S2 E3: The Femininity of Things with Kathleen GuzmanFor the most part, women have been left out of history regardless of the weight of their contributions to science, the arts, design and any related field. These forgotten creative minds need champions.
Kathleen Guzman, a most accomplished auctioneer, happens to be a supporter of other women's work both historical and contemporary. Having spent her professional career, in its many iterations, surrounded by beautiful and valuable objects, Kathleen is the perfect guest who can illuminate Populuxe listeners about luxury spending, conspicuous behavior, collecting and desire.
S1 Episode 3: A Whale of A Whiff with Barbara Herman
In Barbara's words, ambergris, her object of desire, sheds a golden light that brings out all the details of a well designed perfume formula.
Barbara Herman is the founder and creative director of ERIS PARFUMS, a luxury niche perfume brand based in New York City. She's also the author of Scent and Subversion: Decoding a Century of Provocative Perfume (2013, Lyons Press).