Raw MaterialsFeature

Denim Made in America Takes a Big Hit, But It’s Not Dead Yet

U.S. denim manufacturing has suffered some severe body blows of late from which it might never fully recover, but some contend where's there's a loss there's also opportunity.

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BusinessFeature

Denim Brands Talk Life After White Oak

This month marks the final weeks of 112-years continuous production of selvedge denim at Cone’s White Oak plant in Greensboro, North Carolina. As the iconic mill winds down U.S. production, designers and brands are still grappling with the loss of a one-of-a-kind supplier.

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FashionSustainability

Kingpins New York Spotlights Denim Innovation

The denim market’s crossover into activewear was evident at the 10th anniversary edition of Kingpins New York held in Manhattan last week. About 50 premium denim and denim-related brands showcased new product innovation in blends, color-lasting technology and sustainability–and as always–softness ruled. Overall exhibitors said… Read More

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