Street Style: The Big Picture

By Kestrel Jenkins

Ross Lohr :: Founder of Project Repat

Ross is the founder and CEO of Project Repat :: a company that turns customers' memorable t-shirts into t-shirt quilts. Since 2012, Project Repat has upcycled over 650,000 t-shirts and created 35 full time, fair wage jobs in the USA. Working with cut and sew partners in Fall River, MA and Morganton, NC, Project Repat supports domestic job creation while reducing the amount of textiles that end up in landfills.

Shirt (by Compass Rose, made in USA, handcrafted by Opportunity Threads)
Chino Pants (by Coalatree, purchased at Fed By Threads, 100% organic cotton & made in USA)
Shoes (thrifted at Buffalo Exchange)

Photos taken at the Grand Canyon by Shannon Whitehead

 

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