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Laura Basuki: Ready to play the game

  • Triwik Kurniasari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, February 13 2011   /  10:37 am

Courtesy of NovaLaura Basuki may only be 23-years-old, but she has everything set before her — a smooth modeling and acting career.At a five-star hotel, Laura confidently strutted her way down a runway, displaying Chinese-themed haute couture designs from noted designer Biyan Wanaatmadja.For the last few years, she’s been a familiar face in the fashion industry, gracing many shows for the country’s top designers. Born in Berlin to an Indonesian father and Vietnamese mother, Laura began her modeling career when she enrolled at the OQ modeling school, set up by former model Okky Asokawati, in 2005. At 174 centimeters and 49 kilograms, her physical attributes were just perfect. Laura said she made her fashion show debut by joining a fashion parade by Biyan Bride a year later.
“It was nerve-racking since it was my first time and I was displaying beautiful wedding gowns,” she sa...