Paris Runway / Miharayasuhiro

We usually find less denim in Paris than in Milan, but there is still great inspiration to draw from the city of lights' runway shows. Miharayasuhiro's collection included a revised grungy look with stained denim patchwork and layered cropped jeans.
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Milan Runway / D&G

D&G's F/W 10 collection revisited luxe sportswear with an "apres-ski" theme that paired jeans treated with tinted finishes with chunky knits, suede and fur. Pleated baggy jeans and design details were inspired by active sport apparel, like drawstring jean styles and zippers and stitching used on snowboard gear.
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Milan Runway / Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood's F/W 10 collection featured her usual high-waisted suspender dungarees in clean raw denim, but it's the bleached versions that brought a heritage vibe. The collection also includes jeans with metallic coating, and subtle design details, such as a low-waisted jeans with super long flys in whitened denim.
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Milan Runway / DSquared2

The Dsquared2 collection's theme shifted from hunting and camping towards Hockey Night in Canada (fights included). With a punky, edgy styling, the collection features different silhouettes: slouchy jeans, a masculine version of the skinny for men as a natural evolution of the men's denim silhouette, and of course their trademark crotch-hugging jeans. Accessorized with studded leather belts and belt loop ...
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Milan Runway / Bottega Veneta

Luxury brand Bottega Veneta injected denim into their F/W 10 collection. Jeans remain basic, with dark indigo denim showing white contrast stitching and creased or crinkled finishes. They were paired with bright double-breasted blazers and featured rolled-up cuffs that expose white socks and thick soled brogues.
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BBB Denim Expert Talk

In cooperation with BREAD & BUTTER, the Berlin daily newspaper Der Tagesspiegel and the Berlin city magazine zitty held the symposium “Stilfragen – fashion expert talk”. In a podium discussion, denim geniuses Adriano Goldschmied and François Girbaud, and the new generation of influential denim designers Jason Denham and Scott Morrison discussed what good design is, and the role that it ...
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Europe and Heritage Denim Brands

During difficult economic times, consumers tend to go back to classic brands and products. Old-school and hard-wearing denim are seeing a comeback, especially in Europe where retailers are noticing increasing demand for classic denim brands such as Lee, Lee Cooper, Levi’s and Wrangler, workwear labels like Carhartt, Dickies and OshKosh B’Gosh, and even the pioneers of designer jeans such as ...
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Balmain Men’s S/S 2010

Balmain's designer, Christophe Decarnin, is aiming to do to men’s jeans what he previously did to women’s. His second collection for men revolves around pilot, biker and athlete-inspired items that are a departure from the house’s couture heritage. The collection features leather jackets, utility shirts and pants, tees and sweatshirts with air force-inspired motifs, and his signature piece, the biker ...
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Erin Wasson X RVCA

Situated somewhere between Hippie and Rock-Chic, Erin Wasson X RVCA's third line portrays a vintage feeling with aged and broken-in denim. The collection also includes jeans with cool triangle cut-out panels.
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Rag & Bone Jean

Rag & Bone is launching three new lines named: Rag & Bone/KNIT, Rag & Bone/SHIRT and Rag & Bone/JEAN. Different from their signature collection, the labels have been created to offer wardrobe staples rather than statement pieces. JEAN will have three cuts: the skinny, the straight, and the stiletto boot available in a range of colors.
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Dolce & Gabbana Men’s Fall 2010

Milan Fashion Week kicked off and one of the first designers to show was Dolce & Gabbana. The denim pieces included in their collection were faded and muddy for an interesting new version of colored denim with blue denim at the seams.
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Pur Premium Denim

Pur Premium Denim, created by a woman (Hae Yong) for women, wants to bring femininity back to the denim world.  They offer a wide range of silhouettes that are flattering and trendy. They even have a good looking "fleece" jegging worthy of mention (second picture from the left) that comes in multiple washes such as noir, ruby and charcoal and ...
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Skinny Jeans For the Skinny At Heart

Skinny silhouettes show no sign of disappearing, so it was just a question of time before someone came up with skinny jeans for the skinny at heart. The skinny silhouette  from the New York label, Hydraulic Jeans, has been developed with the full figured woman in mind.  Hydraulic skinny jeans are the perfect solution for a great fitting skinny jean ...
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Levi’s X Opening Ceremony

Levi's and NY-based boutique and brand Opening Ceremony are collaborating on a co-branded line of products, the first of which will debut during New York Fashion Week next month at Opening Ceremony, Levis.com and the Levi's flagship in San Francisco. You can expect lots of fine-wale corduroy jackets, pants, shirts, and shorts in eight different colors for both women and ...
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Nudie Jeans Takes Responsibility

Swedish denim brand Nudie Jeans, founded in 2001, has now joined Fair Wear Foundation (FWF), an international verification initiative dedicated to enhancing workers’ lives by improving labor conditions in the garment industry. They're working closely with a growing number of companies that produce clothing and other sewn products and that take responsibility for their supply chains. By joining Fair Wear ...
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