Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge

LAST CHANCE: 50% off Chance Handbag Sale Ends Today!

INHABITATSHOP CYBER MONDAY SALE: 50 PERCENT OFF FOR 48 HOURS ONLY! Are you looking for great green holiday gifts for your loved ones or perhaps a nice treat for yourself? We’ve…

Read More >

Miranda Chance's Recycled-Denim Bags are Pure "Jean-ius"

LEADER OF THE PACK Made from salvaged denim and leather, Miranda Chance’s bags come in a variety of streamlined silhouettes and sizes, ranging from the compact Abbey shoulder bag…

Read More >

Announcing the Winners of the Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge!

GRAND-PRIZE WINNER Recycled-Denim Saddlebag by Miranda Chance (899 votes) EDITORS’ CHOICE Geometric Dress by Joseph Jang FIRST RUNNER-UP Recycled-Denim Place Setting by Heidi…

Read More >

Last Day to Vote for Your Favorite Recycled-Denim Challenger!

This is it, folks, your last chance to voice your opinion. (And we know you have one.) The competition is fierce, but there’s still hours left to tip the scales in your…

Read More >

Voting in the Recycled Denim Challenge Ends Tomorrow!

With our Recycled Denim Challenge coming down to the wire, we need your help to crown a winner. Head on over to our contest page to meet the 45 finalists—a recycled-denim place…

Read More >

Three Days Left to Vote for Your Favorite Recycled-Denim Challenger!

With our Recycled Denim Challenge coming down to the wire, we need your help to crown a winner. Head on over to our contest page to meet the 45 finalists (everyone from canine…

Read More >

Recycled-Denim Ballet Flats Are on Point

Who knew workhorse jeans could be such prima ballerinas? Isabelle Tan plundered material from castoff pants to spiff up a pair of ballet flats that were looking a little worse for wear.…

Read More >

Figure-Hugging Recycled-Denim Dress Turns Jeans Upside Down

A pair of jeans took a literal turn when Agnes Somogyi flipped it upside down to create her curve-hugging mini-dress. Using as few cuts as possible to retain the pant’s original…

Read More >

Recycled Denim Sun Hat Keeps a (Repurposed) Lid on It

A tip of the hat to Susan Morehead, a self-professed lover of denim, hats, and recycling. Her wide-brimmed chapeau is the manifestation of her personal trifecta, embellished with jean…

Read More >

Recycled-Denim Corset Makes Repurposing Jeans a Cinch

New York corset-maker Angela Friedman went green with her “Vannessa” halter corset, which features three layers: upcycled denim from two-and-a-half pairs of jeans, white…

Read More >

Recycled Denim-and-Tweed Bikini Offers New Way to Wear Your Jeans

Cross Princess Leia’s slave-girl getup with a high-noon shootout at OK Coral and you’ll probably wind up with something close to Rebecca Butler’s denim-clad bikini.…

Read More >

Help Us Choose a Winner in the Recycled Denim Contest!

You came, you saw, you showed us your mad denim-recycling skills. We asked you, our readers, to submit your most creative reuse of old dungarees in our Recycled Denim Challenge, and the…

Read More >

Antoinette Perez Upcycled Denim Couture Makes Jeans Dressy

While high-waisted “mom jeans” are the furthest thing from sophisticated chic, when revamped, they become the definition of deconstructed cool. Designer Antoinette Perez…

Read More >

7 Bags Made From Recycled Denim Jeans

ANN FRYE Laptop case or old lady’s knitting bag? Ann Frye’s deftly constructed stuff sack, woven from recycled denim on a Leclerc Nilus “Medico” loom, is a…

Read More >

Announcing the Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge Finalists!

You came, you saw, you showed us your mad denim-recycling skills. We asked you, our readers, to submit your most creative reuse of old dungarees in our Recycled Denim Challenge, and the…

Read More >

  • 1