upcycled denim jacket with newsprint by stevie leigh
close up sustainable fashion article print on jacket by stevie leigh
upcycled denim jacket wearable art by stevie leigh

The News - Upcycled Denim Jacket

Regular price $1,499.00

🎵 All along we called it normal🎶 This one-of-a-kind wearable art piece explores the paradox of sustainable fashion. This military style jacket with news articles printed on the cargo pockets, makes a bold statement on a body or hanging on a gallery wall. Although this garment is completely upcycled, can fashion ever truly be sustainable? That’s up to you to decide!

Hand made in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA from upcycled denim scraps collected from local tailor shops. Freestyle embroidered word patches on sleeves read: ‘Shut Your Eyes But It Won’t Go Away.” Heat transfer news article print on front cargo pockets. Center zipper closure. Genderless style. One-of-kind.



Measurements (measured flat):
Chest (underarm to underarm): 17.5 inches // 44.5 cm
Waist:     17.75 inches // 45 cm
Length:  23.25 inches // 59 cm

*Interested in purchasing this jacket but not sure it will fit? Send us your measurements at checkout and we will alter this garment to fit you perfectly at no extra cost!


- You are supporting small business in America

- You are diverting high quality denim from growing our landfills

- You are creating a sustainable fashion habit


Thank you for choosing in a sustainable future!