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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.   […]

The Sukajan

You’ve come a long way, baby. From humble souvenir to runway sensation, the sukajan has enjoyed quite the ascent. This letterman-style embroidered bomber, often sumptuously decked out in tigers, koi, dragons, and cherry blossoms, has its origins in WWII, when troops who had served in Asia wanted a memento of their time overseas. They’ve since […]

Eclectic Feeling

With summer on the horizon, we’re all looking to change up our look. If you’ve been paying attention to the current shift toward individual, eclectic style (thanks in part to Alessandro Michele’s AMAZING Gucci debut) your wish list probably includes a pussy-bow blouse, mismatched prints and perhaps a quirky beret. But if all that sounds a […]

Denim Flare

We spend a lot of time thinking about our denim.  Beyond just the perfect boyfriend fit or scoring a great pair of 501’s, there’s a lot to be said for making your blues… you.  We’ve nursed a longtime love affair with patches, whether new or deadstock, which has only been exacerbated since the advent of […]

Tie Dye Feast

As the temperature rises and vibrant color patterns become the norm, the increasingly popular tie-dye style from the 1990’s is becoming a hot commodity for streetwear enthusiasts. Filthy Rebena’s shop is bursting with original tie-dye designs from the 1990’s.  Rebena’s tie-dyed stock mainly consists of fashionable, handmade, artwork sundresses that were once sold at high prices in […]

8 Style Rules

She barely gives interviews and has shunned social media but as she prepares to celebrate her 41st birthday on January 16th, Kate Moss has decided to divulge her wardrobe secrets. The blonde-haired supermodel spoke to Look magazine about her top eight style rules. 1. Vamp up your look with lipstick Kate wears a natural beige […]

Rustic Nook

We love how bold simplicity can be.  This vanity nook really has a nice monotone rhythm.  Rustic peace without the fuss.  Ah, simplicity.  You are the ultimate sophistication.  

Winding Down

Ah, Summer is winding down so be sure to take in the sights and smells in while the sun is still shining.  Today we are spending the day floating in the middle of Lake Ontario. Floating on our backs, watching the clouds passing by overhead.  Lazy smirks on our faces, feeling the fish swishing by.  Here’s a […]

Shoestring Skirts

Adding all sorts of new skirts to Filthy Rebena’s shop this week.  The hot prints and low prices on these quality skirts will blow your skirt right up!  Go check them out – they won’t last too long!

Skinny Dippin’

As August winds down be sure to give summer one last kiss goodbye with a skinny dipping romp.  There’s something kinda spiritual about skinny dipping.   It’s a rare, summertime transgression against everyday mores that is too small to cause anyone any real harm and yet big enough to remind you that you’re alive. Double-dared to skinny […]

Everybody’s Talkin’

I’m going where the sun keeps shiningThrough the pouring rainGoing where the weather suits my clothes Backing off of the North East windSailing on summer breezeAnd skipping over the ocean like a stone

Quirky Toronto

Toronto, possibly the greatest city on the planet, isn’t just known for happy hookers, timbits and crack-smoking mayors. Toronto is known for our creative merchants that do strange and wonderful things like plant seeds that grow shocking violet tentacles.  Every Torontonian is blessed with a delicious face and to further our vanity we proudly sport cantaloupe hats upon our pretty domes.  […]