Jean-nome: Upcycled denim, providing information and inspiration.

AMERICANS THROW AWAY 14 MILLION TONS OF TEXTILES A YEAR. Most of the synthetic fibers can have harmful effects on humans and animals.  JEAN-NOME R'MIX IS A CURATED EXPERIENCE showcasing THE BEST IN UPCYCLE BRANDS, technology, cAre information, history AND DIY INSPIRATIONS.


Rachel Comey  - Brand  Composite Top

Rachel Comey - Brand

Composite Top

 

Levi’s Invented A Laser-Wielding Robot That Makes Ethical Jeans - reducing the sometimes deadly manual labour and excessing chemical usage.

“It started as an idea for a change in a manufacturing process,” says Liz O’Neill, Levi’s supply chain officer. “But it has actually evolved into a holistic digital transformation that covers the whole supply chain from end to end. We’ve opened up a whole new operating model.”  - Fast Company

 
photographed by  Christine Hanh  - DIY  Upcycle idea

photographed by Christine Hanh - DIY

Upcycle idea

KinsuAtelier  - Brand  Must haves: Denim Upcycled Scrunchies

KinsuAtelier - Brand

Must haves: Denim Upcycled Scrunchies

Le sac jean de Replay  - DIY  Upcycle idea

Le sac jean de Replay - DIY

Upcycle idea

KinsuAtelier  - Brand  Upcycled denim bag

KinsuAtelier - Brand

Upcycled denim bag

kiudkiud  - Brand  Patchwork waist apron

kiudkiud - Brand

Patchwork waist apron

Photography: Patrick Miller - DIY  Upcycle idea

Photography: Patrick Miller - DIY

Upcycle idea

Source Unknown  - DIY  Upcycle idea

Source Unknown - DIY

Upcycle idea

Source Facebook   Upcycle idea

Source Facebook

Upcycle idea

Valaan Villapaita  - DIY   DIY  Denim Whale

Valaan Villapaita - DIY

DIY Denim Whale

PRELOVED  - Brand  Upcycle Denim Heart

PRELOVED - Brand

Upcycle Denim Heart

PRELOVED  - Brand  Upcycle Denim Heart

PRELOVED - Brand

Upcycle Denim Heart

BleuMode  - DIY  Upcycle idea

BleuMode - DIY

Upcycle idea

YSL  - Brand  PATCHWORK CAPE IN VINTAGE MEDIUM BLUE USED DENIM

YSL - Brand

PATCHWORK CAPE IN VINTAGE MEDIUM BLUE USED DENIM

KinsuAtelier  - Brand  Ruffle your Jeans, Pattern.

KinsuAtelier - Brand

Ruffle your Jeans, Pattern.

Whole Foods + West Elm - Brand Collaborations   The New Denim Upcycle Project

Whole Foods + West Elm - Brand Collaborations

The New Denim Upcycle Project

Denim represents democracy in fashion!
— Georgio Armani
madebyaya  - DIY  DIY Upcycled Zipper Pouch ㅣmadebyaya (4:50)

madebyaya - DIY

DIY Upcycled Zipper Pouch ㅣmadebyaya (4:50)

imogene-and-willie--men-denim--1.jpg

If you have to buy new Denim Jeans, check out The GoodTrade's list first.

16 Fair Trade & Eco-Friendly Denim Brands You Should Know Exist. Jeans in picture from Nashville brand Imogene and Willie.

 

RELATED POST ON ZERO WASTE Journey