Justin Mensinger- JM Made for Daily Use
Mickie Mouse Turtleneck
Made from vintage Disney memorabilia and fabrics that fit the color palette; intended to look timeless.
NBA Duffel 2
To pair with the blue and red/white bag I had previously done. Made from vintage jeans.
U of I Sweatshirt
Commissioned University of Illinois themed for an alumni.
Made from several vintage sweatshirts.
Pullover 1/4 zip windbreaker made from vintage soccer shorts, track pants, and even another vintage jacket I had found that needed a new life as it had a whole in it.
Dickies 1/4 Zip Pullover
Made from vintage dickies work pants as well as corduroy to create a coat for all weather.
Made for a client in Oklahoma, simple as that.
Miami teal and orange hoodie, one of my favorite colorways.
I Love NY Sweatshirt
A collage of various vintage sweatshirts for @sheilathedesigner.
Including various vintage pieces in one new garment with neon green, navy, and multiple shades of yellow.
Commissioned project for Caskey.
Bears Gameday Sweatshirt
Made from a 90’s helmet print graphic and artfully pieced together with spellout cuffs and an embroidered arm logo.
Neon Guts Turtleneck
Designed to be of the future, past, and present.
D. Rose Jersey
Patchworked from various Chicago Bulls jerseys into one new piece
Made from vintage bears shorts
Made from various vintage sweatshirts patchworked together.
Made from Vintage UNK Denim Jeans patch-worked together.
Orange Collage SweatShort
Combined an assortment of unrelated teams and vintage collegiate crewnecks that were sourced in Chicago.
Mosaic patchwork shorts
Inspired by vintage nike and other athletic brands that used teal red and purple on many 1980’s and 1990’s clothing, hat, and shoe designs.
Inspired by Military Anoraks, this piece was carefully stitched from various denim to be a tribute to Americana and Military attire.
Made from various dark denims highlighting an American classic; the Levi’s jean.
3 Stripe Backpack
Commissioned project reusing adidas track pants.
Bulls Shorts #2
Made from several vintage Chicago bulls sweatshirts for a Chicago native.
Bull Denim stitched vest, I believe in peace not war.
Large Levi’s Duffel
Made from Denim and including the focal point of a pair of Levi’s with the classic patch.
Commissioned project for admired MLB teams.
American Dream Shorts
Inspired by Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hlifiger, and Phil Knight I made these on commission but would have gladly made them on my own to pay homage.
Paris, France Set
Two piece set commissioned for a client traveling abroad.
Detroit, Michigan Shorts
Michigan themed shorts from University of Michigan to the Detroit Red wings.
Simple and straightforward grayscale.
Large Levi’s Bag
A large duffel bag I made from various vintage denim & surplus military straps.
Denim Orange Duffel
Made from denim and patchworked together, this was actually inspired by one of my first pieces I ever made & sold, I just remade it in a similar style.
Detroit Shorts 2
Detroit/Michigan themed, Tigers, Red Wings, Michigan, and Bad Boys.
Commisioned simple patchwork I did to a pair of Levi’s.
Overnight Patchwork Duffel
The very first bag I made; this was done reusing vintage denim as well as deadstock vintage hardware and straps
Once again combined my pasts with a Michigan & Chicago collage.
Commissioned piece bulls themed
Polo Patchwork Shorts
Made from Various Vintage sweatshirts
USA Denim Duffel
Made from vintage pants such as Carhartt work jeans, with red, white, and blue webbing.
Commissioned project for a Basketball & Cheerleading coach.
Denim bag constructed from vintage jeans.
Midwest inspired by the States I’ve lived in.