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Jakarta Post

Ardistia Dwiasri: Manufacturing elegance

  • Triwik Kurniasari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, January 15 2012   /  12:26 pm

Courtesy of Ardistia DwiasriCelebrated for her chic and versatile signature in New York fashion scene, young Indonesian designer Ardistia Dwiasri is beginning a new journey to make her own name at home and beyond.

Dressed casually in a dusty pink top matched with calf-length pants, Ardistia seemed relaxed when The Jakarta Post had a chat with her in her apartment in South Jakarta, a couple of hours before lunch time.

A number of outfits, taken from the women’s wear collection of her label, Ardistia New York, were seen hanging on rods in her apartment.

In a gentle voice, Ardistia – or Disti, her nickname – recalled her career in the fashion industry, noting that she had been interested in art and design since she was a girl.

“I’ve been doing fashion illustrations for years, but I wasn’t sure what I was going to do because fashion was like a hobby. ...