Interview: Eric Kvatek

Earlier this month Stylesight had the pleasure of interviewing the accomplished photographer Eric Kvatek on his stunning imagery, most notably his collaborations with Kapital, as well as his passion for denim. While fashion lookbooks are an essential part of brands seasonal marketing material, rarely (especially within denim) do they ever reach a cult status. However, the collaboration between denim connoisseurs Kapital ...
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Vice Presents The Punks of Disneyland

Earlier this week, Vice released an interesting story on Disneyland's first dedicated social club. While you'd think most cult fans of "The Magic Kingdom" would be decked out in standard Disney merchandise, these devoted followers have opted for a more rugged option usually reserved for bikers gangs. Here's a rundown on the crew from The Neverlanders. You can always trust Vice ...
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Introducing: Folk Fibers

A true advocate of locally handcrafted goods, Maura Grace Ambrose of Folk Fibers is looking to traditional crafts and folklores of natural dying and quilting to give these forgotten arts a renewed appreciation for today. Throughout America today, many young creatives are opposing mass manufacturing and outsourcing and opting to embrace their local heritage and craftsman. One of these advocates is native Texan ...
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New Denham Store: Omotesando Hills, Tokyo

On March 1st, Amsterdam-based Denham re-opened their freshly renovated and relocated Omotesando Hills store. For Denham, Japan is not only one the brands core markets, but it is also the benchmark at which Jason sets his standards for denim design. Since launching in Tokyo in 2010, Denham has gained itself acceptance among the premium denim segment in the city and its ...
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Blue Print Amsterdam: Indigo Workshops

If you haven't heard about Blue Print Amsterdam, you should certainly check out what they're doing, as it's bang in-line with the indigo artisan movement that's emerging globally right now. The team at Blue Print Amsterdam aim to re-visit bygone tradition and artisan printing and dying techniques in order to create contemporary updates. They recently opened a store for the months ...
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Paris Fashion Week F/W 14 Women’s Denim Runway Highlights -

The final shows in Paris (March 5th) marked the closure to the major Fall/Winter 2014 Fashion Week schedule. Known for its more refined aesthetic, the runway shows in the French capital had a notable reduced amount of denim this season with designers looking to more premium fabrics to craft out their collections. Here, Stylesight rounds up the key denim looks to ...
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Lot, Stock & Barrel: New LA Vintage Concept and Store

Last Thursday night, we headed to the new pop-up Liberty Concept Space in LA's Downtown district. Here, one of LA's newest and most interesting vintage concepts, Lot, Stock & Barrel run by Benjamin Phillips, held an event to celebrate their pop-up store. The store is part of a new online and bricks and mortar vintage retail concept that he's been working on over ...
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Être Cécile Fall/Winter 14 -

While the dust may have settled over the Fall/Winter 2014 runways, there is a still a ton of inspiration appearing from emerging designers. Today we highlight Parisienne-cum-London label Être Cécile and their awesome selection of contemporary denim silhouettes. Fashion blogger Susie Bubble caused a frenzy during one of the first days of London Fashion Week in February when she hit the shows ...
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Neighborhood Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook

Japanese favorites Neighborhood kicks off the S/S 14 season with the release of its stunning lookbook. Each season Neighborhood founder Shinsuke Takizawa delivers forward thinking streetwear designs, utilizing technical design and premium construction to create truly beautiful garments. The brand’s aesthetic has traditionally focused around American motorcycle culture as well as varied aspects of US counter-culture, military, workwear and Native American design to create unique wardrobe ...
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Introducing: Darn and Dusted

As with anything good, denim doesn’t last forever, but local East London artisan Luke Deverell is on hand to breathe new life into your favourite garments.  As most denim connoisseurs will vouch, the greatest part about breaking in your raw denim is the way jeans develop an individual imprint like a blank canvas. As with all the beautiful fades, whiskers and honeycombs ...
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Introducing: D-ID

Denim veteran Jimmy Taverniti returns to the fold this summer with the launch of his third premium jeanswear brand, D-ID. Stylesight caught up with the designer to find out more behind the brand in this exclusive interview. Jimmy Taverniti is one of a select few designers that have helped revolutionize the denim and casualwear market. Begging in Europe in the '80s ...
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Milan Fashion Week F/W 14 Women’s Denim Runway Highlights

It's Friday so we thought we'd treat you to the standout denim shows from the recent Milan fashion week! Here are our top four picks: Just Cavalli Print, pattern and statement surfaces were the focus of the Cavalli F/W 14 show, with an emphasis on pants. Basic skinny and slim-legged silhouettes were updated with abstracted digital prints and contemporary camos, while black ...
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Left Field NYC 1 Year Sweatpant Contest

While raw denim fade contests may have become the norm among purist denim brands, Left Field NYC is taking a slightly different approach with their indigo dyed loop terry sweatpants. Last month at Jacket Required, we were fortunate enough to catch up with the guys at Left Field NYC and check out their forthcoming F/W 14 collection. Among the stunning assortment ...
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Denim Embroidery Animation For London Band: Throne

Two talented, London-based animators are embarking on a project to create a music video inspired by the patched and embroidered denim jacket. We have been chatting to the guys behind this inspiring and ambitious project for a few weeks now, helping them to get yardage for their denim-based project that involves 3000 frames of animation, 45 million stitches and 1800 hours ...
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Sasu Kauppi Fall/Winter 2014 -

In the midst of the hectic F/W 14 runway season, Finnish designer Sasu Kauppi releases his latest collection Sequel, inspired by `90s alien movies. We've been keeping a close eye on Helsinki-based designer Sasu Kauppi since he wowed us with his Nordic black metal-inspired denim collection last F/W 13. The Central St Martin's graduate returns with yet another '90s cult reference for ...
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