Hall Of Fade visits the PRONTO Denim Carnival 2014 in Siam Paragon Bangkok, Thailand.
Every year the Denim Carnival has a different theme. Last year it was about miners, this year its about Go(-ing) Green.
In keeping with the Go Green theme, there were organic fair trade cotton tees by Nudie, up-cycling bags by Freitag, collaborations with almost every single brand present. The collaborations featured a green stitch on the back pocket as a limited edition collection just for this year’s Denim Carnival.
It was an excellent turn out by the people behind our favourite brands!
I met my Canadian buddies from Naked and Famous Denim, Brandon Svarc and Bahzad Trinos. Bahzad can be seen showing off a new model that starts out black and fades to blue! Fascinating!
Cameron from Imperial Brand Clothing was there featuring his new collection called Toil. Each pair features a little T abrasion on the side thats hand done in the factory.
Team Iron Heart was present in full force! Both Haraki and Giles were busy signing autographs. The lovely Paula was busy welcoming everyone despite the heat. Sarina was adorable as always! They sold out on the Go Green collaboration with Pronto in a couple of hours.
I met Michael Hodis from Rising Sun. He was like a kindred spirit. We talked so much I completely forgot about filming the booth! He has quite the collection of vintage cars and bikes, in keeping with his heritage line surely.
The Stevenson Overall crew were very animated as well. Zipp and Tagaya were really working the crowd throughout the afternoon. I hear interesting things are coming our way next year.
Tenjin Works had a giant leather wallet sitting at their booth. Not sure if anyone there could afford to buy it if it was for sale!
Japan Blue Jeans had a very sweet gallery of boros styled denim hanging off all the walls.
My brothers from Nudie Jeans Co., Doug and Bryce were massively busy entertaining the crowd as always. I picked up a soft organic cotton tee from them to add to my over flowing collection of tees. You’ll see me wearing it in the next video.
It is one amazing experience, I strongly suggest that anyone in Thailand or even outside Thailand to drop by for a visit next year. The Denim Carnivals just keep getting better and better. I can’t possibly fathom what next year will be like.
All I know is that I’m looking forward to it.