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HandCut Radio explores the world of men’s style and the fashion industry with insiders, aficionados and the most stylish men and women in the business.

Simon Crompton (Permanent Style) | #001

Simon Crompton (Permanent Style) | #001

Simon Crompton needs no introduction. In classic style circles he’s a household name; the founder of renowned men’s style website, Permanent Style. Simon’s built his online following over a period of 11 years, to the point where the website is now his full time occupation; delivering authoritative advice on the work of independent brands and craftspeople, as well as in-depth style advice articles for menswear fans.

In this episode, he talks about his decision to go full-time and his role as a menswear reviewer. We also explore some of the problems facing mainstream men’s lifestyle magazines today, and the problematic balance between commercial content and editorial. Finally, Simon goes to town on influencer culture, and the over-saturation of Instagram content in menswear.

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Tony Madsen-Sylvester & Scott Fraser Simpson | #002

Tony Madsen-Sylvester & Scott Fraser Simpson | #002

Aleks Cvetkovic | HandCut Radio Season One Teaser

Aleks Cvetkovic | HandCut Radio Season One Teaser