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Refreshing

We all like clean clothes, but tossing your togs into the washing machine isn’t always necessary. To combat that “not so fresh” feeling sans water, the United Kingdom’s Love Your Clothes campaign has a few suggestions – or “hacks,” if you will.  Watch the video above to learn how you can rejuvenate your garments without sending […]

TMC Yardage Sale

Join us for the 20th Annual More Than Just a Yardage Sale put on by the Textile Museum of Canada.  This event is organized and run by the Museum’s Volunteer Association, the Sale raises significant funds in support of the Museum’s collections, exhibitions and public programs. Continually expanding in scale, the More Than Just a Yardage […]

Recycled & Re-Spun

Millions of tons of material are made each year but the truth is that people are throwing away clothes. Trends change rapidly and valuable material is tossed into landfills.  A few companies are working to reverse this wasteful pattern.  Kering (owners of Puma) and H&M recently announced they will be working with the textile up-cycling […]

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 […]

East Meets West

Love free flowing, billowy tops and dresses in sheer fabrics?  Hit up Filthy Rebena’s shop for the most voluminous trapeze dresses you’ll ever see.  These dresses twirl and dance with all of your movements.  We *love* hearing from our Rebena’s so feel more than free to ask any questions or even just say hello.

Fruity Arbor Day

If there is one certainty in this big, bad, filthy World – we can assure you that the girls that run Filthy Rebena love to eat, drink and wear the fruits of the forest.  Natalie and Darlene are busy this arbor day tending to their gardens and getting juicy!  They spent some time thanking the […]

Ode To The Vest

Vests would be at the top of my list of sewing projects.  The vest comes a close second to the circle skirt that we want to create from vintage fabrics.  Vests are great because they are a totally functional concept.  KEEP YOUR CORE WARM! Today I was so happy to have my puffer vest shoved […]