Nobody ever informed me how a lot work and time it takes to make an actual podcast. An incredible podcast. One that is actually definitely worth the time you may in any other case spend, say, watching Smilf or Better Things (which I extremely advocate). Like you, I have been listening to podcasts for years, and rely one Terry Gross as my unofficial radio coach and mannequin interviewer. But here is the reality: Podcasts aren’t only a mic and a chat — they’re tiny artistic endeavors. Which is precisely how we have a look at every episode of UnStyled.
After months of prep — behind the scenes and within the studio — we launched Season 2 of Refinery29’s second podcast in early October. With company like Gabrielle Union, Miranda Kerr, mannequin icon Bethann Hardison, and feminist hero Naomi Wolf, the stakes have been HIGH to get it proper and make it GOOD. But in the long run, the time we take to analysis every visitor and discover simply the fitting theme to assist inform their most essential tales of the second makes all of the distinction. And actually, I believe it is why so many listeners take the time to depart highly effective critiques or ship me heartfelt messages of how a lot a dialogue about Stacy London ‘s yr of beginning over or Miranda Kerr’s restoration from despair made them really feel much less alone, and extra related.
To me, that is the entire level of UnStyled: To present us all how our experiences as girls and the way we transfer by the world informs our identities, our desires, our fears, and, in the end, our fashion.
As of at the moment, there’s solely two episodes of Season 2 left: This week’s, which debuted with InStyle editor-in-chief Laura Brown, and subsequent week’s episode, my season finale, with actor-activist Sophia Bush. While we speak about critical points that influence each single certainly one of us at sure factors in our lives — fertility, breakups, dream jobs, and the fixed wrestle to grasp our objective on the earth, well-known or not! — what stands out most in every episode is that this want to attach…the unmistakeable magic when girls communicate and pay attention to at least one one other.
So, the countdown is formally ON. If you have not already caught up with Season 2 of UnStyled, it is time for a binge. I is perhaps a bit biased, however I believe it is greater than price it. And I am ever grateful to you-all you lovely listeners and supporters—for making this season what it’s: a celebration of ladies being distinctive, highly effective, and endlessly claiming their future.
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