G-Star Launches Raw for the Oceans Collection

Today G-Star launched its eco initiative RAW for the Oceans, a collaborative project that  that takes plastic from the world’s oceans and transforms it into innovative denim and apparel. To accompany the online release, the Dutch denim giant showcased the collection through a digital campaign of quirky gifs and illustrations. Following the announcement of the Raw for the Oceans collection back in ...
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Trading Post by Dr. Collectors

American indigo craft brand Dr. Collectors brings its French chic-meets-Americana aesthetic to LA's up-and-coming La Brea district with the opening of their first flagship store. With over 40 years of collecting under his belt, vintage fanatic Olivier Grasset has become one of the most revered names in the business. Fascinated by American vintage denim, Gassett together with is wife Béatrice run Dr. Collectors, ...
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Denim Design Talent: Alex Mullins -

WGSN takes a closer look at the S/S 2015 collection of London based menswear designer Alex Mullins. Hailing from south west London, Alex Mullins studied BA Fashion with Print at Central Saint Martins, following with an MA in menswear at the Royal College of Art. A 2012 graduate, Mullins was part of the initial collective of young designers (alongside Craig Green and ...
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A Look Inside Kapital’s Fall/Winter 2014 “Peace Pilgrim” Lookbook -

Always one for a nomadic adventure, Japanese craftsman Kapital head out to the uncharted landscapes of Mongolia for their latest catalogue "Peace Pilgrim". The archive of Kapital's stunning catalogues has seen tag-team duo Kiro Hirata and Eric Kvatek take to the most diverse range of locations throughout the world. From exotic beaches in Hawaii, to ancient ruins of Peru, and vast ...
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Carhartt WIP x Neighbourhood Spring/Summer 2014

Carhartt Work In Progress collaborates with Japanese avant-americana label Neighborhood on a capsule collection of leopard-print workwear. This fall two acclaimed streetwear imprints, NEIGHBORHOOD and CarharttWIP, team up once again for a capsule collection of clean-cut heritage style. A testimony to both brands’ workwear aesthetic, the collection is crafted from each imprints signature iconic branding and fabrics; NEIGHBORHOOD’s leopard print on traditional Carhartt Dearborn canvas. The collection is filled with standout items ...
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New Denim Design Talent: HAMM

Today WGSN highlights Parson's graduate designer Hye Gin Hamm's thesis collection inspired by her native Korea's Seung Bok monk clothing fused with American style. Months of blood, sweat and tears culminate at Gradate Fashion Week, where BA graduate students showcase their collections to the industry for the first time. Each year delivers a swathe of fresh denim design talent with young designers ...
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Donwan Harrell for Lee Jeans – 125th Anniversary Special

In celebration of Lee jeans 125th anniversary, the iconic denim brand invites 4 of its favourite designers to help re-imagine Lee's most popular fit's and finishes. 2014 sees iconic denim brand and one of the big 3, Lee, celebrate its 125th anniversary. The year marks a grand landmark for the American brand and drives a series of special projects and exciting events, ...
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Alchemy Blues by Scotch and Soda

Amsterdam-based label Scotch & Soda kicks off the A/W 14 season with its Alchemy Blues Project, a special collection of 5 hand painted denim jackets. Scotch & Soda's denim line, Amsterdams Blauw, has collaborated with four graphic designers for Alchemy Blues Project, a special customisation collection of five Japanese selvedge denim trucker jackets. Inspired by the ancient theme of Alchemy and its basic elements ...
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Piero Turk – A Life With Denim

Italian denim designer Piero Turk launches his second denim book entitled: Details - A Life With Denim. Piero Turk is one of the denim industries most unsung heroes. A man behind the scenes, Turk has worked with some of the most important brands including Edwin, Lee, Replay and AG (Adriano Goldschmied) providing his wealth of knowledge and passion as both a ...
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New Denim Store: Bad Denim

On thursday of last week, a new store called Bad Denim opened in the up-and-coming Clapton area of East London and we headed down to find out more. The beautiful Erin McQuinn has worked in the denim industry for ten years, focussing mainly in the premium women's denimsector including recent stints at both MiH and Victoria Beckham Denim.  During this time ...
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Hollywood Ranch Market Spring/Summer 2014

Hollywood Ranch market releases its summer lookbooks for its denim lines Blue Blue and Blue Blue Japan, showcasing the brand's passion and craftsmanship for indigo. While indigo may be having its moment in fashion right now, no brand quite shares the same passion or expertise of the shade quite like the aptly named Blue Blue Japan. Founded on the love for the indigo ...
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Exclusive Interview: Jack/ Knife

We're pretty excited for our San Francisco denim buddies Jack Knife. Since coming on the scene in December 2011, the brand has expanded to become a well-known name in the world of hand-crafted, made in America denim and recently they unveiled their new studio space and introduced a new member of the growing team called Evan Kinori. Images thanks to Ulysses Ortega and his ...
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Introducing: Rialto Jean Project

Meet Riato Jean Project, an eco-sustainable, philanthropic denim brand, specializing in hand-painted one-of-a-kind vintage jeans. One of the most loveable features about denim is that it gets better with age. From rips, tears and staining, it goes through it all - with all these blemishes only helping to increase the character of your favourite wears. LA designer and denim addict Erin ...
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Introducing: Sarva

During Berlin fashion week Swedish denim label Denim Demon launched its new concept, Sarva, a functional outdoor and jeanswear label made in Sweden. Throughout the late '60s and early '70s Sweden was proudly producing its own jeans through a number of small denim factories throughout the country. While these small firms served its domestic purpose, the cheap labor in the east ...
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Exclusive Interview: Farhad Samari

Stylesight speaks to LA-based photographer Farhad Samari on his about his passion for vintage denim, motivations, and the way he goes about crafting his arresting and stunning photos. Farhad Samari is the go-to-guy when its comes to shooting vintage denim and heritage-inspired clothing. The LA-based photographer has built a strong following amongst the purist denim community through his stunning work with contemporary ...
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