The Roster Radio

The Roster Radio Podcast

Season 1: Fashion Camp takes you behind the scenes of India’s burgeoning fashion industry, with the driving forces of the community. Join Ilina Luthra as she asks her guests some difficult, some easy questions about the zeitgeists of the season, sustainability and Instagram and maps the difficulties of holding one’s own, in the industry.

Bonus Episode: Sasha's Fashion Camp
This was a bonus episode, recorded in the midst of the global pandemic. Reigning queen of costume jewellery, Sasha Grewal has been a Forbes 30-Under-30 honouree, a Vogue Fashion Fund winner and a successful entrepreneur since the inception of her jewellery brand, Outhouse, in 2012. Almost a decade later, she sits down with me to discuss the most important lessons in starting your own label, working with her sister, Kaabia, and a lot more. Tune in to learn from her how to expand the horizons of your business...

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Episode 6: Ekta's Fashion Camp
Creative consultant and stylist with over 20 years of experience, Ekta Rajani was at the helm of Grazia India for 7 of its most iconic years until she decided to walk the freelance path. Today, she freelances as a stylist and moonlights as a design consultant to leading labels in the industry. Around this time, in 2019, I flew from Delhi to Mumbai and we caught up in her sun lit home, where I witnessed the former Grazia Fashion Director's sunny disposition....

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Episode 5: Narresh's Fashion Camp
Disclaimer: This is a very endearing episode, with a profusion of giggles and exclamations. A year ago, co-founder of Shivan and Narresh, Narresh Kukreja joined host and ex-intern, Ilina Luthra in a nonchalant tête-à-tête about their exposure to international competitions - everything before the Netflix production, Next In Fashion - becoming India's front runners in swimwear design (a market most thought didn't exist) and taking other bold steps in Fashion....

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Episode 4: David’s Fashion Camp
Co-Founder of Abraham and Thakore, David Abraham sits down with host, Ilina Luthra to discuss his enriching education, the most misused word in the industry, - Sustainability -  his 3 decade long career and his world-renowned protégées....

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Episode 3: Suket’s Fashion Camp
Creative Director of his namesake label and winner of International Woolmark Prize for Menswear, Suket Dhir is force to be reckoned with. He shares with me, the perils of design school and how he followed his heart all while leaving a mark in what’s predominantly a womenswear industry...

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Episode 2: Nimish’s Fashion Camp
Creative Director at Bhaane India, Nimish Shah sits down with host, Ilina Luthra to discuss the shift in every day clothing, the influence of his time at British fashion house, Burberry and his big plans for Bhaane....

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Episode 1: Anaita Shroff Adajania's Fashion Camp
Anaita Shroff Adajania on the Future of Print | Fashion Director at Vogue India, Anaita Shroff Adajania sits down with host, Ilina Luthra to discuss selling aspirational fashion, dynamics of the Vogue family, the power of Instagram and the future of print. Music: Adhiraj Singh For comments, queries, speaker ideas, or sponsorship enquiries, please reach out at [email protected]