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WWD Denim In Depth
Distressed denim is surging, as designers use the treatment not only on pants, but also for feminine skirts and bags.
Denim takes a soft turn when designers offer classic jeans in a range of pretty pastels.
Rising costs and mounting statutory requirements are failing to push upscale jeans companies outside their California hub.
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.
The category’s strong status was evidenced at the recent round of fashion weeks.
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.
Women’s jeans consumption continues to fall, with retailers working down their inventory positions contributing to a decline in sales.
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.
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.
The Roman fashion house’s creative director of accessories, men’s wear and children’s wear was in town for the reopening of Fendi’s store in the Landmark mall.
This Tuesday, One Jeanswear Group will unveil Robert Rodriguez as a better sportswear brand, with plans for a February launch for spring.
Italy's highest court on Friday found Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce not guilty of tax evasion, overturning two previous sentences at lower courts.
WWD went backstage to talk with the brand's creative director about the new spring line.
The store looks more like an upscale Paris apartment, complete with a gourmet kitchen built into the rear of retail space.