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FIDM Students Get Advice, Inspiration from Some of Denim’s Best

By Alison A. Nieder | August 14, 2014

Denim pioneer François Girbaud is credited with a lot of firsts in the industry—from stonewash finishing and industrial washing to stretch denim and new silhouettes such as the baggy jean, the pedal pusher and engineered fit.

True Religion Adds to Management Team

The new owners of True Religion, taken private nearly three months ago, have added two top management team members to the premium-denim company, based in Vernon, Calif.

True Religion Adds to Management Team

The new owners of True Religion, taken private nearly three months ago, have added two top management team members to the premium-denim company based in Vernon, Calif.

Tortoise Jeans: Getting More Wash Using Less Water

Tortoise Jeans: Getting More Wash Using Less Water

Tortoise uses an ozone process to alter the jean’s color

Kennedy Denim Co.: Premium Denim, Populist Price

Kennedy Denim Co.: Premium Denim, Populist Price

President John F. Kennedy inspired the denim line

Joe’s Jeans Completes Acquisition of Hudson Clothing

The merging of two Los Angeles–based premium-denim companies is a done deal. Joe’s Jeans announced Oct. 2 that it had completed the $97.6 million acquisition of Hudson Clothing.

Silver Jeans to Open at Glendale Galleria

Silver Jeans to Open at Glendale Galleria

Opening a boutique at the Glendale Galleria

Big Denim Brands Turn Out for Isko Workshop on Wash Treatment and Finishes

Big Denim Brands Turn Out for Isko Workshop on Wash Treatment and Finishes

Big Denim Brands Turn Out for Isko Workshop

New Promotions, Appointments in Levi’s Executive Ranks

San Francisco–based Levi Strauss & Co. recently made several changes to the executive ranks of its Levi’s brand division.

Denim Resources

Cotton Incorporated, The Denim Bank, Grace in LA, Invista, iSKO, Laken Kyra, People vs. West, Shol Textiles, Trim Networks Inc.

Cone Adds More Vintage Selvage Looms at White Oak Mill

Cone Adds More Vintage Selvage Looms at White Oak Mill

To keep up with demand for American-made selvage denim, Cone Denim is increasing capacity of selvage denim by 25 percent by installing several vintage selvage looms at its historic White Oak mill in Greenboro, N.C.

The All-American Approach Is Key to Reviving Post’age Denim Brand

The All-American Approach Is Key to Reviving Post’age Denim Brand

After a three-year hiatus, the Post’age denim label is being resurrected, banking on the “Made in USA” element to take it to the top.

Iron & Resin: American Ingenuity

Iron & Resin: American Ingenuity

Thomas Hill’s and Jackson Chandler’s goals

Shade 55: The Authentic Roots of Denim

Shade 55: The Authentic Roots of Denim

Shade 55 is the name of the deepest indigo color, said designer Paul Hagopian.

New Levi's Shop

New Levi's Shop

Aug. 1 was the official opening day for Levi Strauss & Co.’s new 7,000-square-foot store at 815 Market St. in San Francisco.

New CEO Named at True Religion

At a July 29 special meeting, True Religion shareholders approved the company’s acquisition by TowerBrook Capital Partners at $32 a share, or $824 million.