Rodeo Drive, now world-renowned, began as little more than a bridle path. Pioneering designers, hoteliers and entrepreneurs transformed it into a rival to New York’s Fifth Avenue — with sun, palm trees and Hollywood sizzle. Rodeo Drive-The Podcast connects listeners around the world with up to date stories about the past, present and future of this famed three-block stretch in Beverly Hills.
In Season One, fashion and design luminaries, retailers, and chroniclers including Rose Apodaca, Nicolas Bijan, James Bond, Joan Juliet Buck, Ruth E. Carter, Michael Chow, Simon Doonan, Pari Eshan, Robert Hayman, Stephen Jones OBE, Jay Leno, Faye McLeod, Dame Zandra Rhodes, Cameron Silver, Sergio Zambon and more speak with host Bronwyn Cosgrave about the intoxicating combination of fashion, art and entertainment that put Rodeo Drive on the map, what they envision for the future, and what is happening on the street as retailers and businesses navigate the pandemic amidst a moment of reckoning for racial and social justice.
In Season Two, the makers, creators, customers, commentators, and designers, who dreamed up Rodeo Drive and helped establish it as a global style destination, including Tom Blumenthal, Jose Eber, David Foster, Merle Ginsberg, Paul Goldberger, Stefano Ricci, Niccolò Ricci, Filippo Ricci and Bill Wiley are joined by Mattia Agazzi, Nicola Cagliata, Steven Gaines, Sara Gay Forden, Kathy Gohari, Iris Ko, Ming Liu, Royal Kennedy Rodgers, Greg Simonian, Kathy Vance, Rayni Williams and Tamtam, among others from around the world, who through new fashion, hospitality, media and entertainment ventures are heralding a new era for the iconic thoroughfare
Season Two of Rodeo Drive – The Podcast is presented by the Rodeo Drive Committee with the support of the City of Beverly Hills, The Hayman Family, Two Rodeo Drive, GEARYS and the Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau.
Check back in regularly for what’s next in the series.
Episode 8: Cuisine meets Couture: Mattia Agazzi and Humberto Leon
Episode 7: Time Moves On: The Modern Watch Collector
Episode 6: Halston, House of Gucci, and Hollywood
Episode 5: Destination 90210: The Allure of Beverly Hills
Episode 4: Flying High: The Story of Stefano Ricci
Episode 3: Kick the Sweatpants, Get Ready to Dress
Executive Producer: Lyn Winter
Host: Bronwyn Cosgrave
Written by Frances Anderton
Audio Engineer and Editor: Avishay Artsy
Theme music by Brian Banks
Production Coordinators: Livia Mandoul, Callie McConnell and Sila Genya.
Episode 8: Meet Moncler Genius Sergio Zambon and His Los Angeles Collaborators
Episode 7: High Style On The Road- From Jay Leno To James Bond
Episode 6: Rodeo Drive And The Red Carpet: The Show Must Go On
Episode 5: Noseprints Against The Glass: Windows By Simon Doonan and LVMH’s Faye Mcleod and Ansel Thompson
Episode 4: By Appointment Only, at The House of Bijan
Episode 3: Every Detail is The Universe- Michael Chow’s Design for Giorgio Armani
Executive Producer, Lyn Winter.
Host, Bronwyn Cosgrave.
Scriptwriter and Editor, Frances Anderton.
Editor and Audio Engineer, Avishay Artsy.
Theme music by Brian Banks.
Production Coordinators, Livia Mandoul and Callie McConnell.
Rodeo Drive – The Podcast is presented by the Rodeo Drive Committee with the support of the City of Beverly Hills.