To upcycle means that materials used to make a piece were obtained from another previously used object, without being chemically altered.
For instance if you make a new jacket out of material from vintage pants, that's upcycling!
Burned Za Earrings
Crop Alien Tee
Dogs Before Dudes Distressed Rocker Tee / Crew Neck, Cotton
Passion Lillie Spinnaker Zig Zag Pants