Stand and Deliver

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Overview

After several safe seasons, designers are bringing back the fun this fall. Look for pops of bright colors like royal and red, playful patterns and plenty of flattering shapes, from the skinny to the flare. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Denim

By The Numbers

A move away from basics is helping women’s jeans sales and working to benefit specialty stores.

clock May 10, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Hudson’s coated Tencel, cotton and elastane jeans and Rails’ Tencel and leather top. Lee Angel necklace; Dinosaur Designs ring;
Loeffler Randall slippers.

Denim

Fresh Coat

Denim that’s been coated to look like leather is the hottest trend of the season.

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True Religion Brand Jeans’ cotton denim trousers and Tory Burch’s silk top. Ben-Amun by Isaac Manevitz bangles; Aesa ring; Pour La Victoire pumps.

Denim

Clean Cut

Enter the trouser style, the next incarnation after the flare.

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G-Star’s cotton denim shirt and Henry & Belle’s cotton denim jeans. Aesa necklace; Lydia Marcos bracelets; Matt Bernson shoes.

Denim

Top Notch

The traditional denim shirt is on the upswing for fall.

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Stella McCartney Denim’s quilted cotton denim skirt and top. Pono jewelry; Kenneth Cole belt; Ash shoes.

Denim

Pencil It In

Denim skirts get streamlined.

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Sinclair’s cotton denim jeans and Kymerah’s silk top. Ted Rossi bangles and ring; Jean Michel Cazabat boots.

Denim

Button Down

From hips to tips, button details make a strong statement.

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Mother founders Tim Kaeding and Lela Tillem.

Denim

West Coast Challenge

The capital of premium denim is stuggling to come back from retail closings.

clock May 10, 2011Khanh T.L. Tran

A style from Porsche Design’s jeans collection.

Denim

Getting Into the Act

Urban labels in Germany jump into jeans.

clock May 10, 2011Jennifer Wiebking

American brands are popular in China.

Denim

Looking at China’s Jeans Jumble

Tthe country’s domestic consumer market growing by leaps and bounds, but selling denim in the West requires specialized insight and investment.

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Denim

Brand Maker

Soon-to-be-hot denim brands know where to go for a little extra oomph.

clock May 10, 2011Khanh T.L. Tran

J. Brand’s display at Ron Herman.

Denim

Under the Influence

Ron Herman’s impact on the jeans world runs deep.

clock May 10, 2011Rachel Brown

Hudson’s coated Tencel, cotton and elastane jeans and Rails’ Tencel and leather top. Lee Angel necklace; Dinosaur Designs ring;
Loeffler Randall slippers.

Denim

Demin Trends Fall 2011

After several safe seasons, designers are bringing back the fun this fall.

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Ron Herman

Denim

Q&A: Ron Herman, The Merchant of Melrose

As many multibrand stores in Southern California vanish, the retailer's longevity is a testament to the lasting appeal of the Los Angeles look.

clock May 10, 2011Rachel Brown

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