When I tell you that I love denim, believe it. I LOVE denim. I wear it dressed up, dressed down, and during all seasons. When I saw a designer showcasing her recycled denim pieces in one of the crafting groups that I’m a part of on Facebook, I had to get to know more about her. Jente Carter makes magic with denim! She crafts denim apparel and accessories in unexpected ways as only a true trendsetter could do. In addition to creating beautiful fashion, Jente promotes body positivity through both of her business ventures, Denim by Jente and Fluffie & Co. Read on to get to know the Denim Slayer, Jente Carter!
A Love for Denim
Hi! I am Jente Carter, from Dallas, TX, where everything is bigger! I am the CEO of Denim by Jente and Fluffie & Co. My passion for denim started when I was in junior high school. I have always wore jeans with everything. The creativity was sparked in 2017 by a Facebook post. I saw a shirt made from recycled jeans and it seemed easy to make. The next day I recreated that same top. My next project was a pair of shoes. I mastered that and just kept going!
My 2nd business, Fluffie & Co. is a brand all in itself. Fluffie & Co. is all about being fine with being fluffie and beautiful. It’s about presenting confidence. Be confident in whatever you do, always holding your head high and remaining a lady.
Turning Talent into Business
Having that vision of one day owning a denim shop and not ever clocking in at a 9-5 is what inspired me to LEVEL UP and be my own BOSS LADY. Denim By Jente/ Fluffie & Co were officially launched in 2018. I’m into the whole Go-Green, recycling thing with Denim by Jente. This is what makes my business unique. The fact that a pair of jeans can be turned into a couture, fitted evening gown excites me. I take recycled denim and turn it into something so fashionable.
Making Moves on the Fashion Scene
My collection has graced the runway in 5 fashion shows and there are many more to come. My greatest accomplishment, so far, was showcasing at Raw Dallas, a major platform for creatives from all genres. I prayed to God about being busy and booked, and it is happening.
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Awesome success stories happen when we find our true passion and we have the drive to turn it into something great. Thanks to Jente Carter for sharing her story, showing this mode of thought happening in real life. Her talent is undeniable and I am sure that there are monumental moments to come from Denim by Jente and Fluffie & Co! Are you inspired by the Denim Slayer? Aren't the pieces fabulous? Drop a comment and tell us what you think.
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9/1/2018 02:50:43 pm
I love your work
9/4/2018 09:39:35 am
The denim slayer that is really clever! I love the pieces you featured here and I'm all about up-cycling.
9/4/2018 03:48:27 pm
I want to know how a can get the denim jumper that Meosha was wearing??
9/5/2018 07:12:19 am
I am a denim lover, so this post speaks to me. When I was a teenager I made a few denim purses out of old jeans. I love her creativity.
9/5/2018 11:08:41 am
Work or shall I say weeeerrrkkk that denim look ! I love how you styled it.
9/5/2018 03:40:31 pm
I am loving all of the denim options! I really love the ripped denim jacket so fun!
9/5/2018 08:58:47 pm
You're a beautiful model. The denim outfits were very different and youthful. I liked them all.
11/29/2019 11:00:18 pm
I love your confidence. Actually, everyone can rock such good outfit if they have confidence with them. Through the photos that you posted, I can say that you are really beautiful and there is something I can complain about it. You are so beautiful and I hope that all ladies out there can have such confidence so that they will be able to rock these kinds of outfits! Though you girls are plus size, I consider you guys as prettiest, that's why I am looking forward to see more fashion tips from you.
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