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Perry Ellis
What denim brands are slipping into
What denim brands are slipping into

Denim, a simple, sturdy and relatively inexpensive material, has been associated with manual labor for much of its 200-plus-year history in the United States. But the indigo-dyed cotton fabric has undergone a transformation in the last few decades, appearing in garments as diverse as sleek, tailored pants acceptable at a red carpet event and fleece "jeans" that teeter between weekend wear and sleepwear. What follows is a survey of some of the newest, freshest and, in some cases, most perplexing developments in the deep end of the jean pool. Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren Ralph Lauren is making a play for the skinny-jeans-loving twentysomething with his newest brand extension,...

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