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Celebrating Women in Sustainability

 Did you know, studies have found that on the whole, women tend to be greener than their male counterparts?  Today it’s International Women’s Day and at Vino Supraja, we wanted to pay tribute to some of our fellow females who are doing amazing things for the environment and sustainability. We’ve rounded up five inspirational women who deserve a mention: Greta Thunberg – climate change activist  Okay, so Greta seems an obvious one to start with, but this young lady is too vocal to ignore. The 17-year-old Swedish teenager started her campaign against climate change by striking from school back in 2018. Her solo mission caught the attention of the press and she quickly garnered a huge following of fans and...

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Remembering the Meaning of Love!

This Valentine’s Day we wanted to feature Dr. Amudha Priyadarshini’s story which struck a chord with us during our “One Good Deed in 2019” campaign. It is a story of enduring love through one of the hardest challenges a marriage could be faced with. Her husband Vivek was sadly involved in a terrible accident two years ago and was left with a traumatic brain injury that had a huge impact on both of them. But Dr. Amudha and Vivek pulled through together and managed to find many positives amongst the difficulties. We took the chance to ask her about her experience.  Hi Dr. Amudha, thank you for sharing your story with us at Vino Supraja. Please tell us what happened to...

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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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