Tag : denim
The high street's hot-ticket denim heroesSubscription
Leading buyers and designers reveal their top-performing denim styles from the season so far and give their thoughts on what is coming for spring 20.
Drapers discovers how some of denim’s leading names are riding the jeans trend wave and capitalising on their heritage and sustainable credentials to tempt shoppers back.
Pepe Jeans appoints new CEOSubscription
Pepe Jeans has appointed former Calvin Klein executive Marcella Wartenbergh as its new chief executive officer.
146 years and counting: life at Levi’s Subscription
Paul O’Neill, head designer for Levi’s Vintage Clothing, takes us through his life working for the denim giant.
First look: 7 For All Mankind to open at Westfield Subscription
Denim brand 7 For All Mankind is opening a new store at Westfield London in White City this weekend.
Denim Première Vision to return to LondonSubscription
Parisian trade show Denim Première Vision will return to the British capital for its next edition on 3-4 December.
Andrew Lethbridge followed his love for fashion to leave a career in finance and launch sustainable denim brand Iden.
New angles for dependable denimSubscription
To keep up in the competitive denim market, brands must keep up with trends, and make sustainability part of their agenda.
Levi's: the making of a $6bn brand Subscription
If ever the fashion industry needed proof of the power of storytelling to sell clothes, then Levi’s is it.
Trade show introduces sustainability requirement Subscription
Denim trade show Kingpins will ask its exhibitors to prove their environmental compliance at its next edition in Amsterdam in April.
Levi Strauss files for IPOSubscription
US denim brand Levi Strauss has confirmed plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange.
Denim Première Vision makes its mark in LondonSubscription
Denim Première Vision made its London debut for its spring 20 edition, and international exhibitors praised the city’s fashion credentials as a potent lure for new customers.
Exclusive: Cheap Monday to close only UK storeSubscription
H&M group is closing the only UK store of its Cheap Monday fascia, Drapers can reveal.
The new agenda for denimSubscription
Drapers speaks to brands, retailers and experts to find out the top-performing trends, brands and predictions for the future of denim
Paige Adams-Geller is taking her eponymous brand beyond women’s denim, and has her sights set on expansion
Our Fashion Lives: the founders of Re/DoneSubscription
Sean Barron’s and Jamie Mazur’s repurposed denim brand, Re/Done, aims to drive consumers towards sustainable fashion, individuality and keeping heritage brands relevant.
Replay signs Indian distribution deal Subscription
Italian denim brand Replay has signed a multichannel distribution deal with Reliance Brands for the distribution of its clothing, footwear and accessories in India.
Denim giant Isko's quest for greener jeans Subscription
The world’s largest denim supplier, Turkish manufacturer Isko, is prioritising sustainability.
Fashion SVP launches denim areaSubscription
Sourcing trade show Fashion SVP is adding a denim area to its upcoming June edition.
As LA-based premium basics brand Cotton Citizen makes its UK debut with a Selfridges exclusive, Drapers speaks to its founder and creative director Adam Vanunu to find out more about the brand
Drapers speaks to some of the UK’s biggest high street names to find out the latest trends and innovations that are shaping the denim of the future.
Autumn 18 marks a new chapter for Current Elliott, as it relaunches with a new “permanent collection” under the watchful eye of chief brand officer Sarah Rutson.
Pepe's mission to create greener jeans Subscription
The denim industry can be enormously polluting. In an attempt to lessen its environmental impact, Pepe Jeans is introducing a new washing system to massively reduce energy consumption and waste
Texfusion to launch denim areaSubscription
London-based textile trade show Texfusion is launching a space dedicated to denim for its next edition, which will be held in March.
Drapers spoke to newly appointed creative director of denim brand Citizens of Humanity to find out about her passion for denim and plans for the brand.
Lindex launches eco denim rangeSubscription
Lindex has launched an environmentally-friendly denim range that uses less water in its creation process.
