Levi’s Tries To Survive In Yoga Era

July 29th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports

The athleisure trend has been very strong for last few years and is confounding  pundits who were considering it to be just a fad . Yoga has been one of the main components of the increasing affinity to activewear and is affecting clothing lines tremendously. The denim industry is definitely influenced by this trend as sales of jeans –particularly women- were strongly affected specially in US where they fell about 8% last year as per NPD group figures. Companies like Levi’s have been ...Read More

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Cone Denim Celebrates 110 Years Of White Oak Plant

July 28th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim News- International

Cone Denim recently celebrated 110th year of operation. Still true to its heritage, the White Oak Plant operates today creating Cone Denim’s authentic premium and vintage denim  on Vintage 1940s Fly Shuttle Looms as well as state of the art modern looms. Innovation and heritage combine to create the celebrated denims, White Oak originals. In 1905 brothers Moses and Ceasar Cone embarked on what would become an icon in the denim industry, a mill called White Oak. The turn of the century ...Read More

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Closed Denim Fall Winter 2015 Women’s Lookbook

July 26th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l

The Italian brand CLOSED comes out some of the common variations in styles , designing and washing including patchworks, 3D looks , double denim looks, dressy shirts, skinnies and the coming back in trend flares. Something new was the designed/frayed  hems in some of the pieces. On the whole, the stress was on double denim looks . ...Read More

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Jeans Market In UK | 2010-2014

July 21st, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Subscriber Reports

In the previous report  on German market of denim jeans, we had a look at some of the important aspects of  that market including its trade quantities within EU and outside with the entire world.  The detailed analysis also helped to find out the consumption of jeans in German market . We do another analysis for the UK market also . UK is again an important country in the EU with a population of over 64 million and a per capita income of about $38,000 which is less than ...Read More

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Gap Looses US Market Share

July 19th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures, Denim Reports

US retail market is highly competitive and a large number of Speciality stores, Brand Stores, Discount stores, Departmental Stores compete with each other – continuously striving to get the attention of the American customer who is not increasing his spending but is reallocating his funds between different brands and retailers. This reallocation of money by buyers is benefitting some retailers while others are losing . Gap , unfortunately, is finding its place among the latter. The most ...Read More

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ISKO I-Skool Digital Prize 2015

July 13th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Collections - Int'l, Denim - Developments

The ISKO I-SKOOL™ Denim Design Award is the cultural initiative organized by ISKO – Turkey- to promote education in the sector and make a practical contribution to training those young people destined to become tomorrow’s leading players in the fashion world. It involved thousands of students from 16 international fashion schools around the world.  Each school was given four moods: Bohemian Blue, Couture Denim, Active Jeanswear and Future Fit.  Isko’s own creative hub ...Read More


Denim Playground Dhaka | Fourth Edition of Denimsandjeans.com Bangaldesh Oct. 7-8, 2015

July 12th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Events

  Denim is a playground where the denim artists of the world play and let loose their imaginations on this ever changing canvas of the most beautiful fabric devised. Starting as workwear , the fabric is now facing the ‘Athleisure Threat’ as many would say. But it is only in challenge that denim has thrived. Challenge continuously raises the bar for  this versatile fabric and pushes the ‘Denim Players’ to jump notches above it as athletes do in a playground. The more they ...Read More

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Rajby Men’s Collection AW16/17

July 9th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim - Developments

 Rajby  (Pakistan) bring out their AW16/17 collection with a special focus on Authentic vintage fabrics – a revival of classic constructions , colors and red tones ,Burberry bikers – special sheen multi color coatings on comfort stretches- targeted  for the biker community and the rough and tough ones, High street fashion super dark denims . The product development team of Rajby mentions that their new collection uses  special color combinations with unique dyeing ...Read More

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Colombia Denim Report | 2014-15

July 8th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports, Subscriber Reports

Colombia, as we have mentioned in our previous reports, Colombia market is a unique market in Latin America and the third largest economy . With a population of about 48 million and a per capita income of about $13000, it has a decent fashion and export market . It results in fabric imports into the country from around the world. In this report, we will give the following details about Colombia denim market: 1. Top 10 importers of denim fabrics in Colombia in the period Feb’2014 to ...Read More

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Paris Fashion Week SS16 Looks

July 6th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in denim

The recently held Paris Fashion week brought out some fresh looks from the famous and the (yet) not so famous brands specially when it comes to Denim. We bring here the looks from some of those brands including the denim focused brands like Kenzo,  non-conventional ones like Adidas and others. We see many strong indigo tones, some interesting indigo rainbow wash looks from Kenzo, graphic looks on denim by Givenchy, glazy shiny looks from Philip Lim and some ‘wet looks’ in overalls ...Read More

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