Cone Denim Extends Sourcing-Verification Partnership With Oritain
By Dorothy Crouch, Contributing Writer | March 2, 2023
North Carolina denim maker Cone Denim is extending its partnership with traceability and product-testing company Oritain.
Triarchy Resort 2023 Shines With Elevated, Responsibly Constructed Denim
Triarchy’s Resort 2023 collection elevates denim to a luxury level with classic silhouettes and elegant details while aligning with the brand’s lofty, sustainable expectations.
Embracing Responsibility While Building a Profitable Business
How are denim businesses aligning the need to sell products while also manufacturing more responsibly made, longer-lasting goods and encouraging consumers to make repairs that give new life to secondhand pieces?
IndigoLast Takes Its Place Alongside NYDJ’s Other Eco-Friendly Collections
NYDJ—formerly known as Not Your Daughter’s Jeans—has unveiled a new eco-friendly wash called IndigoLast that will take its place alongside the brand’s BlackLast and BlueLast eco-friendly collections.
With the Relaunch of Daily Blue, the Godfather of Denim Will Never Retire
Adriano Goldschmied, the pioneering Italian premium-denim designer, is coming full circle with his Daily Blue line. The new looks are a take on his early ’70s venture into jeans.
Tencel and Jeanologia Define Simple Pleasures Through the Joy of Denim
For the sixth edition of their partnership on the Sustainable Denim Wardrobe, Lenzing and Jeanologia examined methods of bringing joy to clothing. The partnership brings a sustainable approach to manufacturing in the quest for more ecologically sound denim.
Denim Textile Trends
Fashion Snoops: Denim’s Craft Revival
For decades, crafted denim was a topic for a niche audience of denim connoisseurs—inside knowledge that felt foreign to the average consumer. Today, an increasing awareness of sustainability and rising consumer interest in heritage and tradition are influencing a denim renaissance that honors the process of creation, putting the focus on the journey of design itself as much as the end result.
Industry Focus: Denim - Denim Experts Weigh In on Design, Responsible Manufacturing, Vintage
As fashion embraces vintage-jean styles and the resale segment booms, are there any elements of classic denim making that you still love and can align with the modern need for responsible manufacturing?
Lee and The Hundreds Collaborate for Second Capsule Collection
Denim brand Lee has partnered with streetwear brand The Hundreds on a new capsule collection that paves the way for future trends and offers fresh takes on classic silhouettes that combine the heritage of Lee with streetwear aesthetics and bold colors.
Saitex’s Sustainable Plant Aims to Help Bring Back U.S. Manufacturing
The Vietnam-headquartered company Saitex recently opened a denim facility in Vernon, Calif., just south of downtown Los Angeles. Saitex USA, a 52,000-square-foot denim plant, will serve as a factory of the future, said Sanjeev Bahl, the company’s chief executive officer and founder.
Top Denim Messages from CR20 Collections With an Eye Toward CR21
Cruise collections offer plenty of denim ideas, from updates on silhouettes to subtle details and evolved washes.
Alkhemist Grows L.A. Apparel Industry and Cultivates Cannabis at its Center
With his sights set on the future of using hemp in a variety of goods, James Jeans founder James Chung unveiled one of the first fully licensed and legal cannabis-cultivation facilities in Los Angeles, which he is opening with college friend Conrad Yun.
Levi Strauss & Co. Sees Revenues Rise in Second Quarter
Levi Strauss & Co. reported that second-quarter revenues were up across all brands, regions and key product categories with sales rising 5 percent to $1.3 billion.
True Religion Names a New Interim CEO
Another new interim CEO is named at True Religion.