Chapter 10: Purchasing Power

When engaging in ethical practices in business, you have to understand what drives UNethical practices in business: money. Plain and simple, money. Because no one wants to shell out extra cash when what they want is available, at a cheaper price point.  The general rule is that the factory that can provide the lowest price point […]

Chapter 9: [sus·tain·able]

Sustainability. What’s all the rage about? Sustainability, by definition, is the “avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance.” Our earth, which gives and gives and gives, is being depleted as we pollute the air and water, clearcut forests, fill landfills and more. Now you might think, there’s not […]

Chapter 8: Denim Revival

Everyone has that ONE pair of jeans. You know which ones we’re talking about. You’ve had them for years, and they’re worn in just enough, so they still fit perfectly. They somehow look good with every outfit, so they’re your go-to and you end up wearing them 4 days out of a week. But it’s […]

Chapter 7: What’s All This Upcycling About?

Upcycling is a word we really like to throw around here at Reborn, but it’s a relatively new concept.  So, let’s break it down.  When you give us your clothing to make it into a product for you, we’re adding value to that garment. Before it reached us, it was worth almost nothing. It wasn’t […]

Chapter 6: Reborn Revolution

This week marked five years since the garment building collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,138 people. This was an enormous tragedy that resulted in the death and injuries of garment workers who spent their livelihoods making your clothes.   Sadly, this event is only one horrific example of ongoing practices in the fashion industry. Fashion […]

Chapter 5: DIY Closet Makeover

Hello sustainability-supporting-friends! As you may know, last Saturday Reborn hosted a DIY event at our workplace, Loading Dock Raleigh. It was an incredibly fun time bringing together the community for an opportunity to upcycle some old clothing and teach people about textile waste, and our role in reducing it. We were able to hang out […]

Chapter Four: Meet the Team!

Hey guys! Welcome to Chapter Four of Reborn Clothing Co.’s Blog. This week we are introducing you to another one of our hardworking team members. Meet Jennifer, our lovely Event Planning Intern! Jennifer Clark Year: Freshman Major: Fashion Textile Management Hometown: Matthews, North Carolina Q: What brought you to Reborn? J: I decided to get involved with Reborn after […]

Chapter Two: Meet the Team!

Hey guys! Welcome to Chapter Two of Reborn Clothing Co.’s Blog. This week we decided to give you an inside look at one of our amazing team members. We are so excited to introduce you to Minjee, who works on the marketing aspect of our company.  Minjee Kim Graduated: NC State University in December 2017 Major: […]

Chapter One: Community Outreach

Hey guys! Welcome to Chapter One of Reborn Clothing Co.’s Blog. We’re so excited to get this blog going with new content every week so you can have an inside look at our company. Reborn is growing rapidly and we can’t wait to continue sharing our story with you. Here at Reborn, we’ve made it […]