10 Local (Indonesia) Accessories Brand to Step Up Your Outfit Game

[credit: antyk butyk]

[credit: antyk butyk]

I love accessories, especially the unique one. They add more colors to our outfit. They became a center of attention if we wore a simple plain outfit they become more like statement of our outfit.

Although there are so many brands out there, I prefer brands from local. Let’s just say that I support local. They have unique design, good quality, with reasonable price.

Here are some of local brands that I adore. Especially for their necklaces, which are wearable for me as hijaber. If you are looking for local accessories brand to step up your outfit game, they are some of the best out there.

Massicot by Amanda Matsuri and Ramdhan Muhammad

What I love about Massicot is that each pendulum (stone) does not have the same visual and it always one of a kind. It is a statement. It doesn’t matter if you wear a plain shirt, T-shirt, or even dress, because a piece of massicot accessories will definitely step up your plain outfit.

Schonmoi by Vedca Maria Orissa

What I really love about their necklaces are almost all of them made of wood. So it can pretty much called as part of ecofashion or sustainable fashion. The design also very unique. They are a little bit retro or vintage. So when you wanted to add some nice touch of vintage or retro style to step up your outfit game, Schon is one of the best choice out there.

Antyk butyk

All I could say about antyk butyk is not boring at all. Their accessories design or material often amazed me. The slight of culture can be see in each of their piece. You can look edgy, unique, funky, elegant, vintage, and feminine with one of their accessories in your outfit.

Environmental jewelry by Ega & Julia (EJ)

A jewelry brand which all their jewelry carefully handcrafted using dry rice grain. Yes, rice, the same rice that we used to see everyday and ate every single day. Some piece of rice add to your outfit will definitely step up your outfit game. Especially if you are a nature lover or looking for a sustainable jewelry.

Eden by sight by Jessica Saputro and Handy Yonathan

They were known for their natural gemstone in each of their accessories. Each of them are unique because of their raw nature. The design is simple and the gemstone that they use are colorful and pretty which make us look elegant.

Tealabel

If you want to look as pretty as if you are going to attend some tea party, just put on one of their accessories and you’ll definitely be center of attention. They really can mix kinds of rope with beads, shapes resin, or tassel into a beautiful and unique piece.

From Tiny Islands

Just like their brand name, they do look tiny and simple. Made mostly of silver and gold plated is perfect to add a statement to your outfit. If you are looking for an elegant yet not to eye catching, they are probably the best.

Atelier Pedra by Emiria Larasati

For edgy, classic, and elegant looks to step up your outfit game, Atelier Pedra offers a a simple yet detail accessories made of gold, silver, and stone. I love how simple their design look like.

Klar by Talita Natalia

A brand which use acrylic as their main material. Looks edgy, structured, and solid. They really did justice for their philosophy which is ‘a silent statement.’

Moth Jewellery

Their accessories is beyond unique. Color pencils, literally, on your plain, simple, or effortlessly outfit will mostly gain any attention out there. Not to mention, their unique and creative design. You’ll definitely want to have one of their accessories after you see them.

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Fashion Show: “Passion” Part 2

Fashion show bertema ‘Passion’ digelar di Plenary Hall, Jakarta Convention Center pada hari ke-3 Indonesia Fashion Week 2017, Jumat, 3 Februari 2017.

Setelah kami menyaksikan fashion show part 1 lalu dihibur oleh penampilan Maria Calista, fashion show pun dilanjutkan. Deretan desainer kenamaan Indonesia memamerkan koleksi terbaru mereka. Part 2 diisi oleh Susan Zhuang, Harry Ibrahim, Chossy Latu, Acakacak by LPTB Susan Budihardjo, dan Dinara Abdullina from Kazakhstan.

Susan Zhuang

Show dimulai dengan koleksi terbaru Susan Zhuang. Busana yang didominasi oleh warna hitam dan putih dengan sedikit bahan brokat dan berkesan feminim.

[Photo by @mikhaelandraias]

[Photo by @mikhaelandraias]

Harry Ibrahim

One of my 2 favorite in these show part 2. Koleksi Harry Ibrahim sangat indah, elegan, dan mewah. Tepat seperti tema yang diusungnya yaitu Royale Glamorous.

Saya bisa membayangkan gaun-gaun tersebut dipakai para selebritis dalam moment awards atau red carpet. What a very beautiful dress and look awfully expensive. Kunjungi www.harryibrahim.com untuk tahu lebih banyak.

[Photo by @panjulnew]

[Photo by @panjulnew]

Chossy Latu

The other favorite from 2. As much as I love Batik, I also love Songket. Songket member kesan mewah dan glamor. Selama ini songket dikenal masyarakat hanya sebagai kain yang difungsikan sebagai rok.

