Stock Photo: Denim jeans for sale in a thrift store in New York Because of the worldwide economic recovery leading to a rise in raw materials and labor costs the prices of clothing is expected to rise 10 percent this year The cost of cotton has already doubled in the. Denim jeans for sale in a thrift store in New York Because of the worldwide economic recovery leading to a rise in raw materials and labor costs the prices of clothing is expected to rise 10 percent this year The cost of cotton has already doub