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Tex Saverio: Fashion Wunderkind Goes Gaga

  • Dita Ajani

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sun, April 24 2011   /  01:08 pm

Tex Saverio: JP/NurhayatiDesigners everywhere yearn for pop icon Lady Gaga to push the fashionista envelope in one of their creations.For young Indonesian designer Tex Saverio, that extraordinary moment — and attendant international exposure — came early in his career. None other than the Gaga is wearing his work, My Courtesan, in the May edition of US Harper’s Bazaar magazine.It came as a big surprise to Tex, who realizes that his design cred has soared with the gloss of Lady Gaga donning his black tulle gown embroidered with silk organdy and taffeta embellishments.“I first found out when one of my friends tagged the fashion spread photos on Facebook. The first time I saw Lady Gaga in my gown, I completely froze! It was a life-changing moment for me,” he says.Not long after, Tex tweeted: “It’s official, Lady Gaga in Tex Saverio in Harper’s Bazaar!”The buzz spread very ...