Denim Trends AW14/15 China

April 16th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Trends

China is the largest denim market around the world . A number of local and international denim brands play a large role in the trend direction for Chinese market though there is  a large unorganized market also.  We were checking out the denim trends that move the denim lovers in China .Splatter washes, doodles, studs , patchworks can be seen as some overt detailing – though not all brands endorse these detailings         We also spoke to Danny Bartlet – ...Read More


Natural Dyes –Green Tea Dyeing For Denim

April 15th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim - Developments

  This is an article by Soorty Product Development Team Color is what makes our nature so beautiful and we are inspired by them also want to paint our lives in their colorful palates. We are living in a age where most dyes  are manufactured synthetically and we can’t have any grouse  as they are physically and chemically superior to those naturally produced by our forefathers and  ,most importantly, they are cheaper. But if we really study our dyes we would ...Read More

Stain Free White Jeans from Joe’s Jeans

April 10th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Collections - Int'l

White Jeans has been of the flavours this summer as it has been so many times before.The jeans look elegant and combine with most colours to give a great summer or even a party look. However, the biggest drawback in wearing these jeans is the issue of staining making one very conscious and reserved while being in them. To do away with this drawback Joe’s Jeans brings out a new line of stain resistant white denim, appropriately named Play Dirty, Stay Spotless which repels coffee, oil, ...Read More


Nicola Formichetti’s Diesel Collection

April 7th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Brands, Denim Collections - Int'l

Nicola Formichetti took over as creative director of Diesel in March’13, he brought out a capsule collection in December’13 and now his first complete collection has been launched. He unveiled his first full collection for Diesel in Venice earlier this month : indicating homage to the heritage of the brand. Formichetti divided the catwalk spectacular into three sections; leather, denim and military – the three themes Diesel is best known for. He enjoys a close relationship ...Read More

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EU Revokes 26% Duty on Women Jeans Imports From US

April 3rd, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in News, Subscriber Reports

After imposing a retaliatory duty of 26% additional duty on women’s jeans to be imported from US last year taking the total duty to 38% on such imports, EU decided to revoke the same few days back and bring the duty levels to 12.5%. This decrease of import tax wil great news for  the Californian garment industry, which  produces roughly 75 percent of premium made in the US denim. The tariff hike was previously introduced in retaliation for the Byrd Amendment (a law which allowed ...Read More


Latest Denim Shirts Looks From Zara

April 1st, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Trends

Denim shirts in various avatars has been the flavour of many denim brands worldwide.Zara has always been on the forefront in bringing out various innovative looks in denim shirts.In this article we are bringing out the latest looks in denim shirts from Zara retailing at their shops currently.These  include different  prints ,playing with style and collar looks ,Ripped looks ,patched looks, embroideries ,combining  printed fabrics with denim and bringing out interesting looks ...Read More Bangladesh–II Edition

March 28th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in denim

After the successful launch of the first edition of the Bangladesh in March ‘14, the second edition would be  held on 14th and 15th Oct’14 . The show shall have some of the best denim and related companies from worldwide.  So get ready to get Denimified again and watch out for further info on the show on our site.. The show will be brought in association with Denim Expert ltd. ...Read More

EU Jeans Imports Increase 8.3% In 2013

March 22nd, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Subscriber Reports

Denim Imports in EU27 countries showed a sharp increase of over 8% in 2013 as compared to same period in 2012. This is one of the sharpest increase in the recent years and augurs well for the industry . This increase is likely to reflect in the year 2014 as well. Many important exporting countries like Bangladesh and Pakistan showed their significant improvement in their volumes while some of the countries like China had to suffer reductions. The average price of jeans imports , however, ...Read More

Tags: Bangladesh I– A Successful Debut Edition

March 17th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | 1 Comment | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions, News

The Bangladesh show  had a successful debut  with its first edition being appreciated by exhibitors and visitors alike. With 25  companies from 9 countries around the world as exhibitors, the show was an invite only show with visitors screened for their close association with buying activity in the denim supply chain. Over  1000 visitors from over 300 companies visited the show in the two days of 1st and 2nd March’14.    The ...Read More


Interview With Katsu Manabe | Momotaro Japan

March 13th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Interviews, Japanese denim

We had the pleasure to talk to Mr Katsu Manabe of the Momotaro / Japan   Blue family who make waves in the denim industry worldwide with their original and authentic denims.  He speaks to in length about how he got involved in his father’s denim business, and about the the  philosophy and concepts in the collections from Momotaro / Japan Blue and what is real good denim for him. 1. Pl do tell us about your denim background. How you came to be ...Read More

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