Episodes
Grace Bonney is a digital pioneer, a design expert, and the founder of Design*Sponge. She is also the author of best-selling books Design*Sponge at Home and In the Company of Women, the founder of Good Company magazine, and the host of the After the Jump podcast. Her latest book—Collective Wisdom: Lessons, Inspiration, and Advice from Women over 50, which will be released tomorrow, October 26—features unfiltered, eye-opening conversations with more than 100 diverse women. On this episode of...
Published 10/25/21
Israel-born, New York–based fashion designer Nili Lotan couldn’t go out of style if she tried. On this week’s episode, she tells Hillary how she got her start in the industry—including leading design teams at Ralph Lauren and Liz Claiborne—before creating her eponymous label at age 46. They also chat about her recent expansion into categories such as handbags and her best style advice of all time.
Published 10/20/21
Founded by Jessica Ewing, Literati is an innovative experiential book club for all ages dedicated to connecting people through the power of reading. Literati launched in 2017 as a unique try-before-you-buy book-curation service for kids, and in August 2020, the brand expanded to offer book clubs for adults led by thought leaders like Stephen Curry, Malala, and Cheryl Strayed. But before Ewing completely reshaped the art of book discovery, she worked in tech as a product manager at Google. In...
Published 10/18/21
Model, body-positivity advocate, and newly dawned influencer Remi Bader exploded last year when her realistic clothing hauls went absolutely viral on TikTok. Now, she’s been tapped by brands like Good American, Aerie, The RealReal, and Abercrombie & Fitch for her valuable insights. In this episode, Hillary chats with Remi about the behind-the-scenes aspect of her famous clothing hauls, her favorite size-inclusive brands she goes to first, and the fall essentials currently in her shopping...
Published 10/13/21
Sabeena Ladha—the founder and CEO of Deux, the good-for-you cookie dough company—is completely revolutionizing the relationship between health-conscious eating and notoriously sweet foods by refusing to compromise taste and health. Ladha launched the enhanced cookie dough with flavors like Chocolate Chip with immune support, Brownie Batter with collagen support, and Ginger Doodle with stress-relieving ingredients such as ashwagandha. Only about a year old, Deux has already landed on the...
Published 10/11/21
Simply put, Tracey Cunningham is a hair color god, responsible for the perfect hues on some of the biggest Hollywood names like Emma Stone, Halle Berry, Jennifer Lopez, and Margot Robbie. On this episode, she dishes on how to achieve those coveted looks, the colors her clients are requesting the most this fall, and just how to take care of your color—from the pre-salon checklist to the best ways to preserve color, and everything in between.
Published 10/06/21
To say Dany Garcia is a powerhouse is an understatement. In fact, her extensive list of accolades can speak for itself: She is the chairwoman and CEO of The Garcia Companies, an entertainment mogul, a founder, an investor, a philanthropist, a professional athlete, and a producer. From working on notable films like Baywatch and HBO’s iconic series Ballers to becoming the first woman to own an equal or majority stake in a major professional league in the U.S. (the XFL) to owning an incredibly...
Published 10/04/21
Ready-to-wear and bridal designer Monique Lhuillier's romantic and feminine aesthetic has been cherished in the fashion industry for quite some time now—25 years to be exact. On this episode, Hillary and Monique chat about everything the designer has accomplished over the past quarter century, from designing Britney Spears’ wedding dress to dressing eight major celebrities at the 2019 Golden Globes to being invited to the White House after dressing Michelle Obama.
Published 09/29/21
In 1997, Amy Smilovic launched the ultimate cool-girl brand, Tibi, and it was only a matter of time before it proved itself as a key player within the fashion industry. Then, in 2010, Smilovic took a major risk: She decided to completely redesign and reimagine the brand to align with her current aesthetic and feelings. With a newfound focus on what Smilovic refers to as “creative pragmatism” in mindset and style, she successfully pulled off a 180-degree rebranding. After 24 years, Tibi is...
Published 09/27/21
After a 10-year hiatus from music, singer, songwriter, and popstar Natalie Imbruglia is back with her sixth studio album, Firebird, out September 24. On this episode, Natalie tells Hillary how she found the confidence to return to her truest vocation after a harrowing bout of writer’s block, what we can expect from the highly anticipated project, and of course, about all those '90s ’fits that have never left our mood boards.  This episode is sponsored by Clarins NEW Total Eye Lift. In...
Published 09/22/21
Chances are you know Stephanie Shepherd as the former Chief Operating Officer of the Kardashian West Brands, but the environmental advocate has pivoted since she left the Kardashian empire into something of her own: Future Earth. Through Future Earth, Shepherd is meeting you wherever you are in your sustainability journey to living a lower-impact lifestyle. With almost 2 million followers, she’s dedicated her social platform and influence to inspire global activism. But before Shepherd became...
Published 09/20/21
Erica Cloud joins the show to talk about the 2021 Met Gala, for which she dressed both singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves and actor-producer Dan Levy. Erica brings us behind the scenes of what goes into the preparation of one of the biggest nights in fashion, how she interpreted the theme (In America: A Lexicon of Fashion) of this year’s event, and what it’s like to style multiple major Hollywood celebs.
Published 09/15/21
You might call Lisa Donovan—founder and CEO of the astrology app The Pattern—a genius entrepreneur, or you might call her a soul-reading wizard. In 2018, The Pattern went live in a public beta without any marketing or PR. Today, Donovan has grown the platform to over seven and a half million users, with notable fans like SZA and Channing Tatum. There’s no doubt that Donovan’s years of work developing The Pattern are shown in the app’s burgeoning success and scarily accurate insights, but it...
