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Conscious Chatter

Call us a teensy bit biased, but “Conscious Chatter” is one of the best podcasts ever to grace the virtual airwaves. The brainchild of former Ecouterre writer Kestrel Jenkins, who now challenges people to consider the ethics of their clothing at Awear World, “Conscious Chatter” offers an insider’s look at the global garment supply chain […]

Seedy Valentine

How pleasantly surprised I was this morning while browsing my favorite sustainable news source, Feelgood Style.  If you’re a sucker for wildflowers and sustainability – you’ll love this DIY Valentine.  If you aren’t familiar with seed paper, allow me to getcha up to date. Seed paper is a special paper is handmade by using post-consumer materials.  The […]

Lure Of Luxe

What with all the buzz around fast fashion and the evils of consumerism, becoming sustainable-chic seems to be, according to numerous recent eco-friendly fashion guides, on the top of shoppers’ New Year’s resolutions list. Aiming to raise consumer awareness about environmental concerns linked to the fashion and textile industries, various publications promote the use of […]

Fashion Industry Exposed

For the past 3 years we have done our best to help educate on the unethical practices of the fashion industry so that you have the ability to become more conscious consumers.   In a recent article on the Hufffington Post, Shannon Whitehead exposes 5 truths that the fashion industry would rather you not know. We thought that it was […]

Do Good Style

Filthy Rebena’s customers have a unique style and eschew from generic, main-stream fashion culture. Along with their street-market style they possess an awareness – a social consciousness. There is a lot more to our customers than a preference for lack of visible branding, quality products and reasonable pricing. Our customers are concerned about the world […]

Pretty Clothes, Ugly Reality

Following January’s violent crackdown on Cambodian garment workers, a group of women decided they wanted a new way to draw attention to the workers’ struggle; something different where workers could express for themselves what was really going on. They decided on a fashion show where workers would model the brand-name clothes they make everyday in […]

Labour Behind The Label

Rebena is supersonic stoked about giving back a little love during the next month. Labour Behind The Label is one of our favorite campaigns.  Labour Behind The Label supports the principle of a living wage, aids in making sure garment factories are safe and is the brainchild behind the Six Items Challenge – a fashion fast to oppose fast […]