Recycled Distressed Straight-Leg Jeans. Want to be sustainable with your fashion look this season? Check out these recycled cotton distressed straight-leg jeans from Forever 21 fashion. These recycled jeans are made using 99% recycled cotton in a straight leg design. They feature a mid-rise waist, traditional five-pocket construction, classic seamed yoke, zip fly with button closure. They are completed with knee distressing, raw-cut frayed hem, and a straight leg.