326 posts tagged denim in ALL BLOGS

CRACKER YOUR WARDROBE x Naked & Famous “World Tour Jean”

For Spring/Summer 2012, Naked & Famous introduces the "World Tour Jean" in conjunction with Korean street fashion magazine CRACKER YOUR WARDROBE. Naked & Famous has long held a reputation for its expert craftsmanship in denim construction and attention to detail with every pair of its Japanese jeans. It is this expertise that has led the Canadian brand to partner with hard-to-find and unknown brands such as Oni Japan, Big ...
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Rule Britannia! Evisu’s Olympic Jean

We're in very patriotic spirits today in London: yesterday, despite the traditional English weather of rain and freezing wind, we watched the 1000 boat pageant down the river Thames and partied at local street parties all around the U.K. Today the Union Jack flags are a little soggy, the sky is still a little grey and the victoria sponge cake has all ...
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Lightning Magazine – Real Workers

For the June 2012 issue of Lightning magazine the editors put together a very special feature on "Real Workers" in celebration of the true craftsman and laborers that inspire denim design today. Few magazines capture the essence of Americana and heritagewear much like Japanese publication, Lightning. This month's edition takes a detailed look at "Real Workers" style, chronicling it from the early origins of traditional ...
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New Kill City Store: Melrose L.A.

Kill City Jeans is a brand that has a real sense of identity; founder Drew Bernstein was a punk kid in L.A. when he began making leggings and clothes for friends and eventually rock gods such as Mick Jagger, Axl Rose, Aerosmith and Motley Crue. His first label, Original Cult, morphed into the two brands we know and love today: Lip Service and ...
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Pete Searson Of Tellason Talks Denim

Tellason Denim is one of the best of a breed of Made In America brands to emerge over the last five years. We've blogged about the company, their roots and their ethics a couple of times already but this recent video by online retailer Huckberry featured on Hypebeast caught our eye. In it, Pete Searson, one half of the brand, talks ...
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Sydney Fashion Week: Ksubi

We at Stylesight are BIG fans of Ksubi- they get the balance right between fashion-forward and fearless design with ultra-wearability that makes us want every piece. Their F/W 12 collection (S/S 13 in Australia) featured at last week's Sydney Fashion Week and looked amazing. Named Bad Sports, it channels 90s activewear styling with a dash of surf and skate culture reworked ...
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G-Star RAW F/W 12 Lookbook

G-Star is always looking for new ways to express its DNA, and for Fall/Winter 12 they chose to create an unexpected combination of a fashion show and contemporary dance with its RAW art performance at Bread and Butter Berlin. To coincide with this line they also released a runway collection showcasing complete looks from the show. The foundation of G-Star is based ...
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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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