April 18, 2014

Just me and my sister

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My sister came back today from Bandung and my dad wanted to test his new camera so he made us posed quickly before we went out earlier. Anyway these are not much edited except using "auto contrast" on Photoshop.

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Anyways, I'm wearing a Zara neoprene blazer I got on sale and my new ripped denim from Blank Denim NYC. I think they feel a lot like jeggings, they stretched a bit much compared to Rag & Bone, after I went back home and checked myself on the mirror, the back side is rather saggy, but they are comfy and they look pretty cool! To my Indonesian readers who have a hard time shopping online, you check out @VJVogue, who can get you items from worldwide online retailers and ship them to Indonesia without hassle.

April 07, 2014

Poise24: Pastel pop!

It's been quite a while since the last campaign we did with VDS Photography on Chinese New Year Orient collection back in late January. Compared to it, this is a rather bright, colorful campaign, which highlights Poise24 Privé, our high-end collection of dresses and separates.

The challenge is for me, to actually come up with a cohesive theme, which wasn't easy (since I didn't really study design in the first place). First I got to choose the right fabric and colors, and decide on the actual style, it took me about 3 months or so to finally launch our first 'themed' collection. It's a rather small collection, there are 5 styles in 5 different colors, but I hope it's good enough for a start.

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Anyway, we worked with Desy F. again, since I love her posture and her face and all those gorgeous bone structure, but this time it was Lilo who did her hair and makeup.

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This series was shot by Randy Septian on behalf of VDS Photography, it was our first time working together and we had a great time shooting. I'm also launching an exotic accessories line in the coming months, and to begin, there will be a couple of python and lizard oversized clutches and python phone cases. Honestly, I can't wait for it to be launched, however, I'm still finalizing on the packaging and overall direction of the accessories line, and by the end of this year, hopefully some fine jewelry to follow!

Lastly, I'm so incredibly sorry for not updating this blog as much as I used to, but you can follow me on Instagram (@silviasiantar) which I updated pretty much weekly. That's about it, and let's hope the accessories line can launch soon, followed by beauty and bath & body and sleepwear maybe, perhaps everything you and I can think of to be under the Poise24 empire. Just kidding. Just dreaming of expanding my brand and become a 'Martha Stewart' in the near future.

Shop the collection online on www.poise24.com or if you have any questions please send an email to info@poise24.com.

March 14, 2014

PFW: Chanel Supermarket Fall 2014

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Have you ever imagined the whole world as a Chanel megastore, with Rihanna, Cara and Joan Smalls running around in shopping carts? This is even better than Disneyland, at least to me. It is so grand and unexpected and totally unforgettable. And without Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton and his extravagant show sets, I think it will be so difficult and it will really take a while to top this.

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The shelves of this extraordinarily detailed set were stacked with more than a hundred thousand items, brazenly advertised at 20 or 50 percent more. However you shouldn't worry, they said all packaged foods have been or will be donated to charities and the remaining empty boxes will be used for the fall campaign and store windows. But I thought guests can grab everything they can after the show, did they? All I know is that the meticulous work that went into this supermarket blew me away.

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The clothes and accessories feel very modern and quirky, I mean, Chanel sweatpants and sneakers? What happened to Karl seeing sweatpants as a sign of defeat? I wonder how Coco Chanel would actually feel about this. But at least it was fun and edgy and fresh to the eyes.

Images from various sources.

March 12, 2014

Karl Lagerfeld fur bag charm

Probably the cutest, most adorable, furry thing ever. The cult status appointed Karl Lagerfeld fur bag charm (complete with a pink mohican) opened Fendi Fall 2014 show, elegantly carried by the one and only Cara Delevigne.

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As he once said, "In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and even clothes, the discussion of fur is childish." Bravo, uncle Karl. Now every girl in the world wants to own one.

Image from Vogue.com

March 11, 2014

Introducing: Boudoir Lingerie

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Launched in 2013, Boudoir is a high-end lingerie brand based in Indonesia. Founded by Herlina Prakoso and Evelyn Lustono, their lingerie styles are unique and are inspired by a classic boudoir look using the finest materials and craftmanship.

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Here are some of their couture collection (view more on their Instagram page), made of luxurious satin silk and french lace, available for purchase via email at boudoirlingerie@live.com or whatsapp +6285330046793. My personal favorite is the camisole set in hot pink and nude lace, see the photo on my Instagram here.

Images courtesy of Boudoir.

March 06, 2014

Best dressed at The Oscars 2014

As a devoted J-Law fan, I've been waiting for the Oscars since weeks ago and I keep guessing what crazy thing she will be doing this time that's going to make news. And then the world saw her fall again right after she shook her arms fat. This is so amazing I could die.

Anyway, here are the best dressed actresses at this year's Oscars. I feel like almost everyone played it safe.

1. Charlize Theron in Dior Haute Couture

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2. Jennifer Lawrence in Dior Haute Couture

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3. Anne Hathaway in Gucci

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4. Lupita Nyong'o in custom Prada

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5. Cate Blanchett in Armani Prive

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6. Amy Adams in Gucci

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7. Kate Hudson in Atelier Versace

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8. Angelina Jolie in Elie Saab

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Images from various sources.

March 05, 2014

Backstage: Prada Fall 2014

“People and their emotions are what I’m interested in—that kind of humanity.” And with a little shrug, she added: “How that is related to clothes, I don’t know.” Miuccia on Prada Fall collection.

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I think this collection in general is pretty much wearable, the coats are huge, luxurious, there are recognizable, Prada-esque art deco prints, narrow-piped edgings, fur, strappy dresses and wedges. Can't wait to see the shoes in real life once they hit the stores.

Images from Vogue.com
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