Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show lifted by wings from Indonesian designers Tex Saverio & Rinaldy A. Yunardi

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show has grown to become one of the biggest fashion events of the year, featuring a lineup of the world’s top models, superstar musical acts and outrageously expensive outfits (like a $3 million bra) This year’s VSFS took place in Paris last weekend and it showcased the increasingly global nature of the intimate wear spectacular, with a number of Asian supermodels such as Ming Xi...

Fashion & shopping

Jokowi on his much buzzed about bomber jacket: “I borrowed it from my kid”

By now you’ve probably heard about how President Joko Widodo recently became a fashion icon In another “gagal focus” moment for Indonesian social media (in the same vein as...

Jokowi on his much buzzed about bomber jacket: “I borrowed it from my kid”

Zara bomber jacket selling out in stores after being worn by President Jokowi during post protest presscon

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has been dubbed many things, but a fashion icon You better believe it now In the early hours of Saturday, following the massive protest...

Zara bomber jacket selling out in stores after being worn by President Jokowi during post protest presscon

5 Cool Things to Do in Jakarta This Weekend (October 21-23)

Brunch on the best Australian bakery treats at Salt Grill’s Brunch of Fun (Sunday) Australian celebrity chef Luke Mangan’s Salt Grill restaurant is known to be one of...

5 Cool Things to Do in Jakarta This Weekend (October 21-23)

5 Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Sept 23-25)

Make a ”‘Pilgrimage” to Galeri Nasional for this exhibition Lenny Ratnasari Weichert is a multimedia artist whose work explores conflicting aspects of human uniqueness...

5 Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Sept 23-25)

5 Cool Things to Do in Jakarta This Weekend (August 26-28)

Check out the capital’s biggest art fair at Bazaar Art Jakarta    This is it! Today is the day!  The 8th Edition of The First & Biggest Art Fair...

5 Cool Things to Do in Jakarta This Weekend (August 26-28)

WATCH: Powerful video about women who wear jilbabs and veils overcoming prejudices to pursue their dreams

Even in Indonesia, where many women choose to wear jilbabs (headscarves) and niqab (veils), there are plenty of stereotypes and prejudices about what those women should be like...

5 Cool Things To Do This Weekend in Jakarta! (May 27-29)

Check out cutting-edge designs at the Muslim Fashion Festival   Hi, you stil have time to visit Muslim Fashion Festival at Plaza Selatan, Istora Senayan...

5 Cool Things To Do This Weekend in Jakarta! (May 27-29)

5 Cool Things to Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Mar 11-12)

Get up close and personal with “The Hit Man” David Foster (Friday and Saturday) (function(d, s, id) {  var js, fjs = dgetElementsByTagName(s)[0];  if...

5 Cool Things to Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Mar 11-12)

Gender equality? TV censors blur out male nipples in footage of traditional Javanese wedding

Apparently Indonesia is big on gender equality now Well, at least that seems to be the case in regards to TV censorship Just when we thought it couldn’t get anymore...

Gender equality? TV censors blur out male nipples in footage of traditional Javanese wedding

Coconuts Jakarta Fashion & shopping

As the capital city, Jakarta is always at the forefront of Indonesian fashion, with the annual Jakarta Fashion Week event and the city’s top fashionistas and designers deciding what the rest of the pretty people should be wearing. But Jakarta fashion isn’t all about international designer brands. In recent years, independent local designers have made a big splash, appealing to those looking for alternative looks. Increased respect for street fashion is also an overriding trend. In terms of shopping, Jakarta is known, for better or for worse, as a metropolis of malls. We have some of the biggest and best shopping centers in Asia, and most Jakartans spend what might be way too much time in these air-conditioned temples to consumerism (hey, where else are we going to wait out the traffic)?