Fake jeans can seriously damage your health! Many in the fashion industry are claiming counterfeit jeans should now carry a health warning! According to many in the industry fake jeans made in the backstreets of China are washed and dyed using “dirty water” which is contaminated with toxins, pollutants and heavy metals. These contaminants then [...]
Henri-Lloyd is a unique brand spanning the diverse worlds of international fashion and performance yachting. For 40 years, Henri-Lloyd has been at the forefront of technical clothing innovations. From early collaborations with pioneers such as Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Henri-Lloyd has built a worldwide reputation for quality which means their sailing clothing has become the choice [...]
Because of their status as one of the most desired jeans on the market today, RMC jeans are heavily counterfeited throughout the world. To help protect buyers from counterfeitors, Martin Yatming, aka Martin Ksohoh, founder of RMC jeans, has provided Kitmeout with the following information: 1. All seams should be stitched in double yarn and [...]
What makes a pair of jeans iconic? As in worthy of you wanting to wear them day-in, day-out? California-based Denim of Virtue, the latest jeanswear company to come out of L.A., is poised to have the answer. Denim of Virtue has instinctively fused together the fundamental elements of what defines a great jean: modern in [...]
RMC Martin Ksohoh or, to be more precise, RMC by Martin Ksohoh is the brain-child of Martin Yatming, the design genius and fashion guru behind the Red Monkey Company of 2005. Martin is renowned throughout the world as a denim master whose attention to detail is unrivalled. If you thought Red Monkey 2005 was good [...]
For S/S 07 Firetrap will pursue a less cluttered approach to jeans wear. Big brash logo graphics will give way to discreet clever branding and over designed items will give way to more clever designs. 40â€™s and 50â€™s will be the inspirational references, vintage without nostalgia, contemporary and not retro. Looks will be a mix [...]
1967-2007 Happy Birthday FIORUCCI! 2007 is a very special year for our Brand.Â Born in 1967, Fiorucci is 40 years old. But certainly does not look its age. Fiorucci celebrates its birthday with a LOVE STORY translated in collectable fun and basic pieces, where the Fiorucci vintage iconography will take aficionados down to memory lane! [...]
PPQ designers Amy Molyneaux and Percy Parker began their label in 1999. They design both a womenâ€™s and menâ€™s collection plus a lingerie range and jeans collection which are produced in their own factory now re-located to London from Nottingham. This yearÂ Icelandic retail giant Baugur have invested in the company and their first dedicated shop [...]
Del Forte Denim is designed for the eco-chic woman who is transforming the face of fashion. Made in the USA with 100 percent organic cotton, Del Forteâ€™s premium denim apparel is part of a growing trend which interprets luxury as a combination of distinctive design and ethical production. The garments are sewn and finished in [...]
Joe’s Jeans are gaining a reputation for being the sexiest ladies denim on the market today. As the old clichÃ© says: “these are not for your average Joes!” Joe’s jeans are designed and cut to scintillate, titillate and provoke and their marketing is direct and uncompromising. Joe’s Jeans are for those Joes who dare!
“Giorgio Armani, the world’s most famous designer, on Thursday blamed stylists and the media for the fashion industry’s obsession with ultra-thin women. In London to host a music and fashion extravaganza with stars Beyonce, 50 Cent and Bono, Armani said no girl needed to be anorexic in order to be fashionable. “I have never wanted [...]
Armani in London had even Beyonce in a sweat: “Thank you for having me, Mr Armani!”, she said after her perfomance to 1600 guests. Giorgio Armani showcased his SS07 Emporio Armani collection in London and acknowledged his involvement with the Red Charity and the opening of Armani/Casa on Bond Street earlier in the day. The [...]
Shouts of indignation are echoing across the fashion and style world as Gap attempt to use style icon Audrey Hepburn to promote their black skinny jeans. Whether you agree or disagree with Gap’s strategy, the fact is Audrey Hepburn epitomizes a certain style and Gap as a fashion business is simply making a sound marketing [...]
SS07 Sonneti Mens offers two spirits: Smart Casual and Denim Casual. Smart Casual reflects a Maritime and British Vintage influence with a cleaner look. Our Denim Casual focus remains strong with references to the best of 80s Californian summer, and utility combat detailing. Original work wear with a clean sporty twist is the essence of [...]
LA Air Line, the quality brand from, you guessed it, Los Angeles, gives us a preview of their forth-coming collection. LA Air Line garments are individually hand-painting and are produced with high quality materials. The style is sophisticated punk with an uncompromising twist. This is definitely one to watch.
