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What is ReGirlfriend?Updated a month ago

Recycle. Reuse. ReGirlfriend. our program that collects old Girlfriend Collective Compressive leggings and upcycles them into new pieces that can be worn again and again... and again.

Send us your old Girlfriend and we'll turn it into new Girlfriend, and send you store credit as thanks. We're already used to making new stuff out of old stuff. Now we're making new stuff out of old stuff... out of old stuff.

How does it work?

Once the item arrives at our facility in North Carolina, it is shredded into strips, and then the fibers are separated by weight. As spandex has a different weight than polyester, we use weight to differentiate between the two and separate them completely. Then, the polyester is regenerated (and cleaned, of course) through polymerization and used to create new Girlfriend leggings!

Who can participate in the ReGirlfriend program?

Sorry, international friends — this program is only available in the US for now. We hope to expand in the future, so stay tuned!

What can I send in?

Any Girlfriend Collective Compressive (Compressive High-Rise and Classic-Rise Leggings, Bike Shorts, Run Shorts, Topanga Bras, Paloma Bras, or Monroe Bras), FLOAT, Socks, or Underwear pieces. We are currently working to create a similar system for our LITE fabric, but are unable to accept them at this time.

What condition do my items need to be in?

Old, new, stained, ripped — we’ll take ‘em all. All fibers will be completely regenerated during the process, so we’re able (and happy!) to take clothes in any condition.

How many items can I send in?

Due to limited bandwidth, we are only able to process one item at a time per shipping label. If you’d like to send back more than one item, you’ll need to purchase additional shipping labels for each one.

How long does it take for my ReGirlfriend gift card to arrive?

After you start the recycling process, you’ll receive a shipping label via email within 24-48 hours. Once your package arrives back to us, your gift card will arrive to the same email address 5-7 days after that and can be spent immediately. (Nice.)

Does my ReGirlfriend gift card expire?

Never — that’s the best part.
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