Adriano Goldschmied Works To Create Revolutionary Denim- An Interview

December 17th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Interviews

Adriano Goldschmied needs to introduction. Often referred to as ‘Godfather of Denim’ he is revered by denim community worldwide . With a career in denim spanning over 35 years, Goldschmied took jeans from work wear and made them fashionable. He is the founder of iconic brand Diesels , AG, Goldsign etc and played important role in development of a large number of important brands like Replay, Goldie, Evisu etc. He has never rested on his laurels and has made continuous efforts to bring ...Read More

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Bangladesh Targets $50 Billion RMG Exports by 2021

December 15th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures

A 3 day apparel summit was recently organized by  BGMEA (Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association)  –‘Bangladesh RMG 2021- 50 billion USD in 50 years’- with Alliance, American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), German Development Council and others to chalk out a sustainable road map for the ready made garment industry to reach this ambitious target by 2021 when Bangladesh would be celebrating its 50th anniversary . Garment exports have been the ...Read More

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Denim by PV SS’16 Trends

December 12th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions

Denim by PV held at Barcelona on 19th and 20th Nov had 2 busy days  with about  100 companies participating and over 4000 visitors coming from around the world. Though some felt that the May show was better, most of the exhibitors and visitors seemed happy with the show. The exhibiting companies brought out their latest collections to the show for SS’16 season. Some trends emerged from these collection, one of the important one being the strong desire of denim companies to ...Read More

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Denim Apparel Import Into US Falls 7.5% in 2014

December 9th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures

Imports of denim apparel into US has fallen by about 7.5% in the period Jan-Oct’14 compared to the same period in 2013.  The imports fell by about 33 million pieces from 437 million pcs to about 404 million pcs during this period. The average price has also seen pressure with the same falling by about 8.6% from $8.12 per piece to about $8.03 per piece. Imports of Denim Apparel | 2013-2014 (Jan-Oct) Details 2013 2014 Difference (%) Quantity (mn .pcs) 437 ...Read More

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Leeds Gold Certificate For Artistic Milliners’ Latest Garment Factory

December 7th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Environment

Artistic Milliners , the denim producer from Pakistan, gets Leeds Gold Certificate for its latest garment factory in Pakistan. Developed by the US Green Building Council , the LEED is intended to help building owners and operators be environmentally responsible and use resources efficiently.It  is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to ...Read More

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Light Scraper Technology By Jeanologia

December 3rd, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim - Developments

On a recent trip to Valencia where Jeanologia is based, it was fun to go around the research and development centre created by the company and to learn more about their latest developments.  Jeanologia has been continuously creating new technologies which help the industry in its eco sustainable initiative. One of their latest developments has bee the light scraper which they unveiled at the Denim by PV. It is a new generation laser which works  to,  not only create effect for ...Read More

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Versace Spring Summer 2015 Collection Preview

December 1st, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l

Versus, the diffusion label of Italian fashion house Versace, has previewed its menswear offering for  SS’ 15. The range  is influenced by nineties streetwear  influences and the brand sticks to its signature bold prints in geometric patterns on denims, sportswear, casual wear etc. Besides painted , leather look and ripped denims  (or rather window denims iwith large parts of the jeans disappearing), the label uses mesh, studded leather, shiny materials and accentuated ...Read More

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Fila x Flud x Mayor ‘Denim’ Capsule Collection

December 1st, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in denim

Denim is increasingly being used by non apparel manufacturers to bring out capsule collections and appeal to consumer eyeballs increasingly accustomed to looking for  denim .The Fila Original Tennis “Denim” Collection brings the fashionable denim to Fila’s classic Original Tennis sneaker. The sneaker is outfitted entirely in denim, with the iconic slash in a red-and-blue leather colorway. A companion bucket hat and backpack with similar denim features are available but sold ...Read More

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Importers of Denim Fabrics in Colombia – July-Aug’14

November 27th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Subscriber Reports

Further to our previous reports on Colombian market , this is the third report covering the details on buyers of denim fabrics from Colombia. The report has the following content : a) Names and contacts of top buyers in Colombia in this period. b) Quantities of denim fabrics bought in the period of July- August’14 c) Average price per sq mtr for denim bought by each buyer. d) Linear mtr price for a width of 150cm e) Top exporting countries to Colombia during this period. ...Read More

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Denim Clothing at DPV Nov`2014

November 26th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions

DPV had an excellent show at Barcelona last week. A large number of companies from around the world participated visited by industry professionals from around the world. We shall be bringing a full report on SS’16 trends from PV in a report next week. We also visited Denim Clothing Company from Pakistan and saw some of their cool washes that they performed on their jeans and other garments. They were upbeat on a large selection of their samples in the DPV trend area . The product ...Read More

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