Do you buy fast fashion? You can’t beat yourself up too much about it. It’s the fashion industry’s responsibility to manufacture clothing in an ethical manner. Sadly, corporations do not value lives as much as they do profit. Stories of forced child labor, treacherous working conditions and toxic pollutants poisoning communities appear regularly. Next time […]
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 […]
Natalia Manzocco is no stranger to thrift stores. The owner of an online gender-neutral clothing website spends hours sifting through racks of used garments for pieces that accentuate both a man’s muscles and a woman’s curves. Manzocco, a 27-year-old Riverdale resident, began selling clothing and accessories meant for both sexes at Future is the Future. […]
Cambodia’s aggressive anti-trafficking campaign is designed to rescue and rehabilitate sex workers. But many women say authorities there are actually forcing them into a trade where conditions and pay are even worse: making clothing for Western brands. VICE News traveled to Phnom Penh to speak with former and current sex workers, officials and labor organizers […]
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 […]
Sorry for the holes in updates the last week but us ladies at Filthy Rebena are revamping the old Business Plan. We hope our efforts will expand our product line, reinforce our visions, work grant magic and maybe even open a store front. Maybe even start carrying a briefcase around town! Although us gals haven’t moved […]
Ann Demeulemeester ||| Menswear SS14 ||| Dazed Ann is a Belgian fashion designer whom created her first label in the 1980’s. Her designs are perfectly cut, monochromatic garments with a blunt edginess and a punky femininity for women with a strong sense of personal style. I love how “warrior woman” her designs feel.