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Find Out Your Fashion Footprint With This Shocking Quiz

Last month, at Vino Supraja we challenged you to make some sustainable new year’s resolutions, and we gave you lots of ideas. You can still take a look at them here, it’s never too late to start! If you’re planning to embrace slow fashion in 2020 (high five!) why not start your journey by finding out what your current fashion carbon footprint is? Online consignment store, Thredup has developed a fantastic tool that can calculate your fashion footprint for you, all you have to do is answer 11 simple questions, here - TAKE THE QUIZ Are you an “Eco-Newbie” or “Green Queen”? Improve your score  Even if you scored a low fashion footprint (pat on the back to you!), there’s...

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Sustainable New Year’s Resolutions You Could Make In 2020

We’re not only approaching the start of a new year but also a new decade and what better way to kick off the next ten years than with some sustainable resolutions? Here are five suggestions from us at Vino Supraja that will help you on your way to a more planet-friendly lifestyle. Create a more sustainable wardrobe  We’re a sustainable, ethical fashion brand so of course, our number one tip is to create a more sustainable wardrobe. There are so many reasons why the fast fashion industry is a huge problem not only for the environment but also for the garment workers employed in it. Education on this topic is a big key to driving change so we’ve rounded up...

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An Interview with Sustainable Fashion Designer: Vino Supraja

Interview by Rhiannon Haines, freelance writer and artist Hi Vino, congratulations on officially launching Vino Supraja! The collection is stunning and it’s great to see a new sustainable brand on the scene too. You’ve had quite a journey into the world of fashion, from your roots as an architect to the designer that you are today. Tell us how it all started… Hey Rhiannon, Thank you very much. To tell you my story in short, I am a small town girl, who moved into a city to study architecture. I was working in television and radio in India as a live show presenter. Destiny moved me to China, where language was a major barrier to continue my career in media,...

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The Inspiration Behind The Art Deco Collection

We’re counting down the days to our official launch which is coming very soon! We’ll be making an announcement on our social media platforms so don’t forget to stay tuned and follow us. For now, we wanted to give you a little sneak peak of our debut collection and as the designer, I wanted to personally share some of my inspiration behind this first collection. It all started with a love of Art Deco.  Art Deco beginnings The Art Deco style is one that has been a recurring feature in my life from a young age. Originating in Paris, Art Deco is known for its geometric structures, straight lines and symmetry. As a child growing up in India, I couldn’t...

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Fast Fashion Facts that You Need to Know

100 billion garments were made in 2018 With 3 out of 5 of those garments predicted to end up in landfill within 12 months of being made.  A report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation found that one garbage truck of clothes is burned or dumped into landfill every second. That’s enough to fill one and a half Empire State buildings every day, or enough to fill Sydney Harbour every year. What a depressing thought! The average shopper buys 60% more clothes every year But keeps them for half as long as they would have only 15 years ago.Think twice before your next fashion purchase and ask yourself, do I really need this? How many times will I actually wear it?...

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