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Denim Trends

Denim Trends from VIEW2 Magazine
www.view-publications.com

BLACK & GREY

Almost white through to ultra black/patchy surface treatments/dirty coatings/light & dark contrasts/urban camouflage effects/ workwear features/ nicks and small abrasions.

GREEN TINGED
Blue-greens/grey-greens/ olive-greens/ indigo peeking through/ intense green shading/ dry and sanded touch/ woven, knit & jersey bases/green credentials too! (recycled garments: natural dyes etc)

QUILTED
Diamond quilt formations/ stark, contrasting quilt lines/ all-over mini quilts/ "tough" quilted pannelling/ 3d denim

CAMO
Jacquard designs/ faded out all-over prints/ laser designs/ tone-on-tone patterns/ camo coatings/ fresh camo motifs/ structural & textureal depth & diversity.

NEPS
Multi-coloured contrasts/ slubby natural neps/ cotton/ wool blends/ classic patterns reinterpreted/ selvedge wool/ salt & pepper effects.

GREY + INDIGO
Stark colour blocking or subtle colour shading/ black or grey melange weft/ contrast patching and insert panels/ black denim,washed and treated like indigo.

CORD
Fine and chunky wale corduroys/ shirting & trousers weights/ horizontal cut pannelling/ tie - dye effects/ washed down colour/ natural wear fading/ rip details/ lasered velvets/ cord-effect flock printing.

3D TEXTURES
Pronunced diagonals/ zig-zag structures/ new weave techniques where the surface appears embossed/ pin-tuck effects/ structural diversity.

CRACKED LEATHER

Imperfect leather-effect coatings / bubbling,crackling finishes / surprise small-scale placements / oxblood over indigo / damaged& discoloured / dirt & tar.


 

BRUSHED & HAIRY

plush velvety surfaces / warm brushed backs /melange yarns / winterising classic patterns /tactile structures / wool blends.


 

BLUE DEVELOPMENTS

feminine denim / surface embellishments /relief & 3d effects / surface flocking /dimensional shrinking / special effects through weave play and finishing.


 

FADE AWAY

ultra-soft handles / tencel or modal blends / ombre fading effects / mellow shading / brushed backs / dialled down contrasts/ lighter weights.