March 17th 2014, the shocking news came the world. One of talented designer commit suicide. She was found in her apartment, hung in scarf and tie. Lately, we know that L'Wren Scott suffer by her hard situation in fashion bussiness. She left with lot of debt.
It's disturbing when we saw lot of headline about Scott death, they mark Scott's death with "Rolling Stone vocalist's girlfriend found dead". The world should know, that L'Wren Scott was not only Mick Jagger girlfriend, she was a talented fashion designer with remarkable collection.
Her design were always have a feminine line, with body hugging silhouette. Her color palette were always bold and sexy. She knew how to make a success with women bodies.
My post isn't obituary, I summed up her carrier in runway, since 2007. I choose 2 my favorite looks each season.
NurZahra is a modern Indonesian moslemwear brand with Windri Widiesta Dhari as designer. This brand launched in 2010, took its name from Arabic words, 'luminous light'. It's clear that NurZahra committed to apply high craftsmanship with Indonesian tradition alongside modern design and technology.
For Tokyo Fashion Week fall 2014, NurZahra presenting relaxed silhouette looks, and heavy layering as common in moslemwear. The combination are interesting; long tunics over the pants, and dresses under jackets. You will in love with its color palettes; indigo, white, black and beige perfectly blend together without looking too excessive.
Look closer and you will find that batik techniques and jumputan dyed create magnificent fabric on NurZahra collection. It's like a beautiful acculturation between traditional Indonesian batik with Dutch colonial influence.
Major Minor is an Indonesian label, part of new wave Indonesian fashion. It's lauched in 2011 and manned by Ari Seputra and Sari Seputra with Ambar Pratiwi and Inneke Margarethe. The rising fashion label, show in Tokyo Fashion Week after its remarkable show in Jakarta Fashion Week last year.
The collection are strong enough with geometric fabric blocking of black and white with blue and red dash. The other numbers are the Tokyo's neon city view at night which is portrayed in beautiful urban prints. Everything are so clean, simple with a twist, and feels so modern.