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Kingpins Trend Report: Post-Denim

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Heritage, but high-fashion. Workwear detailing evolved from its core roots in ‘40s workwear, through into a more streetwear-driven aesthetic last season before finally being claimed by the runway for F/W 2018. This has led to exaggerated silhouettes, offbeat proportions, manipulated seam detailing and a collection of re-engineered classic jeanswear items.

Cross Fly Wet Gloss Jeans

Lorod; Photo credit: Ward + Kweskin

Blue Farm Textile Ltd.

Strong contrast top-stitching now emphasizes the more extreme styling of the fashion world. Add runway-ready fabrics (silk, velvet, satin) and the latest technical advances in denim and the post-denim trend comes into focus: clean and minimal with an emphasis on construction and silhouette.

Super Street

Courtesy of Global Denim Awards;
Roosmarijn Koster for Arvind; Photographer: Team Peter Stigter

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