As usual, Biyan was one of my pitstops everytime I go to Jakarta. And as usual, I fell in love with everything.
But I also found another designer I quite like called Danar Hadi which does high end batik. I’ve been there before but I was too young to appreciate batik fashion. Since I had more time on this trip, I thought I’d pay the boutique a visit.
And I was surprised to see such nice batik clothes! It’s not the typical conventional kebaya tops (they have that too), but the designs are really impressive and quite stylish! These next pictures are not the best ones, but I was too engrossed in the nice ones that I forgot to take pictures of them. I will post more soon!
The clothes here start from a few hundred Ringgit to thousands! OK, that’s not a helpful guide, is it? Hehe.
I went with the Mimpikita sisters to a cloth shop, and oh dear, I was a bit mental looking at all the potential clothes for me. It’s really interesting to start the process from the very beginning; sourcing for material. And then see it transform into a top or a dress or whatever that you designed yourself.
From the material, I could picture the clothes in my head but I didn’t know how to translate it into words. So thank God for Mimpikita! They were equally mental as well picking out material for their new collection, so we were equally embarrassing. Not just me. Ahem.
The rolls of cloth were scattered everywhere in the shop, we felt really bad for the staff there.
They even had Chanel design! HAHAHAHA.
We were all really rich there, all millionaires in Indonesia!