Akan tetapi, koleksi terbaru Chossy Latu ini memberi inspirasi baru bagaimana memanfaatkan songket menjadi busana elegan yang bisa dipakai oleh orang-orang di perkotaan. Dengan tema ‘Songket in The City’ (which remind me of Sex & the City series). Dan saya, langsung memutar otak bagaimana memodifikasinya agar bisa dipakai wanita berhijab seperti saya.

In this show, I just love the whole package. Glamour collection, perfect background music and beautiful accessories, and perfect atmosphere.

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[Photo by bajadams]

[Photo by bajadams]

 Acakacak by LPTB Susan Budihardjo

Para desainer alumni LPTB Susan Budihardjo ini menampilkan koleksi terbaru mereka bertema Camio 2. Kesan ‘acak-acakan,’ minimalis, kaku, dan futuristik terasa kental di semua koleksinya. Menyaksikan fashion show acakacak ini seakan-akan membawa kita jauh ke suatu tempat masa depan.

[Photo by irvandyyulius]

[Photo by irvandyyulius]

Dinara Abdullina

Fashion show passion ini ditutup oleh koleksi terbaru dari Samidel Dinara Abdullina yang berasal dari Kazakhstan. Busana yang ditampilkan sebagian besar berupa gaun berpotingan A-line atau babydoll dengan warna putih, hitam, biru dan merah. Yang paling menarik perhatian saya adalah motif kain yang digunakan, pola berlubang-lubang namun bukan brokat. Unik, If I may say.

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[Photo by mikhaelandarias]

[Photo by mikhaelandarias]

Berakhirlah sudah Fashion Show yang mengusung tema Passion ini. Show yang menarik dan memanjakan mata penikmat fashion seperti saya. Yang lebih penting lagi, show yang menginspirasi untuk membuat karya yang sama atau bahkan lebih baik dari yang sebelumnya.

See you in Indonesia Fashion Week 2018.

See you when I see you.

 

Fashion Show: “Passion” Part 1

Fashion show bertema ‘Passion’ digelar di Plenary Hall, Jakarta Convention Center pada hari ke-3, Jumat, 3 Februari 2017.

Deretan designer muda Indonesia dan beberapa desainer kenamaan Indonesia memamerkan koleksi mereka di gelaran Indonesia Fashion Week 2017. Part 1 diisi oleh Hanny Lovelly, Wid/Lid, Gita Orlin, Kanzi Collection by Liza Yahya, Gee Batik by Sugeng Waskito, Anwar Dani, dan Uzy Fauziyah.

Hanny Lovelly

Show dimulai dengan busana rancangan Hanny Alamsyah. Bagi saya, yang menjadi highlight adalah penggunaan bahan utama sifon dengan warna-warna pastel dan detail yang mengingatkan saya kepada busana para wanita Eropa di masa lalu, totally feminim. Koleksi Hanny bias dilihat di http://WWW.HANNYLOVELLYFASHION.COM.

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Wid/Lid

Busana Wid/Lid memberikan kesan minimalis, casual, dan wearable. Saya bisa melihat diri saya memakai busana keluaran mereka dalam keseharian saya. Warna dominan putih dan hitam dengan detail fringe berupa tassel menjadi ciri khas koleksi terbaru Wid/Lid.

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Gita Orlin

Warna hitam mendominasi koleksi terbaru Gita Orlin. Penambahan bordiran di beberapa bagian dengan warna terang membuat busana tersebut lebih eye-catching.

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Kanzi Collection by Liza Yahya

Busana koleksi Liza Yahya ini merupakan satu diantara 2 favorit saya di Passion Fashion Show Part 1. Kesan kulturnya sangat terasa, etnik. I really would love to have one of those as my outfit. Koleksi lengkap mereka bisa dilihat di www.kanzicollection.com.

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Anwar Dani

Koleksi pertama Anwar Dani bertema Summer of Love memadukan kombinasi lace dan bahan berwana metallic. Koleksi Anwar Dani bias dilihat di www.anwardaniatelier.com.

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Gee Batik by Sugeng Waskito

For I’m so in love with batik, I’m definitely really fall in love for his collection, for sure. This one is my other favorite from the show. Seluruh koleksi Sugeng Waskito memperlihatkan busana yang dibuat dari bahan sutra. Batik dan sutra, perpaduan yang membuat busana tampak elegan dan mewah, kental nuansa budaya Jawa. Want to know more, visit www.geebatik-jogja.com

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Uzy Fauziyah

Koleksi Uzy memberikan kesan maskulin namun feminim, seperti pejuang-pejuang wanita Cina bernuansa Indonesia. Koleksi ini mengingatkan saya akan tokoh Chun Li dalam balutan kain tenun.

