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How To Breathe New Life Into Your Favorite Jeans


Ever wonder how to bring new life to an old pair of favorite jeans? Aside from sending them in to Denim Therapy for any physical repairs they may desperately need, you can re-style and revive your baby blues with some styling tricks. The upside to this? Aside from avoiding spending your hard-earned summer income on denim this fall, you will also be doing something for the environment:

Via The Zoe Report: “By either repurposing your outdated jeans—you know, the long-forgotten-about pairs hiding at the bottom of a drawer—or seeking out pre-loved varieties, you’ll not only be adding intrigue to your wardrobe, but you’ll also be reducing landfill waste (clothing contributes up to 5%). Here, you’ll find three crazy-cool resources to give your blues game a boost!”

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Click through to find out how to revive your favorite jeans for fall.

—DT Staff

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Posted Sep 11 2014 in Denim Therapy » Denim Tips

Refinery29’s Global Editor Loves Her Hole-y Vintage Jeans


Refinery29‘s Connie Wang tells the tale of her favorite ripped-at-the-knee jeans from long ago (circa middle school) that became an instantly cool vintage wardrobe addition as soon as she grew up and didn’t change much in size. While she may not wear everything she used to rock when she was still taking Earth Science, certain things we love stay with us through the years.

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She says, ”When I first found them in a thrift shop in Bloomington, Minnesota, the jeans were a saturated lapis-blue, flared enough to be considered acceptable by middle school standards, and $15, which meant I could afford it with my $4/hour babysitting income. At first, I wore them with long blouses to hide the lack of ostentatious pocket adornments that could be found on the buttcheeks of every girl at school, but I slowly grew to appreciate its austerity. No ass whorls, no braided belt-loops, no purposeful rips or fades…no bullshit. In high school, its un-brandedness drew the attention of some other girls who also cared a little about fashion. “It’s vintage,” I’d answer. “I got it at a thrift shop.” The shred of cred this garnered me was probably the impetus for the subsequent inflation of my sartorial ego, and—thank god—later down the line, my self-esteem.”

But it doesn’t end there. Connie’s jeans’ adventure continues to high school! Check out the article for the conclusion (or non-conclusion) of her vintage denim’s extended life span.

—Michelle Christina Larsen

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Posted Jul 07 2011 in Denim Therapy
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