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Styles from the Rational Denim collection.

Kingpins Showcases Denim Innovations in Color, Performance

The Amsterdam edition of the premium denim trade fair was strong on novelties and grew with Why, a boutique branding-only show.

At the Transformers conference Kingpins Amsterdam

Textile Waste Main Focus at Kingpins’ Transformers Event

Industry insiders debated solid, liquid and airborne waste at the annual conference in Amsterdam.

Embroided and embellished looks, like these from the levi’s Brand and Amo, are hitting the right fashion notes with consumers.

Vintage Boosts Denim Market

Silhouettes, vintage, color, length and surface treatment are helping to prop up the denim market.

Inside the factory of Japanese denim manufacturer Kuroki.

Japanese Denim Makers Looking for the Edge

Japan’s jeans market might be challenged, but its manufacturers still rely on innovation and quality for their reputation.

Jordache’s legacy collection is the brand’s re-entry into department stores. Denim jackets, like the one here from lee, are gaining momentum in the market while the levi’s Brand’s 505 C leverages a consumer desire for authenticity.

Denim Trends Help Retailers’ Sales

A range of trends — old and new — are helping retailers enliven their jeans departments.


Alberto Candiani Brings Sustainability to His Family’s Denim Business

The fourth-generation executive of a venerable family-held denim firm is guiding the company with innovation and sustainability.

Innovation in material and product development is leading denim into a new lifestyle realm.

Innovation Leading Denim to New Lifestyle Realms

Fiber and fabric firms have developed jeans that are meant for a more active lifestyle.

A slow denim jacket from story (top). Bottoms from maison renhsen (far left) and a look from ink (left).

Slow Denim Emphasize Quality and Sustainability

A new crop of European labels that emphasize the quality of the fabrics and sustainability is spurring the rise of micro mills.

Highlighting a lifestyle rather than items for sale, Lucky Brand's new store at The Point in El Segundo, Calif., serves as the template for future retail openings.

By the Numbers: Lucky Brand CEO on Market Opportunities

Ceo Carlos Alberini’s talk at the Global Retailing Conference went over research conducted at the time of the company’s most recent acquisition that are helping chart the company’s new course.

Diane Gilman

Diane Gilman Teams With Christopher & Banks

The line will be carried in around 60 stores and online.