Kingpins Show will be held an edition in Amsterdam from April 18 to 19, 2018. The show will focus on industry novelties of fall/winter 2019-20. Sustainability and transparency will be a major focus at the show. Elleti, an Italian specialized laundry and garment manufacturer, will present a capsule collection of replicas of historical denim pieces produced according to its most innovative sustainable technologies.
Many Kingpins exhibitors have focused on eco-friendly products and they are expected to exhibit them at the upcoming show. Arvind is launching 100 per cent denim, zero per cent cotton, a small new selection of fabrics that employ alternative fibers that can help reducing the market’s dependence on cotton. Berto is presenting a series of fabrics entirely made with scraps from its own production and dyed with low C02 emission technology. Calik Denim offers an updated version of its oxygene finishing. Cone Denim presents its new Trutone Future Black made by recycling 17 pet bottles for black-stay-black denims. Denim Expert is offering a new sustainable collection that employs Green Screen certified substances only. Foison launches a new collection that when dyed reduces sulfur carbon and sodium release by 80 per cent.
Garmon is launching its new Stretch Care family of sustainable chemicals. Indigo Textiles launches fabrics treated to reduce the need for washing. Kilim launches denim made by recycling post-consumer denim fabric products.