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The Week in Denim: Isko up for European Business Award

Will New York rally around Denim Days?


The home of G-Star, Scotch & Soda and Denham wants to bring its denim magic to New York. The founders of Amsterdam Denim Days, Mariette Hoitink and Lucel van den Hoeven, convened in Manhattan last week to discuss a plan that would bring the B2B and B2C event to New York next fall. Festivities would take place at Basketball City, the current venue of Kingpins New York. (Read More)

A&A Textile: High Fashion Denim Elevated


Taiwan is home to one of the textile industry’s most historic denim facilities, A&A Textile. With over 50 years of heritage in the nation’s apparel sector, A&A Textile develops cutting edge fabric that is transformed into beautiful, high fashion denim. (Read More)

Vicunha shows A/W 2017-18 denim for hippies, hackers & headboys


Brazilian denim mill Vicunha released the 15th edition of Vtrends Magazine with trend analysis for Autumn/Winter 2017-18. The magazine outlines four key trends that play with ideas of environmentalism, sustainability, nostalgia and the virtual world and explains the fabrics that accompany these ideas. (Read More)

Isko up for European Business Award


Isko is winning praise from the European business community. The Turkish denim mill has been named a National Champion for Turkey in the European Business Awards (EBA). The awards, now in their 10th year, are supported by business leaders, academics and political representatives from across Europe. (Read More)

Designer Alyssa Lesser on the art of embellished denim


Specialty denim label Alyssa Less’ collections are small, yet mighty. The Parsons School of Design alum and jewelry designer, Alyssa Lesser, launched Alyssa Less in September 2015 with a Spring ’16 collection spanning denim minis and cropped flare jeans to moto vests and classic jean jackets. (Read More)

Jeans for refugees gets a royal endorsement


Johnny Dar’s Jeans for Refugees project has seen celebrity supporters like Ryan Gosling and Victoria Beckham donating jeans for a good cause, but the designer’s initiative just got a royal touch. Her Highness Jawaher Al Qasimi, wife of Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, ruler of the UAE’s Sharjah emirate, has shown her support for Jeans for Refugees by becoming an official patron of the initiative. (Read More)