Published 09/13/21
On this week’s episode, Hillary speaks with Bridgerton costume designer Ellen Mirojnick, who brings us behind the scenes of creating the fashion and sartorial world of Shondaland which—the series that broke Netflix streaming records (82 million watchers and counting). Tune in to hear about the symbolism behind the distinct color palettes, how she makes the period piece feel modern, and creating the lookbook that spawned it all. Plus take a look inside Ellen’s latest project, the newly...
Published 09/08/21
Nana Agyemang is the CEO and founder of EveryStylishGirl (ESG) and EveryStylishGirl Biz, a company dedicated to the advancement of Black and Brown women in the media and fashion industry. Since 2017, ESG has provided over 15,000 women with the tools to become successful and feel professionally empowered through its annual Sip N’ Slay conferences and a plethora of online resources. There’s no denying that ESG is a testament to Agyemang’s vast industry knowledge and experience, which is why it...
Published 09/06/21
On this week’s episode, THE/THIRTY managing editor Sarah Yang sits down with our September cover star, rapper, comedian, and award-winning actress Awkwafina aka Nora Lum. Nora tells us what it was like to enter the Marvel Universe with her latest role in Shang-Chi, what she thinks about representation within the industry as a whole, and the unfortunate truth about visiting RadioShack after a Golden Globes win. Plus, she shares how she’s navigating fame, fashion, and her connection to family...
Published 09/01/21
Michelle Phan is a beauty powerhouse. She is the co-founder of Ipsy (a monthly subscription service that became the world’s largest beauty community), the founder of Em Cosmetics, and one of the first beauty digital influencers who—dare we say—created the first-ever YouTube makeup tutorial. Over the last decade, Phan has garnered a global community of over 10 million followers, has amassed over one billion views, and has created more than 350 videos. Today, Phan also educates her loyal...
Published 08/30/21
Stylist and designer Jason Rembert is the creative mastermind behind the looks on clients like Issa Rae, Mary J. Blige, and Lizzo and the stunning luxury ready-to-wear collections for his own line, Aliétte, which has been worn by Cardi B and Miley Cyrus. In this episode, Jason brings us inside his creative inspirations and process, shares his views on the responsibility to bring others up within the industry, and discusses his current obsessions in fashion. Plus, he's providing an inside look...
Published 08/25/21
Afton Vechery is the co-founder and CEO of Modern Fertility, an innovative healthcare company making personalized fertility information and support accessible to women everywhere. Vechery founded the company in 2017, and just this year, it was valued at $225 million during an acquisition by telehealth company Ro. It’s no surprise that prior to creating the brand, Vechery began her career in healthcare private equity, where she learned of the outdated practices and predatory pricing models...
Published 08/23/21
Editor in Chief Kat Collings returns to the pod alongside Editorial Director Lauren Eggertsen and Market Director Bobby Schuessler to talk everything fall trends, including what they’re looking to try, the items they’re planning to buy, and the unexpected trends making the biggest comeback. Plus, the team dishes on everything behind our editor-led, thoughtfully designed, brand-new line of ready-to-wear pieces, Who What Wear Collection, that's available to shop now at whowhatwearcollection.com.
Published 08/18/21
In founding clean skin-centric beauty line Ilia ten years ago, Sasha Plavsic was way ahead of the industry in what would become known as “clean beauty.” The brand began with a lip balm that was safe, effective, and natural and has since expanded into a full range of complexion formulas that consistently win beauty awards and put the brand in the top three growing brands at Sephora. But before Plavsic set out to create the change she wanted to see in the industry, she worked in branding for an...
Published 08/16/21
This week, Director of Content Strategy and Senior Managing Editor Drew Elovitz is back on the show to bring us behind the scenes of our August cover shoot with actress Sydney Sweeney (Euphoria, The White Lotus). Sydney dives deep into her process of preparing for a role, the book-to-screen development of her first production project starring Halsey, the upcoming The Players Club, and her unexpected hobby of rebuilding classic cars.
Published 08/11/21
In 2019, a chic and relatable new cookware company emerged, and soon the multitasking Always Pan dominated our Instagram feeds. Enter: Our Place. Co-founder and co-CEO Shiza Shahid built the brand with the mission of bringing people together through the power of home-cooking rooted in the modern multiethnic American kitchen. But before Shahid launched the beloved brand, her career path looked quite different. Out of school, she worked as a business analyst in Dubai before co-founding the...
Published 08/09/21
Karla Welch is a force to be reckoned with. She’s the founder of beloved classics brand X Karla, period underwear line Period by The Period Company, and most recently, the styling app Wishi. Also known for her impeccable body of work styling longtime clients Justin Bieber, Sarah Paulson, Tracee Ellis Ross, and many more, there is simply no stopping Karla Welch. Tune in to hear from a true talent who is equal parts progressive thought leader and fashion visionary.
Published 08/04/21
Chriselle Lim was one of the first digital influencers to enter the industry, paving the way for future content creators and entrepreneurs. Today, Lim has over 5 million followers across her various platforms and channels, inspiring women worldwide through her unique perspective on beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. But in 2020, Lim made a major career shift into an industry no one was quite anticipating: She co-founded Bümo, a platform bringing licensed educational childcare to the workplace....
Published 08/02/21