A Denim Love Story

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Overview

This season, denim designers were inspired by the style made famous by Ali MacGraw in “Love Story,” showing an effortlessly chic nod to the Seventies. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Joe's Jeans

Denim

Riding Premium Denim’s Third Wave

Upscale jeans makers are working hard to rise above the latest wave of premium denim’s 15-year life cycle, rather than be swept up by it.

clock October 23, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

The mall of Berlin.

Denim

Berlin’s Jeans Footprint Grows

As the German capital gears up for major expansion and upgrading of shopping malls, denim brands from both sides of the Atlantic are streaming into the city.

clock October 23, 2014Quynh Tran

The grand opening of Siwy Denim’s new facility in Gardena, Calif.

Denim

Premium Brands Staying Close to Home in L.A.

Rising costs and mounting statutory requirements are failing to push upscale jeans companies outside their California hub.

clock October 23, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran and Marcy Medina

A suede trench by BLK DNM over Rebecca Minkoff's silk and cotton embroidered top and Mother's cotton, polyester and elastane denim pants.

Denim

Spring 2015 Denim Trend: A Denim Love Story

This season, denim designers were inspired by the style made famous by Ali MacGraw in “Love Story,” showing an effortlessly chic nod to the Seventies.

clock October 23, 2014Antonia Sardone

Youth in Shanghai make a statement, with their jeans.

Denim

Denim’s Tough Trail to Asian Acceptance

Denim may be acceptable in nearly any and all situations in the U.S. these days, but in Asia jeans are still seen as utilitarian and casual.

clock October 23, 2014Ellen Sheng

Carlos Alberini

Denim

Jeans Market Looks to Reignite Demand

Women’s jeans consumption continues to fall, with retailers working down their inventory positions contributing to a decline in sales.

clock October 23, 2014Arnold J. Karr

The Denim Gallery at Harvey Nichols.

Denim

Europe’s Best Days for Premium Denim Still Ahead

The category’s strong status was evidenced at the recent round of fashion weeks.

clock October 23, 2014Lorelei Marfil and Paulina Szmydke

Parker Smith pants, True Religion pants, Levi's jacket, Toms shoes, Guess bag. Acne Studios dress, Max Jeans vest, DKNY sweater, J Brand pants, NYDJ jeans, Tractr shorts, Levi's shirt. Charlotte Olympia bag, Coach shoes.

Denim

Spring 2015 Denim Trend: Hue Said It

Denim takes a soft turn when designers offer classic jeans in a range of pretty pastels.

clock October 23, 2014Antonia Sardone

Diesel bag, Louise et Cie shoes. AG Adriano Goldschmied, Genetic, Seven For All Mankind, Silver, Big Star, Ralph Lauren Denim & Supply, Nudie, Strom. Desigual shorts, Rag & Bone shorts, Cole Haan shoes, Simone Camille bag, Cheap Monday shoes.

Denim

Spring 2015 Denim Trend: Distressed Call

Distressed denim is surging, as designers use the treatment not only on pants, but also for feminine skirts and bags.

clock October 23, 2014Antonia Sardone

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Business

Kenneth Cole Rejoins ShopRunner E-comm Platform

clock 16hKaley Roshitsh

Social Studies