Dark Denim –
When I think of denim right now I either think of a pair of medium blue Levi’s 501s (I´ve yet to find those) or a dark indigo denim skirt. The medium blue 501’s are more of a nostalgic tribute to the 90ies and Beverly Hills 90210 (Brenda, Kelly, Donna anyone?). Dark denim on the other hand feels like the most modern take on denim at the moment.
I´ve seen dashes of dark denim in the recent resort collections, for example at 10 Crosby Derek Lam as well as Rachel Comey and Acne Studios.
When it comes to making their production more ethical Swedish brand Acne Studios, who I´ve featured before here, are showing quite a bit of effort. As a member of the Fair Wear Foundation they´re being monitored through an annual brand performance check. It covers whether a brand pays its textile workers living wages, how and where it does its sourcing. You can see the results of last years check here.
German brand Hess Natur is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation as well and also offers various insights into its production. They fully declare the country of origin for the materials used in each of their products. They denim skirt below for example is made of organic cotton from turkey and organic merino wool from Australia. It´s an unbleached denim, dyed with synthetic colors.
German brand Closed produce their denim in Italy. They do ozone wash, an eco-friendly washing technique that takes less time than conventional washing.
And now you´re good to do some fun and fair shopping! Click click enjoy!
Top from left to right: Rachel Comey, Acne Studios, 10 Crosby Derek Lam, all Resort 2015
Bottom from left to right: Denim Shirt Closed, Made in Italy, Made from 100 % Cotton, buy it here
Pin Jeans Acne Studios, Made from 92 % Cotton, 6 % Polyester, 2 % Elastane, buy it here
Acne Studios, Drift Skirt, Made from 100% Cotton, Lining Composition Cotton 100%, buy it here
Lash Shirt Dress Acne Studios, Made from 100 % Cotton, buy it here
Hess Natur Denim Skirt, Made from 100 % Organic Cotton from Turkey and Organic Merino Wool from Australia, buy it here