Humor S/S 2010

Here's a look at the S/S 10 collection from Denmark's underground label Humor Clothing. The young Danish brand is inspired by electronic music and street styling. So for spring, Humor brings us colors and variations on the low crotch silhouette.
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Classic Denim Jacket Updates

With the denim on denim styling trend gaining momentum, the classic denim jacket has become a strong key item in the last few seasons for men and women. We've been keeping our eyes open for style updates, and found this great double breasted style from Ian Batten. Unfortunately, there is no web site, but you can find some of his ...
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Denim Tapered Chino

The current tailored trend in men's jeans is expanding. The new generation of classic chino craft in selvedge Japanese denim updates the five pocket jean and appeals to the contemporary man. This Albam jean is a great example of the trend that we've been seeing this year at the Bread and Butter Berlin and Project Las Vegas tradeshows.
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G-Star Raw’s New “It” Girl

Rock stars' progeny are a natural match for denim labels. After Georgina, daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall, was featured in ads for Hudson Jeans, Liv Tyler now becomes the face of the G-Star S/S 10 campaign. The campaign, shot by Dutch photographer Anton Corbijn, features Tyler wearing items from the Low-T mini-collection, designed for the "strong, confident ...
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Marni X Current Elliott Jeans

Italian luxury house Marni will be launching a denim collaboration with LA-based denim brand Current/Elliott next June. Marni's designer, Consuelo Castiglioni, has embellished Current/Elliott’s now legendary boyfriend jean to create a limited edition eight-piece collection. The high-end twist on the laid back Californian denim label will hit retail in June and cost between $250-$500.
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ACNE A/W 2010 Denim Film

Acne Studios has released its second fashion film for their Acne Jeans Autumn/Winter 10 collection. The video was directed by Swedish photographer Andreas Larsson, whose work has been seen in The New York Times and Harper's Bazaar. The very provocative footage is filmed true to the minimalist and uncluttered aesthetic of Larsson - and Acne's collection.
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H&M Fashion Studio

An interesting feature on the H&M site is the Fashion Studio, an interactive section that allows you to style your own outfit. Using various types of models, you can select the one you feel would be the best match and start styling outfits by choosing items from their data bank. The feature is easy to manage and will keep track ...
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Inside Cheap Monday

Check out this interesting video interview that features a behind-the-scenes look at Sweden's denim brand Cheap Monday. Orjan Andersson, Co-founder and Creative Director, talks about their Spring 10 collection, chock full of pieces inspired by 70s and 80s street culture. As an added bonus, you get a great glimpse of the Södermalm district in central Stockholm, home to the Cheap Monday ...
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Make Love Not Trash

Another great find at Las Vegas' Pool trade show last week, Make Love Not Trash, offers great bags including a collection made of raw denim. This family business from Southern California chooses to develop products that are environmentally friendly, with a genuine concern for leaving behind the smallest footprint possible. Making a conscious decision to reduce, recycle and re-use when ...
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Future Heretics Ts

We met many brands at the Project trade show in Las Vegas last week. Here's Bryden Lando, designer for Future Heretics, sporting one of their humorous tees. See more about this edgy denim streetwear brand in our Project report, coming soon to the Fashion Office...
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Workroom, Las Vegas

A new show joined the Las Vegas trade show lineup last week at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The new show concept, aptly named Workroom, is meant to resemble a cutting-edge specialty boutique that specializes in savvy and up-and-coming designs. Featuring a mix of approximately 20 apparel, footwear and accessories brands, key exhibitors included Lacoste, Radcliffe Denim and 3sixteen, along ...
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Making Old New Again

While visiting the Pool Trade Show in Las Vegas last week, we found a few key denim brands to talk about. One such brand, SuperLuckyCat,  has been using secondhand clothing as the basis of their one-of-a-kind apparel line for over nine years. Wholesale orders are packed one piece at a time so that each customer gets the best variety they ...
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Olympic Denim

Designed by Burton, the US Snowboard Team Uniforms for the 2010 Olympics feature pants that replicate a well-worn pair of jeans with hand sanding, whiskering and rips, as seen on Seth Wescott after winning gold last week. The pants are worn by all team members (including coaches) during practice as well as during actual competition. The highly technical photo-print denim ...
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Levi’s X Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony was founded in 2002 by UC Berkeley grads Carol Lim and Humberto Leon and became a multifaceted retail environment hosting shops, showrooms and a private label collection. Leon and Joshua Katz, senior manager of collaborations at Levi’s, say they had long been following each other’s work and were looking for the right project on which to collaborate. The ...
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Visvim S/S 2010

Japanese brand Visvim's Spring/Summer 2010 collection looked at 50s and 60s motorsport for inspiration. Fascinated by the speed and sense of freedom found on the race track, Designer Hiroki Nakamura took from the racing culture to create his new collection. As usual, authenticity with a modern twist remains at the core of Visvim’s products.
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