Kingpins New York exhibited fall 2019 collections at its two-day event held on June 6 and 7 at Pier 36 in New York.
The first-ever Nashville Denim Days will take place Nov. 10 through 11.
New eco-friendly treatments, systems and weaving machines along with green certified products are a key focus for denim specialists.
Kingpins Transformers will home in on transparency, or “the mother lode.”
At Kingpins New York, trends point to “lounge leisure” and gauzy denim looks.
Brands participating in the summit, held during the recent Kingpins Amsterdam fair, included Target and Jeanologia.
Highlights included a seminar on politics and trade addressing such topics as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) trade deal, Brexit and the U.S. election.
Denim made with Coolmax EcoMade is breathable and moisture wicking, and made primarily from recycled plastic bottles.
The Amsterdam edition of the premium denim trade fair was strong on novelties and grew with Why, a boutique branding-only show.