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Talking About Clothes with Holly Chayes

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.

Episodes
Nov. 26, 2020 [Change] Making the most of quarantine style with Courtney Lauran
In this conversation I’m speaking with Courtney, a self-care coach located in New York City, and the host of the …
Nov. 25, 2020 [Change] The ups and downs of capsule wardrobes with Ellen Leonard
In this conversation I’m speaking with Ellen, a health and wellness coach who, pre-Covid, was working primarily in person. Our …
Nov. 19, 2020 [Season Trailer] Change, 2020 Edition
In this season of the podcast, we’re having conversations about changes in our wardrobes and lives. These conversations took place …
Sept. 4, 2020 [Shopping Pre-Covid-19] High end bargain hunting and clothing related identity crises with Natalie Que
In this conversation we talk about identity crises, buying second hand, and high end bargain hunting, the masks we can …
Sept. 3, 2020 [Shopping Pre-Covid-19] Shopping as self-care and personal empowerment with Claudia & Bell
In this conversation we talk about loving shopping, shopping as part of your weekly routine and a way to carve …
Sept. 3, 2020 [Shopping Pre-Covid-19] Developing your own shopping POV with Jill Wolcott
In this conversation we talk about appreciating garments without feeling the need to obtain them, developing your own POV and …
Sept. 2, 2020 [Shopping Pre-Covid-19] Investment pieces, trends, and avoiding impulse purchases with Brittany Diego
In this conversation we talk about impulse buys, investment pieces, and trends, not buying yourself clothes and then having nothing …
Sept. 2, 2020 [Shopping Pre-Covid-19] The ups and downs of the shopping experience with Naomi Dunford
In this conversation we cover optimistic purchases, the trouble with not knowing what you don’t know, splitting your shopping between …
Sept. 1, 2020 [Shopping Pre-Covid-19] Changing your shopping mindset to change your experience with Heather Craik
In this conversation we talk about changing your shopping mindset and how that influences your shopping experience, trying on anything …
Sept. 1, 2020 [Shopping Pre-Covid-19] Frustrating shopping experiences, quality clothes and big life transitions with Gwen Juleus
In this conversation we talk about keeping quality items regardless of trends, and also going about trying to find those …
Aug. 20, 2020 [Season Trailer] Shopping Pre-Covid-19
In this season we're having conversations about shopping in the Pre-Covid-19 version of normality. These conversations took place between the …
June 15, 2020 Show Up – Wrapping The Self Made Wardrobe Revisited
This is the final episode of season three of Talking About Clothes. In it, I talk about how the hardest …
May 14, 2020 Rethinking (Wardrobe) Staples
One of the things that I wore pretty much every single day prior to doing this self made wardrobe project …
April 23, 2020 Let Your Body Adapt. It has clothing preferences just like you.
I know I'm not the only one who makes snap judgments about my clothes. Especially when I first try a …
April 14, 2020 A Quality Garment from Cheap Materials - is it possible?
Like with food, a really good high quality fabric is going to give you incredible results even if your skill …
April 8, 2020 Getting the Job Done (at the very last minute)
I'm pretty sure if I had had all of the time in the world, I wouldn't have come up with …
April 7, 2020 Wasting Time
Time seems like a very bizarre concept right now. It has that funny quality of not really being solid anymore …
April 6, 2020 No patience? No problem
"Oh, I don't have patience for that." I can't tell you how many times I've been told that while knitting …
April 3, 2020 A Sweater is a Sweater No Matter How Messy
Knitting this sweater was a hot mess. It was messy, it was ugly. It involved a lot of cursing and …
April 2, 2020 Wanna Look Like Audrey Hepburn? I guess I didn’t…
Looking back on this year long project, I'm almost as much amazed by the garments I didn't wear as the …
April 1, 2020 If it feels like cheating, it probably is.
One of the first things I had to contend with when setting up this project was: what was I going …
March 31, 2020 The Self Made Wardrobe Revisited
I had originally planned on bringing you the third collection full of incredible conversations with wonderful guests all focused around …
March 22, 2020 [Special] Cleaning Out Your Closet
Everything seems to have turned upside down since the second season of the podcast came out last week. And it …
March 9, 2020 Living Through the Personal Style Movie Montage a conversation with Naomi Dunford
Our conversation includes making style rules that fit your environment, buying really nice clothes that you never wear and that …
March 9, 2020 Being Kind to Yourself About Your Personal Style a conversation with Amy Crook
Our conversation covers constructing a life that supports your self expression, not compromising on style or physical comfort, the power …
March 9, 2020 Efficient Personal Style a conversation with Shanna Mann
Our conversation about personal style touches on ditching rules in favor of creating style guidelines, letting utility and comfort inform …
March 9, 2020 Reflecting Your Personal Growth in Your Personal Style a conversation with Anung Vilay
In our conversation, we discuss style evolutions and experimenting with your style, caring less about how you look as you …
March 9, 2020 Bending Your Personal Style to Your Personal Circumstances a conversation with Briar Harvey
In this conversation we talk about the importance of clothes that are easy, plain and simple, rebuilding a wardrobe to …
March 9, 2020 Personal Style From the Inside Out a conversation with Stacy Soderholm
In this conversation we touch on developing clothing habits that stay with you for your entire life, opting out of …
Jan. 30, 2020 Going About Finding Comfortable Clothing a conversation with Shanna Mann
Our conversation around comfort touches on utility as a wellspring for comfortable clothing. Comfortable undergarments in both fit and construction, …
Jan. 30, 2020 The Difference Between Looking Good and Feeling Good in Your Clothes a conversation with Liz
Our conversation on comfort ranges from discussing the importance of layers, flexibility and preparedness in being dressed comfortably. Versatility as …
Jan. 30, 2020 The Comfort of Not Fussing a conversation with Jill Wolcott
In my conversation with Jill, we touched on always being comfortable without resorting to yoga pants day in and day …
Jan. 30, 2020 Learning and Relearning to Dress Comfortably a conversation with Briar Harvey
In this episode we talk about comfort as it pertains to dressing with a chronic illness and allergies, refusing to …
Jan. 30, 2020 Where Confidence and Comfort Overlap in Your Closet a conversation with Heather Craik
In our conversation we discussed how comfort and confidence overlap and impact each other. Making sure your clothing isn't constricting …
Jan. 30, 2020 Prioritizing Comfort a conversation with Amy Crook
In this conversation, we talk about physical comfort in the fit and materials of our clothes. Where to find comfortable …
Jan. 9, 2020 Welcome to Talking About Clothes
Welcome to Talking About Clothes with Holly Chayes, where we explore what impact our clothes have on us, so that …