Opening Ceremony’s Humberto and Model Kendall Jenner Talk #MYCALVINS

For Spring/Summer 2015, Calvin Klein launched the #mycalvins denim series exclusively at Opening Ceremony, with 19-year-old model and internet sensation Kendall Jenner as its Face. To celebrate the launch, founder Humberto Leon and Kendall talk California upbringings, dressing for airports and mom jeans. "You want to know what comes between me and my Calvins?” a 15-year-old Brooke Shields asked America, after whistling ...
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Topman Launches Affordable Japanese Selvedge Line

British high-street staple Topman announces the launch of a small Japanese selvedge denim line in partnership with legendary producer Kurabo Mills from Japan on June 4th. Ask the average man 2 years ago most would be baffled when asked what selvedge denim was. Yet today we are seeing a growing number of commercial retailers offering up decent and affordable lines of ...
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Denim by Premiere Vision: 10 Things Every Denimhead Has Experienced at the Show

With Denim Premiere Vision (now officially without the 'by') A/W 16/17 edition on the horizon, WGSN's Denim Teams prepares you with a breakdown of the top 10 denim moments you're bound to experience over the 2 day show this week.   1. You spend the last 6 months planning your day 1 denim outfit and it consists of 7 different indigo pieces. Denim by ...
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Kiriko Made – Making Memories Not Mass-Produced Goods

Dawn Yanagihara and Katsu Tanaka of Kiriko are taking the ancient traditions of Japanese textiles and reviving them for today through their range of handcrafted accessories and apparel. For Kiriko owners Dawn Yanagihara and Katsu Tanaka, fabric is everything. Thats why the pair search far and wide for century-old denim, hand-dyed shibori and vibrant kasuri for their joint project. Based out Portland, Oregan, ...
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Levi’s Launch Tailor Shop Store Service

Levi's expands its in store experience with the launch of its customisation service - Levi's Tailor Shop. One of the best things we love about denim is its versatility. Whether raw and clean or beaten to bits and patched up, each pair of jeans is open to its own personality. Levi's are tapping into this with the opening of their new ...
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Chip Foster Introduces American Made Denim

Lifestyle denim brand, Chip Foster steps into the Fall/Winter 2015 season with their American Made collection 100% sourced and manufactured in the US. Like many local brands in LA, Chip Foster is looking to bring his denims back to the original roots of American jeanswear and producing them domestically. The capsule collection which will be launching for F/W 15, Chip Foster ...
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Introducing: Kurt’s Amsterdam

With sustainability and true craftsmanship at the core of the brand, small batch label Kurt's Amsterdam believes that we should follow our heart again when making clothing. While we were over in Amsterdam for the 2015 Denim Days edition we came across local dutch brand, Kurt's Amsterdam at the Blueprint show. Showcased in The Denim Market amongst some of the Netherlands other ...
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Raleigh Denim Shows Off Its Traditional Craftsmanship

North Carolina denim manufacturer Raleigh Denim has released a short video to showcase the traditional craftsmanship that gets poured in each pair of its jeans. As Jason Denham most famously said on denim design " The truth is in the details". But unless you're an avid denim head than picking out and noticing these marks of craftsmanship in a quality pair ...
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Lot, Stock & Barrel – Lookbook 2015

LA premium vintage store Lot, Stock and Barrel showcase their latest 2015 collection with a new lookbook entitled, Nature and Glory. Ben and Florence of Lot, Stock and Barrel are vintage veterans in LA and are widely known for their impressive and eclectic array of archive pieces. The creative duo have been setting themselves apart in the vintage scene with their ...
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Introducing: Hawksmill Denim Co.

Hawksmill Denim Co. – not just another jeans brand. As many of our regular denim readers are aware, there's no shortage of premium denim brands today. With raw denim becoming a staple in many of todays males' (and females') wardrobes, there have been a ton of new and unfamiliar brands popping up in the market – which has been more than ...
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Amsterdam: INK, The New Denim & Lifestyle Store

Last month we were in Amsterdam for the amazing Denim Days events and we met Neil & Alexandra Melgaard-Lewty, founders of INK, a beautiful new denim and Lifestyle store in the Jordan area of Amsterdam. The partners in business and life have been working as consultants under their Style Foundry studio for five years and recently decided to put all that ...
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Kapital Autumn/Winter 2015 Runway Highlights

Last month Japanese denim legends Kapital hosted their first ever runway show for the A/W 15 collection. Here, we take a look at what went down. Many Kapital fans would've seen images popping up on Instagram from Kapital's runway show. From what looked like to be an invite only event for close friends and kojima family, the intimate show, held in ...
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Unleash Your Nature by Calik Denim

Earlier last month we premiered the new campaign from Calik shot by photographer Eric Kvatek. To expand the campaign the Turkish mill have now released a short movie entitled, Unleash Your Nature to coincide with the imagery. Read our full interview with Eric and Calik here. Unleash Your Nature by CALIK DENIM from Eric Kvatek on Vimeo.
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Bethnals Opens First Store in East London

After just one year since its initial launch British-based denim brand Bethnals opens its debut store in East London's Spitafields. Last year we reported on the launch of a new unisex denim brand Bethnals by designer and self confessed denim addict Melissa Clement. Initially kickstarted via crowd funding, Bethnals is now smooth sailing into its second season for S/S 15 and ...
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Story mfg. Spring/Summer 2015 Lookbook -

British small batch denim brand Story mfg. step into S/S 15 with its first ever lookbook, Island Journey. Story mfg. has made quite an impact in the denim industry over the past year since its launch at the beginning of 2014. Their focus on slow manufacturing and season-less product drops as well as their stunning array of hand-loomed denim goods have ...
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