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Q&A – Stine Ripegutu

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Stine is currently studying marketing while working at Fjong and Lindex. She lives with a capsule wardrobe, consisting of 15 everyday clothing. On her instagram @stinesgarderobe she is spreading the good word on how to reduce your wardrobe and get a more sustainable lifestyle. She has a bachelor degree in Fashion and Industry from Oslo Metropolitan University. Her goal is to make it fun and achievable to use less.

Q&A - Stine Ripegutu

Who?
Stine Ripegutu

What?
Running the Instagram @stinesgarderobe, while studying marketing and working at Fjong.

Where?
Oslo, Norway

You are what you eat, what are you?
Right now, a smoothie bowl

What would never end up on your plate?
Nothing, I eat almost everything.

Do you have green fingers?
No unfortunately, but I am working on it!

What do you do to make your day green?
I live with a minimal wardrobe. I repair my clothes when it is needed and only buy new clothes if the ones I have is worn out and can’t be fixed anymore, or if I have considered it for a long time that I need one piece more in my wardrobe. I also mostly eat vegetarian. And I have started using more naked products as shampoo-bars and soap-bars.

Do you have any green goals? 
Yes, my goal is to live a zero-waste life as far as possible. I am striving to be better every day, but still have a long way to go! Habits is hard to change, especially many at the same time, so I make one thing a habit before I move over to the next thing.

Whats your fits-to-all-occasions-garment?
My whole wardrobe? I have designed my wardrobe so I can wear it to almost every occasions and every season.

If you only had 8 different garments, what would your wardrobe look like?
Two pants, one long loose dress, one long loose t-shirt, one woolen sweater, one shirt, one turtleneck and one singlet

What colors do you belive in for the next season?
Lilac and coral

Forest and hiking, or sea and swimming?
It must be sea and swimming, even though I love forest and hiking too.

Gallery or cinema?
Gallery

Winter, Spring, Summer or Autumn?
I try to enjoy every season as it is, so right now it is spring.

How do you beat time?
When I don’t work or go to school I read or fix clothes and of course try to catch up with friends. I am also working with not throwing away food, so I am using my creativity to find new ways to use my leftovers.

How do you get people smiling?
By spreading good energy and telling bad jokes

What is happiness for you?
It sounds cliche but being in the moment and knowing those around me are having a good time . I also feel happy when I challenge my self, and understand that its not that scary to do new things.

A- or B-human?
A

What drives you?
Good energy and time alone.

What’s your life motto?
Vær tro i smått og du blir satt til stort

Who inspires you?
Oh that is so many people. My friends and family is a huge inspiration! But more known in the media is people like Yrja Oftedahl, Radical Broccoli and Sigrun Syverud.

Do you have a local hero you would like to give a shout out to? 
Yes, Fjong! The whole Fjong team is so inspiring!

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