“A Raleigh upcycling company plans to launch its first retail store at a popular shopping center this summer. Reborn Clothing Co. will open its new shop at North Hills, 4381 Lassiter at North Hills Ave #105, in July in an effort to expand while working to reduce the growing problem of textile waste.” Read moreContinue reading “Triangle Business Journal Covers Reborn Clothing Co. Store Opening”
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Beer to Bags: Untapped Potential from local resources
The Epiphany You may have read that Reborn takes leftover materials, either from producers or consumers, and reimagines the material into an entirely new product! Our latest endeavor has been no exception. We realized that there was a plethora of material at our fingertips simply laying around, not being used, and often being thrownContinue reading “Beer to Bags: Untapped Potential from local resources”
The hard truth or the easy answer?
The tenants of fashion are this: produce as much volume as possible to lower costs and increase your profits. Economies of scale in fashion means making 100,000,000 units with maybe a dollar or two in profit per each unit. Margins are tight along the way, so you have to make a lot, to make aContinue reading “The hard truth or the easy answer?”
Celebrating The Women of Reborn; Kristin Slinn
In our final conversation with Reborn Clothing Co.’s COO, Kristin Slinn, regarding her thoughts about this year’s International Women’s Month theme, #ChooseToChallenge, we learn about what Kristin has experienced as challenges both in and out of the office and what method’s she deployed to combat those obstacles that have prevented being heard where critical. Continue reading “Celebrating The Women of Reborn; Kristin Slinn”
How To Spring Break, Sustainably.
Spring break is a coveted time of year; students and faculty alike get time to reset, recharge, and rejuvenate. However, at Reborn, we urge you not to take a break from sustainable living. Even when we travel, there are plenty of ways to incorporate eco-conscious practices into your day-to-day life. We’ve compiled a diverse listContinue reading “How To Spring Break, Sustainably.”
Celebrating The Women of Reborn; Emily Neville.
This conversation is one that we’ve been asked so much about since we started this series a few weeks ago. Emily Neville, Reborn Clothing Co.’s CEO and Founder has faced her fair share of challenges. And then some with incessantly working to create global change in reducing textile waste through upcycled solutions and doing thatContinue reading “Celebrating The Women of Reborn; Emily Neville.”
Celebrating The Women of Reborn; Deserie Lawrence.
As we continue to sit down with the women of Reborn Clothing Co., we learn so much more about their experiences that contribute to their leadership style, approach to other female professionals, and what they hope to see as ways that we can work through obstacles that we face in the workplace. This time, weContinue reading “Celebrating The Women of Reborn; Deserie Lawrence.”
What Fast Fashion Is Really Costing Us.
We live in a fast world. Fast communication, fast food, and fast fashion. When we want to chat with a friend, we usually can within minutes or even seconds. When we want to post an update on our lives, we can do so in only 250 characters. And when we want to buy something new,Continue reading “What Fast Fashion Is Really Costing Us.”
Celebrating The Women of Reborn; Julie Biggs.
With the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day being #ChooseToChallenge, we thought that we would spend some time with each member of our all-female leadership team, learning what career challenges they’ve either faced or hope to eliminate for future female leaders and professionals. First to share her experiences and thoughts is our VP ofContinue reading “Celebrating The Women of Reborn; Julie Biggs.”
We want to take a minute to talk about upcycling. At Reborn, this is what we are all about. We want to define what it means, why we do it, and how you will fall in love with this process too. What It Is: Upcycling is simply the idea that textile waste, fabric scraps, andContinue reading “Upcycling 101”