Far and Away

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Overview

Exotic prints add an air of mystery to fall’s denim as design options and consumer demand continue to expand. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Orta Anadolu's artisanal approach.

Denim

Young Turks Take on Maturing Italians in Denim Production

With cohesion and government help, Turkey is taking denim share from Italy.

clock April 17, 2013Cynthia Martens

Denim

Premium Denim Players Push the Envelope

Moves into contemporary by premium jeans players have blurred retailing’s merchandising lines.

clock April 17, 2013Rachel Brown

Kaihara holds a substantial market share in Japan.

Denim

Weaker Yen More Gain Than Pain for Japanese Denim

Shift presents more export opportunities but also lifts makers’ costs.

clock April 17, 2013Kelly Wetherille

A rendering of Selfridges' Denim Studio, slated to open in June.

Denim

European Stores Rejigger to Adjust to Changes in Denim

Retailers are stepping up to ensure that contemporary jeans have a suitable home.

clock April 17, 2013Laure Guilbault

Denim

Denim: By the Numbers

A wide and growing range of jeans options is accelerating denim’s retail growth.

clock April 17, 2013Arnold J. Karr

A rug from recycled Nudie jeans.

Denim

Europeans Moving ‘Green’ Upscale

Higher prices have provided environmentally friendly denim with a beachhead in the premium denim business, but other opportunities beckon.

clock April 17, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Good Genes

Business Features

Think of It as Amsterdenim

The Dutch practically live in their jeans, and it’s provided the foundation for a large, growing denim business.

clock April 17, 2013Norma Quinto

Siwy's cotton and elastane denim jeans and Fotini's cotton velvet and silk tank top. Nocturne necklace; Heather Benjamin bangles and rings; Dianora Salviati and Me & Kashmiere scarves.

Denim

Fall 2013 Denim Trend: Turn It On

Fall’s exotic prints and lush jacquards are a rich alternative to basic blues.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

Denim Identity

Denim

Fall 2013 Denim Trend: Quilt Trip

Quilted accents offer an alluring surface interest.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

Acoustic Denim

Denim

Fall 2013 Denim Trend: Shred It

Rips and distressed looks continue to trend for fall.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

3x1

Denim

Fall 2013 Denim Trend: Two-Faced

Contrast colors and materials add intrigue to fall’s lineup.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

Big Star USA

Denim

Fall 2013 Denim Trend: Velvet Morning

Be it flocked or flat, the plush fabric is rising in popularity.

clock April 17, 2013Kim Friday

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Diptyque's pop up exhibition in Shanghai, China.

Beauty

Diptyque Smells Opportunity in China and U.S.

clock 7hTiffany Ap

Social Studies