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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Las Vegas Trade Shows: Denim Trends

So we're back from Las Vegas, jet-lagged but really inspired by the week's shows: We walked the halls of Capsule, Liberty, Project, Magic and ENK searching out the latest denim name it, we covered it! We came across a few new brands and exciting projects, all of which we'll update you with over the next few days and weeks right ...
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Kapital World Documentary

This week saw the launch of the unexpected movie from one of (if not the most) respected Japan's denim brands of today. Kapital World, is a short documentary that showcases a behind-the-scenes look at the process that goes into the label's infamous lookbooks and the dynamics between the two forces Kiro Hirata and Eric Kvatek. Fans and followers of Kapital will ...
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Livid Jeans and Ole A. Ekker: Fades of Indigo Denimbook Vol. II

Norwegian-based jeans brand Livid Jeans and Norwegian photographer Ole A. Ekker collaborate once again on the second edition of their ongoing project, Denimbook. The first page of Fades of Indigo, the collaborative book between Livid Jeans founder Jens Olav Dankertsen and Norwegian photographer Ole A. Ekker states "There is great great beauty in combining crafts because they're able to bring forth what ...
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New York Fashion Week F/W 14 Women’s Denim Runway Highlights -

New York kicked off the women's Fall/Winter 2014 schedule earlier this month presenting a varied mix of denim assortments. Here, Stylesight showcases the best looks from all the shows across the city. 3.1 Phillip Lim F/W 14 saw Phillip Lim move away from his usual tough streetwise sensibilities, and take a more gentle approach for this season. Denim jacket silhouettes with traditional ...
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A.P.C. Launches Stretch Denim Collection

French fashion label A.P.C. unveiled its first stretch denim collection yesterday (Feb 17) with a small line of unisex pants made in Lycra spandex and cotton. As many devoted A.P.C. fans will know, Jean Touitou won't accept anything other than the finest raw denims for his highly sought after jeans. While their denims offer the best fades, their slim fits and particularly unforgiving ...
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Bleu de Paname – Indigo Capsule Collection

French utilitarian brand Bleu de Paname launch into the spring/summer 2014 season with a capsule collection using purely natural indigo dyes. Parisian fashion house Bleu De Paname are known for their refined takes on traditional workwear so it came as no surprise when they released their latest offering of indigo dipped goods. Like all their products, the Indigo capsule collection is proudly made ...
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LN-CC Launches Exclusive Capsule Collection

East London concept store LN-CC launches an exclusive capsule collection of Levi's Red items for men and women. Earlier last year LN-CC revived a blast from the past with the release of the Levi’s RED collection as part of its "archive series". Denim heads and collectors alike were quick to snap up some of the rare pieces from the debut 1999 ...
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Lee Celebrates 125 Years of Denim Style

For cowboys, workers and contemporary creators, Henry David Lee's iconic denim brand celebrates 125 years of getting things done. 2014 sees the iconic American jeans brand Lee celebrate its landmark 125 year anniversary. Known as one of denims "Big Three", Lee has become a household name around the world along with its native peers Levi's and Wrangler. Outfitting the US military through ...
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Suzusan – Bringing The Ancient Art of Shibori Into Today

Today, Stylesight's denim team takes a look at the stunning work of Hiroshi Murase, creative director of Suzusan, and 4th generation of a Shibori-making family. Take a look back a few years and the term Shibori would be virtually unknown to many western designers, but over the past two seasons, the ancient Japanese resist-dyeing technique has hit the mainstream within fashion and beyond. From ...
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Pharrell Williams presents G-Star RAW for the Oceans

Earlier this week denim giant G-Star RAW announced an innovative collaboration with eco-manufacturer Bionic Yarn for a collection of sustainable denims made from recycled plastic bottles gathered from the sea. As one of the denim industry's most forward-looking companies, G-Star has always recognized sustainability as a core driver for the business. This week saw the Dutch label expand upon its sustainable ...
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Last weekend: Rin Tanaka Inspiration LA

We're currently out in Los Angeles, and visited the awesome Rin Tanaka Inspiration LA show on Friday and Saturday – a must on the Stylesight Denim calendar. The show is normally held in Long Beach, but this year the mastermind and vintage expert behind the Inspiration show, Rin Tanaka, decided to change the venue to the more convenient LA Mart in ...
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Jacket Required Denim Wrap – Fall/Winter 14 -

London's premium menswear trade show Jacket Required hosted its sixth edition this week (February 5-6) bringing together a tightly edited selection of the most current menswear labels from around the world. Its new East London residency saw the show expand to its biggest and best yet, with over 150 brands showcasing wares from across the denim, urban and premium sectors. Here Stylesight's denim team ...
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Introducing: Tonsure

Scandinavian menswear brand Tonsure is giving denim a new international outlook this fall with their range of classic yet forward-thinking clothes for the modern man. While the workwear trend remains the core theme for many of todays menswear denim labels, a small group of progressive designers are pushing the fabric in a much more polished and refined directions. One example of ...
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