From travel and hotels, to design and now fashion. NOW! Jakarta speaks to Warwick Purser, an evolving cultural master.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the annual Jakarta Fashion Week (2021) tries to find a way to make the annual event interesting by engaging audiences at home through creative storytelling and virtual experience.
The fashion industry revisits the current practice of capitalism in fashion and offer solutions to establish a more inclusive and sustainable industry as the pandemic has proven that the existing industry needs to change.
Katrin Pasha brings together the best of two worlds, Indonesian batik and the traditional German dirndl dress.
Through the brand Sejauh Mata Memandang, Chitra Subyakto introduces slow fashion in the increasingly tempestuous fashion industry, which many people are starting to forget because they are lulled by something fast paced.
In the age of Covid-19, many people get creative to cope with the crisis and inspire many to participate in trendy culture, such as wearing a fashionable mask to cycling.
As we feel blue and full of anxiety others have found a way to create colourful tie-dye and splashes of vibrancy for their daily attire at home.
Known for his signature inspired by European rococo style, Sebastian Gunawan showcased his latest collections "Fly for Freedom" at Fashion Nation XIV.
Setali Indonesia focus on home living and fashion sustainability since a year ago and started to upcycle clothing waste. They organise three main events: Kembang Gula, Barang Lama Bersemi Kembali, and Musim Suka Cita.
In collaboration with American luxury brand Tory Burch, Peacock Lounge at Fairmont Jakarta invites guests to enjoy fashionable afternoon tea with colleagues and friends.
The peak of Fashion Rhapsody showcased inspiring collections from four emerging designers and tons of brands that engage in the mission in reducing the industry’s waste.
In the midst of the euphoria showcasing three designer collections on the unconventional catwalk at MRT Jakarta, Fashion Rock 2020 faced a backlash but It’s just the way how Jakartans reacts to hoo-ha moment.
One of the brands that pay attention to the global issue is Hexagon, owned by Indonesian fashion designer, Zara Tentriabeng.
Since 2013, the creative mind behind fashion label Lekat di Hati, Amanda Indah Lestari never gave up on reimagining and innovating the textile of Baduy culture. It’s a lifetime investment in one culture!
Recently celebrating its 15th anniversarry, Dragonfly has been the hub for Jakarta’s most fashionably attractive crowd.
Prominent businesswoman Marisa Tumbuan created Irresistible Bazaar, a unique market place specifying authentic pre-loved branded bags and fashion apparels.
The average middle-class person spends an average of IDR 1.5 million per month on clothing needs. Style Theory, Tinkerjoy and Rentique might be the solution for more sustainable (and economical) lifestyle!
With more than 70 fashion shows from 270 fashion designers and a series of fashionably riveting agenda, the 12th edition of Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) carried a vision to revolutionise homegrown industry in the midst of criticism.
Aiming to bring together Indonesian and Swiss art honouring the Indonesian tradition, the Swiss Embassy once again held a batik design competition featuring a fashion show and exhibition.
Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2020 officially kicked off on Tuesday, 22 October, showcasing a designers’ parade that follows with a list of exciting agenda.
On the verge of his four decades as a fashion designer, Edward Hutabarat delivered a strong message on how people have to respect their textile heritage and civilisation.
Be stylish and keep yourself comfortable with these fashion brands while you're in Bali! Bamboo Blonde, Volcom, Tropikal and Uluwatu offer great fashion items that ensure your style and comfort to enjoy Bali's beaches!
As the annual fashion show has introduced the new look for the 2020 event, homegrown industry is challenged to move forward toward the global fashion agenda while appreciating the local tradition.
From art and design to tech stuff, check out these exhibitions in Jakarta next October including Indonesian Contemporary Art and Design (ICAD), INDOCOMTECH, IndoCraft Expo, and Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2020.
As the global fashion industry receives more criticism in the last few years, more and more Indonesian companies within the supply chain are transforming their business models to reduce overall environmental impacts
Warwick Purser has long history of developing Indonesian crafts, but never textiles, until August 2018 when he launched a fashion brand Equatorial Design to create his own batik style with strong, simple and contemporary design.
Most valued Business (MVB) Indonesia invites all to start being more responsible in choosing fashion items and fashion companies that put ethics and sustainability above anything else.
Sustainable fashion is taking global fashion industry by storm while the local industry gradually follows suit.
This year, Plaza Indonesia returned with Ramadan in Style to display the newest fashionable Muslim collection from nine fashion brands and designers to make your look more stylish this Eid Al-Fitr.
Sejauh Mata Memandang’s recent collection “Laut Kita” is a collective campaign to encourage people to protect the ocean from ecological crisis, which are getting polluted with plastic waste.
Margaretha Novianty and Zico Halim challenge themselves in creating Tangan’s latest collection which draws inspiration from the fast-moving world and social change.
Harry Darsono celebrated his special day, titled “A Musical Evening" with a selection of around 130 guests including a few luminaries from the design world.
Through partnerships with global fashion agencies and creative institutions, IFF has helped designers make their way to the international market.
Its latest collaboration with Tanamera Coffee is testament to its focus on developing its image as a trendy, fashion forward brand.
TAUZIA hotels in Jakarta, Bekasi, and Bogor recently organised 'The Colors of Tauzia', a workshop and fashion show to promote batik as the country’s heritage.
Jakarta Fashion Week 2019 culminated in a mesmeric runway performance by four designers who presented their masterpiece at the special night.
The 160 year-old French fashion house showcases the history of the brand most associated with travel gear.
In addition to showcasing designers’ recent collections, it has drawn awareness to issues regarding individuals with disabilities and also women’s health.
Style Theory’s debut show at Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2019 carried out its mission of promoting of sustainability through its rental service.
For those looking for a fresh denim look, you may check these designer pieces who had show at Plaza Indonesia Men's Fashion Week (PIMFW) 2018.
Men’s Fashion Week in Indonesia returns next week, from 24 to 29 September at The Warehouse, Plaza Indonesia.
In celebrating summer this year, Le Meridien Jakarta has recently organized runway show, beauty demo, and food experience at the hotel’s poolside area.
Indonesian fashion labels Biyan, Tangan, and Biasa have launched their Spring-Summer collection that might well match with your style preferences.
Oscar Lawalata and his compatriots wowed international audiences at the opening of the “Batik for the World” exhibition at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France.
Clay Artists Arti Gidwani and Vibeke Lorentzen along with designer Auguste Soesastro, celebrated the beauty of “celestial fashion” in a ready-to-wear collection
Kemang based artisan retailer Chic Market is currently hosting an Eastern market Festival, launched a bazaar and fashion collection, from five brands.
Here’s a look at some of the ways Jakartans gather together in celebration at number of festivals throughout the year such as Jakarta Food & Fashion Festival, Jakarta Culture Fest, Festival Palang Pintu, Festival Mandi-Mandi, and Jakarnaval.
Plaza Indonesia holds the “Ramadan in Style” Fashion Show to showcase the latest collection of modest wear created by five renowned Indonesian designers.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Milan-based digital fashion editor of Vogue It to talked about the the changes in the industry and how fashion publications responds.
Iksan Tahdinal from AMUZ Gourmet was chosen as the Best Indonesian Sommelier 2017 at the Jakarta Fashion and Food Festival (JF3), followed by Andry and Alvi from the UNION Group as runner up and third place, respectively.
Shoe brand FitFlop teams up with iconic American fashion designer Anna Sui for the third time for its special edition line “FitFlop Loves Anna Sui”.