Être Cécile Fall/Winter 14 -

While the dust may have settled over the Fall/Winter 2014 runways, there is a still a ton of inspiration appearing from emerging designers. Today we highlight Parisienne-cum-London label Être Cécile and their awesome selection of contemporary denim silhouettes. Fashion blogger Susie Bubble caused a frenzy during one of the first days of London Fashion Week in February when she hit the shows ...
Read more >

Stylesight-Étre-Cécile-Fall-Winter-14-Thumb

Neighborhood Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook

Japanese favorites Neighborhood kicks off the S/S 14 season with the release of its stunning lookbook. Each season Neighborhood founder Shinsuke Takizawa delivers forward thinking streetwear designs, utilizing technical design and premium construction to create truly beautiful garments. The brand’s aesthetic has traditionally focused around American motorcycle culture as well as varied aspects of US counter-culture, military, workwear and Native American design to create unique wardrobe ...
Read more >

thumb

Introducing: Darn and Dusted

As with anything good, denim doesn’t last forever, but local East London artisan Luke Deverell is on hand to breathe new life into your favourite garments.  As most denim connoisseurs will vouch, the greatest part about breaking in your raw denim is the way jeans develop an individual imprint like a blank canvas. As with all the beautiful fades, whiskers and honeycombs ...
Read more >

thumb

Introducing: D-ID

Denim veteran Jimmy Taverniti returns to the fold this summer with the launch of his third premium jeanswear brand, D-ID. Stylesight caught up with the designer to find out more behind the brand in this exclusive interview. Jimmy Taverniti is one of a select few designers that have helped revolutionize the denim and casualwear market. Begging in Europe in the '80s ...
Read more >

thumb-1

Milan Fashion Week F/W 14 Women’s Denim Runway Highlights

It's Friday so we thought we'd treat you to the standout denim shows from the recent Milan fashion week! Here are our top four picks: Just Cavalli Print, pattern and statement surfaces were the focus of the Cavalli F/W 14 show, with an emphasis on pants. Basic skinny and slim-legged silhouettes were updated with abstracted digital prints and contemporary camos, while black ...
Read more >

thumb

Left Field NYC 1 Year Sweatpant Contest

While raw denim fade contests may have become the norm among purist denim brands, Left Field NYC is taking a slightly different approach with their indigo dyed loop terry sweatpants. Last month at Jacket Required, we were fortunate enough to catch up with the guys at Left Field NYC and check out their forthcoming F/W 14 collection. Among the stunning assortment ...
Read more >

Stylesight-Left-Field-NYC-Superfuture-Sweat-Pant-Contest-Thumb

Denim Embroidery Animation For London Band: Throne

Two talented, London-based animators are embarking on a project to create a music video inspired by the patched and embroidered denim jacket. We have been chatting to the guys behind this inspiring and ambitious project for a few weeks now, helping them to get yardage for their denim-based project that involves 3000 frames of animation, 45 million stitches and 1800 hours ...
Read more >

Stylesight_Denim_Embroidery_Animation_Throne4

Sasu Kauppi Fall/Winter 2014 -

In the midst of the hectic F/W 14 runway season, Finnish designer Sasu Kauppi releases his latest collection Sequel, inspired by `90s alien movies. We've been keeping a close eye on Helsinki-based designer Sasu Kauppi since he wowed us with his Nordic black metal-inspired denim collection last F/W 13. The Central St Martin's graduate returns with yet another '90s cult reference for ...
Read more >

Stylesight-Sasu-Kauppi-Fall-Winter-2014-Thumb

Las Vegas Trade Shows: Denim Trends

So we're back from Las Vegas, jet-lagged but really inspired by the week's shows: We walked the halls of Capsule, Liberty, Project, Magic and ENK searching out the latest denim looks...you name it, we covered it! We came across a few new brands and exciting projects, all of which we'll update you with over the next few days and weeks right ...
Read more >

Stylesight_Las_Vegas_Denim_Trends04

Kapital World Documentary

This week saw the launch of the unexpected movie from one of (if not the most) respected Japan's denim brands of today. Kapital World, is a short documentary that showcases a behind-the-scenes look at the process that goes into the label's infamous lookbooks and the dynamics between the two forces Kiro Hirata and Eric Kvatek. Fans and followers of Kapital will ...
Read more >

Stylesight-Kapital-World-Documentary-Thumb

Livid Jeans and Ole A. Ekker: Fades of Indigo Denimbook Vol. II

Norwegian-based jeans brand Livid Jeans and Norwegian photographer Ole A. Ekker collaborate once again on the second edition of their ongoing project, Denimbook. The first page of Fades of Indigo, the collaborative book between Livid Jeans founder Jens Olav Dankertsen and Norwegian photographer Ole A. Ekker states "There is great great beauty in combining crafts because they're able to bring forth what ...
Read more >

thumb

New York Fashion Week F/W 14 Women’s Denim Runway Highlights -

New York kicked off the women's Fall/Winter 2014 schedule earlier this month presenting a varied mix of denim assortments. Here, Stylesight showcases the best looks from all the shows across the city. 3.1 Phillip Lim F/W 14 saw Phillip Lim move away from his usual tough streetwise sensibilities, and take a more gentle approach for this season. Denim jacket silhouettes with traditional ...
Read more >

thumb

A.P.C. Launches Stretch Denim Collection

French fashion label A.P.C. unveiled its first stretch denim collection yesterday (Feb 17) with a small line of unisex pants made in Lycra spandex and cotton. As many devoted A.P.C. fans will know, Jean Touitou won't accept anything other than the finest raw denims for his highly sought after jeans. While their denims offer the best fades, their slim fits and particularly unforgiving ...
Read more >

Stylesight-A.P.C.-Launches-Stretch-Denim-Collection-Thumb

Bleu de Paname – Indigo Capsule Collection

French utilitarian brand Bleu de Paname launch into the spring/summer 2014 season with a capsule collection using purely natural indigo dyes. Parisian fashion house Bleu De Paname are known for their refined takes on traditional workwear so it came as no surprise when they released their latest offering of indigo dipped goods. Like all their products, the Indigo capsule collection is proudly made ...
Read more >

Stylesight-Bleu-De-Paname-Indigo-Thumb

LN-CC Launches Exclusive Capsule Collection

East London concept store LN-CC launches an exclusive capsule collection of Levi's Red items for men and women. Earlier last year LN-CC revived a blast from the past with the release of the Levi’s RED collection as part of its "archive series". Denim heads and collectors alike were quick to snap up some of the rare pieces from the debut 1999 ...
Read more >

Stylesight-LN-CC-Levis-Lined-Red-Thumb