July 30th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l
Inspired by two days in the life of a creative and urban Maison woman, Scotch and Soda fall winter denim collection is rich in vintage inspired classic pieces with a smart edge. Take inspiration from the boys with their ‘l’adorable’ boyfriend fit jeans, or keep it classic with a trucker jacket, chunky knits and Breton stripes. There are plenty of destroyed, dyed and treated denim, as well as lovely winter prints. Quilted bomber jackets are paired with bright blues , double ...Read More
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July 29th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Subscriber Reports
US denim fabric imports are in a constant decline mode . While the imports declined 6.1% in 2013 , an alarming reduction of 19.2% in 2014 (Jan-May) reflects the reduced demand for the fabric for jeans production activities in US as well as for re-export . Domestic production of denim fabrics in US is already declining and hence the overall reduction in jeans production could be more.
We will see in this report :
a) Table showing imports of denim fabrics in 2013, 2013 Jan to ...Read More
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July 28th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Interviews
How many of us can use the phrase “ A life with denim” to describe their denim experience ?. Not many! Because it needs a very long , dedicated and passionate indulgence with this fabric to justify the usage of such words. But there are few professionals in the denim world for whom such words could be an understatement. Piero Turk from Italy is one such denim aficionado. His association with denim is long and deep and he has worked for some of the top denim brands worldwide (let ...Read More
July 23rd, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l
Bethnals is a new denim brand from London and offering unique unisex jeans for AW’14 . With long years of industry experience under their belt, this brands aims to be different and is not influenced by trends, but rather the culture of the city around them .
We spoke to the Founder Designer of the brand – Melissa Clements – to understand why she brought up this brand with a different niche and she shared her frank views with us .
Hi Melissa ! When did you start this brand ...Read More
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July 21st, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim - Developments
Lizzie Kroeze from Facing West was inspired by workwear and the techniques traditionally used to make, maintain, and re-use clothes that were made to optimally serve their wearer . She draws her inspiration from draw my inspiration from garments worn in various cultures, from American miners gear to Japanese farmers’ and fishermen’s wear, as well as the various techniques used to create, mend, strengthen and embellish them largely borne out of necessity. All this inspiration ...Read More
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July 20th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Events
A seminar on denim titled “Improved Denim Manufacturing” will be held in the city of Leon, MEXICO on November 12th and 13th (2014) It will be a two day seminar where various aspects , technical-fashion trends and commercial aspects of denim fabric and jeans and other denim garments manufacturing will be discussed . Some of the topics to be discussed are:
High Tech washes
Solving problems in Jeans Manufacturing.
Denim for the 21st century
Fabric ...Read More
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July 18th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l
Mustang AW’14/15 collection’s look is authentic and true – traits that have characterized the brand for decades. Their core competence is and continues to be their greatest source of inspiration: True denim.
“True denim for true people” – the clear focus of the Men FW2014/15 Collection is MUSTANG’s core competence: Jeans. The coated denims in deep dark blue and ultimate used look are extremely washed and perfected with rough details like ...Read More
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July 16th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l
Replay Men’s 2014 collection is dominated usage of environment friendly techniques like Laser blasts and natural mineral pigments. Most of the fabrics used are rigid 100% cotton denim fabrics indicating a return to basics. Slim fit silhouettes dominate the styles Detailed distressing creating areas of wear & tear, sandpapering on whiskers, hand abrasions with mends & inside denim patches, delicate dirtying, pigment spraying , sandpapering on whiskers have been frequently ...Read More
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July 16th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in denim
Diesel brings out its Men’s Look book for AW’14 and , as expected , brings out extreme distressing , washed down super darks and mostly skinny fits. The men’s and women’s lookbook both share a common vision and direction and mixes alternative spirit with rock and roll attitude. Distressed denims and embellished leather recall the reckless nature of underground icons.
Experiencing the future doesn’t (necessarily) mean we have to lose touch with the past. ...Read More
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July 12th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l
Citizens of Humanity Fall-Winter 2014-2015 womenswear look book can make them look urban wild. Embroidered vests, distressed and basic patches ( patches again!) draw attention. The styles include regular high rise loose fits, slim-fit tapered and amazing outerwear in gypsy looks. The women collection has got that touch of manly looks , if we may say.
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