Whistles, Dondup, Maggi Marilyn, MSGM

Resort 2018 trend: Chill-cheater denim 

In a world where the classic woollen coat has limited appeal for women who want practicality in their outerwear (hoods, roomy pockets, padding, zips et al), we’ve seen traditional coats sitting stubbornly the rails while parkas, or more recently, puffers, have flown out the door. But while both those latter options are great for the…

The Great, Dondup, Dondup Nili Lotan

Resort 2018 denim trend: Jump to it

Designers have fallen head over heels in love with the denim all-in-one for pre-summer (resort) 2018. The versatility of this key item means its likely to be a keeper and could morph smoothly into the spring/summer 18 collections too. We’ll know pretty soon whether it does as they’re just a scary six weeks away. So…

Carolina Herrera SS17

SS17 key trend: Denim in the spotlight

Exactly two years ago, the biggest runway story was the fact that the collections we’re awash with denim for SS15. Fast forward 24 months and designers may have calmed down a bit when it comes to high-end denim but that doesn’t mean it’s any less important as a trend fabric. In fact, it’s so important…

Guess Jeans_Denim

Denim recycling: Guess joins the eco gang

Guess is going green with denim this autumn as it links up with Cotton Inc’s Blue Jeans Go Green program. It’s the latest move in a series of initiatives by denim specialists and general fashion retailers to reduce their environmental footprint and connect with sustainability-focused consumers.

Resort 2017 denim: Mad, trad, fad but never bad

Runway denim and high street denim are two different animals but sometimes they come together with ideas from the runway filtering through to a store shelf near you. And this pre-season? Well there’s plenty to pick from including intense colour, zany pattern effects, shrunken or oversized versions of timeless classics and a jamboree of embroidered…