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Dan Passion Fashion Show Part 1 pun ditutup dengan penampilan apik Maria Calista untuk kemudian dilanjutkan dengan Fashion Show: “Passion” Part 2.

Dry Rice Grain Necklace from Environmental Jewelry

Suka banget sama brand satu ini. Unik dan ramah lingkungan. Bagaimana tidak, perhiasan yang mereka tawarkan terbuat dari butiran beras kering. Yup, beras. Sama seperti beras yang setiap hari kita makan.

20161007_065204As someone who graduated from Biology major and love fashion, I really  have a soft spot in my heart for a sustainable fashion, ecofashion, or  fashion with nature-based.

When I encountered this brand from one of fashion week event in Jakarta, I just fall in love at first sight. Environmental Jewelry, that what was written there. A jewelry brand which all their jewelry carefully handcrafted using dry rice grain. Yup, rice, the same rice that we used to see everyday, ate every single day.

Unique. Timeless. Interesting.

My first impression of their jewelry at the first sight. While thinking how pretty it will be to wear the necklaces, bracelets, or even rings. Unfortunately not the earrings since I wear hijab.

And they are, very uniquely pretty to wear. Pretty much as a statement add to any simple outfit. Now, they are one of my favorites.

Unique Necklaces by Schonmoi

Jatuh cinta sama aksesoris atau perhiasan dari merk local bernama Schonmoi or schon. Produk yang mereka tawarkan sangat unik. Pertama, sebagian besar terbuat dari kayu. kedua, model dan bentuknya bisa dibilang vintage atau retro. Jadi, kalau memang ingin bergaya oldies, retro or vintage, Schonmoi ini bisa jadi pilihan utama.

I like jewelry. But as a woman wearing veil, I can not wear as much or all kind of jewelry I want. Most of the time, I add jewelry such as long necklace, rings or bracelet that have uniqueness.

One of them is necklaces from a brand called Schon or Schonmoi. They focuses on the products of home décor, jewelry, accesories, and other fashion products. What I really love about their necklaces are almost all of them made of wood. So it can pretty much called as part of ecofashion.

Next, the design are unique. A little bit retro or vintage. So when you wanted to add some vintage or retro style on your daily wear or style, Schonmoi is one of the best choices out there.

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For the Love of Linen

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Linen merupakan salah satu jenis bahan yang menjadi favorit saya. Dibandingkan katun (cotton), saya lebih memilih linen menjadi pilihan utama. Harganya memang terbilang cukup mahal, namun kenyamanan pada saat memakainya membuat saya tidak perlu berpikir ulang untuk membeli bahan Linen ini. Ditambah lagi, teksturnya yang lembut dan tampilannya yang terlihat sederhana tapi elegan.

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Bahan linen ini memang mudah kusut dan bahkan terlihat ‘lusuh’ ketika dipakai, tapi justru disitulah kelebihannya, meskipun kusut alias “lecek” tidak akan menjadi masalah karena memang seperti itulah sifat alami linen. Untuk saya yang beranggapan menyetrika baju adalah pekerjaan yang paling berat di seantero jagad pekerjaan rumah tangga, Linen menjadi pilihan yang sangat pas.

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Selain itu, karena iklim tropis yang menyelimuti negara kita, udara Jakarta yang panas dan seringkali membuat kita mudah berkeringat, maka Linen dengan sifatnya dingin saat dipakai, ringan, berpori, dan menyerap keringat sekaligus mudah kering kembali tanpa meninggalkan bau yang tidak sedap, sangat cocok untuk pilihan berbusana sehari-hari.

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Syar’i For Urban by Si.Se.Sa

sisesa (anak Merry Pramono)

Si.Se.Sa = Siriz, Senaz, Sansa (putri desainer Merry Pramono)

Kali ini Si.Se.Sa, salah satu brand favorit saya, mengeluarkan koleksi terbarunya di tahun 2016. Bertempat di Segara Ballroom, Dharmawangsa Hotel pada Rabu, 10 Februari 2016. Satu hal yang saya suka, Si.Se.Sa menawarkan puluhan busana muslim Syar’i namun tetap fashionable.

syar'i for urban by sisesa (6)syar'i for urban by sisesa (3)Mereka tetap menjaga kaidah islami dalam setiap rancangannya. Busana yang tidak menerawang dan longgar (tidak pas badan), khimar yang menutup bagian dada, gaun yang menjuntai hingga menutup pergelangan tangan. Itulah mengapa tagline mereka, “Syar’i for Urban” bukan sekadar tagline semata. Ditambah lagi dengan taburan kristal swarovsi yang semakin membuat koleksi mereka tampak ekslusif.

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