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Program Of Upcoming New York Denim Days Festival

This upcoming 8th and 9th of June a new edition of the Denim Days festival in New York will be organized. The two days shopping-focused event will take place at the unique Metropolitan Pavilion location, located at 125 West 18th Street in New York. It will again be a mix of diverse activations, brand collaborations and a celebration for indigo.

This edition Tencel branded fibers by Lenzing returns as New York Denim Days title sponsor. They have developed some creative ways to display their theme, ‘Denim from the ground up’ with an interactive display and several places for great photo-ops. Another edition to Denim Days is the world-famous kids clothing brand OshKosh B’gosh. A brand that has the perfect balance of quality, fashion and kids friendly styles.

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New York Denim Days Festival Highlights

Denim Talks Speaker Series presented by Advance Denim
The denim industry is full of inspiring blue people, from designers and makers to activists, renegades and innovators. Denim Days will welcome a selection of speakers during this New York edition in a series of Q&A’s, panels and lectures. Full speaker roster will be announced shortly. Please keep an eye on their site for the latest updates.

Denim Days Music
Every festival needs music, so for the small blue jeans babies to the coolest adults there will be a diverse live music and entertainment program.

Morning Yoga with Athleta
Start the day with some denim yoga on 18th Street. There will be two sessions of alfresco yoga taught by Athleta’s in-house yoga instructors at 10:30 and 11:30. The $10 sign-up fee includes participation in a yoga class, a denim yoga mat and bag, plus an entrance ticket to New York Denim Days.

Kids Fashion Show – Our Future in Denim
As the kids are the denim future, there will be a fashion show with the latest kids’ fashions from OshKosh B’gosh, Athleta Girl, Indi-Kids, Trico Fields and more.

Rare Sneaker Exhibit
@Just4kicksdaily will be showcasing an exhibit of its rare collection of sneakers and bringing together a crew of sneaker customizers. Visit with famed customizers @bymalcolmgarret and @ceezemc, who will be on-site showing their work and available to take orders. Colchester and Vans will be available for purchase. Buyers will be offered the opportunity indigo dye their new sneakers with Sayaka, the Brooklyn-based indigo dyer, while supplies last.

Artistic Moments Throughout
Moon Heemin, graphic artist and 3D creator will be back to unveil his latest work presented by Artistic Milliners. The fabrics for the collaboration will be from Artistic Milliners’ recently launched “Respect: 100% Recycled Denim” Concept”.

Anna Weber, a skilled artist and denim designer will be showcasing her latest stop-motion art created specifically for Denim Days Festival. Her collection of thread art works previously featured in Sourcing Journal will also be on display during the event.

Artist Shya Beth, known as The Denim Rider, will display a portion of her 18 life-size equine sculptures using recycled denim & Styrofoam as the primary media, with many smaller equine sculptures available for purchase as well as other denim inspired accessories and décor. This exhibit was designed to raise awareness of the struggle’s horses face today and proceeds from the purchases will benefit horse charities.

18th Street Vintage Denim Market
18th Street will transform into an one-day street bazaar with some of the very best vintage denim shopping, food, live entertainment, games, art and more.

The High School of Fashion Design Contest + Catwalk
Students from the High School of Fashion Industries will be participating in a design contest and fashion show of this semester’s finest works. Each student re-purposed a denim jacket and will unveil their creation at Denim Days.

Get Your New York Denim Days Tickets

New York Denim Days is an event for all ages, a celebration for blue jeans. The tickets are $7 pre-sale and $10 at the door. Students and kids under 12 can attend for free. To register for any of the events or to purchase tickets, go to Ticket holders will also receive discounted rides to and from the festival courtesy of LYFT by using code NYDD19.

Watch the New York recap from last year to get in the mood.

Go to for all the latest updates about Denim Days New York.

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.