Category: Fashion

Homegrown Beauty – A Simple Guide to Indonesian Cosmetic Brands

Often considered as the recession-proof business, the beauty industry attracts both the enthusiast and entrepreneur around the world. There is always a place in the...

Passion for Beauty and Fashion: Meet Julhenry

Jules Henry, known in the industry as Julhenry, is the CEO and founder of Fauve Agency, a leader in model management based in Bali, with scouting and casting offices...

Bali’s Sartorial Species

We all know Bali is full of varied, enchanting natural beauty. Cliffs, forests, lakes and volcanoes adorn this island, showcasing Mother Nature at her finest. Here, you...

The Sun is Shining: Summer 2015 Trends

With the urgency and joie de vivre of a couple in their first throws of passion, fashion’s love affair with the 70s and bright colours continues.  Monochrome is...

Tradition, Tears and Tantrums

For forty-five years, the British Women’s Association (BWA) of Jakarta has been offering community support and friendship for UK citizens and other expatriates. Many...

High-energy Fashion is Fighting Fit

Gone are the days when sportswear was for the sole purpose of getting downright sweaty at the gym. It has stepped up its game: we are in the midst of a...

Funking Up My Platforms: The Essential ‘70s Style Guide

Listen up, people – get your dancing shoes on and stomp your way into the decade that style almost forgot. The fabulous, sexy, gregariously, garishly abandoned 1970s....

Once Upon a Fashion Trend: the Spring-Summer 2015 Rundown

Victoria Bannerman urges you to get on the trend trail this summer with her foolproof guide to the major trends from the Spring-Summer 2015 runways – and she will be...

Glorious Indonesia Fashion Week

The curious, the fashionable, the movers and shakers of Jakarta, resplendent in all their finery, turned up in full force at Indonesia Fashion Week to observe and opine...

Tan for All Seasons

A serendipitous discovery flung open the doors to a quaint and exclusive boutique on Abdul Majid Raya in Jakarta. Its mystical windows drew me in; I wished to step into...

Animal Magic

In a bygone era, the colonisation of Africa and Asia brought bountiful riches of unimaginable grandeur and beauty to Europeans. Kings were indeed sovereigns who lived to...

Jakarta’s Fashion Faux Pas

Victoria Bannerman people-watches in malls to bring you the fashion rights and wrongs of Indonesia’s capital city. Being a stylista, I am always intrigued by...

The Life of Jean

1849 saw the imagination of the populace captured by the California Gold Rush, turning wise men into fools, honest men into bandits and gamblers attracting lawlessness,...

From Bauble to Lace, Make a Statement this Party Season

The party season is upon us and twixt the baubles and lace, there is no better excuse than to go shopping to look hot to trot, heating up the sartorial ante. It can be...

Education Guide 2017

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