Rachana Suri is a designer with a message. She believes that women can wear high fashion while being more socially responsible regarding the world around them. With a mission to bring awareness to human trafficking and labor slavery, Rachana is bringing a high fashion dress line to this year’s Tampa Bay Fashion Week!
Here are some interesting facts from Rachana!
–Favorite piece of clothing or accessory right now? A necklace that brings out the rest of my outfit.
–Why did you pursue a career in fashion? If you weren’t a designer, what else would you be doing? I love to make clothes that will inspire people to feel beautiful about themselves.
–What is the inspiration for your upcoming collection? My inspiration comes from continually creating clothing that is organic and fair labor but also infused with high street fashion. I am sick of socially responsible clothes looking like leftovers from a grateful dead show, I want clothes that are highly fashionable that are staples in your closet permanently.
–Three words to describe your new collection? Sexy, Organic, and HOT
–Favorite place to get coffee or tea? Kahwa of course, 5th avenue and 2nd street in St Petersburg, you can usually find me there.
-One item you will never leave home without? My huge handbag.
–Favorite place to travel/vacation? You can always catch me in Italy or Spain, my two favorite places for food, conversation, sites, and fashion.
-Do you have a secret talent? Writing.
~FWTB Stylista Rechael