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New York-based Irish designer turns beer bottles into jeans

on 24/06/12 at 10:45 am


An Irish entrepreneur living in New York has carved out a niche in the cut-throat fashion trade – making jeans from recycled beer bottles.

Dubliner Peter Heron has launched ‘I Am Not A Virgin,’ his new clothing line made from part-recycled materials.

The Journal.ie reports that Heron is utilising recycled brown beer bottles in his manufacturing process.

It says the range is called ‘I Am Not A Virgin’ because the materials used to make the clothes, including jeans and t-shirts, are made from non-virgin, recycled sources.