INDONESIAN LOCAL BRAND - MAZUKI - What's ILB? ILB are stand for Indonesian Local Brand, so here it is Mazuki.Co
"Mazuki is a ready-to-wear label based in Jakarta, Indonesia founded in 2015. Mazuki aspires to cultivate an appreciation of details in a world of superfluous aesthetics. With an appreciation of asymmetric lines, architecture and geometry, Mazuki is able to create a variety of quality garments that are versatile for everyday wear."
At least that's what written in "About Us" colomn on their website www.mazuki.co, the brand owned by Miranda Mazuki cought my attention with minimalist yet clever in detail of Lax Shirt in white, as you may see the colar detail, I even just found out about it when received it on my hand. So that makes a huge different than only a basic shirt, it's definetely basic but with a character, more over the shirt made of 100% Egyptian Cotton - 3 words; Luxurious, Soft, Comfortable so it's consider the best in cotton compared with regular cotton. When the fabric for the Jaq Pants is a form of twill, in bold Navy, one of the best and elegant color of all time (for me)
And the minimalist spirit that Mazuki brought in this capsule collection "Comfortable Solitude" and my current mood, are definetely in the same page, you dont believe? you may check my mood board in Pinterest - Not only minimalist win so many hearts since Alexander Wang or this trend got so many support since Public School won the CFDA program. It's more how we are mastering the basic, of course master it with your personal style.
So this new in of Mazuki is one of my new look for my next travel story! So stay on Deluxshionist.com to see how I style this Mazuki (honestly I don't want ruin the look, so I will keep the original form, but maybe with some of accesories play), stay tune! or You want to shop the look or read more information, click through mazuki.co or Shoppe33.com
RICK OWENS YELLOW FLEX BOOTS - As boots of the hour, Rick Owens Yellow Suede Goodyear Flex Boots. Not quite sure what's happened with bold black color, now Rick Owens offer you boots in suede leather with non-black shade, Yellow Mustard, even though you still buy it in Black, this version remain awesome in my imagination. In this Spring full in white domination, like sneakers thing you know, something like American classy outdoor masculinity perferctly appears through this boots. Moreover it was not like typical Rick Owen's boots we knew, even his collaboration with sneaker brand; Rick Owens x Adidas Boots. But, this boots definitely were made to levitate your style, either with in sharp black look, or casual white look - I mean all black + this boots or all white + this boots #CHIC! Buy here via +SSENSE
Hat - Isabel Marant x H&M | Shirt - Vintage | Shorts -D&G | Sunglasses - H&M | Sneakers - New Balance
OUTFIT: MORNING WALK AT OCEAN ROAD - One of the perks if you stay with W Singapore Sentosa Cove is this kind of morning or afternoon walking next to a hundreds Yacht as your backyard.
Even it was starting with morning rain, everything looks so nice right after sun's come up. This is one my outfit diary from my Singapore travel series. I have a bit more because after Sentosa I move to Marina Bay, although I feel that one night at Sentosa was not enough, so it's most likely I will post more about Sentosa Islands and a lot of their attractions in a future when I come back one day.
I have no specials story, beside I want to take a free Sentosa bus in the morning, but everything ruined by rain and tha fact, that day the street closed for the (if I am not mistaken) event called "Hello Kitty Running" something, ended up for me eating more salad at W's restaurant. It's probably always happen because the neigbourhood is little bit better than Jakarta's Ancol (you may google "Ancol Jakarta") where Universal Studios, all the resorts, SEA Aquarium, Adventure Cove etc are located... So it is like meeting point for everyone around the region. So yesss, see you soon Sentosa Island
5 REASONS TO VISIT CENTRAL JAVA - Altough I know that I do not need any reasons to visit more and more, but maybe you need a little glimpse why it would be nice to be back to Visit Central Java
It's been 3 years since the last time I visit Magelang to attend Vesak Night in Borobudur Temple, even I still can feel the experiences in detail inside my heart altough I only there for 3-nights but it was an unforgetable journey. I arrived at the airport at 7 am, ride a cab to my friend's hotel, I had mie aceh and teh tarik for breakfast (yes haha), sitting in the back of the rental car to Magelang, crowded Borobudur Temple on the day light, I even remember our conversation about how we should dealing with 'pengamen' (street music) in another city during our high tea season in the afternoon, rain was falling even when the ceremony started for a couple hours, but I was impressed with everything, the serenity backsound of Vesak that became my meditation's favorite since then, the next day I got a call phone from Amajiwo PR to experience their luxury resort, then I dicided to get some mainstream souvenirs because I know after Amanjiwo I have no time to comeback looking for a gift because the schedule flight. But deep down I know, Central Java is more than that, and I want to explore them more.
