NEXTTOPUPCYCLER

Follow upcyclers from all over the world on their journey to complete the Ultimate Upcycle Challenge.  This season is all about denim!  At the end you’ll vote for the winner who will receive $800 dollars worth of dream upcycle tools.  The process for these contestants was grueling, but the outcome was amazing!

Who Should Be The NEXT TOP UPCYCLER?

Watch the season finale

on May 1st to see who wins!

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JESS Li

San Francisco, CA

Jess kicked off this season with a runway ready color blocked trench coat upcycled from jeans and a blazer!

Age:

27

NADIA Simmons

Chicago, IL

We enjoyed Nadia's bubbly personality and her long line denim jacket and dope bustier.

Age:

32

Gena Culler-Green

Detroit, MI

Gena used her welding skills to create a cool asymmetric jacket that I've never seen before.

Age:

44

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TONI Ojo-Akinkunmi

Johannesburg, South Africa

Our youngest contestant created a denim crewneck sweatshirt with beautiful patchwork on the back.

Age:

20

ALDEIDE Sanchez

Caracas, Venezuela

It was so fun watching Aldeide's process and seeing how her piece morphed into a gorgeous jumper in the end.

Age:

25

HELAN Ayala

Houston, TX

Helen used her old jeans to create a ton of strips for a gorgeous woven skirt ready for Paris fashion week.

Age:

35

PETER Gonzalez

Mexico City

Peter is a sustainable fashion designer who tie dyed old jeans to create this sick utility jacket.

Age:

30

VALERIE Castle

Colorado

Valerie is one busy momma who loves color and created a really cool dress out of tie dye and colored jeans.

Age:

44

JIMENA Bravo

Mexico City

Our final contestant astonished us with a super ambitious three piece look plus a denim jacket for her dog.

Age:

30

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