Billionaire Boys Club offers an exciting array of tongue-in-cheek t-shirts. This little number sports a “grenade” on the front, although you could be forgiven for thinking it’s some kind of dodgy looking pineapple but then that’s half the appeal with the BBC brand; you never know what to make of it!
Rock & Republic Jeans, the brand dubbed Miss Sixty for the mature women and partially owned by Queen Victoria of Beckinghamshire, get’s sexy for Spring/Summer 2007. Next season’s garb leaves little to the imagination and goes for the raunchy denim look for the ladies and the hello-sailor look for the fellas. Overall, the collection looks [...]
Supreme Opening Party at Harajuku, Tokyo!! From April 1994 to September 2006 — Supreme Clothing has come a long way and has attracted worldwide attention and a significant and growing fan base. From Skaters, Punks and Hip-hop heads, the brand has always appealed to the fringe element whilst at the same time receiving nods of [...]
Sugar Cane Jeans are constructed of fibres derived from the plant that gave rise to the brand name SUGAR CANE. Sugar is made from sugar cane, which seems simple enough, but not everyone knows that sugar cane and its byproducts contain essential amino acids and enzymes necessary to fuel and rejuvenate our bodies. Likewise, byproducts [...]
So Bapesta, the urban fashion brand famed for street style and originality actually bases it’s whole design concept of Nike Air Force 1 ?? True or false ??
1921 produced in Winnipeg, Canada by Western Glove Works. Steeped in denim heritage the company has been manufacturing denim since 1921, when the Silver family started the company to produce denim work wear. Western Glove Works is one of the few remaining denim manufacturers that houses its own sewing, laundry and sandblasting facilities. The innovators [...]
A collaboration between ultra trendy brand APC and sportswear giant Nike is attracting nods of approval across the fashion world. These classic, almost retro, trainers include some tasty little touches that tend to drive fashionistas wild with excitiement. Clock the guitar and tennis racket indent.
PEPE JEANS LONDON – AUTUMN WINTER 06: “British actress Sienna Miller – Advertising Campaign 2, Autumn Winter 06. A striking series of black and white images by photographer Mikael Jansson reflect the initial concept of the ad campaign – Michaelangelo Antonionis 1966 movie Â´Blow UpÂ´. One of the films most memorable scenes is the suspenseful, [...]
Stussy’s latest collaboration is with Baracuta G9, the ultimate and original Harrington jacket worn by mega-idols like Steve McQueen, Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra. The G9 Jacket is destined to make a major comeback and could be one of the big hits of the season.
Deneer, or to be precise [deener], is a premium denim brand designed and created by Ya-el Torbati who was the co-founder on Yanuk Denim. Deener is the denim lover’s denim brand with a serious approach to making you feel sexy yet comfortable in your jeans. The inspiration for the [deener] collection rangess from a nerdy [...]
“We don’t put ourselves in the sex-symbol category”, insists Robert Duffy, longer-term partner of Marc Jacobs. That’s Robert’s opinion, now you decide. A giant nude photograph of Duffy and Marc Jacobs with full packages on display adorns a 6 foot print shot by Brian Bowen Smith. Joining the pair are Julianna Moore, Brandon Boyd, Selma [...]
Samurai Jeans are a proud Japanese denim brand with a strong history. The brand uses the leather patch on each jean to tell story. Samurai jeans shares the following view concerning the leather patch: The leather jeans patch was originally attached in order to polish the knife of working woodsman and trappers throughout the West. [...]
Like sophisticated Cheap Mondays, Claude Maus designer Rob Mianiscalco is compelled to incorporate the macabre into his work. Rob Mianiscalco’s gothic and medieval influences are evident throughout the collection. Claude Maus jeans are no exception accentuating tight and dark silhouettes. If you’re a skinny jeans fan these are well worth a gander.
An exciting British based, British designed Premium denim label.Â Pieces in the collection include Japanese Red Selvedge denim, organic cotton T-shirts and Scottish Cashmere sweaters. You will know Invisible Inc from its distinctive logo, which is the signature of the designer Punky (translated from Sanskrit to English his name Pankaj means Lotus Flower). Invisible Inc [...]
Herzogenaurach, Germany- Sporting goods manufacturer Adidas announced Wednesday that it was extending its collaboration with Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto until 2010. Yamamoto developed the sport and fashion brand Y-3 for Adidas in 2002. Since then it has grown to a chain of 500 outlets worldwide, with new shops planned in Europe, the United States [...]