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Talking about Clothes

Talking About Clothes is a podcast where I talk with people about their clothes.

It’s really as simple as that.

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Talking About Clothes with Holly Chayes is a seasonal podcast, where I talk about clothes with people who wear them. Regardless of how fashionable or stylish we think we are (or are not), we all wear clothes.

In this podcast, we explore the depths of some of the most intimate times in our lives without shame or guilt. Each season focuses on a theme, where guests share their personal perspective on that particular topic.

As frivolous as fashion can sometimes be, style can also...

  • give us permission! Permission to show up, to love ourselves, to BE ourselves, to find ourselves.
  • be a mirror! If all the world's a stage, you know your costume matters.
  • act as a vehicle! A vehicle to leveling up your life, overcoming insecurites, wearing your values.
  • be the right tool for the job! Shoes and bags are just as much tools as hammers and saws.
  • add sparkle and light and levity to a world that is sometimes really dark.

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Previous Collections...

Revisiting the Self Made Wardrobe Project

In this season of the podcast instead of interviewing a variety of guests around a single topic, I’m revisiting an extreme wardrobe challenge I did five years ago called The Self Made Wardrobe Project.

During this project, I wore no store bought clothes for a whole year. Instead, I only wore clothes I had made.

Your Personal Style

Personal style is incredibly personal. In this season of Talking About Clothes we dive into those complexities.

We look at how style evolves throughout your life, the importance of owning your own personal style (rather than only modeling it after someone else’s), the values that inform the clothes we choose to wear, childhood influences on our fashion choices, and the process of uncovering what our style actually is (and in some ways, therefore, finding out who we are).

Comfort

In this first collection we discuss the many layers of comfort when it comes to our clothing. From physically comfortable, to weather appropriate, to emotionally comforting, to confidence building and psychologically comfortable clothes that you feel good in, this collection touches on it all.

Clothing is some of the most intimate items in our lives so finding our perfect balance of comfortable and self-confident is what most of us are striving for.

Special Episodes...

[Special] Cleaning Out Your Closet

[Published on March 22, 2020]

Everything seems to have turned upside down since the second season of the podcast came out last week. And it is probable that the third season will be at least a little bit delayed from the original podcast production schedule. So I wanted to drop you a little note.

I don’t know how you are, but it is my deepest hope that this finds you and those you love well, or well enough in this very moment.

In the moment of this writing, on March 21st, 2020, at very early in the morning, I am reminded of the process of cleaning out a closet.

Stay up to date between seasons!

You'll get podcast updates and also periodic style articles and updates on what else is new.

"Style is so much more conditioned than I ever realized. I always fancied myself unique, but this week showed me that I still have work to do in terms of wearing what I want to wear without concern for how it makes anyone else feel."
Liz Fisher
NYC

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