

…a fresh & funky clutch…

…and the hooded wrap sweater, a Fashion Truck classic!

*Be sure to check out Emily’s style blog and Facebook page for updates on events, new inventory, and style tips!


Here We Go Magic
(Photo by Greg Mitnick)
May 11 & 12 – Tom Tom Festival – Charlottesville, VA
May 14 – Black Cat – Washington, D.C.
May 15 – Brillobox – Pittsburgh, PA
May 16 – The Bishop – Bloomington, IN
May 17 – The Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL
May 18 – Stonefly Brewery – Milwaukee, WI
May 19 – 400 Bar – Minneapolis, MN
May 21 – Hi-Dive – Denver, CO
May 22 – Belly Up Aspen – Aspen, CO
May 24 – The Linen Building – Boise, ID
May 25 – 28 – Gorge Amphitheatre – George, WA
June 7 – 10 – Bonnaroo Music Festival – Manchester, TN
June 12 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA
June 14 – Soda Bar – San Diego, CA
June 15 – The Echo – Los Angeles, CA
June 16 – The Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
June 18 – Sons of Hermann Hall – Dallas, TX
June 19 – The Parish – Austin, TX


Allo Darlin’
(Photo by Nik Vestburg)
April 27 – Local 506 – Chapel Hill, NC
April 28 – 529 – Atlanta, GA
April 30 – Spanish Moon – Baton Rouge, LA
May 1 – Mohawk – Austin, TX
May 3 – Santa Fe Brewing Company – Santa Fe, NM
May 4 – Club Congress – Tucson, AZ
May 5 – The Echo – Los Angeles, CA
May 6 – The Casbah – San Diego, CA
May 8 – Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA
May 9 – Origami Lounge – Chico, CA
May 10 – Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR
May 11 – The Vera Project – Seattle, WA
May 14 – First Ave/7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN
May 15 – Schuba’s Tavern – Chicago, IL
May 16 – Beachland Tavern – Cleveland, OH
May 18 – Cafe Nine – New Haven, CT
May 19 – NYC Popfest – Brooklyn, NY


Boom Chick
(Photo by Zach Callahan)
April 27 – Live Wire Music Hall – Savannah, GA
April 28 – Will’s Pub – Orlando, FL
May 10 – The Stage – Miami, FL
May 16 – Local 506 – Chapel Hill, NC
June 7 – The Plough And Stars – Cambridge, MA
June 11 – Beachland Tavern – Cleveland, OH

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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