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Youth Culture Drives S/S 2020 Denim Trends at Kingpins New York

IMG 3152-copyDenim mills brought Spring/Summer 2020 to life at Kingpins New York Wednesday with youth-oriented denim pieces loaded with color, dye effects and utility. The Kingpins trend presentation, styled by Amy Leverton of Denim Dudes, showcased four concepts for the season with roots in cultural movements, streetwear, the outdoor market and nostalgia. Mills enhanced the themes..... Read More at sourcingjournal

Boot-cut Jeans Are Making a Comeback

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These days, the boot-cut jean is an easy punchline. But no more than a decade ago, men and women everywhere were wearing the flowy-bottomed jeans like there was no tomorrow. Boot-cut denim rose to fame (and stayed there) during an era when the coolest stuff—think Ed Hardy T-shirts and Von Dutch trucker hats—was also the ugliest. The silhouette mostly faded....... Read More gq

Lenzing and Chottani Elevate Denim with Swarovski Embellishments

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The Crown Jewels are not the only sparkles to discover in London. Lenzing and Chottani will present Mesmerizing, a couture-level denim capsule collection made with Tencel fabrications and Swarovski embellishments, at Denim Première Vision in London Dec. 5-6. For the collection....... Read More at sourcingjournal

Who’s Using TENCEL™ x REFIBRA™ in Denim?

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Since the launch of TENCEL™ Lyocell with REFIBRA™ technology in February 2017, brands have been keen to embrace the first man-made cellulosic fiber featuring recycled material on a commercial scale. It’s a fiber which embraces circularity, since the REFIBRA™ technology involves upcycling.... Read More at carvedinblue.lenzing-fibers

Monforts technology behind denim innovations in London

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A significant number of Monforts denim manufacturing customers will be heading over to the UK next month, when Denim Première Vision is held in London for the very first time. The event takes place from December 5-6th, at the historic Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane, in London’s completely regenerated and thriving East End.... Read More at texdata

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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Tariffs changing global denim sourcing strategy

Denim and jeans manufacturers are finding their way through the sourcing complexities created...... Read More at fashionatingworld

Global jeans market to be worth $60 bn by 2023: Study

As per a new report ‘Global Market Review of Denim and Jeanswear’ by apparel sourcing publisher just-style...... Read More at fashionatingworld

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

Levi’s denim customisation offers creative freedom to customers

To what consumers’ appetites for perfectly damaged jeans, Levi’s has been selling denim customised by Aldridge..... Read More at fashionatingworld

Limitless: Spring ’19 Stretch Denim Has No Boundaries

From super to comfort, stretch is omnipresent in men’s and women’s denim for Spring ’19. While authentic denim and rigid constructions.... Read More at sourcingjournal

Invista launches Free F!t technology for denim and woven fabrics

Invista has launched a new Lycra Free F!t technology. The new material lends greater comfort to denim and woven fabrics while allowing apparel.... Read More at fashionatingworld

Dutch brand Mud Jeans gets Nordic Swan ecolabel

Dutch brand Mud Jeans’ entire denim collection, or 41 styles, has received the Nordic Swan ecolabel certification.... Read More at fashionatingworld

Cone Denim uses Archroma tool One Way, pushes sustainability

Cone Denim has partnered Archroma for One Way. Cone Denim is a mill with expertise in denim production and indigo dyeing.... Read More at fashionatingworld

Isko: "Demystify and explain the confusing concept of denim sustainability"

When industry giants think denim ingredient, they think Isko. But it doesn’t stop there. In terms of denim transparency and sustainability... Read More at fashionatingworld

Vintage Denim – At What Cost To Environment ?

Readymade garment sector is booming world wide & specially in 3rd world countries, and garment processing has emerged as one of the important.... Read More at denimsandjeans

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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