Paulina Szmydke-Cacciapalle’s “Making Jeans Green: Linking Sustainabilty, Business and Fashion” is coming out in June.
New eco-friendly treatments, systems and weaving machines along with green certified products are a key focus for denim specialists.
The strategy’s being aided by recently hired chief operating officer and J. Hilburn founder Hil Davis.
The Italian denim-maker marked 80 years with a new, recycled fabric that debuted in a collaboration with Los Angeles-based Atelier & Repairs.
The denim specialist invited the 20 finalists to attend a three-day educational trip to the company’s headquarters in Italy.
The move is part of a new identity for the overhauled show, which henceforth will alternate between Paris and another European destination.
The Nineties are still going strong, but experts also attribute a fresh, contemporary shift in the category to the social-media-native generation.
The Turkish textile mill will collaborate with emerging designer Tiziano Guardini on a sustainable denim collection to be presented during Milan Fashion Week in February.