Marques Almeida x Topshop

Retail giant Topshop prepare for their latest designer collaboration, this season teaming up with denim design duo Marques Almeida for fall 14. Fresh off the heels of their S/S 16 London Fashion Week runway show, masters of denim destruction Marques Almeida get set for one of the most anticipated designer collaborations of the season. Launching October 9th, the Portuguese design duo will ...
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F.I.L. Indigo Camping Trailer “The Traveling Trailer” Pop-Up Store NY

After a successful launch in Japan, Visvim F.I.L. Indigo Camping Trailer brings its pop-up concept "The Travelling Trailer" to New York's Dover Street Market. Amongst the hype and glamour of New York S/S 16 Fashion Week's schedule, Visvim designer Hiroki Nakamura is showcasing a slightly less polished offering for fashionistas and denim heads alike. For the first time, Hiroki's pop-up concept “The Traveling Trailer” ...
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New capsule collection Xiao Li x Diesel x 10 Corso Como

The WGSN denim team was pretty excited this week to see young design talent, Xiao Li's first capsule collection hit the press, in collaboration with Diesel and 10 Corso Como. After winning Diesel's 2013 International Talent Support competition this Chinese-born designer is fresh out of her 6 month internship at the Italian denim brand, where she worked with the design team, ...
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Introducing: Bethnals

Bethnals is a new denim brand from London, and offering unique unisex jeans for A/W 14. One of the greatest qualities of denim is its unrivalled universal and unisex appeal. From girls borrowing their boyfriends jeans or trucker jackets or indy boys squeezing into women's lean skinnies, denims generic style has a place for all. One designer who is tapping into this unisex approach, is London-based denim ...
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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, Grassett together with is son Teddy run Dr. ...
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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 S/S 14 collaboration

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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