Kingpins24 Flash! Is back (digitally) on February 23 and 24, 2021 starting at 11am (Eastern Standard Time) each day. It’s all about denim innovation and specificity. Everyone presenting will take one idea or product that they think is their best innovation and share it (Take notes!). Registration is now open. We miss you all and can’t wait to see everyone soon either live or on-demand!
Kingpins x Denim Dudes Trend – F/W 2021
Kingpins Trend is a multi-faceted trend service for the denim industry:
— a comprehensive seasonal denim forecast – relevant fabrics, trims, research & inspirations. available for purchase at Kingpins shows & online
— an installation of garments using in-season fabrics inspired by the denim forecast
— a daily denim trend presentation by Amy Leverton and Sam Trotman of Denim Dudes. every Kingpins show, every season
United Nations +
Conscious Fashion Campaign
The Conscious Fashion Campaign, which champions fashion brands who put impact at the forefront of their business to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, will join Kingpins again to spotlight the SDGs and denim’s role in the conscious fashion movement. The initiative, supported by the United Nations Office for Partnerships, harnesses the power of retail, media and influence to drive the innovators in conscious fashion who are addressing the world’s most pressing issues towards our sustainable future. Learn more: https://consciousfashioncampaign.com/
Kingpins Vintage Market
We bring together an edited selection of vintage retailers and collectors, artisans and independent labels to inspire you and provide a little indigo-centric retail therapy.
Kingpins Most Sustainable Product x
We are bringing our “Most Sustainable Product” initiative to life in collaboration with denim design legend Piero Turk. The concept is this: Piero Turk has used the S/S 2021 fabrics selected by our independent expert as the Most Sustainable Products on the Kingpins Amsterdam show floor to create a collection of beautiful garments meant to inspire designers. The collection will include data about the environmental footprint of each fabric as well as the washes and finishes of each garment. Learn more about the S/S 2021 fabrics on our MSP list here.
Ravensbourne x Kingpins
Each fall Ravensbourne University in London and Kingpins Show collaborate on a denim-focused competition where students across different disciplines work together to create a concept for a denim collection. The winning collection will be displayed at Kingpins New York.
Spanish artist and denim industry alum Olga Guarch combined her passion for art and her career in the fashion industry to inspire her latest collection of art works. Guarch will show her pieces at Kingpins New York in a pop-up gallery setting.
Kingpins New York Canceled Due to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and Health Concerns
Confirmed reports of travel restrictions from the international and local denim community prompt event organizers to cancel the Kingpins New York show, originally slated for June 2/3.
NEW YORK | April 9, 2020 | The Kingpins New York denim supply chain trade show will not host its June 2020 edition due to health concerns and travel restrictions related to COVID-19.
“Our biggest concern is the health of our community. We have cancelled our Amsterdam and Hong Kong events and have now made the difficult decision to cancel our Kingpins New York event,” said Andrew Olah, founder of Kingpins Show. “Thankfully, we are now in a position to continue to engage with our audience on a daily and weekly basis and are exploring new ways to gather our denim community online.”
Kingpins debuted a new website, www.kingpinsshow.com, on March 30, featuring a home page dedicated to editorial content for the denim industry, show news and more.
Kingpins24, a new online event for the denim industry, will debut on April 22/23 and represents Kingpins organizers’ attempts to unite and inform the denim industry in these uncertain times. Members of the denim industry may register for Kingpins24 here.
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The Kingpins Show is an invitation-only, boutique denim sourcing show featuring a highly-edited selection of vendors that include denim and sportswear fabric mills from the U.S., Japan, China, India, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan, Thailand, Spain and Mexico; wash houses; full package manufacturers; trim providers; and makers of technology, wash chemicals and business solutions. Kingpins, which launched in 2004, produces biannual shows in New York and Amsterdam, as well as annual shows in Hong Kong and China.
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