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Kingpins Denim Fabric Trade Show Amsterdam

Tomorrow the denim fabric fair Kingpins will be held in Amsterdam again. Kingpins is a very successful two days denim fabric show. At the show you can explore and order denim fabrics from the best of the best denim mills worldwide. All the mills will show their latest fabric collections.


Trend Workshops at Kingpins Amsterdam

During Kingpins their are several inspiration workshops to show you all the ins and outs within the denim industry. It highlights the (upcoming) denim trends, new technologies, inspiring stories and people to follow, and of course the latest denim fabrics. On both days they planned workshops, which you can see here below.

  • Wednesday October 24

11:30am: Kingpins Denim Trends for Spring/Summer 2020. Fit, fabric, finish.

Presented by Amy Leverton of Denim Dudes, the Kingpins Denim Trend forecast features the four trends that will define the season. Included in the forecast: research + references, mood and styling direction, key color selections, and more.

1.30pm: 100 Years of Women’s Garments at Levi Strauss & Co. Presented by: Tracey Panek, Levi Strauss & Co. Historian.

100 years ago, Levi Strauss & Co. created its first garment for women, Freedom-Alls, a one-piece tunic over balloon pants. Since then Levi’s has pioneered the first women’s blue jean and a variety of other denim creations for women. Tracey will review 100 years of Levi’s women’s garments & explore stories of the women who wore them.

  • Thursday October 25 

11.00am: Kingpins Denim Trends for Spring/Summer 2020. Fit, fabric, finish.

1.30pm: Denim Branded – Jeanswear’s Evolving Design Details.

Author and graphic designer/branding expert Nick Williams will explore denim branding’s evolution and give us a history lesson as well as interesting insights he dug up in the process of researching his new book “Denim Branded.”

Where & Opening Hours

Westergasfabriek – Gashouder building
Klönneplein 1

Doors open:
Day 1: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Day 2: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Get in the mood and check out the promo video from the April edition here;

Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrated my 10th anniversary with Long John in 2021.