By Dorothy Crouch, contributing writer | August 24, 2023
Heritage denim brand Lee has chosen Los Angeles–based, female-founded brand Daydreamer as a partner to create refreshed approaches to its classic styles for a limited-edition women’s collection.
“So near yet so far” is an age-old expression for something just out of reach, but thanks to Star Fades International so near is actually getting much nearer.
Industry Focus: Denim. What current denim trend do you foresee becoming a classic, and what do you believe the next fresh, groundbreaking trend will be?
Water may be the most plentiful substance on earth, but as most of it is seawater, the life-giving liquid remains a precious commodity. Reducing its consumption in garment finishing is the key mission of Jeanologia, a Spain-based leader in sustainable technology that can reduce water usage in garment finishing to 1 percent of the amount used in conventional methods.
The iconic five-pocket blue jean invented by Levi Strauss turns the big one-five-oh...
North Carolina denim maker Cone Denim is extending its partnership with traceability and product-testing company Oritain.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.