WATCH: Chaotic scenes as thousands scramble for cheap Nike shoes at discount event in Jakarta mall

Either these people love Nike shoes too much, or they just love huge discounts.

Fashion & shopping

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

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...

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

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

"Jacket? Ooo..that jacket is my kid’s which I borrowed."

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

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.

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

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

What are you doing this weekend?


 

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)?