Introducing: The Land of Hope

Tobbe Lindberg's The Land of Hope arrives for Spring/Summer 2014, bringing with it a fresh seafaring  spirit to the men's denim market. Stylesight's denim team sits down and talks to Tobbe on his debut collection and his passion for sea life and all things indigo. Headed up by denim veteran Tobbe Lindberg, The Land of Hope emerges as the latest name from Sweden's growing ...
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Edwin Launches its Fall/Winter 2013 Womenswear Campaign -

Edwin continues to roll out their F/W 13 multimedia campaign with the release of a full length movie for their womenswear collection. Here Stylesight speaks to designer Pascale Koehl on the film and her debut collection. Earlier this month Edwin kicked of the F/W 13 season with the launch of the Winter MMXIII film to showcase the new seasons offering. As the dust ...
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New York: BPD Wash House Tour

The Stylesight Denim team recently discovered BPD Wash House, a full service denim development and consulting studio in Jersey City, NJ.  Since we were in Manhattan, we hopped on the train and headed out there to take a tour of the plant and speak with one of their denim specialists about their laundry services. Blueprint Denim (BPD) Wash House has been in ...
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London Women’s S/S 14 Runway Highlights

As the women's Spring/Summer 2014 fashion week schedule moves into full swing, the Stylesight denim team rounds up the best indigo to emerge from the London shows. Ashish Ashish Gupta once again showed his penchant for sequins delivering a collection emblazoned with shimmer and shine. The narrative of the line was one of which any party girl will relate to, jaded mornings ...
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Wrenchmonkees Presents: Iron & Denim

During th S/S 14 CPH Fashion Week, Copenhagen-based petrol heads hosted their second edition of their compact trade show Iron & Denim – a presentation where oily motors of the past bond with equally durable brands. The past few season's have seen Copenhagen Fashion Week grow to become one of the key stops on the international fashion circuit. Each February and ...
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Freja Beha Erichsen for Mother Denim

Veteran catwalk model Freja Beha Erichsen ditches the runway for designing, as she prepares for the launch of her debut denim collection.  Later this month sees the launch of Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen's debut collection in collaboration with denim brand Mother. The brunette worked closely with Mother cofounders Lela Becker and Tim Kaeding on the capsule denim collection to produce the range ...
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New York Women’s S/S 14 Runway Highlights Pt. 2

Stylesight's denim team continues its highlights from New York Fashion Week, showcasing the best indigo looks to emerge from the runway. Alexander Wang For S/S 14, Alexander Wang looked to `90s nostalgia for inspiration – a time when he felt "fashion was really fun, when there was wit, humor, and it wasn't so serious." An era steeped in streetwear, Wang looked to ...
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New York Women’s S/S 14 Runway Highlights

New York opened the Spring/Summer 2014 fashion week schedule with a denim packed selection of runway collections. Stylesight's denim editors select the key designers who pushed indigo forward this season. Donna Karan The fashion veteran really impressed this season, presenting a boho-indigo array of prints, textures and items. Artisinal techniques such as batik, block print, indigo dye and textures such as laser ...
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Edwin Autumn/Winter Campaign and MMXIII Film Launch -

Last Thursday (September 12) Edwin-Europe invited their friends and family down to their East London store to celebrate the official launch of the Autumn/Winter 2013 collection including the release of the Winter MMXIII film. We spoke to Art Director Benjamin Robinson to find out more on the film and what went down on the shoot. Following the behind-the-scenes imagery from their ...
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Levi’s Station to Station

Levi's Station to Station public art project kicked off last week and has already stopped in three major US cities. We've been following this exciting multi-event train ride, curated by artist Doug Aitken for the last few days and it's a really ambitious experience. Station to Station connects artists and musicians, showcasing their diverse talents and works over a three week ...
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Från Ö Till A Concept Store by Örjan Andersson

August 30th saw the opening of Swedish denim legend Örjan Andersson's new retail outlet Från Ö Till A in Stockholm. Stylesight's denim team spoke to the man himself to find out more behind the new concept space. Since its launch back in S/S 12, bearded legend and “jeans professor” Örjan Andersson has quietly been introducing his self titled label into the denim market. ...
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Brand To Watch: Old Joe

We came across this really nice looking denim brand called Old Joe on the Long-John blog. It's from Japan and has been going since 2007, but has recently been making waves in Europe. The brand is inspired by garments that get better the more they are worn: Tweed, leather and of course, denim! The team has created fits inspired by European ...
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Self Edge: Portland

A very special denim store opened a while back, but we've been waiting on some pictures before blogging. Step in our denim buddy Thomas from Denimhunters who put this piece together the other day on Self Edge Portland. Kiya Babzani opened his first Self Edge store in 2006 and at that time, he really was one of the first to showcase ...
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Friday Video: Naked & Famous

So I think all our readers are pretty familiar with Naked & Famous by now. We've been blogging about them for a few years and actually met them at their first ever trade show, Bread & Butter, many moons ago (2008? we can't even remember now!) Lots of you who visit trade shows will know that Brandon Svarc and Bahzad Trinos ...
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New Denim Design Talent: Tigran Avetisyan

Recently we got pretty excited about Sasu Kauppi, a finish designer who graduated from St Martins in 2011. Our next "one to watch" is Russian talent Tigran Avetisyan who recently released his graduate collection supported by LVMH. Although not exactly a denim collection, the attitude and feel definitely inspires denim surface and design. Worker style jackets, oversized tees and tops are ...
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