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The Week in Denim: Guess Investigated for Breach of EU Distribution Agreements

Visual Storytellers: Ruedi Karrer

In the second of a four-part series, Rivet spoke with Ruedi Karrer of Swiss Jeans Freak, founder of the Jeans Museum which houses upwards of 14,000 pairs of the wardrobe staple, about his favorite Instagram accounts to follow and the other unlikely places he finds denim inspiration. (Read More)

El Solitario takes Dyneema Denim on a desert journey

Dyneema hits the desert in a new documentary that spotlights the durability of El Solitario’s new motorcycle denim line. (Read More)

Tommy Hilfiger taps the Chainsmokers for Fall’17 campaign

Tommy Hilfiger continues to align itself with rising stars. The PVH Corp.-owned brand announced Tuesday that Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart of the music group, The Chainsmokers, will appear as the new global brand ambassadors beginning Fall ’17. (Read More)

Guess investigated for breach of EU distribution agreements

The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into whether U.S.-based denim brand, Guess, illegally restricts retailers from selling cross-border to consumers within the E.U. Single Market. (Read More)

All in the family with Olah

Since 1959, Olah Inc. has been firming up its footing as a leader in the denim space, and now the company hosts one of the sector’s foremost denim shows: Kingpins—which, according to Olah Inc., began as a “We love jeans” party in New York City. (Read More)

Dockers flexes its muscles

Jeans are having a fashion moment, but Levi Strauss & Co.-owned Dockers is ramping up its efforts to bring performance, stretch and buzz to the non-denim woven category. (Read More)

Visual Storytellers: Kelly Harrington

Who and what you follow on Instagram is as revealing as what’s on your bookshelf or on your playlist. The social media platform has become an on-the-go resource to find untapped talent, new labels and innovations that have yet to hit the store floor. (Read More)