The panelists of Kingpins Transformers fielded questions on sustainability for denim businesses across the production chain


Transformers Summit Debates Cost of Sustainable Denim

Brands participating in the summit, held during the recent Kingpins Amsterdam fair, included Target and Jeanologia.

clock April 26, 2017Lily Templeton

They Are Wearing: Kingpins Amsterdam

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They Are Wearing: Kingpins Amsterdam

Blue was the hottest color on the streets at professional fair Kingpins and Blueprint festival, highlights of the Amsterdam Denim Days.

clock April 24, 2017Lily Templeton

The scene at the Kingpins Amsterdam denim fair.


Sustainability and Fit Key at Kingpins Amsterdam

The European edition of the specialist denim fair highlighted green practices, vintage styles and activewear.

clock April 24, 2017Lily Templeton


Candiani Ups the Ante on Sustainability

With its sights set on the future generation, the Italian denim mill has achieved unprecedented water and chemicals reductions and unveiled its green goals for 2020.

clock April 18, 2017Paulina Szmydke-Cacciapalle


Performance, Vintage Drive Kingpins Amsterdam Show

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.

clock October 31, 2016Laure Guilbault

Anbasja Blanken’s glow-in-the-dark jeans with ITV Denim.

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Luminescent Collection Scoops Global Denim Awards

The 29-year-old Dutch designer scooped the third edition of the denim prize coinciding with Kingpins Amsterdam.

clock October 28, 2016Laure Guilbault


Invista Introduces Coolmax EcoMade Technology for Denim

Denim made with Coolmax EcoMade is breathable and moisture wicking, and made primarily from recycled plastic bottles.

clock October 17, 2016Arthur Friedman


New York Denim Days Set for 2017

Amsterdam Denim Days, four days during which the capital of the Netherlands hosts events for the trade such as the Kingpins denim suppliers’ show as well as consumer events, is to debut a New York edition in 2017.

clock September 6, 2016Laure Guilbault

On the streets of Amsterdam.

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They Are Wearing: Amsterdam Kingpins

Amsterdam was host to both the premium denim trade show and the Denim Days, celebrating the fabric around the city.

clock April 26, 2016Paulina Szmydke

Styles from the Rational Denim collection.


Kingpins Showcases Denim Innovations in Color, Performance

The Amsterdam edition of the premium denim trade fair was strong on novelties and grew with Why, a boutique branding-only show.

clock April 21, 2016Paulina Szmydke

At the Transformers conference Kingpins Amsterdam


Textile Waste Main Focus at Kingpins’ Transformers Event

Industry insiders debated solid, liquid and airborne waste at the annual conference in Amsterdam.

clock April 21, 2016Paulina Szmydke

Cotton Incorporated's black and gray horizontal pinstripe.


New York Kingpins Show Reflects Pace — and Need — of Innovation

The denim market is turning to what it does best to not only survive, but to thrive: innovating on the product development front.

clock November 4, 2015Arthur Zaczkiewicz

At the Kingpins show in Amsterdam.


Kingpins Show Debates the Future of Premium Denim

Brands discussed what “premium” means in the denim world as knit jeans gain momentum.

clock November 3, 2015Paulina Szmydke

Chambray from Lenzing x Jeanologia


Standout Fabrics at Kingpins

Some of the innovations at the Kingpins trade show.

clock November 3, 2015Paulina Szmydke

Brands and retailers looked for new takes on denim performance at the Kingpins show in New York.


Buyers Stretch Innovation Priorities at N.Y. Kingpins Show

A growing interest in stretch denim is helping move the jeans market toward investigating other performance characteristics.

clock July 29, 2015Arnold J. Karr

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