The first edition of the ‘Denim and Jeans Exhibition in Japan 2022’ (Denimand Jeasn Show) to start on November 1 of this year at Sunshine City of Tokyo, the capital of the Eastern country.
Around 50 most reputed and innovative denim companies from around the world will participate in this 2-day long show from Japan, EU, US and Asia to showcase their products for #designedinnovation.
Moreover, some exciting technology companies and startups will also bring their technology to display how they can make a difference in the denim and textile world.
It is mentionable that Japan is one of the most innovative and valuable countries when it comes to the usage of indigo and the creation of denim.
The Japanese have taken the art of denim making to another level and provided inspiration to global buyers and designers who visit there often to learn and to be inspired.
Japan is in love with denim and still produces decent fabric and jeans. However, since it is very expensive to produce in Japan, a major number is imported.
Being the third largest importer of denim products after the EU and the US, Japan imports over 180 million denim jeans annually.
Moreover, Japan has some of the most well-known denim labels like Edwin, Momotaro, Iron Heart, Flat Head, Samurai Jeans, Pure Blue Jeans, Studio D’artisan, Oni Denim, Japan Blue Jeans, Burgus Plus, and many more.
Japanese brand Uniqlo is one of the largest global retailers of denim products.
Moreover, Japan is also a place for large retailers and corporations who have immense purchasing power in terms of denim apparel and fabrics for their overseas offices.
Historically, Japanese society first came into contact with denim through the American soldiers, who left Japan after the Second World War, leaving some of their belongings among jeans.
Since then, denim jeans became popular in Japan through various influencing elements.