12:43 pm May 29, 2015 | No Comment
Among the new guard of fashion designers in Indonesia, Felicia Budi easily stands out. As the founder and creative director of her label fbudi, she is known to consistently experiment with textiles and fabrications in concocting her womenswear collections.
11:22 am May 29, 2015 | No Comment
Battered by student loan debt and the Great Recession, Millennials place less emphasis on owning and more on sharing, bartering and trading to access coveted goods. These behaviors have propelled businesses such as car rental service Zipcar, taxi service Uber and home rental site Airbnb.
12:58 pm May 21, 2015 | No Comment
Traditional textile is still often regarded as something staid, and worn only by the likes of older businessmen and government officials — or when an invitation’s dress code calls for it. Meet young Indonesian designers who aim to change that premise.
5:15 pm May 19, 2015 | No Comment
Nail salons in New York were warned on Monday to respect the rights of their workers or face closure under proposed legislation that has won the backing of immigrant groups
4:51 pm May 17, 2015 | No Comment
Singer Rihanna's canary yellow cape dress, trimmed with fur the color of egg yolk and embroidered with flowers, swept behind her in a seemingly endless train as she arrived for the ball at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the biggest nights in the fashion year.
3:17 pm May 15, 2015 | No Comment
German handbag and accessories brand Liebeskind officially opened its standalone flagship store at the Paris van Java mall in Bandung, its first boutique in Southeast Asia, after previously gaining popularity through retail distribution in Urban Icon stores across Indonesia.
1:30 pm May 14, 2015 | No Comment
Started by the same masterminds behind The Goods Dept., the Airport Store has a great mix of hip local and international brands which have a bit of that island feel without giving off a recently-retired-and-seeing-the-world type of vibe.
12:27 am May 13, 2015 | No Comment
While many other design houses offer their signature products with very limited possibilities for personalization, Lotus takes custom orders from clients. Some are so specific and challenging that they can take months, even years, to fulfill.
10:53 am May 12, 2015 | No Comment
Seasons come and go, and trends peak and pass, but gold will never go out of style, as Sylviana Hamdani finds.
1:09 pm May 10, 2015 | No Comment
Asia is quickly becoming a powerhouse of the global economy. Asian countries are developing rapidly and are ready to pounce on the world’s main stage. A similar phenomenon is happening in the fashion industry. Many talented Asian designers are garnering attention with their unique innovations and cutting-edge design.
11:18 am May 10, 2015 | No Comment
In an increasingly interconnected market— thanks, in part, to the influence of social media as well as the globally attuned coverage of websites like Business of Fashion — some younger Indonesian designers are gradually stealing the limelight in the world’s fashion capitals lately.
10:36 am May 7, 2015 | No Comment
Prada - the Devil's favorite fashion brand, as the film and book would have it - is launching a giant multi-disciplinary arts complex on the edge of Milan that it hopes will attract tens of thousands of visitors a year.