The Liberty Fairs’ first-ever West Coast trade fair will include a wide range of denim businesses. The first of them will be Hiroshi Kato, a Japanese company that cuts and sews imported cloth in Los Angeles. Washed jeans with four-way stretch are also available from the brand. Its Spring/Summer 2022 collection will have lighter washes and more bleach-out elements, capitalizing on a trend for retro styling and worn-in fits. Harri Penny, a unisex label, will present its Spring 2022 collection, which will comprise of workwear-inspired ready-to-wear designs made primarily of denim. The designer aimed to develop comfortable, functional designs that would give users the courage to face life after the epidemic.
Rising Sun’s men’s and women’s denim is cut and stitched in Santa Ana, California, and is the brainchild of Pakistan-based vertical denim maker Artistic Milliners. Heroes Motors denim offers a modern take on classic style. Distressing, paint splatters, glossy waxing, patchwork, and other rough and eye-catching design embellishments adorn the line’s denim. The collection is rounded off with a selection of denim jackets, vests, T-shirts, and pullovers embellished with vintage patches, embroidery, and screen prints.
Edwin USA, the in-house denim line handled by sustainable Los Angeles denim maker Saitex USA, serves as a testing ground for the company’s newest manufacturing innovations, such as fabrics created at its newly-opened Vietnam factory. Edwin USA also experiments with innovative, cutting-edge style influenced by vintage denim as well as current trends.