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The Clean Start Project 2016-2017 Finale Show!

     This year's Clean Start Project is over and most of us are enjoying the break by wearing shorts and denim from year's past. Like always, we had a great group of participants this year.  We started out with about 180 participants and about 100 people turned in their jeans for us to display at the finale.        First off, shout out to the great guys at Pivot Project for finding a home for our show again this year. The finale took place at the historic Sunshine Cleaners Building in OKC. We spotlighted about 10 different participants by showing their work, the tools they use every day, and how that affected the way their jeans have evolved...

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Clean Start Project 2016-2017 Spotlight: Olivia Goff

One of our favorite parts of the Clean Start Project is getting to know the members of our community. We love learning about how they got involved with the project, what the project means to them, and what their passion is. After all, what makes a community great are the individuals that make it up. ---- Meet Olivia Goff and learn about her passion for the "Van Life": ----    ----     Olivia Goff, a Newcastle, Oklahoma native, always knew she wanted to travel. In 2015, she took a step towards making her dream a reality. After getting her hands on an ‘86 VW Westfalia Vanagon, she was well on her way. Though the van wasn't in working condition, a few repairs...

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Clean Start Project 2016-2017 Spotlight: Rough Hand Collective

---- One of our favorite parts of the Clean Start Project is getting to know the members of our community. We love learning about how they got involved with the project, what the project means to them, and what their passion is. After all, what makes a community great are the individuals that make it up - and we'd like to introduce you to a few of our Clean Start participants. Meet Rough Hand Collective: ----    ----      Rough Hand Collective is made up of Kyle Hix and Matthew DuMont of Hix Design and Noah Whitnah and Tyler Carder, of Simpleton Goods. These guys are some serious leather-working pros who, with a lot of passion and ingenuity, have made...

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The Clean Start Project 2016-2017: Month 0 Photos!

           The 2016-2017 Clean Start Project is well underway! We're so excited to watch our Clean Start community grow and change over the next few months! • • •      One of our favorite parts of the Clean Start Project is seeing the diverse personalities and styles of our participants. This year, we've got over 150+ participants from all walks of life - baristas, lawyers, students, accountants, artists, and everything in between. Get a glimpse of that diversity by viewing the photos below.      Click here to view all of our participants' Month 0 photos.

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The T-Shirt Process

  At Blue Seven + Just OK, we have always considered ourselves a casual fashion store. Without a doubt, the anchor of casual fashion is, the classic "jeans and t-shirt" combo. Many of you know how we feel about denim because of our annual Clean Start Project. What you may not know is that we love the creative process involved in offering t-shirts that are exclusive to our shop.          There is a lot involved in making what seems to be a simple t-shirt. Often times we start with gathering feedback from you, our customers. Then we begin brainstorming ideas. We choose what kind of artist we want to partner with for the concept, choose a shirt...

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