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Q&A: Is Sustainable Denim Plagued with Weak Marketing Strategies?

NerminKoseNermin Köse views the denim industry through a multi-faceted lens. As founder of the consultancy, Denim Look, and the sustainable jeans brand, Away Denim, the Turkish denim expert takes a 360-degree approach to developing new collections, examining how the story of each new innovation or sustainable........ Read More at sourcingjournal

Calvin Klein to Close NYC Flagship, Cut Jobs in New Restructure

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Steve Shiffman, chief executive officer of Calvin Klein, Inc., a unit of PVH Corp. unveiled a series of strategic changes to the company on Thursday in response to what he said was a rapidly evolving fashion and retail landscape. The news came shortly after the company let its chief creative director go and said its jeans......... Read More sourcingjournal

Crescent Bahuman Paves the Way for Pakistan Denim

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From sustainability to innovation and working to close the loop, the denim sector in Pakistan is thriving—and evolving. And Crescent Bahuman has been a part of the country’s progression in denim manufacturing, taking inspiration from the world over and matching it with the skillset and prowess in Pakistan to yield a unique..... Read More at carvedinblue.tencel

Archroma to boost denim inspiration at Colombiatex 2019ARCHPR132a

Archroma, a leader in colour and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be presenting its innovative and sustainable solutions for denim and casual wear manufacturers and brands at Colombiatex 2019, from 22-24 January. From fibre to finish, Archroma offers to textile manufacturers and brand owners.... Read More at innovationintextiles

A new blue ‘secret’ window opens in Amsterdam


Silvia Rancani, an expert insider of the jeanswear and denim industry, has recently opened her new collective hub The Denim Window in Amsterdam. The studio debuted by hosting an event organized by Denim Première Vision. SI has asked her about her new project. You have recently hosted an event.... Read More at sportswear-international

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

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'

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%


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

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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AAFA releases new guidelines for denim finishing facilities

The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA), through its Safety in Denim Finishing Working Group, collaborated with industry professionals..... Read More at fashionatingworld


Denim industry should follow sustainable supply chain

Denim is a fixture of the apparel industry and a wardrobe staple for millions around the world. Denim is one of the most popular types........ Read More at textiletoday

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

ISKO I-Skool 6 to launch in Berlin

ISKO, a premium Turkish denim ingredient brand, is about to unveil the new creative theme of ISKO I-Skool 6, the fashion contest that has become....... Read More at innovationintextiles

Levi’s Just Announced Their Highest-Rise Jeans Ever

Levi’s, one of our favorite purveyors of denim everything, just announced their highest-waisted jeans ever…and they’re literally called “ribcage” jeans....... Read More at purewow

J Crew and Cotton Inc team up to recycle denim for home insulation

J Crew has partnered with Cotton Incorporated on a program that recycles denim into affordable home insulation. All consumers have to do is contribute...... Read More at fashionatingworld

Simon James Spurr joins 7 For All Mankind as global creative director

Simon James Spurr is the new global creative director for denim brand 7 For All Mankind. Spurr, 44, has more than 20 years in the fashion industry.... Read More at fashionatingworld

Denim Première Vision’s first London edition a success

Mission accomplished for Denim Première Vision. The denim trade show’s first London edition on Dec. 5 and 6.... Read More at fashionnetwork

Denim Première Vision show to be held in Milan next June

Milan will host the next session of the Denim Première Vision trade show in June 2019 in Milan. The session will instead array... 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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