We are about indigo and our love of it. Here's a selection of books from the Shop about indigo, from how to grow it and use it, to the history behind it. Also check out this story about indigo on the Kingpins Show website.
Worn / Kingpins Volume 1 is a collaboration born out of the mutual respect and friendship between The Vintage Showroom and Kingpins Show.
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Beautifully photographed pieces from TVS's London archive interspersed with John Turner’s evocative street shots from Stockholm and London flirt with the Western theme and its influence on denim. This together with Sue Barrett’s insider knowledge and natural storytelling, and you have the perfect recipe for inspiring denim lovers.
Few experiences are more universal than the thirst for a good story – and a comfortable pair of jeans. Book of Denim, Volume 2 quenches both thirsts. This heavyweight 304-page chronicle offers an “in-depth snapshot” of the rapidly transforming denim domain.
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"In a conversation I had with a well-known gentleman in this industry, Andrew Olah (Kingpins), the scope for this book was born: 'The aim should be to make a book you want to keep for the rest of your life.' And that's what we set out to do.
Denim Dudes forecast presentations draw standing-room only crowds at Kingpins shows, globally.
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Kingpins Trend is a collab between Denim Dudes, the experts in denim trend, and Kingpins Show. The goal is to develop the industry’s best, most comprehensive seasonal denim forecast, with insight into how shifts in culture and consumers affect design and sourcing. Each 100+ page forecast includes relevant fabrics and trims, color stories, plus research and inspiration. This season, we've also produced an hour-long video presentation of the forecast.
Through beautiful and inspirational photography, this book tells the fascinating and sometimes surprising history of denim branding from the 1870s to current day.
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Nick Williams's book is exclusively dedicated to denim branding and deconstructs every element that goes into branding a pair of jeans. These elements are a jeans' identity, its source code, a marker from which to discover the jean's provenance.
What if knitting could ignite positive change? Farming, hand spinning and knitting are activities of material transformation that have the potential to build equity when connected to compassionate management of land and labor.
We were lucky enough to catch up with @kellouhar on her Top 5 Picks from the shop. “Kingpins Shop is the denim insiders go-to for all things indigo, so when they asked me to pick my favourite piece from their new webstore I couldn’t wait to share what I’d copped with you.