Beautiful People – Womens JFW F/W 10

The women's collection from Beautiful People, presented during Japan Fashion Week, was equally inspiring for the junior market. Preppy knits and military-influenced jackets were paired with denim, leather skinnys and pleated skirts for a retro collegiate vibe. Vintage cigarette brand logo references and London tourist Tees added to the rebellious flavor and laid-back attitude. View the complete women's collection in the ...
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Beautiful People – Mens – JFW F/W 10

Another great inspiration for young men coming out of Japan Fashion Week is the collection from Beautiful People. It perfectly mixes denim with key materials for fall such as wool, melton and reverse skins. The label takes a cue from current women’s trends and features shrunken jackets paired with tailored pants for a preppy/varsity vibe that looks fresh.
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Gut’s Dynamite Cabarets -Womens – JFW F/W 10

The women's side of Gut's Dynamite Cabarets' collection continues under the same military influences with a strong collection of distressed knits with a refined edge. Cuffed camouflage shorts are paired with drapey knits and shrunken jackets embellished with fur or patches. Leather jackets have a denim finish look that is quite interesting. View the complete Women's collection in the Image Library.
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Japan Fashion Week F/W 10

Japan Fashion Week is always inspirational when it comes to the youth market. Over the next few days, we'll be highlighting the most interesting collections that carry pieces and trends that are denim-friendly. We love Gut's Dynamite Cabarets for their great interpretation of current trends. Distressed denim is paired with gutsy military jackets trimmed with fur and loads of badges for ...
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CHEAP MONDAY F/W 10

Cheap Monday's F/W 10 collection has a grunge-punk futuristic look worn by models with ponytails and airbrushed makeup for a full-on look. The collection features bondage jeans, ripped and torn sweaters with knitted hole details, stiff collared shirts and sweater dresses. We love the look, in part due to the fact that the Swedish label succeeded in making the look ...
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Denim Hoodie

The classic denim jacket is getting updated in various ways these days due to its global popularity. This interesting take combines two important layering pieces: the heavy knit hoodie and the washed out cut-off denim jacket. You can find this piece on Ssense.com. What can we say, Alexander Wang? Great look, great style!
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Balmain Homme F/W 2010

Balmain's new look book for F/W 10 is of great interest in the denim scene, as always. The well-styled collection carries the most important current trends and items for men. You'll find biker-reference details applied to chino and knit joggers for an update, and a clean collegiate vibe that ties everything together. Jean silhouettes go from the Euro skinny for ...
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Journal de Nimes Nº4

The forth edition of Journal de Nimes has launched! With a focus on France, an endless source of inspiration for  Tenue de Nimes,  Journal de Nimes Nº4 includes a map of their favorite Paris hot spots and Anneke Beerkens’ Masters research in youth culture and group dynamics in the underground Tokyo fashion scene. Check out a digital version here and ...
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Life After Denim

Life After Denim is a new LA-based men's label that is denim-free but with a denim-friendly vibe. The well-priced modern collection of casual basics retails between $68-$198. Staples include military shirts in plaid, railroad stripes and chambray. 5-pockets come in colored, plaid and pinstripe canvas for a laid-back attitude lovingly borrowed from the denim lifestyle.
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Replay Eco-Minded Flagship Store

The Replay flagship store has reopened in the heart of Milan in Corso Vittorio Emanuele. The space was designed with Replay's new concept in mind, which focuses on rediscovering an emotional connection with nature. The eco-minded retail environment was designed by the Studio 10 design group and Fashion Box. It features a vertical garden, a water wall and an iron ...
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LF Lookbook

LF stores is a mainstream retail destination for girls looking for cutting-edge looks and key denim items. What caught our attention is their Spring 10 look book that features the current American far-west trend, vintage lace and denim, along with retro sunbathing beauties, all done while keeping the junior market in mind.
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Tributes vs Copyrights

In our industry, it is widely acknowledged that heritage brands, like Levi’s and Lee, have inspired countless labels’ basic core items. The current trend around the gold mining era of the early twentieth century and the replica of authentic details has turned everyone’s attention to the archives of original brands. Denim cult labels are issuing special editions as a ...
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Fashion Illustration

Fashion illustrations may be coming back in style. The cover of Harper's Bazaar Australia will feature an illustration from David Bromley based on a January 2010 Editorial from Harper's Bazaar Russia featuring Lily Allen.  Known not only for her music but also for her unique style, the fashion muse was the new face for Chanel handbags last fall. This is ...
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The Cutthroat World Of Premium Denim

Douglas Keeve's Dirty Denim series on the Sundance Channel gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the L.A. Mecca of the denim business and its evolution. The online documentary clips feature Chip of Chip & Pepper, who explains the hardcore reality of the denim industry, from stealing each other’s samples and spying on competitors to copying washes and blackmailing workers in ...
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Denim Short Stories

For the release of nine new jeans washes, Tiger of Sweden wanted to do something more creative than the usual window display. That's when they came up with the film project: The Night Stories. Based on the idea that every pair of jeans has a unique story to tell, "a story written by the jeans and the person who wears ...
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