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Rag News: April 2019

bales of denim at bank and vogue

Used Denim in Numbers Denim is a very popular, long lasting material within the fashion industry. In fact, denim represents 7% of total used clothing.   When the bales of mixed rags leave the thrift store warehouse, only 60% of denim within these bales will find new lives in second hand markets. That includes the … Continue reading Rag News: April 2019

Rag News: March 2019

used denim creative projects

Denim Upcycle The term “upcycle” is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “the reuse of discarded items or materials in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original”. It was used for first time in the 1990s as a blend of up- and recycle. LABEL is an … Continue reading Rag News: March 2019