Upcycling, or creative reuse, is the transformation of waste materials into useful products. The limited-edition Quilmas upcycled top is made up of fabric scraps and leftovers from the production of the brand's other garments. By giving new life to these fabrics, Norte minimizes its carbon footprint and reduces the amount of scraps that eventually end up in a landfill. Silk. All sizes have adjustable straps to help add or remove length according to your preference.