ISKO Launches “Bluemasters” Book

Last week, leading Turkish denim manufacturer ISKO hosted the launch of its new book Bluemasters, a release dedicated to the men and women who have brought innovation to denim. Here, Stylesight takes a detailed look through some of the pages of the book and what went down at the two launch events. While denim has always been a staple in the ...
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Introducing: Story mfg

The UK denim scene is on the rise. Over the past few years a select number of British based designers including have been championing the "Made in England" stamp of approval on their proudly crafted jeans that are eagerly nipping on the heels of their US and Japanese counterparts. Independent labels like Tender Co., Huit and Dawson Denim are admirably kickstarting the ...
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Exclusive Stylesight Video: Mohsin And His Machines

We brought you a great video just over a week ago, exploring the work and studio of Mohsin Sajid, founder of Endrime, an emerging British denim brand. While spending time with Mohsin, we thought it would be cool to make a video all about his machines. This guy has a LOT; he's one of the biggest collectors in the UK ...
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We Love: Diesel x iD Magazine’s Dance Video

Entitled "The Danger of Dancing in Jeans," this awesome new video showcases a plethora of dance moves to turnaround that mid-week slump! Shot on the streets of LA and directed by Jacob Sutton, the video takes viewers on a journey through the A-Z of dance, and features Lil Buck dancing the Memphis Jookin, Nicole-The-Pole, star of Rihanna's "Pour It Up" video, ...
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Nicola Formichetti’s First Full Collection for Diesel

Nicola Formichetti has been the Artistic Director for Diesel for exactly a year, but as many of us will know, it takes a couple of seasons for someone to make a real change at a fashion label. So last week's F/W 14 show, held in Venice, Italy, was Formichetti's first full collection with the Italian denim brand, and a product of ...
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We Love: Kapital Spring 2014 Basics Video

This Kapital lookbook video caught our eye the other day for its innovative use of the barbie-style plastic doll! KAPITAL Spring 2014 Basic Collection from KAPITAL on Vimeo. The artisan Japanese brand has created miniature replicas of their key looks from their basics collection for summer and put on a sweet little runway show to celebrate the launch. Miniatures jeans are a ...
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Nudie Jeans Store

Last week, Nudie Jeans opened the doors of its second Repair Shop in Stockholm, Sweden. Located at Jakobsbergsgatan 11, Bibliotekstan, Stockholm II, the shop is the 17th standalone for the Swedish denim brand globally. Nudie Jeans is going from strength to strength at the moment, with new stores in Gothenburg, London, Los Angeles, Sydney and Osaka having opened over recent months. This latest addition ...
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Black Lips x April77

Hip Parisian brand April77 has teamed up with even hipper Atlanta-based band Black Lips to create a black denim sleeveless biker jacket. The project coincides with the band's launch of Nightmare Field from their new album Underneath The Rainbow and purchase of the limited-edition jacket includes a box set with a flexi disk of the track and a poster of ...
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Exclusive Stylesight Video: Endrime Denim

A few weeks ago, we stopped by the Endrime Studios in East London to hang out with Mohsin Sajid and his many machines. Endrime (pt.1) from Stylesight on Vimeo. We've already blogged about Mohsin Sajid and his unique brand, Endrime a few times on the DDD; firstly because he's doing something quite standout from the normal 5-pocket denim brand out there and ...
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Exhibition: Boro, Threads Of Life At Somerset House

If you've missed the Boro trend over the last couple of seasons, then you must have been on a very long vacation! We've been seeing the look crop up on runways, on the street and in retail in various different guises. But it's important to remember that this is a trend born from tradition, something that should always be understood, ...
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Introducing: Twoness

Japanese born Brooklyn-based designer, Shin Murayama is giving vintage denim a whole new lease of life with his one-of-a-kind hybrid products reconstructed and repurposed from archive pieces. Customization has always gone hand in hand with denim. From ’40 bikers toughening up their denim vests with gang badges to the hippies of the ’70s livening up their indigos with psychedelic appliques and embroideries. Today, designers ...
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A Denim Story: Inspirations from Bellbottoms to Boyfriends

Emily Current and Meritt Elliott, the original creators of Current/Elliott, enter the next chapter of their denim career with the release of their book, A Denim Story: Inspirations from Bellbottoms to Boyfriends. While it has been more than a year since the stylist-turned-designer duo departed their namesake label, Emily Current and Meritt Elliott have still been busy keeping their hands blue with ...
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Visvim S/S 14 – “Dissertation On a Happiness with No Country”

Hiroki Nakamura presents his Spring/Summer 2014 collection of indigo-heavy garments titled, “Dissertation On a Happiness with No Country.” Japanese label Visvim is known for its wabi-sabi approach to design and its seasonal lookbooks are testimony to designer Hiroki Nakamura's wide cultural references. The S/S 14 collection proves no different, combining an eclectic array of props alongside the new collection. Channeling a reinterpretation of laid-back ...
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Mike Brodie: A Period Of Juvenile Prosperity

We just got an email from the guys over at LN-CC about the Mike Brodie photography book, released back in March 2013. Brodie captured train riders, hitch-hikers and outsiders he met while traveling across America between 2004 and 2008. The photos uncover the network of individual and unique characters he came across, befriended and hung out with during his time ...
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Throwback Thursday: Calvin Klein Ads of the ’90s

Known for pushing the boundaries of acceptability, Calvin Klein's sometimes shocking and always newsworthy advertisements were the key element to the designers success. Today, we celebrate the iconic campaign imagery from one of Klein's most memorable eras, the `90s. When you think back to denim the `90s, your mind will instantly conjure images of Calvin Klein's provocative campaign imagery. It seems ...
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