The Jakarta Post
(JP/Andreas D. Arditya)Looking like a character straight out of a manga comic, couture designer Tex Saverio seems to be out of place in Jakarta.
Clad in a black suit, his jet-black straight hair reaches his shoulder as bangs descend to his eyes from his right-side parting. His dark brown eyes are lined with a black dash, while his face is sleek and his complexion fair.
Tex Saverio is a name not easily spelled by many Indonesians, let alone pronounced.
“I’m Jakartan born and bred, a totally local product. Peculiar as it is, Tex Saverio is my real name,” he said with a smile as he sat in a chic bistro in South Jakarta recently.
The 28-year-old designer was still excited after US television personality Kim Kardashian wore a dress he designed for a photo shoot in early February. The shoot was said to be used in the March edition of US Elle magazine.<...