RebirthGarments

Gender Non-Conforming Lingerie for All Bodies

Chicago, Illinois · 670 Sales

Announcement   I will be trying to switch gears on Rebirth Garments, I am going to deactivate all the clothing listings on my etsy indefinitely, I will only have zines, enamel pins, hankies, patches, earrings and chainmaille available. The Radical Visibility Zine issues will be the only new products I will be focusing on.

Currently raising money for a trans teen in crisis, if you would like to donate to my teen, You can Venmo me at @Sky-Cubacub or send money via PayPal at pliers13 [!at] yahoo.com and put in the notes “donation for teen” so I know you aren’t an order for Rebirth Garments! I will immediately give the sponsored teen all the money. If you want to really tangibly help and change the life of a trans teen, then please donate what you can or at the very least share in the network!

Rebirth Garments are gender non-conforming wearables and accessories for people on the full spectrum of gender, size and ability.

Specializing in Trans and gender queer specific needs in lingerie and swimwear.

Every piece is made to order and is tailored to your exact specifications. Garments are fully customizable and there are no standard sizes. Please see the description of each item for the required measurements. Please give me your measurements in a timely manner, if you do not send me your measurements, I cannot send you your garments!
because of the custom nature of these garments, there are no refunds.

Each piece can be created with your choice of fabric. See all options here:
http://rebirthgarments.com/fabric-selections

Do you feel the needs of your body are left out of the mainstream clothing market? Send your requests and suggestions for new garments on our website and we will work with you to design a prototype.
http://rebirthgarments.com/custom-orders

Rebirth Garments are designed and made by hand by me, Sky Cubacub. I am a QPOC (Gender Queer Person of Color) from Chicago, IL with life long anxiety and panic disorders. I first dreamed of this collection when I was in high school and couldn’t find a place where I could buy a binder as a person who was under 18, and who didn't have access to a credit card to buy one online. I’m especially interested in Rebirth Garments being accessible to queercrip youth and I’m working on creating a program for making free/reduced priced garments for people in need.

Please contact us if you are in need and are interested in participating in our subsidized garments program.
http://rebirthgarments.com/contact-us/

Announcement

Last updated on Jul 17, 2018

I will be trying to switch gears on Rebirth Garments, I am going to deactivate all the clothing listings on my etsy indefinitely, I will only have zines, enamel pins, hankies, patches, earrings and chainmaille available. The Radical Visibility Zine issues will be the only new products I will be focusing on.

Currently raising money for a trans teen in crisis, if you would like to donate to my teen, You can Venmo me at @Sky-Cubacub or send money via PayPal at pliers13 [!at] yahoo.com and put in the notes “donation for teen” so I know you aren’t an order for Rebirth Garments! I will immediately give the sponsored teen all the money. If you want to really tangibly help and change the life of a trans teen, then please donate what you can or at the very least share in the network!

Rebirth Garments are gender non-conforming wearables and accessories for people on the full spectrum of gender, size and ability.

Specializing in Trans and gender queer specific needs in lingerie and swimwear.

Every piece is made to order and is tailored to your exact specifications. Garments are fully customizable and there are no standard sizes. Please see the description of each item for the required measurements. Please give me your measurements in a timely manner, if you do not send me your measurements, I cannot send you your garments!
because of the custom nature of these garments, there are no refunds.

Each piece can be created with your choice of fabric. See all options here:
http://rebirthgarments.com/fabric-selections

Do you feel the needs of your body are left out of the mainstream clothing market? Send your requests and suggestions for new garments on our website and we will work with you to design a prototype.
http://rebirthgarments.com/custom-orders

Rebirth Garments are designed and made by hand by me, Sky Cubacub. I am a QPOC (Gender Queer Person of Color) from Chicago, IL with life long anxiety and panic disorders. I first dreamed of this collection when I was in high school and couldn’t find a place where I could buy a binder as a person who was under 18, and who didn't have access to a credit card to buy one online. I’m especially interested in Rebirth Garments being accessible to queercrip youth and I’m working on creating a program for making free/reduced priced garments for people in need.

