Fashion Crimes Podcast

Fashion Crimes Podcast

We're the best fashion friends you never knew you needed. Making fun of ourselves, we report on the latest fashion crimes, so you can learn from the best and make sure you don't land on the worst dressed list. Personal stylist Holly Katz and Celebrity Stylist Nolan Meader are the fashion investigators... stopping the crimes of the innocent (and not so innocent) victims of terrible style choices. It's things we can't unsee. Fashion crimes committed by the people who have no clue they are stabbing us in the heart. Holly and Nolan, AKA the Hot Mess Express, roll in to brighten your day and report on today's crimes of fashion. In addition, we often sit down with influential industry figures and business owners - bringing you their sage advice and expertise. Check us out on www.fashioncrimespodcast.com!

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May 7, 2021 54 min

BFD ALERT: Personal stylist, published author and personal development coach Lauren Messiah, (not to mention Holly’s mentor and total BOSS chick) joins the show. She is a personal stylist known for her method of combining her entrepreneurial personal development courses to help develop one's style and goals. We get to the history of how she started her career, rising up and creating her business that has surpassed the million d...

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It’s the best time of the year, Award Show Season! Currently, we are recovering from the fashion tragedies that took place at the Oscars. Sadly, someone tried to kill Glenn Close by putting her in a terrible outfit but that's besides the point. She did redeem herself by doing 'Da Butt' so we gave her a pass. There are some elephants in the room that Nolan addresses, including Carey Mulligan and gold Valentino Couture. L...

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We are so lucky to score two fantastic guests for this special episode! Amanda Pearl Brotman is the founder and designer of AMANDA PEARL, a sustainable accessories and jewelry brand. Plus, Kelly Kratus Nelson, the Director of Operations for AMANDA PEARL, also joins the show. First, Amanda and Kelly speak about their revolutionary brand and the inspiration behind providing luxury jewelry at affordable prices. Amanda explains the dif...

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One of our favorite people ever, Stephanie Gardella, joins the show. She is the Chief Operating Officer, Resident Philosopher, & Nelipot at Ultimate Living & Hard Night Good Morning. In this episode, we go deep into Stephanie’s fashion crime history. She loves utility wear, isn’t a risk-taker, and HATES to shop. Also, Stephanie only has a few pairs of shoes, and she doesn’t care about bags. The excellent news is Stephanie l...

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April 9, 2021 29 min

We are coming up on over a year of this new Covid lifestyle. Not only has the pandemic turned everyone’s lives upside down, but it has totally turned the fashion industry on its head. In this episode we chat about the best 2020 fashion trends...(our favorite was obvi the face masks!) We love when a designer does a face mask; however horribly impractical they are.  As we scroll through the biggest sellers of the past year, (birks an...

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Ready to create a new life after your divorce? It's time to get glam for your court date because, yes, divorce style is a thing! In this juicy episode chat all about the Wall Street Journal's article, Forget Wedding Dresses. Divorce Style Has Arrived, by Rory Satran, Fashion Director of the WSJ where we learn about Mary-Kate Olsen's picture that went viral during her divorce proceeding. Does anyone in Hollywood ever sta...

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March 26, 2021 42 min

Happy Birthday Nolan!!!!

It’s the BestDayEver.com because it’s Nolan’s birthday today!!! So, Nolan had massive birthday plans for the first time, and obvi Covid threw a wrench in that process. Well, he still had a fantastic week as he was in INSTYLE mag this month! WHAT?!?! Best. Birthday. GIft. Ever. We chat all about his shopping trip in Boston, Nolan finally practicing his driving and spills the tea about his new fashionista fri...

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NEXT LEVEL ALERT!! 

This week is NEXT LEVEL with D'Andra Simmons joining us from the Real Housewives of Dallas. The fashion gods are smiling down upon us this week!  She is a pioneering businesswoman, skincare expert, philanthropist, and reality TV star. First, we dive into D'Andra's background and speak about the journey that led her to create such a thriving empire. Plus, she spills the tea about her fashion while fil...

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Are you ready to master the basics of personal style? We are over to the moon to have Holly Chayes join the show – she is a personal stylist and a new part of our posse. First, we dive into the inspiration behind Holly's fashion career. Her favorite part of fashion is when everyone knows who you are just by looking at your personal style. Then, we jump into what it's like having a fashion business during the pandemic and ho...

