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Different State is Different Taste of Accessories

Senin, 17 Oktober 2011

Collection of clothing and accessories are always adjusting to the seasons and climate. Each new collection of designers who launched the world usually refers to the climate, especially a country that has four seasons.

Usually fashion collection is divided into a collection of autumn and winter or spring and summer collection. Accessories such as necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings are options to adjust the season, especially with regard to choice of colors. In addition to climate effect, selection of accessories as well depending on your taste and design motifs which are different in each continent.

Businessman and craftsman accessories from Thailand share his experience to Kompass Female. Varieties of accessories are made in Thailand since the past 2-4 years, mostly marketed outside of Thailand. Accessory products from Thailand are exported to Europe, America, and Asia, including countries in Southeast Asia.

Thailand has a character similar to Indonesia included in the design of accessories. Artisans and exporters from Thailand, Komkrit Kosiyashtit or familiarly called Mac produce your own necklaces, bracelets, and earrings from the stones, pearls and metals. At first glance much like accessory collections from Borneo-rich rocks and has a bright color.

"My main markets are Spain and Japan," said Mac in the booth accessories exhibition of Thailand products, Central Park Mall Jakarta, Saturday (15/10/2011) then.

According to Mac, Japanese women like small accessories. While the Europeans like accessories such as necklaces and medium-sized modern style, simple, minimalist. Another with women in Southeast Asia, they liked the large ethnic style necklace for example.

While the matter of color choices, Mac said that colors is depending on the season, let alone more homemade products marketed to Europe. If the winter it is more like dark colors. While the summer, it is bright colors in demand, calling up the Mac accessory collection homemade De Frost.

Accessories De Frost that most of the rock material was produced with the involvement of housewives in Thailand. If you visit Thailand, you can go to JJ Mall is located 200 meters from the popular shopping destinations in Bangkok, Chatuchar Market. Prices start around 312 baht or USD 90,000 for earrings and rings.

In Indonesia, a collection of accessories from the rocks like these are also mostly found in Borneo. In the market garden vegetables, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, for example. You can hunt various models and types of accessories in this famous accessory shopping destination. The price is affordable, from Rp 10,000.

If you love unique and different accessories, Ribbon Ceramic Jewelry from Thailand could be an option. Accessories of the ceramic are made by hand painting. So, despite the same motif, guaranteed nothing accessories that really look like.

Athasit Buranahet, Chief Marketing Officer Pita said each country has different preferences and tastes accessories. Asian countries prefer flower and animal motifs on the painted on a necklace and earrings made of ceramic tape. While countries in Europe, preferred accessory tiles painted with graphic motifs.

"People in Asia, including Indonesia, like the bright colors. While Europeans prefer necklaces and earrings gray, black and white," clearly stating Athasit Ribbon accessories can be found at Chiang Mai airport with prices starting at 138 baht, or about Rp 40,000.

Accessories of this hand-painted ceramics, 85 percent are exported to Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, America, France, Italy, Malaysia, India and China. A total of four painters were employed to produce designs and motifs created by Napat as the main designer. In one day, could produce 50-60 Ribbon accessories.

For those of you who want to do business accessory, the experience of Thailand could be a reference. For fans accessory, select where the tastes of Europe or Asia? Or you've collected various types of accessories in the home.

Inspiring Quotations of Steve Jobs

Kamis, 06 Oktober 2011

During his life, the founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, is known as one of the inspirational figures. Each speech was praised and meaningful sentences with thrill quotations.

Some statements and thoughts many people cited as motivation. Steve Jobs may die, but his thoughts will be a legacy that is remembered of all time. Here are some quotes that inspired Steve Jobs speech.

An interview with Playboy in 1985

"I do not think would work this hard for something, but it works for Macintosh is the most exciting experiences of my life. When we finished the presentation at the shareholders' meeting, everyone in the auditorium stood up and gave an award to perform a standing ovation for five minutes. It is things that I will never forget. Nobody ever thought that we could complete this project. From there all the people began to shed tears. "

Interview with Wired in 1996

"Technology makes our lives easier. It can touch many lives side of someone we think cannot. You may have children who are less perfect and could form a community with other parents who have similar experiences so they can get medical information, support and information drugs are very useful. "

An interview with Fortune in 2000

"In the minds of most people, the design was meant only to cover something and the interior is a decoration. Design and interior is nothing more than the product of fabrics for curtains and sofa. But for me, nothing is more valuable than a design. This is the soul of every human creation that can inform each of the layers of products and services produced. "

Interview with Business Week in 2004

"Innovation comes when people meet on the street or chatting on the phone at 22:30 on an idea. Or the innovation was when they realized there is something that can be solved to a problem. Or when at a meeting with six people who are contacted by someone because he thought finding an idea that would produce something great and everyone listened with enthusiasm. "

Steve Jobs speech at Stanford University in 2005

"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most effective ways for daring to make a major life decision. For all the hope, pride, shame and fear of failure will not mean if faced with death. Given that we are going to die is the best way to avoid thought to fear failure? There is no reason for you not to follow your heart. "

"Your time is limited, so do not waste it living someone else. Do not be trapped by dogma which makes you live in other people's thinking. Do not let distractions from other people's opinions over the sound of your heart."

AllThingsD conference in 2010

"Nothing is more gratifying than receiving an email from someone I did not know in various parts of the world who have just bought the iPad. He uses his experience and stated that the iPad is the coolest technology products that he had brought home all his life. That which makes me to continues to survive. That's what strengthens me in 5 years ago, 10 years ago when it closed nearly all occasions. And this is what will continue to encourage me in the next five years that whatever will happen. "

Shopping in "Street Market" ala Mazee

Senin, 03 Oktober 2011

Malls that provide the fashion of teenagers may have mushroomed in Jakarta. But there is only one mall in Jakarta that provides a place for young people, explore their personal style, using fashion collections in the country. Fashion store at fX Lifestyle Mazee X'nter Jakarta became the first shopping with unique and dynamic concept, representing the distinctive character of this teenagers.

