The denim calendar is filling up.
Denim Days, the roving global festival produced by denim insiders to connect the denim sector and brands directly to denim consumers, has announced the dates of its 2019 festivals.
This year, Denim Days in New York will take place June 8-9 at the Metropolitan Pavilion. As in past seasons, attendees will find a selection of brands, designers, artisans and vintage vendors. The event will also host new activations and interactive installations from denim supply chain. A one-day outdoor vintage denim market on June 9 will shut down 18th street and feature live entertainment, food and activities for the whole family.
“Denim Days is platform where consumers can buy a pair of jeans directly from the designer, attend a seminar about sustainability by an industry expert, experience a fun, interactive installation and then get their hands blue indigo dyeing a garment,” said Andrew Olah, one of the Denim Days organizers and founder of Kingpins Show.
Tencel branded fibers by Lenzing will return as the title sponsor of New York Denim Days.
Nashville Denim Days will return to Marathon Music Works Oct. 5-6. The event debuted in the “Music City” last year to much acclaim. Attendees will find a mix of denim and independent brands and vintage vendors as well as musical performances by local Nashville musicians.
And the event that started it all, Amsterdam Denim Days, will take place Oct. 21-27 across the Dutch city.
The week-long event includes the industry-only trade show Kingpins, and Kingpins Transformers, a day-long event promoting sustainability and corporate responsibility in denim. Consumers can take part in in-store sales and parties at participating retailers. Denim Days Amsterdam culminates with the Denim Days Festival set for the last weekend of October, where denim heads can enjoy seminars, installations, shopping and entertainment.
“We have found that the Denim Days concept is the perfect vehicle to celebrate jeans and connect the industry to consumers in a vital and engaging manner,” Olah said. “The idea of creating a space where brands, designers and