Please contact us if you are in need and are interested in participating in our subsidized garments program.
http://rebirthgarments.com/contact-us/

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Radical Visibility: A QueerCrip Dress Reform Movement Manifesto

Rebirth Garments are designed and made by hand by me, Sky Cubacub. I am a QPOC (Gender Queer Person of Color) from Chicago, IL with life long anxiety and panic disorders. I first dreamed of this collection when I was in high school and couldn’t find a place where I could buy a binder as a person who was under 18, and who didn't have access to a credit card to buy one online. I’m especially interested in Rebirth Garments being accessible to queercrip youth and I’m working on creating a program for making free/reduced priced garments for people in need.

In my practice, the intensive handwork makes the process the most important part and gives me inspiration. Chainmaille has been the catalyst to every other medium that I excel in; all of the mediums I enjoy are obsessive and have repetitive patterns. It is the slow, thoughtful process that holds value and heals my mind. Through chainmaille, I have found my patience. For me, everyday is a performance where I bring my body as a kinetic sculpture into the consciousness of the people I interact with in passing and on a daily basis. I embody the spirit of Radical Visibility, and Rebirth Garments is my soft armor. I consider it armor because it has the power to give you the confidence and strength to feel comfortable in your first skin. I have been building myself this armor or protection, not against harm exactly, but as a way to give me courage. Chainmaille and Rebirth Garments are a prosthetic for the communication of my inner world. My body, my identity and my prosthesis are one cohesive being.

MISSION
Rebirth Garment’s mission is to create gender non-conforming wearables and accessories for people on the full spectrum of gender, size and ability. The line creates a community where all people can confidently express their individuality and identity. Our identity is that of QueerCrip, a politicized umbrella term that encompasses queer, gender nonconforming identities, visible and invisible disabilities/ disorders—physical, mental, developmental, emotional ect. In particular, our trans* and disabled communities have very particular clothing needs that are not adequately served by mainstream clothing designers. Instead of being centered on cisgender, heterosexual, white, thin people, Rebirth Garments is centered on QueerCrip people.

Rebirth Garments challenges mainstream beauty standards that are sizest, ableist, and conform to the gender binary. Instead, we maintain the notion of Radical Visibility, a movement based on claiming our bodies and, through the use of bright colors, exuberant fabrics, and innovative designs, highlighting the parts of us that society typically shuns. Through Radical Visibility, we refuse to assimilate and can create a QueerCrip dress reform movement.

Read the whole mainfesto: http://rebirthgarments.com/radical-visibility-zine/
Visit our website for more information: www.rebirthgarments.com

Shop members

  • Sky Cubacub

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    I am a nonbinary Filipinx QTPOC from Chicago with life long anxiety and panic disorders. I use They/Them pronouns. This work is my passion, feel free to ask questions!

Shop policies

Last updated on November 14, 2017
Hi! Feel free to message me with any questions at all!
I can make any adaptations you need!

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Money Order
  • Check
  • Other Method
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
We cannot offer refunds. Since all garments are custom made, please double check your measurements AND address! IF YOU GIVE ME THE WRONG ADDRESS or MEASUREMENTS, you are responsible for any and all losses.

*Please remember that there is a person behind this business. I am not a robot or amazon.com, and though I care about each order and want to accommodate all people, any aggression will not be tolerated. One of the unique things about my shop is that we are owned and operated by neurodivergent people. We ask that you embrace disability culture through clear and patient communication.
Payment
Orders will not be created until your payment goes through.
For rush orders, the rush time begins after your payment goes through.

We cannot begin your order until we have received your measurements and fit preferences. Please make sure you complete these at the time of your order. The 3-4 weeks processing time begins AFTER we receive measurements and fit preferences.

If you don't have access to digital money, please contact us and we can arrange for cash payments. http://rebirthgarments.com/contact-us/
Shipping
PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK YOUR ADDRESS!
Shipping is primarily sent through USPS, however we will ship anywhere in the world because of the difficulty of obtaining of these types of garments worldwide.

Free Shipping options:
If you live in the Chicagoland area and would like to pick up your piece from the Rebirth Garments Gallery, you can use the coupon code PICKUP for free shipping.

If you live in the City of Chicago and are unable to pick up your piece because of accessibility reasons, please contact us so we can arrange a delivery. http://rebirthgarments.com/contact-us/
Additional policies and FAQs
Sky Cubacub
rebirth.garments [!at] gmail.com