319 posts tagged denim in ALL BLOGS

Denim Documentary: Blue Jeans – The Fabric of Freedom

This week CBS news premiered a short documentary exploring the history of denim, from America's mines to the artisanal jean stores of today. Thanks to the good folks at Tenue de Nîmes, we were introduced to this interesting documentary by CBS news showcasing the art of blue jeans and how history leaves its imprint on every pair. The film highlights some of the ...
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Bleu de Paname @ Les Docks en Seine

Parisian utilitarian brand, Bleu de Paname, partnered with the new fashion and design centre Docks en Seine with a pop-up store to celebrate their three-year anniversary. Paris' new retail concept Les Docks, Cite de la mode et du design (City of Fashion and Design) launches with a new installation by French label, Bleu de Paname in the basement of the four-level restored industrial space located ...
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HUDSON x Turbotech™ Experiment

HUDSON jeans launch HUDSON x Turbotech™ in partnership with ISKO™, an innovative new denim fabric that allows you to take your jeans from raw to vintage in 30 days. Raw denim challenges have become somewhat of an obsession on the internet as of late with artisanal denim brands like Naked & Famous and Rawr Denim holding regular custom fade competitions on their blogs. ...
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Michael Harris: Flickr Photostream

We are BIG fans of Michael Harris. He was originally an antique bottle specialist, hunting for vintage bottles all over America, including many desert mine-shaft locations. It was here that he found another passion... for denim! Michael's interest in denim was piqued during a conversation with Ralph Tharpe of Cone Denim. Working closely with Cone and Levi's, he was pulled into the world of ...
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We Love: Seventies Denim

While seventies references have been reverberating around the womenswear market season after season, the retro era has remained relatively untouched by menswear. However, this season has seen a subtle emergence of the decade's more sartorial side, with a range of directional labels, style-savvy males and forward-thinking editorials channeling this unexpected aesthetic. OUT magazine took an unexpected approach to traditional menswear styling ...
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Great Reference Blog: Shit Denim!

We're always on the lookout for new inspirational denim blogs and tumblrs, imagery being the foremost element in our research at Stylesight. Thats why we're so excited about shitdenim.com! Yes, you heard it right - despite the name, shitdenim.com (we love it) is a great go-to URL that houses a huge amount of denim imagery. Shitdenim is the work of denim ...
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Visvim “Study and Practice” Exhibition at Dover Street Market, London

This weekend saw the opening of a brand new exhibition at Dover Street Market London celebrating the 10th anniversary of Japanese brand, visvim. Entitled “Study and Practice”, the retrospective juxtaposes prototypical vintage menswear pieces from designer Hiroki Nakamura's extensive personal collection with those from visvim’s own line. We personally spoke with Nakamura, who took us through his vintage kimono archive and explained his passion for denim. Hiroki ...
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Lee KRISVANASSCHE Capsule Collection

Dior Homme artistic director Kris Van Assche and his eponymous label KRISVANASSCHE linked up with Lee for an ambitious collaboration between the two entities. Fall/Winter 2012 brings us a unique collaboration between Belgian designer, KRISVANASSCHE and all-time American workwear brand, Lee® that celebrates the link between technology and craftsmanship. Maintaining the essence of the Lee identity, KRISVANASSCHE has curated a range of understated, yet uniquely ...
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Refinery 29: Month of Denim!

It's always interesting to keep an eye on what retailers are doing denim-wise out there on the worldwide web. Last week we noticed a feature on Refinery29's website celebrating a whole month dedicated to denim. For the entire month of April, the site interviews celebrities, industry insiders and just downright cool dudes on their denim wardrobes. The Month kicked off with denim 'It' ...
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Madewell Denim Roadtrip

We love those vintage silver airstream vans, and now that festival season has kicked off we're getting itchy for a road trip. It seems like we're not the only ones: J.Crew's little sister brand Madewell has hijacked a huge vintage airstream and is taking it on a denim road trip of the U.S. over the next few weeks.  The van is ...
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Denim Highlights, Tokyo Fashion Week, Part 2

In our second installment from the Tokyo runways, we feature four more brands that caught our eye for denim inspiration. Whiz Limited Designer Hiroaki Shitano started making hand-printed shirts that he sold to friends, and the venture grew into Whiz Limited simply by work of mouth and popularity. Like many of the brands we showcased yesterday, Shitano's F/W 12 collection looks to the great outdoors ...
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KAPITAL Clothing Arrives at Anthem London

Japan's KAPITAL clothing is a renowned institue and a 'must see' when visiting Tokyo. The denim label is well known for its secrecy and rarely stocked outside the Japan stores. However, at February's Project Wooster at the Magic trade shows, the brand was showing their wares for the first time, marking a notable change from their 'closed doors' nature. Last week we were ...
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Presented under the ever-expanding Comme des Garçons group is the youth-oriented Ganryu line, a unisex street-style label designed by Fumito Ganryu. As the former patternmaker for Junya Watanabe, designer Fumito Ganryu has been lauded for his natural tendency towards progressive, avant-garde designs. Sitting among the eclectic labels of COMME des GARCONS, Ganryu’s unisex street style label flourishes for this season with an exclusive ...
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Love Aesthetics / THVM: D.I.Y. Cracked White Denim

Los Angeles-based denim brand Thvm teamed up with Netherlands blogger, Ivania Carpio of Love Aesthetics for an exclusive D.I.Y cracked white denim project. For the latest installment of Thvm Rag (Thvm's biannual publication), the abundantly artistic magazine selected emerging dutch blogger, Ivania Carpio of Love Aesthetic to collaborate on a D.I.Y. denim project. Carpio is internationally renowned for her clean-cut style, minimal aesthetics, neutral colors ...
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Nudie Jeans ‘Woad/Guado’ Limited Edition Dyed Collection

Spring is officially here and just in time as Nudie Jeans introduces a limited edition “Woad/Guado” collection – an exclusive 100% organic six piece line dyed from the ancient woad plant. Recognized as the earliest known method of indigo coloring, dyes produced from woad trace back to medieval times. While organic and historically rich, the cultivation of the plant is hardly commercially viable - ...
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