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Old Jeans, New Tricks. Refurbish Your Threads

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We've all got a pair: the best pair of jeans you've ever owned, the ones that are perfectly worn in and fit you like a glove. Wear 'em enough, though, and even the best denim will eventually wear thin. But there's good news: services exist to help you refurbish your favorite pair, so you can continue to enjoy wearing them and not worry about the growing, tattered holes where you knees are starting to poke through.

Denim Therapy, based in New York, employs their own unique reconstruction technique, placing new cotton fibers into the existing denim fabric to fill undesired holes. The process is quick and painless; just cruise over to their website, fill out a "patient history" form, and drop your jeans in the mail. They estimate repair costs at $7 per inch, but can you really put a price on love?

Difficulty level: Easy

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