I listed Central Java as my South East Asia Travel Wishlist in 2015 and here I will write more details about how I LOVE to comeback to Visit Central Java
1. Rich Culture & Heritage
In old Nusantara before Indonesia, there were so many ancient kingdoms in the archipelago. Majapahit is one of the well known kingdom. The long history shorten, you still can be a living witness to see how great the Nusantara were in ancient times. From Batik in Pekalongan to traditional royalty dance in Keraton Surakarta Solo, to myth and legend, from old scriptures and temples to modern contemporary art. Central Java as a whole is a symbol of classic javanese elegance heritage and pretty successfully to protect it for us, the learner. More over the evidence of acculturation with Chinese cultures outspread by trading activities in good old times in Semarang.
Javenese Traditional Dance (via Chic-id)
2. Historical Enchanment
We called them as a Candi or temple, they are also outspread all over Central Java, region of Magelang, Klaten, Banjarnegara & Karangayar in particular. Influenced by Hindu & Buddha culture, you can named started from the biggest Buddhist temple of Borobudur, The story of Roro Jongrang of Hindu's Temple, Prambanan, Candi Sukuh & Candi Dieng with its hidden secrets and history. Will it be revealed soon?
Candi Sukuh at Karanganyar, Central Java (Via Ullen Sentalu)
3. Traditional Culinary Experience
It's actually outspread throughout Indonesia, it's our famous heritage of Warung Tegal, the traditional Indonesian cuisines you will find in every 50 meters in the big city like Jakarta. But let's go talking about Semarang, when Chinese influenced the culinary tradition, I will tell you that they are definitely must eat when you visit this province and become my guilty pleasure because their taste are beyond so good. Lumpia, Bandeng Presto, Tahu Pong, Tahu Gimbal and so many kind manifestation of Soto or Curry depend on its region, salted duck egg as a side dish? yes absolutely
Semarang's Tahu Gimbal (Via Swikee Gloris)
4. Extravagant Natural Beauty
The famous Taman Nasional Karimun Jawa as one of our National Park, features under the sea fauna and corals with white sand and crystal clear water, 45 nautical miles away from nearest city of Jepara, Karimun Jawa also well-known as spot where you can bravely swim with (baby) sharks. In the mountain side, near Wonosobo, laying there is Dieng Plateau features breathtaking view with their indisputable beauty of Telaga Warna & Ijen crater; the best place for everyone who are into chasing morning fog and catch the sun light.
Telaga Warna - Dieng Plateau at Wonosobo, Central Java (Via Kaskus)
5. A Little Luxury Approved
As I mentioned earlier, Amanjiwo Resort. When Art, Culture, History, Nature and Leisure mixed into one bowl, there must be a chance for luxury resort laying there to accomodate high class profiles. Perfectly located facing the famous Buddhist sanctuary, The Great Borobudur temple, moreover surrounded by mountains and hills, what a place to spent one or two quite nights. More on Welcome to Amanjiwo.
Amanjiwo Resort, Magelang - Central Java (Via Deluxshionist)
So that's my Top 5 Reasons To Visit Central Java because I love art, culture, history, mystery, eat and walk around to flirt with nature and closing it with a great stay. How I love my country, even the closest province have so many attractions to offer. So I would love to comeback, mind to join me? Wish me luck