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Rag News: February 2019


denim repair

Artistic Repair of Denim Repairing denim at scale is similar to triage in the emergency room. First the jeans are categorized into categories of how they need to be repaired. The following are the main five categories: Repairs along the pocket Small hole in the upper thigh Hole on the upper part Hole on the … Continue reading Rag News: February 2019

Groundbreaking Project to Prove that Fashion Can Be Circular


recycling denim

Beyond Retro, the leading European vintage retailer, and parent company Bank & Vogue, are excited to be closing the loop with an innovative project in partnership with Swedish chemical recycling company re:newcell, that will turn post-consumer denim into a new, recycled fibre at industrial scale.   The partnership has developed from a groundbreaking project that … Continue reading Groundbreaking Project to Prove that Fashion Can Be Circular

Rag News: January 2019


Vintage clothing store showing denim

The Vintage Side of Discarded Denim Imagine, if one day you go back to your parents’ house and decide to help them with their cleaning. You open a dusty old trunk and you find a bunch of denim clothing inside. Here they are, your father’s bell-bottoms jeans from the 80’s; and this hippy denim vest … Continue reading Rag News: January 2019