• a multi-faceted trend service for the denim industry.
    a multi-faceted trend service for the denim industry.
  • talking trend: a daily denim trend presentation by amy leverton. every kingpins show, every season.
    talking trend: a daily denim trend presentation by amy leverton. every kingpins show, every season.
  • an installation of garments using in-season fabrics and forecasts live every season.
    an installation of garments using in-season fabrics and forecasts live every season.
  • a comprehensive denim forecast - relevant fabrics, trims, research & inspirations. available at shows & online.
    a comprehensive denim forecast - relevant fabrics, trims, research & inspirations. available at shows & online.
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Kingpins Trend: A New Multi-Faceted Approach to Denim Forecasting Kingpins Trend gives you three ways to get your denim trend information and inspiration: At our free daily trend presentations – produced and edited by Amy Leverton of Denim Dudes - during EVERY Kingpins Show, worldwide; In a gorgeous garment installation on EVERY Kingpins Show floor, where Kingpins exhibitors have used their in-season fabrics and offerings to bring the Kingpins Trend forecast to life – shop for fabric, get design ideas; A for-purchase comprehensive forecast that includes exclusive content, professional photography of every garment and fabric featured in our Garment Installation, research and inspiration materials – the works.

Kingpins Trend is a collaboration with Amy Leverton of Denim Dudes.
Millennial stoners, skaters and surfers grow up and get granola.
It’s what happens when Millennial stoners, skaters and surfers grow up and get into fancy, stoney mind-body-soul wellness. Silhouettes are inspired by West Coast slacker style but with an updated and sophisticated twist. This wholesome and holistic look at fashion fuels recycled fibres, vegetal dyes and alternative, natural yarns. It’s pretty tight.
Your dad wears tie dye and hippie glasses.
Grateful Dad explores the outdoors lifestyle, mixing it with psychedelia, ‘60s stoner culture and a mountaineering spirit. Taking inspiration from the practical-meets-hippie style of festival-goers at Glastonbury and Fuji Rocks, all-terrain outdoors gear is paired with upsized silhouettes and tie dye pieces.
So much color. Molto colore.
Streetwear hype and label-mania combines with a love of the ironic 80’s in this Italo-casual story. A playful, more urban take on last seasons rodeo trend, this summer's looks are interpreted by color-saturated playful sportswear of the 1980’s with bold branding, well-loved basics and unisex styling driving the story.
We love them, we hate them.
Near nostalgia for the noughties continues with an exploration of the trashier side of the last decade - think of LA circa 2004, Lindsay Lohan, young Hollywood and the birth of the digital celebrity obsession. Bad taste brands we love to hate make a return, worn with cool irony by today’s influencers.