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Denim is Adapting & Evolving

021419  DenimImageWith the major adoption of athleisure here in the U.S., it would be easy to think joggers and leggings are the top fashion bottom worldwide, edging out even that perennial favorite: denim. Despite the challenge, however, consumers around the globe continue to be drawn to jeanswear, driven as much by its classic..... Read More at lifestylemonitor.cottoninc

Latin America–a tasty bite for denim brands

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Despite prohibitions, barriers, protectionism, political and economic difficulties and widespread social discrepancies, European and US jeanswear brands recognize the potential of Latin America for their global expansion. Although many companies have attempted to enter the Latin American markets..... Read More sportswear-international

Why Kingpins will accept CSR-certified companies only

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Starting from the April 2019 edition of Kingpins Amsterdam, Kingpins shows will introduce the process of establishing future mandatory standards–including social and environmental responsibility–for its exhibitors. Andrew Olah, founder of Kingpins Shows, explained the reasons for this new step and what process......... Read More at sportswear-international

Environmental Issues of Denim Processing

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Among all the textile products, no other product has received such a wide acceptance as denim specially blue jeans. This is because of its popularity and it has been used extensively by people of all ages, classes and genders. The production chain is optimized for bulk production and with the capacity to meet...... Read More at textilelearner.blogspot

Levi’s Revenue Rises but Income Dives on Higher Expenses and a Tax Hit

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In reporting fourth quarter and year-end results, Levi Strauss & Co portrayed the upside of direct-to-consumer growth and the downside of the expenses that go with it. In a Nutshell: Levi Strauss & Co. reported strong gains in revenue for the fourth quarter and year, but special charges and high costs related to growing.... Read More at sourcingjournal

Jeans Reign Supreme at Upcoming Nashville Denim Days Festival

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On Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11 Music City will host the first-ever Nashville Denim Days Festival. Notable designers, brands and artisans will be on-hand to help attendees learn about the industry via hands-on workshops and demonstrations, indigo art installations, pop-up shops and more. Heralded musician Nikki Lane, a fashionista and denim devotee, will headline the performance stage. She’ll also be selling vintage... Read More at soundslikenashville

Pacific Jeans investing $100m to diversify products

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Top denim maker Pacific Jeans is spending $100 million to set up two new factories in Chattogram in two years with the view to diversifying product base. One of the units, Pacific Knitex, will produce fabrics, while the other, Pacific Casuals, will make activewear, which would help the company broaden its product offerings from denim.... Read More at thedailystar

Denim exports to US rise 9.55pc

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Being the third largest denim exporter to the US, Bangladesh’s denim exports to the US market saw a 9.55 percent growth in 2017 compared to the same period a year ago. The country’s export income from denim products soared to $507.92 million in 2017 from $463.61 million in 2016, official... Read More at daily-sun

US jeans retailers revamping their denim business

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America’s biggest fashion retailers including Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein are now looking at a revival of blue jeans while losing out to athleisure wear which has overpowered jeans in recent times. The US Census Bureau recently... Read More at fashionatingworld

Denim Transparency Takes Center Stage at Kingpins Transformers

Denim Transparency Takes Center Stage at Kingpins Transformers
As product accountability takes the driver’s seat now more than ever, Kingpins Transformers is equipping industry members with events, expertise and tools to help them advance supply chain transparency. This Spring.. Read More at carvedinblue.lenzing-fibers

Belgian jeans is "most sustainable in the world'

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Antwerp entrepreneur Tom Duhoux has revealed his own denim brand called HNST and it presents itself as the world’s most sustainable jeans brand. Save 6,000 liters of water per jeans The collection of 8 different designs.. Read More at retaildetail

That’s Massive! Pakistan denim exports to US climbs 36.52%

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midst plummeting textile and apparel exports, Pakistan noted a massive surge in its denim trouser exports to the US during January to February 2018 period. The country marked a staggering 36.52 per cent growth on the Year... Read More at apparelresources

Demand for Prosperity Textiles Denim is Up and Rising

DEMAND FOR PROSPERITY TEXTILES DENIM IS UP AND RISING
In its 23 years as a fabric producer, China-based Prosperity Textile has more than lived up to the literal meaning of its moniker. The denim fabric manufacturer, Prosperity Textile,  is a “successful and thriving” industry leader... Read More at carvedinblue.lenzing-fibers

Levi's is suing Chinese companies for trademark infringement...

