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Spring 2021 Mood Board

A warm welcome. Our spring collection was created with a longing for travel, sunshine, and a reason for dressing up again. When dreaming up our ready-to-wear pieces, I wanted something fun, yet minimal that makes sense to wear at home, to the grocery store, or sipping wine outside when the weather finally breaks.  -MR     All images sourced from Pinterest.

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Introducing: Pre-Owned!

Resell with us. We are incredibly excited to announce you can now sell your pre-owned Marvin Ruby pieces right here on our website through our partnership with Recurate. Recurate is a peer-to-peer selling platform committed to helping brands become more sustainable by initiating their own circular economy. Reusing materials and diverting waste is deeply seeded in the Marvin Ruby DNA, so to further our commitment to this lifestyle we are now offering a platform where you can sell your pre-owned pieces in an effort to extend the lifespan of our garments, create a community among our customers, and preserve our one-of-a-kind pieces for future wearers.  Shopping and selling pre-owned is a sustainable alternative to the traditional linear economy of clothing (make, use, dispose) in which we keep pieces in use for...

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Payments with Affirm

PAY OVER TIME WITH AFFIRM. We believe sustainable, mindful purchases shouldn't be beyond reach for anyone. To make Marvin Ruby products accessible to all, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with Affirm. Affirm is a financing alternative to credit cards and other credit-payment products. Affirm offers instant financing for online purchases to be paid in fixed monthly installments over 3, 6, or 12 months. Why buy with Affirm? Buy and receive your purchase right away, and pay for it over several months. This payment option allows you to split the price of your purchase into fixed payment amounts that fit your monthly budget. If Affirm approves your loan, you'll see your loan terms before you make your purchase. See exactly how much you owe each month, the...

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Fall 2020 is Here - Our Launch!

WE'VE ARRIVED. It’s been a long year. Marvin Ruby has been in the works since January, and after an abundance of emotions, blood, sweat, tears, and help from friends, I am so proud to introduce my baby - Marvin Ruby.  My dear friends at Big in Japan helped pull together this go with the flow shoot to get Marvin Ruby officially launched, and I couldn’t be happier with the result.  -Arlena    

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Sizing our Quilted Sets

BUCKET SIZES. Dealing with the limiting nature of vintage quilts is a challenge. You only have so much space to cut out a garment, let alone make the block pattern symmetrical on each side. Each set is a puzzle laid out on the studio floor and marked for cutting at our factory, Sew Valley. We decided bucket sizes made the most sense, XS/S and M/L. The jacket has a boxy cropped fit that looks great true to size, or a bit oversized. The pant has a roomy fit, with elastic at the back waistband and adjustable ties at the front. Both are meant to be relaxed and easy. Marvin Ruby is a very small fledgling brand (a one woman show...

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