The Jakarta Post
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. ...