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An outfit concept from the Riders by Lee spring 2018 collection. Photo courtesy of Riders by Lee.

Retail

Lee Jeans’ Spring Collections Offer Outfit Concepts, Plus-Size Styles

Lee Jeans’ spring collections for Riders by Lee and Crafted by Lee offer complete outfit concepts and an array of plus-size styles.

clock December 18, 2017Tracey Greenstein

AE Studio at Union Square.

Retail

American Eagle Execs Cite Innovation as Key to Comps Gains

The teen retailer posted 11 consecutive quarters of comparable-store sales gains.

clock December 6, 2017Vicki M. Young

18-1 spring summer looks

Retail

G-Star Develops Its ‘Most Sustainable Jean to Date’

G-Star’s latest denim product is made of 100 percent organic cotton and manufactured via the “cleanest indigo dyeing process in the world.”

clock December 6, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Hamit Yenici, the general manager of Calik Denim. Photo courtesy of Calik Denim.

Markets

Calik Denim Toasts 30 Years of Innovation and Sustainability

As Calik Denim celebrates its 30-year anniversary, the brand talks to WWD about its heritage and how the brand’s identity evolved over time.

clock December 6, 2017Tracey Greenstein

A selection at Kingpins New York 2017.

Markets

Kingpins New York Trends Point to Comfy, Sustainable Denim Fabrics

At Kingpins New York, trends point to “lounge leisure” and gauzy denim looks.

clock December 5, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Technicolor finish with hologram foil effect by Pakistan’s Rajby Industries.

Denim

Generation Z Steers Trends at Denim Première Vision

The Nineties are still going strong, but experts also attribute a fresh, contemporary shift in the category to the social-media-native generation.

clock November 21, 2017Katya Foreman

A look from the Wrangler 70th anniversary collection.

Technology

Wrangler Adopts New Foam-Dyeing Technology for Denim

Denim brands Wrangler, Lee and the Wal-Mart Foundation invested in the new dyeing process owned by Indigo Mill Designs.

clock November 14, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Cone Denim Jeans

Markets

Cone Denim White Oak Mill Closure Shakes Denim Industry

Industry members reflect on the closure of the storied White Oak Mill in Greensboro, N.C.

clock October 30, 2017Tracey Greenstein

AG RTW Spring 2018

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AG RTW Spring 2018

AG’s designers were inspired by Joan Didion for spring — everything from her personal style to writing.

clock October 19, 2017Andrew Shang

Photo courtesy of White Oak.

Markets

International Textile Group Ceases Operations at Cone Denim White Oak Facility

The White Oak mill will cease operations effective Dec. 31, marking the end of an era.

clock October 19, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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Business Features

Consumer Demand Pushing Fashion to Close the Loop

Shoppers want more sustainably made products. And the fashion industry is responding.

clock October 10, 2017Tracey Greenstein

A Perfumania storefront.

Financial

Perfumania Set to Go Private With Bankruptcy Plan OK

The perfume and beauty chain moved through its bankruptcy at a rare clip.

clock October 9, 2017Kali Hays

Inside a True Religion store.

Financial

Bankruptcy Court Approves True Religion’s Reorganization Plan

The approval paves the way for True Religion’s exit from bankruptcy court proceedings.

clock October 6, 2017Vicki M. Young

A look from Jean Atelier

Denim

Paris Fashion Week Spring 2018: Denim Does the Nineties and Taps Innovation

The Nineties influenced Belgians Filles à Papa and Angelenos Jean Atelier, while innovation was key for MYR and Closed x François Girbaud.

clock October 6, 2017Lily Templeton and Alex Wynne

New York Denim Days at Metropolitan Pavilion.

Retail

New York Denim Days Homes In on Customization and Nostalgia

The two-day festival was a shopping event held at New York’s Metropolitan Pavilion on Sept. 30 through Oct. 1.

clock October 4, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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