Daily Archives: November 10, 2012

Featured Article: Dewi Fashion Knights 2012




The Next Chapter was the title of the fifth edition from Dewi Fashion Knights, held last night, Friday, November 09th 2012 at Fashion Loft, Plaza Senayan Level 5, Jakarta.

Fashion Loft was not originally located at the fifth floor of the famous mall, but it was outside of the mall, on a huge tent. The venue was moved due to extremely bad weather that hit Jakarta for the past week. DFK supposedly the major fashion show event that closed JFW, but the weather problem caused the extension of Jakarta Fashion Week 2013 until Monday, November 12th.

This year, Dewi Magazine chose five prominent Indonesian designers to translates their ideas on “The Next Chapter” of their collection, which is ready to wear. Priyo Oktaviano, Sapto Djojokartiko (he was one of the designers from last year’s DFK), Deden Siswanto, Oscar Lawalata, and Ghea Panggabean are this year’s line up. They finally presented their latest prêt-à-porter collection inside the full-house venue around 10pm, filled with enthusiastic Jakarta’s fashionistas and socialites, who have been waiting for almost an hour in hot and packed foyer. Thank God for those martinis and fruit iced teas that keeps on flowing.

Priyo Oktaviano with his SPOUS label, opened the event with such an edgy and androgyny collection entitled Ultra Mod. Black and white dominates the collection. He twisted the basic color palettes with geometric prints, menswear-inspired cutting, cowboy hats, ruffles, punk-inspired hair do, and those head-turning boots heels that was also worn by the male models.

Vastu Vidya from Sapto Djojokartiko was the next collection out at DFK. The gorgeous yet delicate collection filled with exquisite laser cut detailing and crowns, fabrics mixing, wooden and woven accessories (clutch, lacy shoes with tassels, and sunglasses), puffy sleeves and some medieval inspired cutting. He presented less drama this year compared to that towering high steel shoes from last year that made lot of people hold their breath. Deden Siswanto combined traditional fabrics with modern cutting for his In The Dim Lights sequence. He mixed various patterns of batik with other luscious fabrics and incorporates it with unusual shapes to create the stunningly rich earthy colored collection. We’re drooling over the patent leather gladiator sandals.



Oscar Lawalata obviously got his inspiration from the 20s decade with it’s flapper dresses and fringes because that’s what his “My Name Is 20s” collection all about. Fringes were the vocal point from his latest collection, but he doesn’t let it bores you because the dresses, that looks great in motion, comes in various precious stone colors and some trompe l’oeil details. Last but not least Ghea Panggabean. The respected fashion designer, wowed the guest with the lavish velvet and silk ensemble in maroon, black, and gold, that still true to her signature ethnic looks. Javanese-inspired carving on the accessories completed her Symbolism collection.

Congratulations to Dewi Magazine and Jakarta Fashion Week for another great year of Dewi Fashion Knights. We can’t wait to see who’s gonna fronting next year’s line up!

Curious to see more from the collection? Click each of the designer’s name to view their complete runway images and you can also click on the following designer names for last year’s DFK coverage (Auguste Soesastro, Sally Koeswanto, Sebastian Gunawan, Sapto Djojokartiko and Tex Saverio).

Until next event!

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Featured Article: Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2012





Victoria’s Secret fashion show 2012 was tapped on Tuesday, November 07th 2012 with musical performances from Bruno Mars, Rihanna and Justin Bieber.

There was 65 outfits and 28 pair of wings with 37 models from supposedly 38 model slots. Lais Ribeiro cancelled her appearance due to she twisted her ankle on rehearsal. Behati Prinsloo finally worn one of her outfits, while Shanina Shaik wears the other one. Some of the high-fashion-strutter first timers this year’s are Maud Welzen, Magdalena Frackowiak, Hilary Rhoda, Cara Delevingne, Jourdan Dunn, Jasmine Tookes, Shu Pei Qin, Barbara Palvin, Barbara Fialho, Frida Gustavsson and Sharam Diniz.



