SOE JAKARTA’S DESIGNS EXPLORE THE POTENTIALS OF INDONESIAN TRADITIONAL HANDWOVEN TEXTILES INFUSING THEM WITH MODERN, URBAN AESTHETICS. MOST PIECES IN OUR COLLECTIONS USE TEXTILES DEVELOPED AFTER INTENSIVE DISCUSSIONS WITH WEAVERS FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE ARCHIPELAGO WHO CREATE BEAUTIFUL FABRICS ON TRADITIONAL HAND LOOMS.

TEXTURE AND ARTISAN-MADE DETAILS ARE SOE JAKARTA’S PASSION AND EACH COLLECTION PUSHES THE BOUNDARIES OF WHAT CAN BE ACHIEVED THROUGH EXPERIMENTATION AND EXPLORATION OF NEW MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES. ONE OF THE COLLECTION EXPLORES CONCEPTS OF TOPOGRAPHY AND LANDSCAPES, WHICH MONIQUE SOERIAATMADJA, THE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, DEDICATED TO HER LATE FATHER, A PROFESSOR OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS. EACH UNDYED STRAND OF HANDSPUN COTTON YARN WAS MANUALLY LAID AND WOVEN IN WITH RANDOM GAPS TO CREATE BEAUTIFUL TEXTURES INSPIRED BY LANDSCAPES.

ULTIMATELY SOE JAKARTA AIMS TO CREATE CLOTHES WITH A STORY, EVERYDAY WEAR THAT IS EASY TO WEAR AND EASILY FITS INTO A MODERN WOMAN’S WARDROBE. BY JUXTAPOSING BEAUTIFUL LABOR INTENSIVE FABRICS WITH MODERN AND TECHNICAL FABRICS, SOE JAKARTA REIMAGINES CLASSIC SILHOUETTES WITH A UNIQUE QUIRKY TOUCH, A PERFECT FIT FOR WOMEN WHO DESIRE TRADITION WITHOUT LOSING THEIR MODERN FLAIR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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