Samuel Trotman

Prior to joining WGSN, Sam studied Fashion Merchandise Management at the University of Westminster in London, where he completed a 6-month internship at Stylesight during a study exchange in New York. Sam’s budding denim knowledge has been propelled through his experience at premium high street retailer Allsaints, which also helped develop his discerning taste for subtle denim details and original workwear brands.

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#ICYMI DAY 25: The Supreme Brick

Our WGSN editors reflect on the must-see moments & coolest concepts of 2016. Today we discuss how streetwear brand Supreme had the weirdest product for sale

The Cooper Collection: An Ode to Lee Cooper’s British Denim Heritage

The Cooper Collection from Lee Cooper, is an alternative British denim capsule collection with a unique touch. WGSN reports

This is how your jeans will look come summer 2018

Our WGSN Denim team has delved into the future to offer a sneak peek of the key styles for S/S18.

The Common-Folk: Mixing Japanese tradition with modern design

Straight out of the fabric mills in Okayama, Japan, The Common-Folk continues to offer unique takes on the traditional kimono silhouette.

Darn and Dusted wants to save (and restore) your favourite threadbare jeans

London artisan Luke Deverall is a master at restoring damaged denim and saving those jeans you've worn a million times. WGSN Denim Editor Samuel Trotman reports

The ultimate WGSN guide to denim shopping in Bangkok

Bangkok's thriving denim culture is making serious waves in the city, says WGSN Denim Editor Samuel Trotman

Global denim scene: Bangkok’s young, creative community and the thriving denim culture

How Bangkok's burgeoning contemporary creative scene is growing hand in hand with the city's indigo scene, WGSN Denim Editor Samuel Trotman travels to find out more

KAPITAL WORLD movie available free online!

Denim and menswear brand KAPITAL (named after the denim capital of Japan) is offering a behind the scenes look at the inner workings of a KAPITAL photo shoot. The full film is a thing of beauty, WGSN's Denim Editor Samuel Trotman reports

Must-see: Lessons in how to wear double denim by Blue Jean Committee

Fred Armisen and Bill Hader's faux 70s band has become a viral hit online thanks to SNL, but the real star of the show is denim. WGSN Denim Editor Sam Trotman reports

Denim label Caine London is making jackets with your favourite teen heartthrob on

From Johnny Depp to Kurt Cobain and Tupac, this denim brand is rocking the 90s cool factor. WGSN Denim Editor Samuel Trotman reports

Donna Ida S/S 16: The queen of denim builds momentum for her Sadie design

Blue denim is continuing to have a high fashion moment and Donna Ida's latest collection reflects that. WGSN Denim Editor Samuel Trotman reports

Matthew Adams Dolan: The designer subverting denim’s status quo

Playing with proportion, gender and textures, the unique designs from this Parsons graduate have everyone from Rihanna to top stylists excited. WGSN Denim Editor Samuel Trotman reports