Western Europe’s $19 billion jeans market accounts for about 23 percent of global jeans consumption. While the U.S. is the top jeans market — followed by China, Brazil, Japan and Russia — the top 10 is rounded out by four Western European markets: the U.K., Germany, France and Italy, according to 2011 research by Euromonitor.
While southern Europe is being hard-hit by the economic downturn, northern European markets are faring better.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"