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What, Me Worried?

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Prada Group to Go Fur-Free

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Stefan Larsson’s PVH Paycheck

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A "now hiring" sign is shown in the window of an Express clothing store, in New York. Slightly more people applied for unemployment benefits last week, but first-time claims remain near their lowest level in two yearsEconomy Unemployment, New York, USA

Human Resources

Express Inc. Names Timothy Baxter New CEO

The specialty retailer seeks new leadership after shares fall more than 61 percent year-over-year.

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Aysun Şengür, Calik Denim's financial affairs director, signing the United Nations Global Compact at the 7th Ordinary Assembly held in Istanbul.

Business Features

Calik Denim Pledges Sustainability, Signs United Nations Global Compact

Calik Denim signed the Global Compact in Istanbul.

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Business Features

DL1961 Discusses Sustainability and ‘Doing Things Differently’

Denim brand DL1961 “starts from scratch” when creating its sustainable denim.

clock May 7, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Betty Madden, the vice president, head of global design for Lee.

Business Features

Lee Welcomes Betty Madden as Global Head of Design

Betty Madden was appointed vice president, global head of design in December.

clock May 7, 2019Tracey Greenstein

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Fashion Scoops

True Religion Looks to Allen Onyia to Reassert Itself in Streetwear

The company hired UpscaleHype cofounder Allen Onyia for the artistic director position.

clock May 1, 2019Kari Hamanaka

Fashion Features

Ateliers & Repairs, Candiani Denim Team for Capsule

Ateliers & Repairs has partnered with Candiani Denim, a family-run company known for their sustainable denim mill.

clock April 25, 2019Kayana Cordwell

The Kingpins Amsterdam show ran from April 10 to 11 at the Westergasfabriek exhibition space.

Denim

Blue Jeans Make the Leap to Green at Kingpins Amsterdam

On April 10 and 11, the denim fair hosted its first edition since applying a list of standards for exhibitors across categories such as corporate social responsibility, chemical usage and environmental policies.

clock April 22, 2019Fleur Burlet

Wrangler's Foam Dye process. Photo courtesy of Wrangler

Business Features

Change Agents: Denim Brands Working to Transform the Industry

These brands are championing sustainability, embracing new technologies and leading change.

clock April 22, 2019Kari Hamanaka and Tracey Greenstein

The denim consumer is changing.

Retail

Shoppers Devour More Denim, But at Discounted Prices

Women in the U.S. are increasingly devoting space to jeans — and more than half of the jeans were bought on sale, according to the NPD Group.

clock April 18, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

A look from Jeu Illimité.

Fashion Features

Ones to Watch: Jeu Illimité Launches Denim

Insta-cool ready-to-wear brand Jeu Illimité, from sustainably focused designer Jessie Andrews, unveils denim offerings.

clock April 17, 2019Emily Mercer

Denim

Cone Denim Inks Deal to Bring Storied Selvage Looms Back Into Production

The Draper automatic looms “were a significant factor in the movement of the cotton textile industry to the South.”

clock April 16, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Denim x Alexander Wang cotton denim jeans and Christian Dada shoes. Gucci's cotton denim jeans with Nike sneakers. Levi's cotton denim jeans with Christian Louboutin shoes. Jnco's cotton denim jeans with Timberland boots.

Financial

The Battle Over Casualization

The popularity of ath-leisure and denim are heating up as fashion continues to become more casual. But can the two sustain momentum at the same time?

clock April 16, 2019Kellie Ell

Itema denim machinery

Textiles

François Girbaud’s Take on Sustainability

The designer was among the guests of the Denim Day organized by Itema on Friday.

clock April 12, 2019Alessandra Turra

Inside the Isko "Denim Sound Texture" exhibit.

Fashion Scoops

Isko’s Interactive Installation Reveals the ‘Sound of Denim’

The exhibit transforms denim technology into various sounds.

clock April 11, 2019WWD Staff

Business Features

Chip & Pepper Jeans Founder Releases New Apparel Brand

Lake of the Woods is a Canada-based brand that uses 100 percent U.S. cotton for its pieces made entirely in Los Angeles.

clock April 11, 2019Tracey Greenstein

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Séverine Merle Elected Head of Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine

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