UK denim manufacturing is making a tentative comeback
Five experts predict the trends to watch and brands to know in the denim market.
Levi’s denim supplier JD United sold Subscription
JD United, which supplies denim to retailers including Primark, Gap and Levi Strauss, has been sold to Taiwan-listed manufacturer Roo Hsing Co for an undisclosed sum.
Replay sets its sights on China Subscription
Premium denim brand Replay will open 150 monobrand stores in China over the next five years as part of ambitious international expansion plans.
First look: John Lewis’s And/Or autumn 17 Subscription
The first autumn range for John Lewis’s premium in-house denim label And/Or is launching in this month.
True Religion has asserted that its UK business will remain unaffected by its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the US.
True Religion files for bankruptcySubscription
US denim retailer True Religion has filed for bankruptcy and has signed a restructuring agreement with a majority of its lenders.
Diesel rolls out wearable 'authenticity tool'Subscription
Denim brand Diesel is set to introduce anti-counterfeiting technology to all its jeans by the end of the year, in an attempt to tackle fakes on the market.
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Season's preview: Pepe Jeans autumn 17Subscription
New denim innovations for men’s and women’s wear, including a shaping technology and an antibacterial, anti-odour and dye-transference-resistant “Dry Cult” fabrication, sit alongside trend-led, 1960s-inspired designs. Womenswear features vintage inspired floral prints and flowing skirts – a tapestry bomber jacket and lightweight trench coat are the standout items. Menswear focuses on a James Dean-inspired “rebel chic”, offering bikers and bombers in earthy, industrial tones.
Season's preview: Monkee Genes autumn 17Subscription
Monkee launches its full range of apparel, including T-shirts and sweaters, for autumn 17. Men’s denim features wide-leg shapes and women’s denim introduces a new slim-cut silhouette – styles are available in both sateen and denim. Nods to 1990s grunge shapes influence the range, and the wide-legged styles give an updated 1960s outline.
My Fashion Life: Erin Fridja, owner of Bad DenimSubscription
With more than 50 pairs of jeans to her name, founding a denim-only boutique was the logical step for Erin Fridja to turn her passion into a retail business.
Drapers Denim Report: The business of greening jeansVideoSubscription
Drapers explores how brands are overcoming the challenges of creating sustainable denim
Drapers Denim Report: The art of sculpting jeansSubscription
Denim brands are fighting back against the rising popularity of athleisure with contouring and sculpting jeans
Mud Jeans chief executive explains the strategy behind his eco-friendly jeans
Rockins launches denim collectionSubscription
Inspired by vintage rock and roll stars from Debbie Harry to Cher, Rockins is set to launch its debut denim collection.
As a celebration of its East London manufacturing roots, denim brand Lee Cooper is launching a premium selvedge denim range, The Cooper Collection
Perseverance 'key' to breaking into denimSubscription
The past two years have been a whirlwind for Anika Islam, founder and creative director of fast-growing contemporary label Wåven.
How Matteo Sinigaglia revived ReplaySubscription
Matteo Sinigaglia has revitalised the 35-year-old Italian jeans brand with innovative “multi-tasking” stretch denim
From traditional Japanese sashiko stitching to vintage-inspired washes, the men’s denim market has come a long way since the original Levi’s blue jeans were designed for cowboys and miners in the 1870s.
Drapers Denim Report: The pursuit of leisureSubscription
As casual dressers drift away from skinny jeans towards a more sophisticated take on tracksuits, denim brands are being forced to evolve
Drapers Denim Report: A premium offerSubscription
From solid gold rivets to extreme fringing and luxurious embellishment, Drapers rounds up the emerging trends in premium denim and finds out what stockists are looking for in the perfect jean
Wrangler has taken a tailored approach to denim to offer women the best-fitting jean, no matter their size.
Textiles Special 2016: Innovations Subscription
The latest textile innovations and technologies are bringing futuristic qualities to garments