Whether it’s drapey wide-leg pants or a blouse with unique button detailing or a coverall dress, Ion Fiz works wonders with a fabric long considered rigid—when it comes to this designer, denim does what he wants.

Designing since 2002, the Spanish craftsman has created haute couture denim designs that have shown at high-end fashion shows and been presented during a gala at the Guggenheim. A handful of pupils were even fortunate enough to learn how to make an haute couture dress during a workshop at the Balenciaga Museum in Spain.

Born into a family of tailors, Fiz had the opportunity to learn the art of a garment at an early age, from how it’s sketched to how patterns are created to how it’s cut and sewn.

Read more at Carved in Blue.


This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL® and Lenzing Modal® to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit www.carvedinblue.lenzing-fibers.com.

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