G-Star files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US
Dutch denim brand G-Star has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US citing the impact of Covid-19 on the business. “As a result of this crisis, the previously initiated shift to online has accelerated, at the expense of the performance of physical stores,” a G-Star spokesperson told FashionUnited. “In order to cope with these structural...
6 Jul 2020
In pictures: G-Star kicks off Tmall fashion show with Jaden Smith
Last weekend, G-Star delivered the opened the 10th edition of “See Now Buy Now” fashion show organized by Alibaba’s B2C marketplace, Tmall. The kick-off show presented the denim brand and Jaden Smith presented their recently launched sustainable collaboration collection titled “Forces of Nature”. The presentation marks the second appearance of...
25 Oct 2018
Video: G-Star Campaign Uniform of the Free
Presenting the new global G-Star Raw campaign. Source: Herc the agency, YouTube.
5 Sep 2018
Video: G-Star RAW and Jaden Smith team up for sustainable collaboration
Jaden Smith talks about teaming up with G-Star RAW for a sustainable collaboration. Source: G-Star RAW, YouTube
19 Mar 2018
G-Star Raw unveils ‘Most Sustainable Jeans Ever’
London - G-Star Raw is set to launch its most sustainable denim jeans to date for Spring/Summer 2018, the G-Star Elwood RFTPi jean. This latest pair of jeans marks new milestone in responsible denim manufacturing as they are made from the first ever Cradle to Cradle Gold Level certified denim fabric. Developed in partnership with Dystar,...
4 Dec 2017
Video: The G-Star RAW Suit Collection
The reveal of The G-Star RAW Suit Collection with Pharrell Williams at ComplexCon. Source: G-Star RAW, YouTube
6 Nov 2017
Pharrell Williams launches G-Star Raw's Suit collection
London - Artist, producer and Head of Imagination at G-Star Raw, Pharrell Williams, has launched the brand's newest capsule collection: the Suit collection. A creative twist on formal business dress-codes, the new collection sees Williams and his team take famed Savile Row suit prints, such as the pin-strip and check, and apply them to the...
6 Nov 2017
G-Star Raw launches EarthColors Jeans
London - Denim label G-Star has launched a new, innovative line of naturally dyed jeans. Named EarthColors Jeans, the range features sustainable dyes made from recycled plants and non-edible nutshells. Created together with dye-experts Archroma, the initiative is part of G-Star's wider aim to set an example for the rest of the industry and take...
3 Nov 2017
Look: Sandberg Institute Graduation Exhibition ‘Eternal Erasure’
Amsterdam - How do you meet the needs of today’s consumers and anticipate the needs of tomorrow’s world? How, as a designer, do you deal with the ever-changing and fast pace of the industry and develop new, innovative ways of designing, producing, promoting, financing, selling and consuming? These were some of the questions that motivated...
16 Jun 2017
Kingpins: "Time to rethink what we can do with denim"
"Some denim brands do think of sustainability, but most just go for what looks good," said Kris Dumon, branding and futuristic consultant, and co-founderofWhy by Kingpins Show, to FashionUnited on sustainability in the denim industry. "Or they do certain collections that are sustainable, but not the entire range." Part of the reason attributed...
15 Apr 2016
In Picture: Global Denim Awards
On Thursday night, the Global Denim Awards celebrated its 2nd annual edition in the European capital of denim, Amsterdam. The industry’s version of the Emmy’s saw 8 designers teamed with 8 of the world’s top denim mills to create a 5 outfit denim collection which combined the best of craftsmanship and innovation. Each collection had to consist...
30 Oct 2015
The winner of the Global Denim Awards 2015 is... Sartoria Diletto & Candiani Denim
“And the winner of the 2015 Global Denim Awards is… Sanatoria Diletto and Candiani Denim!” announced Marietta Hoitink, founder of HTNK to the hall filled with over 750 denim professionals Thursday night at Amsterdam's Westergasfabriek. The team was named the victor from a group of8 emerging designerswho were paired with eight progressive denim...
30 Oct 2015