What we love about the Met Gala, with special guest Loah: this week on Smart Casual

Smart Casual is IMAGE's first fashion podcast, in collaboration with Kildare Village. In our bi-weekly chats, we examine why we wear the clothes we do and deal with personal style in a way that speaks to you.

It's one of the biggest weeks in the fashion calendar, so it's only fitting that we dedicate a special episode of Smart Casual to the almighty Met Gala. Having become the most extravagant and hotly anticipated nights of the fashion year, the Gala is the subject of countless documentaries, think pieces and Instagram posts around the world. On this week's episode, our hosts chat about what makes the Gala so special, their favourite looks from over the years, and why the event has become so massively popular.

Our guest this week is singer-songwriter Loah. Loah is Sierra-Leonian Irish, and has a wide variety of influences when it comes to her personal style — this week, she chats to Edaein about how her style has grown and changed over the years, how she dresses to make an impact on stage, her big plans for the rest of 2019, and of course, her top designer picks for the Met Gala outfit of her dreams.


Episode 17 of Smart Casual, in collaboration with Kildare Village, is available now on SoundCloud and iTunes - make sure to like, subscribe and rate us wherever you enjoy your podcasts. Smart Casual is hosted by Dominique McMullan, Marie Kelly and Édaein O'Connell, and produced by Erin Lindsay. If you can't wait to download, have a listen to the new episode below:

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