Levis is suing Chinese

Levi Strauss & Co is suing two companies in China over trademark infringement for using its iconic double arch on jeans. The company is seeking the destruction of the products and $47,000 in damages. The lawsuit... Read More at businessinsider

Levi’s working towards a green manufacturing model

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While Levi’s has been moving towards sustainability in manufacturing denim, the company finds it hard to live up to expectations. For example, a team of designers takes weeks to figure out exactly where to fade the indigo... Read More at fashionatingworld

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Performance Denim Brand Duer Wants to Weatherproof Your Jeans

With both coasts of the U.S. blanketed in snow or rain this week, the call for fashion that can endure the elements has never been more evident..... Read More at sourcingjournal

 

Denim brand C17 relaunches for AW19

French denim brand C17 is set to make a comeback this Autumn Winter 2019 with a progressive launch across European markets............ Read More at uk.fashionnetwork

Levi’s opens largest-ever flagship store in New York

Socialite Clothing Introduces First Women’s Denim Collection

As a women’s brand primarily known for knits, woven tops and dresses, Los Angeles-based Socialite Clothing saw an opportunity to complete........ Read More at sourcingjournal

Wrangler’s New Video Shines a Spotlight on Urban Cowboys

To mark Black History Month, Wrangler has partnered with the Federation of Black Cowboys (FBC), a New York City-based cowboy.... Read More at sourcingjournal

Denim Imports Show Signs of a Shifting Sourcing Strategy

The denim industry has become a microcosm of the diversification of apparel sourcing catalyzed by the tariff-infused trade war between the U.S. and China.... Read More at sourcingjournal

Levi Strauss Q4 net revenues up 14 per cent

Levi Strauss’s net revenues grew 14 per cent this fiscal year. The company’s strategies to diversify the product portfolio.... Read More at fashionatingworld

Walmart debuts size-inclusive jeans online

Dive Brief:  Walmart this week debuted a new size-inclusive denim line, Sofía Jeans by Sofía Vergara, to be sold only online..... Read More at retaildive

Absolute Denim plan for switch-over to aniline-free* indigo dyeing

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has announced that the Thailand-based Absolute Denim.. Read More at indiantextilemagazine

Selvedge Run ends in Berlin, sees a rise in number of visitors

Selvedge Run was held in Germany from January 15 to 17, 2019. Selvedge is a trade show for quality garments and crafted goods with a focus on denim and heritage brands..... Read More at fashionatingworld

Denim Première Vision to hold first edition in London

Denim Première Vision, the French denim trade show, will hold its first itinerant edition from December 5 to 6, in London... Read More at fashionatingworld

Lenzing and Jeanologia produce capsule denim collection

Lenzing and Jeanologia have collaborated to produce a capsule collection called Blues & Hues... Read More at fashionatingworld

Cordura launches SuperCharged Noir performance denim

Cordura, Tencel and Artistic Milliners are together debuting a new SuperCharged Noir performance denim collection... Read More at fashionatingworld

US men’s jeans imports up six per cent

From January to February 2018, China, Mexico and Bangladesh were the top three denim exporters... Read More at fashionatingworld

American-Made Selvedge Denim Is Dead, Long Live...

America’s last selvedge denim factory has closed, but brands are still cashing in. In October of last... Read More at gq

Isko develops selvedge

Denim manufacturer Isko has produced a new version of selvedge by combining pure craftsmanship... Read More at fashionatingworld

Wrangler Turns to Sustainable Farming to Cultivate...

For Wrangler, sustainable farming is helping to drive a more sustainable supply chain for its denim... Read More at fashionatingworld

Levi Strauss net revenues up 22 per cent

For Q1 Levi Strauss’ net revenues increased 22 per cent on a reported basis and 16 per cent in favorable.... Read More at fashionatingworld

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