December 9th, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Collections - Int'l
Nicola Formichetti became the artistic director of Diesel in March’14 and we already see his imprints though a new capsule collection – Diesel Tribute- launched last month. Nicolas Formichetti explored Diesel archives in the brand’s Italian hometown of Breganze for inspiration creating a hand-made collection of unique pieces playing on raw and faded fabrics. The capsule range includes new avatars from the famous western shirt and jackets and well as embroidered pieces from the ...Read More
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December 5th, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Subscriber Reports
Mexico was once the largest denim apparel manufacturing centre worldwide till China took over. It still remains a very large centre with a huge production of jeans and supplemented by some domestic denim fabric production.
Mexico has been importing denim fabrics for a long time for its domestic and export requirements. It is important to analyze how and from where this market is getting its fabrics.
In this first report, we will look at the data for the period 2007-2011 and in the second ...Read More
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December 4th, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Collections - Int'l
With RAW Mazarine G-Star goes beyond the modern history of denim, unveiling the denim roots which go way further back than American workwear. Inspired by Toile de Chine, G-Star designed a range of double-dyed denim styles with an intense blue colour. Double dyed means that, unlike denim today, both the warp and the weft of the fabric are dipped in indigo. Since there are no real samples of Toile de Chine anymore, the G-Star denim designers reconstructed the initial colour. Toile de Chine is ...Read More
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December 3rd, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Trends
Denim by PV held at Paris , the last one before it shifts to Barcelona next season, was once again a great success and cool place to visit and meet the worldwide denim fraternity. The announcement to hold the next show at Barcelona took all by surprise ..
In this first report from the show , we come out with some highlights from the seasonal trend section. Other reports will follow soon:
Subdued tones and casts : Last 2 seasons were marked with a display of a large number of yarn ...Read More
Tags: denim by pv, SS15 denim trends
December 1st, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Trends
Paris is a place where one can see a fusion of fashion from , not only across the EU , but from around the world. So , on a recent trip to Paris, it was essential to check out how was denim faring on the streets of Paris. The weather was reasonably cold and it was not sunny. Still Denim and leather were one of the most recurrent theme on the streets . On the one hand , women seem to be quite happy pairing long leather boots with the jeans, and on the other , leather ...Read More
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November 25th, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions
Denim by PV is back again on 27th and 28th Nov at Paris. With over 80 companies from different countries around the world participating from the denim supply chain , the fair is always an exciting place to be to. Companies shall present their collections and there will be some events as well.. We are giving here below a snapshot of some of the activities and presentations that will take care . Of course, a much more detailed report will follow after our visit !
Arvind Brings the Neo ...Read More
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November 25th, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Interviews, Japanese denim
JAPAN BLUE is a jeans brand created by legendary Japanese denim fabric mills – COLLECT - in 2010. COLLECT has a
A Chat With Hiroki Kishimoto | Japan Blue
deep routed tradition of denim making in Kojima, Okayama. Collect is also the fabric maker the same fabric manufacture behind Momotaro denim and has a deep routed tradition of denim making in Kojima, Okayama.
JAPAN BLUE does spent most of time developing and creating materials. Because they feel that material is a key ...Read More
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November 23rd, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Collections - Int'l, Denim - Developments, Denim Fairs/Exhibitions
Soorty (Pakistan) is presenting some novel concepts for the SS’15 season at Denim by PV to be held on 27th and 28th Nov at Paris. Here is a teaser of some of these concepts to be launched at this show .
Color denim which is sustainable, cost effective, and low MOQ A very interesting combination of characteristics for color denim. Soorty introduces One DIP color denim concept. It is dipped in different moods of summer and passionate emotions. Garments made with this concepts ...Read More
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November 19th, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Trends
Zara is always one up on most other retailers when it comes to the next series of designs. With so much innovation going on in the women’s denim , Zara does not stand behind when it came to men’s designs. Here are some cool and latest denim shirts where more than one fabric or fabric with two faces have been used to create that designer look for men. Mixing either two denim fabrics of different color , or using a colored weft cloth for ...Read More
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November 18th, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Collections - Int'l, Denim Trends
Soorty denim (Pakistan) recently came up with their X-fit Lycra@ denim collection , adding up to their many other recent developments , and it shall be launched at the Denim by PV at Paris on 27th and 28th Nov as the 3Sixty series. X-fit products of very few mills around the world are currently being certified as XFIT Lycra.
Made from a patented cross-weave technology, Xfit fabrics stretch and recover in all directions, providing the ultimate in comfort and fit. ...Read More