Denim by the Numbers

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After floundering in the aftermath of the recession, women’s jeans availed themselves of a rainbow of colors to hold consumers’ interest and help them justify additional purchases.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Having more than doubled in size over the last four years, Joe's Jeans' kids division now makes up 10 to 15 percent of total sales.


Denim Brands Under Youth Influence

Children’s divisions are growing as tween celebrities make their mark.

clock November 1, 2012Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown


Denim by the Numbers

Whether it be bright shades or premium prices, there are indeed hot pockets in the category.

clock November 1, 2012Arnold J. Karr

A look from Wrangler’s Denim Spa Therapy for Legs collection.

Color Cosmetics

Jeans Enter the Beauty Domain

After washes, sustainables and organics, cosmetics could be denim’s next frontier.

clock November 1, 2012Norma Quinto

ISKO's creative room.


Italy’s Struggling Denim Districts

As the euro zone crisis lingers, companies in the Marche and Veneto regions have been forced to adapt to foreign competition and meet changing customer demands.

clock November 1, 2012Alessandra Turra and Cynthia Martens

Uniqlo store in Tokyo


Cheap Jeans Rule in Japan

Lower-priced and Western lines are taking a larger share of the market.

clock November 1, 2012Kelly Wetherille

Francois Girbaud


Europe Plots Sustainable Denim Future

A flurry of initiatives are popping up, at all ends of the process, from fibers to finishing and dyes.

clock November 1, 2012Laure Guilbault

On her, Williamsburg Garment Co.'s cotton jeans and ATM's cotton tank; on him, AG Adriano Goldschmied's cotton jeans.


Denim Trend: Girl Likes Boy

Denim is going back to basics with a renewed interest in simple cuts, fits and washes.

clock November 1, 2012Kim Friday

STRIPE IT: Almost Famous


What’s Next in Denim: The Trends

A return to more traditional style is in full swing but there’s still plenty of fun to be had with novelty prints like stripes and tie-dyes.

clock November 1, 2012WWD Staff


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EXCLUSIVE: Schiaparelli Names Daniel Roseberry Creative Director

clock 11hJoelle Diderich

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