Ieva Laguna, Bregje Heinen, Liu Wen, Sui He, Constance Jablonski, Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss are some of the non-Angels models who returned on VS runway. Karlie Kloss shocked the industry with her freshly cropped tresses at the backstage. She said her new hair “The Karlie” was cut by Garren at a shoot with Patrick Demarchelier recently.

There were six different segments on the show: Circus, Calendar Girls, Dangerous Liaisons, Pink Is Us and Angels In Bloom. Brazilian bombshell Alessandra Ambrosio landed the honor to wear this year’s $2.5 million Floral Fantasy Bra, designed by London Jewelers. Prominent shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood designed special collection for the glamourous event.

We just can’t wait to see the who show on CBS this December 04th! Or most likely via Youtube because we don’t have the channel here 😀

Browse through our Facebook fanpage for 100+ images from the runway and backstage for your viewing pleasure.

Images are courtesy of Style.com; Vogue.com; Startracksphoto; and Erik Pendzich/Rex Features. Images compiled via TFS.







Keira Knightley for Allure US December 2012


UPDATED NOVEMBER 14th 2012: The cover was photographed by Mario Testino.

Click here to view last year December cover featuring Lea Michele, here for 2010 cover with Taylor Swift, and here for 2009 cover with Kirsten Dunst.

Image via TFS.


GAP Holiday 2012 Ad Campaign


GAP presented the Holiday 2012 campaign featuring campaign faces with multiple background with LOVE as the main theme. The images were photographed by Peggy Sirota.

The campaign faces are “The New Normal” casts (Modern Love); actor Jack Houston and his dog Orso (Puppy Love); Michael J. Fox and his wife Tracy Pollan (True Love); actress Diana Garcia and musician Greg Rogove (In Love); actress Nathalie Love and director Gia Coppola (Best Friend Love); artistic director Jörn Weisbrodt and musician Marcus Wainwright (Married Love); rapper Nas and his father, blues musician Olu Dara (Fatherly Love); and band The Atomics (Sibling Love).

Click the links to view past campaign images of GAP: Fall Winter 2012 and Spring Summer 2012.

Images via TFS.










Lara Stone for M Le Magazine du Monde November 10th 2012


Paolo Roversi photographed Lara Stone for the latest cover of M Le Magazine du Monde that was styled by Aleksandra Woroniecka.

Image via TFS.


Ke$ha for Wonderland November/December 2012


Matt Irwin photographed the second cover version from Wonderland magazine latest issue featuring Ke$ha.

Click here to view the first released cover featuring One Direction.

Image via TFS.


One Direction for Teen Vogue US December 2012/January 2013


First come the spread in Vogue UK, Wonderland magazine cover, Cosmopolitan UK cover, and now the boys of One Direction eventually landed the latest cover slot of Teen Vogue US, photographed by Boo George. It’s just about time they got individual cover.

Click here to view last year cover featuring Chloë Moretz, here for 2010 cover with Cory Monteith and Lea Michele, and here for 2009 cover with Dakota Fanning.

Images via TFS.






Galliano Fall Winter 2012 Ad Campaign


Ty Ogunkoya and Victoria’s Secret 2012 fashion show first timer, Maud Welzen, are fronting the latest campaign images of Galliano, photographed by Sebastian Kim.

Click the links to view past campaign images of Galliano: Spring Summer 2012, Fall Winter 2011, Spring Summer 2011 and Fall Winter 2010.

Images via Design Scene.






Sam Mendes, Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris & Javier Bardem for The Hollywood Reporter November 16th 2012


You know who they are already. Hint: Skyfall.

Image via Hollywood Reporter.


Tyra Banks for Arise Magazine Issue 17


Tyra Banks is sitting pretty and working her signature fierce stare on the black and white cover of Arise magazine, photographed by Seiji Fujimori with the styling works by Ty-ron Mayes and Sabrina Henry.

Image via TFS.


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