AW16 Collection From Vicunha , Brazil

May 15th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Collections - Int'l

Brazil , as we mentioned before , lives in a world of its own. It has a huge domestic market for denim and other apparel and has developed its own unique fashion sense . The fashion in Brazil – though influenced by international developments – follows its own course . The companies – mills, laundries , garment factories – all follow the unique pattern of demand that is created in the market. Vicunha is the largest denim company  in terms of actual production , not only in ...Read More

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Rajby Women’s Collection SS`16

May 7th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Collections - Int'l

Rajby  , Pakistan, brings out their latest women’s denim looks for SS’16. Concentrating on new colors, coatings and deep indigos, the product development team gives a brief idea of some of their main products in this collection in their own words. SUPER SOFT ICE INDIGO : “Ice indigo is the latest summer color using special indigo dyeing technology to  provide that bright , sunny and vivacious looks on our cotton stretch denims for those women looking for a combination of a ...Read More

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Skinny Jeans Going Out Of Style | Google Fashion Report

May 6th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures, Denim Reports

Google is not only an ocean of knowledge but it is also the largest reservoir of information (database) on human wants and desires as it systematically maps the searches by keywords, location, time etc. So , if you were to know what the people of ,say, New York primarily look for or what kind of food they most desire, or the sport they are most interested in , Google can tell exactly . And this information would be time sensitive ie it would be easy to find how the preferences have been ...Read More

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Kapital Japan Fall Winter 2015 Collection

May 5th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l

Kapital – the specialist brand from Japan – excels in the game of using multiple layers, fabrics , stitches and combinations to achieve unique vintage links.layering textures and textiles to give some of the most liked pieces in Japanese denim industry.  They do not follow any trends and try to follow their instincts and directions for development of new collections. Some of them are real rare pieces with only 3-4 numbers created . The tattered and repaired denim shirts below are ...Read More

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A Visual History Of Wrangler

May 1st, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim - Developments, Denim Brands - Int'l

Wrangler is one of the most important denim brand and which has left its profound impact on the world denim industry. Having its origins in late 1890s, the brand grew from strength to strength as it spread from a small factory in North Carolina to a multi national corporation. We take a brief pictorial look at its history and see how it evolved over years. Its a trip down the denim memory lane ! 1897 20-year-old C.C. Hudson leaves Spring Hill Farm in Williamson county, Tennessee, and makes ...Read More

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Vegan Denim and Greenscreen – New Sustainable Initiatives from Orta

April 29th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim - Developments, Manufacturing Process

Vegan Denim ORTA, Turkey , brings out a new angle to sustainability with their VEGAN Denim, a collection of denim fabrics  produced exclusively with vegetable and natural dyestuff at an industrial scale. What makes the concept special is its unique dyeing methodology that has never been applied at industry scale before.  ORTA claims that it is the first in the industry to produce fabric using this method at an industrial scale with VEGAN Denim. The art of dyeing is as old as ...Read More

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Diesel Black Gold Fall Winter 2015 Runway Collection | Milan, Italy

April 27th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l

Diesel Black Gold is the contemporary collection from Diesel, offering edgy rock chic to a sophisticated international clientele. The line takes its parent brand’s irreverent attitude and innovative techniques to new heights of quality and refinement. For its AW15/16 collection, DBG tries to create art out of distressing using patches, zippers , multiple washes , moto styles . Many of them are a treat to watch – though how long such jeans will survive after such treatment is a ...Read More

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G-Star Fall Winter 2015 Men’s Lookbook

April 24th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l

G-Star has prepped up their Fall Winter 15-16 collection with a modern grunge aesthetic. It maintains essential menswear staples of washed , bleached and acid wash denims which are cut in baggy or moto styles complemented with varsity and military jackets in dark palettes of navy , olive and other winter colors . Distressed looks appear on few jeans but overall washes are subdued and strive to bring the natural look of the fabric.         Here are some ...Read More

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69 Worldwide AW15 Collection

April 22nd, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l

90s maternity denim has been reinvented as unisex uniform by 69 worldwide. Launched  alongwith the DIS magazine. 69 is a self proclaimed non-gender, non-demographic clothing line. All products and garments are manufactured in Los Angeles, California. . 90s maternity denim, re-appropriated into a unisex uniform for the downtown crowd.Self-proclaimed “No-gender, No-demographic” denim label 69 Worldwide teamed up with DIS magazine to present their AW15 collection in an all-white gallery ...Read More

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Brazil – In A World Of Its Own!

April 19th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in denim

I was on  a recent visit to Brazil – one of the most fascinating countries in the world . Thanking Vicunha for inviting me to visit this beautiful country, it was quite an experience getting a feel of this country that lives in its own world  . With a population of only about 200 million , the country is huge with a size of over 8.5 million sq km – more than double the size of India. The Brazilian culture is one of the world’s most varied and diverse as it has been a ...Read More