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New styles, sustainability initiatives to boost global denim sales by …

New styles, sustainability initiatives to boost global denim sales by 2023

"After going through a distressed period, the denim industry is now on an upswing. As a recent study by P&S Market Research indicates, global jeans sales reached $40 billion in 2016, and are expected to exceed $87 billion by 2023. Data from Edited suggests retailers have started to refocus on their denim assortment... Read more

Denim manifests in all forms at Texworld Denim and Texworld Paris

Denim manifests in all forms at Texworld Denim and Texworld Paris

"With over 80 per cent of the visitors coming from outside France, Messe Frankfurt France’s trade shows remain the all- important event for the global fashion industries. These shows witness around 5 per cent visitors from Italy, 7 per cent from Russia and Canada, 16 per cent from Switzerland, 17 per cent from In... Read more

Jeans production and its associated environmental damage

Jeans production and its associated environmental damage

"Worldwide, approximately 80 billion garments are produced annually, which is equivalent to 11 pieces of clothing per person, per year. At the same time, the number of worn clothes being discarded is also growing. In Shanghai alone, hundreds of tons of garments are being discarded every day, equating to 130,000 tons a ... Read more

Bangladesh upstages Mexico as the US’ new denim partner

Bangladesh upstages Mexico as the US’ new denim partner

"Apparel business from the US is gradually skewing towards Bangladesh. Recent OTEXA figures reveal, Bangladesh exported denims worth $507.90 million to the US in 2017, a 9.57 per cent surge over previous year. Mexico’s exports, on the other hand dipped 7.92 per cent to reach $793.46 million. During the first six ... Read more

Denim continues to flourish globally backed by innovation and styles

Denim continues to flourish globally backed by innovation and styles

"Amid athleisure’s growing preference, the world’s most famous attire – denim is witnessing lacklustre growth since the last two years. But what can bring zing back is the products newness. In a report, ‘Spotlight on Jeans: Denim Bounces Back’, Lorna Hennelly, fashion & beauty analyst,... Read more

Stretch properties the mainstay in jeans today

Stretch properties the mainstay in jeans today

"Growing craze for athleisure among millennials is giving tough fight to traditional jeans manufacturers. As Jane Singer, Director and Head of Market Intelligence, Inside Fashion points out the two biggest challenges faced by the denim segment are convincing consumer, who already owns several pairs of jeans, to buy one... Read more

Growing demand sees new innovations in black denim

Growing demand sees new innovations in black denim

"Over the past few seasons, there has been growing interest in black denim, from the trucker jackets to dresses and regular five-pocket jeans. The consumer today desires a garment that stays black even after multiple washes, providing that benefit of a lasting product. SuperCharged Noir collection strives to provide ex... Read more

Spotlight on post-consumer recycled denim at Denim Première Vision

Spotlight on post-consumer recycled denim at Denim Première Vision

"The recent edition of Denim Première Vision brought to fore many developments in the denim sector. Global companies such as Bossa, Kilim and Berto presented fabrics made with fiber from post-consumer recycled denim. A panel discussion was devoted to the developments in post-consumer recycled denim (PCRD) and be... Read more

Fast Fashion needs fast action

Fast Fashion needs fast action

"Fashion is responsible for 92 million tons of solid waste dumped in landfills each year. The fashion industry is also the second biggest consumer of water, producing 20 per cent of wastewater while also generating more greenhouse gas emissions than all international flights and maritime shipping combined. The equivale... Read more

Denim makes a splash with innovations and new trends

Denim makes a splash with innovations and new trends

"Casual denim, in the last few years, has given way to a more relaxed wear such as yoga pants and jeggings. People prefer to buy latest fabric technology such as five-pocket trousers in extra stretch materials and trendier style variations. The industry is innovating denim with renewed focus. Designers are developing c... Read more

Denim regaining its lost charm globally with 6 % upward CAGR till 2023

Denim regaining its lost charm globally with 6 % upward CAGR till 2023

"Denim industry, valued at more than $57 billion, will experience an annual growth rate upward of 6 percent till 2023, according to the recent P&S Market Research report. The reason for this stupendous growth is the innovative and advanced status of manufacturers and buyers as they look for denim that does more whi... Read more

Environment activists call out Levi’s as a major polluter

Environment activists call out Levi’s as a major polluter

"In a new report, ‘Too Deadly To Wear: Levi’s Pollution, the Booming Fashion Industry and Its Role in Deaths from Air Pollution and Climate Change,’ Stand.earth calls out the fashion industry in general and Levi Strauss, in particular, as having an outsized role in the deadly impact of climate change ... Read more

