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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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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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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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Fall 2020 Mood Board

THE BEGINNING. Marvin Ruby is inspired by my grandparents Marvin and Ruby. When putting together a mood board for this season I reminisced about playing on their living room floor as a child with The Roy Rodgers Show playing in the background - Ruby hand embroidering her quilt blocks in the armchair and Marvin reading the TV Guide. I wanted the historic, Amish-style quilt to fit in the modern wardrobe in a way that didn’t feel, well, Americana. I imagined someone wearing the pieces with a poplin blouse or leather jacket. Or even a feminine boot and a hoodie.      All images sourced from Pinterest. 

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