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March 5, 2021 45 min

Nobody loves red carpet fashion more than we do! So, what's going to happen with the red carpet during the 2021 Grammys?! Well, we think it's going to be a sad year for fashion history. First, we explain what the "red carpet" actually means when it comes to the Grammys and other award shows like the SAG and the Oscars. Nolan reveals his favorite Grammy look of ALL time (hint: it's pretty legendary). ...

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February 26, 2021 29 min

We jump right into the hottest debate that is all over the internet right now: ARE SKINNY JEANS OVER? We both give our hot takes on which jeans we LOVE and which jeans we can live without. Don’t miss the latest news - Ella Emhoff and Amanda Gorman signed with IMG Models. You will recognize them from the US inauguration. Plus, we talk about how Alber Elbaz has created a whole new system of dressing. However, we deliberate whether or...

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We are grateful to be joined by a podcasting legend, Jessica Kupferman. She is the co-host and co-founder of the She Podcasts brand. First, we dive right into Jessica's beef with online shopping. Her most significant fears when shopping are looking older, larger, and like wallpaper. However, we have some words for her! Just because someone is a specific size doesn't mean they can't be stylish. Plus, we dive into why it&...

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February 12, 2021 39 min

Nolan dives right into his most recent sales trip, where he found some adorable stuff, including the fashion item that he is most addicted to lately. Also, did anyone else make a New Year's Resolution to be more financially responsible? We divulge how that's going for Nolan. Later, we chat about the phenomenal outfits of Couture Week. Tune in as Nolan reveals how Valentino brought him to tears (it's only the second time...

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February 5, 2021 47 min

We are STOKED to be joined by Allison Daroie of Paridaez in Boston. At Paridaez, every piece of clothing changes into multiple different styles so women can seamlessly transition from any potential setting. For someone who didn’t know anything about fashion and garment construction, Allison was able to do enough research and learn from mentors to start her thriving company. Tune in as she gives loads of FREE advice about starting a...

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January 29, 2021 39 min

We are hitting the fashion game hard today because the idiot potato from the white house is gone, and guess what that means? Inauguration week!

It's the dawn of a new day, and who doesn't love inauguration fashion? We dive deep into what everyone was wearing for inauguration week. Spoiler: there were a lot of winners and not a lot of losers this year. Plus, we take a walk down memory lane and talk about Melania Trump's ...

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January 22, 2021 54 min

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Today, we are delighted to be joined by hip-hop celebrity stylist Kris Shelby. Kris dives deep into his story and explains how a chance meeting with Tyler Perry changed his entire life trajectory. Plus, Kris reveals the number one song that boosted his career and set the tone for his fashion journey. Later, we talk all about how well streetwear mixes with luxury designers. We are all ready for these new up and coming d...

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January 15, 2021 41 min

If you haven't figured it out already, this episode is all about perfume and cologne. Nolan has a freaky superpower where he can walk by someone and know exactly which one they are wearing. Some are so strong and memorable that you just never forget them. We talk about which ones we love, we hate and which ones to avoid. We discuss how much is too much and if it's unprofessional to wear fragrance at work. Plus, Nolan reveal...

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The details behind our visit to About Time at The Met Museum is the dish for the week. IT IS THE fashion exhibit that you DON'T want to miss-it sells out as soon as the museum opens which um, unfortunately, we learned the hard way.  It explores the symbiotic relationship between fashion and time. As you step into the time warp of the first room you are schooled on the relationship between the evolution of style and how it relat...

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December 31, 2020 53 min

Jennifer Hazzard; now a professional life coach and strategist has had a loooong fashion history.  Nolan met Jennifer during Fashion Week '18 and little did she know, he was out to make her his new fashion bestie.

We find out how her stellar connections from the hospitality industry led her to a career in fashion public relations. Jennifer reveals her stories on people, places and things that she couldn't "make up" ...

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Soneca Guadara is the creator of Style by Soneca, Lifestyle Blogger, Fashion Stylist, proud Latina and mom to four kids. Soneca speaks about how crazy her life is right now. 

Soneca is currently working with her personal clients about what to wear during the holidays. The most significant request Soneca gets is for people who want to get glam for their local dinners and zoom parties. 

For holiday shopping, she advises if you have t...

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