Blue Jeans Go Green Programme gives new lease of life to used denim

Blue Jeans Go Green Programme gives new lease of life to used denim

When denim is worn out, consumers tend to dump old clothes but now denim makers have a new way of reusing used denim. The Blue Jeans Go Green denim recycling programme gives new purpose to old denim. Roian Atwood, Director – Sustainability, Wrangler points out that in 2017, the company contributed more than 43,00... Read more

US jeans retailers revamping their denim business

US jeans retailers revamping their denim business

"America’s biggest fashion retailers including Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein are now looking at a revival of blue jeans while losing out to athleisure wear which has overpowered jeans in recent times. The US Census Bureau recently pointed out last year, imports of elastic knit pants surpassed those of jeans for the ... Read more

Making denim sustainably, technology shows the way

Making denim sustainably, technology shows the way

"An average consumer buys four pairs of jeans a year in the US; in China’s Xintang province, a hub for denim, 300 million pairs are made annually. These figures could illustrate the harmful impact of denim manufacturing on the environment. And showcasing these effects, award-winning filmmakers David McIlvride and... Read more

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Lenzing collaborates with designer Pawan Kumar to create Midnight Blues

Global textile company Lenzing and Los Angeles designer Pawan Kumar have collaborated on a coll... Read more

"ISKO achieves Nordic Swan and EU Ecolabel" - Presents Responsibl…

As a part of TITAS 2018 Seminar series under the knowledge forum titled as- “ISKO ARQUA... Read more

Denim Summit 2018 to feature incredible line up of experts, innovators

Denim Summit 2018, to be held from Oct 24-25, 2018 in Des Moines will feature a strong line up ... Read more

Levi’s Q3 net income up 45 per cent

Levi’s net income for the third quarter grew 45 per cent. Revenues rose 10 per cent. Net ... Read more

Stoll concludes first symposium in New York

Stoll, Germany’s leading flat knitting machine manufacturer recently concluded its first ... Read more

Levi’s partners Timberlake for Fresh Leaves range

Levi’s has collaborated with Hollywood actor and singer Justin Timberlake on a range call... Read more

Sale of women’s jeans increase in the US

As per research by The NPD Group, the market for women’s jeans has registered a 9 per cen... Read more

Responsible denim by Isko at Green Carpet Fashion Awards

An innovative, fashionable, and responsible range of denim was displayed by Isko, a leading ing... Read more

The Transformers Summit to focus on innovation

The next edition of the Transformers Denim Summit, which will be held in Amsterdam on October 2... Read more

ISKO’s Earth Fit collection promotes sustainability

ISKO’s Earth Fit collection is made with raw materials like organic cotton, recycled cott... Read more

The 9th Bangladesh Denim Expo to focus on simplicity

The 9th Bangladesh Denim Expo with the motto “Simplicity” will be held on November ... Read more

New York Denim Days serves up strong denim style

New York Denim Days was held September 22 to 23. It served a strong denim style with a side of ... Read more

Wrangler introduces foam-dyed jeans to reduce eco hazards

Denim brand Wrangler has introduced foam-dyed jeans to lessen environmental impact and save pre... Read more

US denim imports up eight per cent till July 2018

United States denim imports from January to July 2018 rose 8.22 per cent in terms of value. In ... Read more

Denim Days back at New York from September 22

New York Denim Days will be held from September 22 to 23. The second annual show returns with a... Read more

Wrangler to introduce eco-friendly denim using innovative foam-dyeing proce…

American denim brand Wrangler will release a line of denim made using a new eco-friendly foam-d... Read more

Vietnam exported denim apparels worth $148 million till July ’18

As per latest OTEXA figures, Vietnam saw an increase in exports of skirts, men & boys (MB) ... Read more

Levi Strauss streamlines operations to boost growth

Levi Strauss & Co. has undertaken a series of leadership moves designed to streamline decis... Read more

Korean company, Hyosung looking at bigger play for brand Creora

Hyosung hopes to have a bigger presence of its spandex brand Creora in the global denim market.... Read more

Indian denim maker Nandan Denim to benefit from GST, VAT refunds

Refunds of VAT and GST will benefit denim fabric maker Nandan Denim by Rs 20 crores annually. T... Read more

India: Gujarat-based textile company, Splenora adds jeans to its product ba…

Splenora Textures, based in Gujarat, is planning to start jeans manufacturing. It already produ... Read more

Jack & Jones to go back to denim manufacturing

Jack & Jones, which in its last 18 years, has progressed from a premium denim brand to one ... Read more

Denim brand 7 For All Mankind forays into ready-to-wear market

American denim brand 7 For All Mankind is planning to foray into the ready-to-wear market. The ... Read more