Laura Arrowsmith and Sophie Johnson have recognized one another since their first day at Birmingham Metropolis College the place they studied vogue and enterprise.
The 2 have been finest associates ever since and went to work within the vogue communications business.
However they have been known as again to present talks on their experiences at their previous college, and have been persuaded to enter lecturing not figuring out they might fall in love with it.
The Style Enterprise & Promotions lecturers needed to share their conversations and debates in regards to the vogue business with others, and began their very own podcast known as The Fashademix.
Laura, who’s from Ludlow, and Sophie, who’s from Stafford, solely began the podcast three months in the past and it has already taken the quantity three spot on iTunes vogue and wonder podcasts.
“We’re each vogue and enterprise lecturers and went to school collectively so have recognized one another a very very long time,” Laura mentioned.
“We felt there was a niche out there as corresponding to there wasn’t any podcasts completed by vogue lecturers discussing the business.
“As associates and colleagues, we have now so many discussions and chats with our college students and one another, we thought it might be nice to share them. About three or 4 years in the past we each predicted Topshop would collapse.
“The podcast has diversified business debates and discussions, we do not essentially agree on every little thing – Sophie may be very a lot into quick vogue whereas I’m extra into sustainability. Sophie and I’ve an excellent vary of contacts within the business as properly that we have now invited on to talk to us.”
The pair have had the house owners of Lounge Underwear, consumers from Superdry, content material creators from Within the Fashion and staff at GymShark on the podcast or lined as much as speak.
Laura added: “It has been overwhelming how properly it has completed, it has been properly acquired by so many individuals from college students to these within the business. Now we have had listeners from South Africa, the Netherlands and different place it is doing very well.
“We have been so shocked as properly to see it had reached the highest 10 vogue and wonder podcasts on iTunes. It was a long run purpose to get within the high 10 inside a 12 months or two. Now we have solely been doing it for 3 months and already we’re quantity three within the UK.”
Sophie has labored as a lecturer for seven years now after working in PR after college, and Laura has labored as a lecturer for 4 years after going into advertising straight from college.
Seek for The Fashademix on iTunes, Spotify or wherever you hearken to podcasts.