The Agostinho Zinga Show #057

Hiya, how are you? Oh awesome, great! Well…in today’s episode, Agostinho rambles about Alexis Sanchez, best of Paris fashion week, Wireless festival lineup and more…

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Songs:

A$AP Rocky – Five Stars | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3uM_6iMRzI

Migos – Supastars | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYc95vB-nT4

Wiz Khalifa – Press You [Prod by Harry Fraud] | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgEFKvXWqcs

Hedi Slimane joins Céline

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There’s been a lot said since the announcement that Hedi Slimane will become Céline first ever Artistic Director, tasked with introducing mens wear, couture and fragrance from February. To say Hedi divides opinion amongst fashion folk would be akin to saying the sky is blue. Whilst some bemoan his attitude (he famously banned critics if they write about him in a negative light) and his designs are often accused of being derivative and boring. Yet in my opinion he’s one the most important fashion designers of our time, if you don’t believe me just look back at some of his work at Dior Homme and the seminal Fall 2013 mens wear show for Saint Laurent that introduced us to much copied harness boot, ripped skinny jeans and leather jacket look that dominated 2013-2017.

It’ll be interesting to see what he does with Céline menswear, part of Phoebe Philo’s appeal was her ability to inject a masculine edge into sensual garments, her clothes were often described as armour for the modern working woman, but the blouses, shirts and coats were often worn by men too, most famously Kanye West during THAT Coachella performance. I’m also interest to see to see how Céline approach e-commerce, during Pheobe Philo’s tenure they shied away from online sales and have only recently opened up the online portion of their business, with the introduction of an online item checker, which is only limited to small selection of looks. In the direct-to-consumer age that’s not enough and I’m sure the hiring of Hedi Slimane will aim to address that balance and  ultimately reintroduce Céline to the global consumer market. With that being said don’t be surprised if you end up seeing Céline on all the major online stores. I for one cannot wait to see what he has up his sleeve!

The Agostinho Zinga Show #56

Whats up! In today’s episode, Agostinho rambles about horrible DJ sets, paying your friends, losing Facebook friends because of Aziz Ansari, Jordan B. Peterson lectures and more…

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Songs:

Drake – Pistols | www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8FGhTLxbms

Babyface – Stressed Out | www.youtube.com/watch?v=29cKg8p_LpU

Fire and Fury – The Book

Do you remember when Donald Trump said this? Who would have thought a few months later journalist Michael Wolff would be allowed unprecedented access to the White House, documenting his experience in a tell-all book titled ‘Fire and Fury’. I’m only a few pages in and so far I’ve learnt Trump never wanted to be President, he only wanted to run so he could boost his level of fame and eventually launch his own TV network to rival Fox, oh and no-one in his team thought he would win, except for his wife Melania, who according to the book burst into tears when the news was announced, upset that her way of life would be disturbed and her every move scrutinised (and I think she’s a got a point #PrayForMel). Wild!

I had to wait a few weeks to get it, since it was sold out everywhere, but if you want to confirm your suspicions of the Trump White House, I recommend you get yourself a copy too! To purchase your book click here.

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Jordan B. Peterson Changed My Life

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I had the pleasure of witnessing Jordan Peterson speak live at the Emmanuel Centre in London, during his tour for his new book ’12 Rules of Life; An Antidote to Chaos’. I’ve been following Jordan Peterson for a while now and judging by the sold out crowd in attendance I wasn’t alone in my admiration. The talk itself was amazing and incredibly thought provoking as usual, he emphasised something I’ve been thinking about a lot since the event; the need for your people to advocate for personal responsibility and attempt to be the best person they can be instead of fighting for “rights”. We live in a world where complaining is the name of the game and little to no resolutions get figured out between people with different points of view. So the need for more personal accountability has never been more important and I hope by following some of the idioms expressed in the book below transform my life. It’s a big ask I know, but there’s no harm in hoping!

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The Agostinho Zinga Show #55

Hola! First podcast episode of the New Year whoop whoop! In today’s episode, Agostinho rambles about why waiting in waiting rooms sucks, Jake Paul suicide forest controversy, the ‘Fire & Fury’ Donald Trump book backlash, New Years resolutions and more…

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Songs:

boy pablo – Everytime | www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lzi7ljJiLJQ

Harvey Sutherland and Bermuda – Coast 2 Coast | www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZjjXY9pZq0

The Beatles – I Want You (She’s So Heavy) | www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvypQtn4bVc