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Light & Dark

The days are short, The sun a spark Hung thin between The dark and dark. January | John Updike

Ancient Stepwells

I recently stumbled upon an article filled with gorgeous photographs of ancient stepwells.  I’m so overwhelmed with these spectacular stepwells that I had to share here on Filthy’s blog. A stepwell is exactly what it sounds like: steps down to a well. The earliest stepwells date back to about 600 AD and were developed in India […]

Louboutin Lessons

The Paris-born stiletto master took a moment to give the world three stylish lessons on fashion and beauty. 1. Trends aren’t necessarily on trend. Every fall the 12-pound fashion mags hit the shelves, each declaring a different list of styles to be the looks of the season. Boyfriend jeans! Velvet everything! So what does Louboutin have to […]

Poem Hunter

Check out this beautiful editorial from Vogue Australia – November 2015.  We cannot get enough of the dreamy bohemian lusciousness, rich textures and and Portuguese tiles and streets. Publication: Vogue Australia November 2015 | Model: Sabrina Ioffreda | Photographer: Will Davidson | Fashion Editor: Jillian Davison Hair: Panos Papandrianos | Make-up: Georgi Sandev

Eccentric Expertise

Hands, not eyes, are the windows to the soul, at least that’s the opinion of a French ‘hand consultant’ who claims to be able to determine a person’s temperament just by inspecting their palms. Juan de Bony, whose eccentric expertise is called biotypologie, has studied more than 10,000 hands, including those of celebrities like Karl […]

Creature Comfort

We are enamored with the beauty and cool textures in the September 2015 issue of WSJ. Magazine.  We especially are drawn to the cover featuring Freja Beha Erichsen, photographed by Lachlan Bailey, in the great outdoors clutching a cute baby panda lamb (cue the awws). The Danish model is wearing a thick fur coat from Louis Vuitton (styled by Ludivine Poiblanc), […]

Sportswear Evolution

TORONTO — As competitors suit up for the Pan Am Games, a new exhibit steps from the athletes village explores how fashion and technology have helped fuel fast-paced growth and innovation in sportswear. “Smarter. Faster. Tougher.” opened Wednesday at the Design Exchange’s satellite site in Toronto’s historic Distillery District. The exhibit was commissioned as part […]

TEST Summer Staples

The smell of bonfires, Coppertone and margaritas are in the air.  This could only mean one thing – that the glorious season of Summer has turned up the heat (and our hemlines) in Toronto.  With a new season here, we bring you some trendy wardrobe inspiration brought to you by our favorite TEST shops.   […]

Inspiration Dose

Do you Tumble with Filthy?  Tumblr is a hybrid – kinda like a crossbred of Instagram and freelance blogging.  Tumblr is an amazing way to get our brand across as we post relevant and frequent content in a visual, image-based way. Tumblr has been successful for us to show a more personal, lighter side of […]

Houseplant Inspiration

With Earth Day still fresh on our minds, we thought this would be a perfect time to round up some of our favorite past tips and tricks about houseplants, succulents, and herbal remedies.

Toasts & Reflections

The ball has dropped.  The confetti has been cleared.  Normcore and monocles are officially so last year.  It’s 2015 — the beginning of a whole new year in the wonderful world of fashion and Filthy Rebena.  What’s in store? Three hundred sixty-five days from now, we’ll have answers.  For now, we have gifted ourselves space […]

W. Morris Quote

Have nothing in your wardrobe that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.