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Vintage jeans


Vintage Jeans

Vintage Jeans Trend for 2016

You may have already seen how the vintage jeans take more popularity each day, becoming one of the most seen trends on the fashion parades and celebrities who love the 90’s look.

“The vintage jeans seem to become an important option for denim lovers who are always trying to get new styles, and they do not necessarily look for new designs, but they also like old fashion styles and adjust them to the present”, was the opinion of Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of a jeans manufacturer in Mexico named Grupo Denim.

Some of the most important brands of jeans have noticed this tendency to wear vintage jeans and have asked their designers to make more of these styles so they can put them into sale, as the trend is increasing crazily.

Some people did not fancy with vintage jeans years ago, and they are surprisingly changing their mind at the present, looking how this trend is more popular than ever, so they are looking for those jeans at the stores, trying to buy old but new designs.

Some designers are trying to make small but significant changes to the vintage jeans to make them more feminine and give them that modern fit look but keeping the vintage appearance and creating the perfect combination between old and new styles.

To go with this wonderful jeans trend, try to wear your vintage jeans with leather jackets and heels, I am sure you and the rest will love this style, you can also wear them with baggy sweaters, remember, these jeans are intended to have a similar style from the 90’s, so you can take ideas from the clothes and how they were worn on that decade.

“You can see more and more people wearing vintage jeans every day, as this is a great option for those persons who love to go with the actual fashion”, added Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal.

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Characteristics of Spandex

Spandex is a synthetic fibre known for its exceptional elastic nature, and is stronger and more durable comparatively over rubber. Also known as elastane, this fibre was invented by a chemist named Joseph Shivers in 1959. It has much more elasticity than rubber and can stretch upto 600% of its natural shape. It started a revolution in womens clothing by the manufacture of intimate apparels that did not hurt. This invention brought a new era in the clothing sector later on, and is on the leading edge of fashion today, being used in mens and womens inner, outer, and active wear.

Spandex is a long chain of synthetic polymeric fibre. These fibres are produced in four different ways; melt extrusion, solution dry spinning, solution wet spinning, and reaction spinning. It is a polyurethane polymer, manufactured by the reaction of polyester or polyether gycol with di-isocyanate.


  • It can be stretched repeatedly more than 500% of its original size and can also recover back; immediately to its original size and shape once the tension is relaxed.
  • It is stronger, and more durable than rubber.
  • It is lightweight, smooth and soft, and provides comfort and fit to garments.
  • Does not get spoilt due to body odor, detergents, or after multiple washes.
  • It offers scratch proof abilities.
  • This material is available in clear opaque luster.
  • When exposed to heat and ultra violet rays, rubber get badly affected, while spandex remains unaffected.

Applications of Spandex Fibres:

  • Stretchable Jeans: Spandex is also included in the manufacture of jeans for improving the comfort, fit, and adjustment.
  • Active Sports wear: It is used in the manufacture of swimsuits, ski pants, cycling shorts, aerobic wear, golf jackets and many more.
  • Compression garments: Spandex is used in the manufacture of surgical hose, bicycle pants, and support hose.
  • Automotive Textiles: The fibre is used in the manufacture of door panel fabrics that stretch and adhere to the door.

Woven fabrics manufactured by applying spandex are being used for manufacturing skirts, pants, and other apparels. Along with the advancement in technology, spandex is effectively combined with wool, and cotton, and this moved its market demand further higher addes Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim.

Denim on 2016: Young and wild

Denim on 2016


Denim on 2016: Young and wild generations

The Fashion Institute of Technology fit in New York city showed last December the “Denim Fashion’s Frontier”, an exposition of the most trendy and contemporary material in the fashion world: denim. As it is known, denim has been a flag that speaks the dreams and rebellion of the young generations.

Denim has climbed thru the fashion pyramid so fast thanks to icons like James Dean and Marlon Brando, and then jumped into every women’s closet, thanks to campaigns from brands like Calvin Klein that had Brooke Shields as their star back in the 80’s.

Although we think in jeans as basic clothing, trending is also influencing this textile. For spring 2016, we’ll be seeing interesting proposals regarding tints, washes, embroideries and heat transfer designs.

Ashish brand is introducing a great influence with the DIY (do it yourself) movement, using studs and cutouts on the embroidered edges. Another trending is the stamped denim from Channel or the frayed look from Chloé and Marques Almeida or flower colored retro embroideries from Holly Fulton. Also, there’s a strong inspiration from the 80’s on Marc Jacobs’ collection with washed denim jeans or light colors from Roberto Cavalli.

Even if it is a glam or casual occasion, denim is always a great option for every fashion season.

Grupo Denim, a great manufacturing company located in Laguna, México is so successful on developing any kind of new or renewed style, brands’ representatives visit them from all around the world, looking for the best finishes or even new designs from their own. “We work with the best brands in the market, we also get contracts from production that was placed in Asia because right now the customers are looking for a faster delivery dates and easiest logistics to their warehouses, they find all of that with us”, said Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal.

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Fashion Designer

Fashion Designer

Personal Characteristics to Be a Successful Fashion Designer

Your obsession with fashion may have you dreaming of a career designing clothes, but it takes more than a passion for red-carpet specials, fashion magazines and fashion design TV shows to make that dream real. You need broad talents such as artistic and creative skills, communications smarts and computer know-how  to get a job as a fashion designer.

Artistic Ability

Fashion designers need a flair for the artistic. A sense of how colors work together and an eye for complementary fabrics are musts. Designers also must be able to put their ideas on paper, either with hand-drawn sketches or with computer-aided design programs. In general, fashion designers need an aptitude for graphic art and design.


Fashion designers need creativity, or the ability to use their imagination to conjure original outfits and patterns. Designers work with diverse fabrics, shapes and colors to make outfits that are distinctive, practical and fashionable. Fashion designers should be able to visualize an outfit before sketching a single stitch, possess a sense of style and have the ability to constantly dream up fashion ideas. Creativity also means developing new designs from old trends.


Fashion designers rarely work alone. As team members who work with diverse groups of people, they must communicate well. From instructing the pattern makers who develop a garment’s blueprints to advising sewers on how to build clothing, designers have to explain details simply and effectively. Designers also must communicate with shipping departments to make sure garments get to the right markets.

Computer Skills

Fashion designers don’t sketch only by hand. For large-scale presentations, they use computer-aided design programs and graphics editing software. 


Attention to detail is essential. Fashion designers must be able to spot subtle differences in color or other specifics that mean the difference between a popular design or a dud. A fashion designer should also be able to handle methodical, precise work during pattern preparation, garment fittings and other detail-heavy production phases.

Fashion designers from Grupo Denim know how to build the garments they design. This requires skills in sewing, basic knitting and fabric draping, and an understanding of experimental fabric-manipulations, such as pleating, applique, layering or gathering, commented Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of  this company.