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Auguste Soesastro - A designer with attitude

  • Triwik Kurniasari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, April 15 2012   /  09:54 am

JP/Triwik KurniasariFor some, Auguste may seem a quiet person but when asked about his latest collection, he springs to life.Just an hour earlier, fashion enthusiasts had their chance to take a closer look at Auguste’s debut ready-to-wear collection, Kromo, during the 2012 Indonesia Fashion Week. Kromo offers a versatile range of everyday wear in classic silhouettes and neutral tones using linen, cotton and viscose rayon while maintaining the spirit of his couture line, Kraton. The ready-to-wear collection is fuss-free, modern, sleek, practical and intended for active women, day and night. The collection includes shirts, draped blouses, jackets, coats, pencil skirts, evening dresses, loose pants, and knee-length shorts.“I have always been attracted to an intellectual woman, one with profound insights and a sharp wit. For my part, those factors reflect the seductive quality ...