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The Week in Denim: New Gas Creative Director Yossi Cohen Releases Capsule Collection

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Second/Layer Draws Attention by Breaking the Rules at NYFW: Men’s

Second Layer Draws Attention by Breaking the Rules at NYFW Men’s

Los Angeles-based brand Second/Layer, has become the menswear name on everyone’s lips, embracing the blurred lines in dress and demonstrating that the old rules no longer apply. Designers Joshua Willis and Anthony “Ant” Franco presented their Spring ’17 collection at New York Fashion Week: Men’s on July 14. (Read More)

Roy Slaper on Making Evergreen Denim

Roy Slaper on Making Evergreen Denim

“In any other company, the CEO doesn’t rebuild the sewing machine.” So said Roy Slaper, CEO, designer, salesman and mechanic at one-man denim brand, Roy. Working out of a workshop in Oakland, California, Slaper said that Roy doesn’t even feel like a business. “I guess that the way I’d describe it is this is just my life,” he said. (Read More)

Blue Loop Originals Produces a Recycled Denim Tent

Blue Loop Originals Produces a Recycled Denim Tent

Dutch sustainable clothing brand Blue Loop Originals, which produces apparel with recycled denim, has branched out to manufacture a sustainable denim tent. Blue Loop collaborated with tent cloth manufacturer TenCate to create a tent fabric made with 25 percent recycled denim. The cloth combines the characteristic Blue Loop denim look with functional qualities like water repellency, breath ability and durability. (Read More)

New Gas Creative Director Yossi Cohen Releases Capsule Collection

New Gas Creative Director Yossi Cohen Releases Capsule Collection

Italian denim brand Gas announced the hire of Yossi Cohen as the brand’s new creative director. Cohen is a veteran international designer who has previously worked with Italian cashmere brand Ballantyne and Turkish luxury leather brand Desa. As part of his debut, Cohen has also designed a capsule collection as a tribute to the brand and to denim. (Read More)

Chambray Takes the Stage at Texworld USA

Chambray Takes the Stage at Texworld USA

Denim is having its day and demand for chambray is up as a result. If one thing was clear at Texworld USA July 12-14 in New York City, it was that denim looks are definitely in and buyers are searching for ways to not only capitalize, but to innovate around the trend. (Read More)

Torrid Debuts Denim Campaign with a Curvy Cast

Torrid Debuts Denim Campaign with a Curvy Cast

Denim has not always been the friendliest fabric to the plus-size customer—something that Torrid is trying to change as the brand launches its Fall 2016 campaign with an exciting roster of plus-size women, including models, fashion bloggers, Torrid customers and employees. (Read More)

Denham the Jeanmaker & Fan Optics Collaborate on Sunglasses

Denham the Jeanmaker & Fan Optics Collaborate on Sunglasses

As the denim trend makes its way through the accessories market, brands including Chanel, Mosevic and Ray-Ban have been adding the textile to their shades. Now, Jason Denham, founder of Denham the Jeanmaker, has his eyes set on sunglasses. (Read More)

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