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Indonesian designer's work appears at Oscars

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Wed, March 1, 2017  /  10:46 am
Indonesian designer's work appears at Oscars

Child actress Saniyya Sidney at the 97th Academy Awards (Winnie Aoki/File)

Child actress Saniyya Sidney stole the attention at the 97th Academy Awards on Monday (Jakarta time) with a white dress designed by Indonesian-born Winnie Aoki.

The actress from Fences and Hidden Figures, both films were nominated for best film at the Oscars, wore a collection of Mischka Aoki, an Australia brand established by Winnie for young girls to wear.

Born in the East Java town of Malang, Winnie has made her name globally known as the designer for famous offsprings, including Beyonce’s daughter Blue Ivy Carter, Suri Cruise, Harper Beckham, the Kardashians’ kids and the daughters of Sarah Jessica Parker.

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Blue Ivy was spotted in a gold glittery gown designed by Mischka while walking the red carpet with her mother at the MTV Video Music Awards 2016.

The label, which was named after Winnie’s daughter, is also a brand worn by children of Indonesian celebrities including Dian Sastrowardoyo Sutowo, Adinda Bakrie and Nia Ramadhani Bakrie.

The brand is available at major department stores across the globe, such as Harrods London, Harvey Nichols and Saks Fifth Avenue.

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