Aerin Lauder, JET and Indonesian Ikat: Three’s Classy Company

Long before the world was revolutionized
with the airing of “Simple Life” serials which made Paris Hilton and Nicole
Richie as the most sought after heiresses and socialites in the early 21st
century, there was a line of young women whose poise and grace reflect their
solid background and fabulous taste.

Aerin Lauder, as the grand daughter as
well as heiress of American most beloved

Maniac for Maticevski

“I am a maniac for Maticevski. Whatever he
designs, I want them all!” as confessed by a pretty brunette Aussie fashionista
at the beginning of Maticevski show when I asked her about the Australian designer.
Another pretty blonde Sydneysider heard our chats and uttered “What I love
about his design is Maticevski knows very well to make a woman looks romantic
without overdoing it.”

Second Part of Leading Ladies of Diplomacy: Ibu Retno, Ms Bishop and Mrs Clinton

Happy Friday

As promised last
week, today the second part of Leading Ladies of Diplomacy will center at the style
note and fashion savvy of Her Excellency Ms Julie Bishop, Australian first
female Foreign Minister.

“Throw on a pair of
killer red heels and you can feel like taking on the world” as fabulously
stated by the Australian Foreign Minister, Ms Julie Bishop when

In Hermès, Indonesian Ikat Roooars!!!

Happy Wednesday dear friends. It pleases me to re-post my article and re-gram Hermes’ photo on its newest collection of China and Cutleries. Happy to note that, as a leading luxury goods and fine learherware brand, Hermes has publicly made official announcement that Indonesia is the origin and source of inspiration for its collection. 

We, Indonesians, are proud to see that Hermes has lead

A Love Triangle: Batik, Indonesia and Australia

Luring Indonesians to wear and purchase
their pride Batik? Now that’s an easy thing! Try attracting foreigners,
particularly my Australian mates, to wear Batik, now that is what I call a

Why? Because what I learned from
witnessing the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) in Sydney recently
and also from massive display of talented designers in Down Under,