Top-rated beauty career industry podcast Where Brains Meet Beauty has launched an in-store residency on the luxury beauty floor at the Saks Fifth Avenue New York City flagship. The podcast will be recorded monthly during live events on “Beauty on 2.” The podcast’s host, Jodi Katz, founder of Base Beauty Creative Agency, invites curious fans to experience in-person interviews with revered industry icons, offering the audience a rare point of view.
“Curiosity and the aspiration to learn more about the people within my industry, not just their success story, but their authentic human story, is what drove me to launch Where Brains Meet Beauty,” says Katz. “I am thrilled to collaborate with industry leader Saks Fifth Avenue as we enhance my listeners’ experience and offer the opportunity to engage firsthand with their beauty industry role models. The innovative Saks Fifth Avenue beauty floor, which brings together the best in brand assortment and experiences, is the perfect launch pad for what’s next for the podcast.”
“At Saks, we continuously look for opportunities to further elevate the luxury shopping environment, which includes providing customers with exclusive, groundbreaking, and compelling experiences,” says Kate Oldham, SVP/GMM of beauty, jewelry, and home at Saks Fifth Avenue. “Our collaboration with Where Brains Meet Beauty is an innovative offering that presents an avenue by which customers can engage with Beauty on 2 alongside leading thought leaders from across the industry.”
In conjunction with the podcast’s second anniversary, the partnership with Saks Fifth Avenue was born from the desire to continue evolving the way listeners interact with the podcast. The partnership’s debut on Jan. 23 featured guest Taryn Toomey, fitness guru and founder of The Class by Taryn Toomey. Future guests will include Laura Slatkin, founder of Nest; and Trish McEvoy, founder of Trish McEvoy Ltd.; among others.
The Where Brains Meet Beauty podcast welcomes guests into a relaxed, authentic, and honest conversation about their career journey, from the struggles to the highs, and the roller coaster ride in between. The podcast has featured many notable guests since its inception in January 2017 and has been featured in the Top 5 podcasts in the iTunes Fashion/Beauty category.