The Week in Denim: Cone Denim Reboots the Pinto Wash

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Penn State researchers create denim that repairs itself

Penn State
In the future ripped jeans will repair themselves. Researchers from Pennsylvania State University have developed a textile that, when wet, will begin to repair any rips or tears. (Read More)

Kassim presents “world’s heaviest weight selvedge denim”

Kassim Denim
What does 38 oz. organic selvedge denim feel like? Like cardboard with a touch of sandpaper. A soft hand feel wasn’t top of mind for Pakistan mill, Kassim Denim, when it set out to create the experimental denim. (Read More)

Cone Denim reboots the Pinto wash

Cone Denim Pinto wash
Cone Denim is revisiting one of its more infamous product lines to tell a retro story for Spring/Summer 2018. The mill debuted a collection of streaky, bleached denim inspired by the 1970s Pinto wash at Munich Fabric Start, Aug. 30-31. (Read More)

Made in Pakistan: A southeast Asian mill taking sustainability seriously

Made in Pakistan
Pakistan may not yet be the first place that comes to mind for denim craftsmanship, but that is certainly changing. At Karachi-based Artistic Milliners, product is born out of a passion for protecting those who make it, inspiring those who wear it and leaving little in the way of waste in its wake. (Read More)

Can seamless knit denim replace the yoga pant?

Denim Stretch
Denim is just getting warmed up in the athleisure category. For the Fall ’16 show season, Lenzing has partnered with garment finishing company Tonello, knitting machine manufacturer Santoni and indigo knit producer Unitin, to create DEN/IM, I am DENIM, an athleisure collection made with stretch indigo denim on seamless circular knitting machines. (Read More)


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