Like teenagers, Mazee always comes up with fresh ideas and new innovations. December 2011 later, Mazee adds uniqueness. Fashion store concept that involves young Indonesian designers, with a collection that is not typical of the market remains a mainstay. However Mazee has a new shopping concept by opening 20 outlets in Mazee Street.

"The concept of Mazee Street is like a bazaar. Later, there are two areas in Mazee, shops and street markets. The plan will be opening in December. Mazee also be moved from the sixth floor to the third floor in the fX . On the third floor will be gathered throughout the retail fashion. fX The third floor is a ladies floor, because 90 percent of its products are the needs of women, "said Herlina Hutasoit Widjaja, President Director of PT Cipta Persada Gilang, owner of the fashion market Mazee, told Reuters during a media briefing Female Munchies café, Mazee, fX Jakarta, Thursday (09/29/2011).

Although adopting the concept of the bazaar, Mazee on the third floor is a permanent store, said Herlina. Because Mazee and all fashion shops in fX later based in this area.

Mazee with this new concept also will reach more young designers. You will find a variety of unique fashion collection of young people qualified, native-made Indonesia here later.

"90 percent of its local products are more than ever that only 70 percent. Only 10 percent of goods imported from China, Thailand, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Korea. Although imported products, retailers it all Indonesian people," said Herlina experienced as a buyer and retailers for 18 years.

According to Herlina, the younger generation should be given opportunities to develop. Through Mazee, Herlina attempt to realize it. Currently there are 69 retailers who join the Mazee with about 79 brands are made by designers aged 20-30.

Mazee fashion store concept which was launched in July 2010 it also managed to attract a buyer from among the young. Not only that, the retailer of Bali, Palembang, Malaysia, and Singapore also interested in adopting similar concepts.

Herlina explained, later he will apply the concept of franchising Mazee to other interested retailers. Even so, the main requirement to be met, that the local product Indonesian designer gets a larger share in the franchise stores.

"Regarding the franchise, I will explore the opportunities. Right now I want to focus reinforces the concept of stores and street markets in Mazee Jakarta. In addition also hold a buyer's week to bring together retailers from home and abroad. With so local products could be lifted," said Herlina.

With the new concept Mazee, more young people have much choice, style with a collection of local fashion, quality, and cheaper prices.

"People getting fed up with the same brand, and want to find a different. Local products can meet the fashion needs at a price that is cheaper, but not cheap, and has a typical," said Herlina, adding the change in location from the sixth floor to the third floor later will not change the concept that blends fashion stores with cafes, as a youth hangout.

Jakarta Fashion Week Open Opportunities for Young Designers

Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) Organizers has set a date of November 12 to 18 as the date of implementation of JFW 2011/2012. Located at Pacific Place, SCBD Jakarta, this event will present more than 150 designers, more than 200 models, with 50 to 60 shows, which is targeted to be attended by more than 250,000 visitors and 50 buyers from around the world.

"We work closely with designers of APPMI to do the selection. We will focus on the vision and mission of designers; see the great man, great potential, and collection. We also will assess the design and competitive price, "said Svida Alisjahbana, Chairman of Jakarta Fashion Week 2012 and CEO of Femina Group, after the seminar" Ways of Targeting Market Segments Fashion "at Auditorium 1 Ministry of Trade, Jakarta, Wednesday (28 / 9 / 2011) ago.

Svida said, in the selection of the participating designers, the alumni of Lomba Perancang Mode / Fashion Designers Contest (LPM) will be prioritized. LPM is a new designer competition held by Femina since 1979. In the first election, Samuel Wattimena selected as the winner. Samuel has now become one of the top designers in Indonesia.

LPM is held every year until 1997. After a gap of six years of its implementation, the LPM was held again in 2003 and turned into a biennial event. Starting in 2009, the LPM is held alternately with Accessory Designer Contest.

The names of the senior designer that was born of this event are Edward Hutabarat, Itang Yunasz, Carmanita, Stephanus Hamy, Taruna Kusmajadi, Moses Widiatmodjo, Denny Wirawan, Sally Koeswanto, and Priyo Oktaviano. In addition, the LPM also gave birth to young designers today such as Eny Ming, Tex Saverio, Andreas Odang, Zacky Gaficky, and Albert Yanuar.
This year, the LPM receives as many as 296 sketches, which dominated the fashion school students throughout Indonesia. Some of them once and was studying in Jakarta, Singapore, Shanghai, and Milan. The winner is expected to continue to create and promote creativity as well as moving the fashion industry in the homeland.

In the 24 th of this competition, "East-West synergy" became a major theme of the LPM. The participants of LPM 2011 are challenged to interpret solid match the local culture, which displays in detail the design of modernity. The end result is a collection of ready-made clothing for consumers (women) today.

Hundreds of works that have been entered into the table selected committee will be published by the editors of fashion magazines Femina Group, to determine the 20 semifinalists. The jury consists of designer Moses Widyatmodjo and Priyo Oktaviano (alumni LPM), and Syahmedi Dean (observer of pop culture).

Judging on the semi-final stage will take place on October 5, 2011, in which the finalists had already sketched cultivate them into ready-made clothing, to be judged by the jury. This time the jury will consist of Moses Widyatmodjo, Priyo Oktaviano, Syahmedi Dean, S. Petty Fatimah (Chief Editor Femina) and Ninuk M. Pambudi (COMPASS journalist and observer mode).

There will be 10 finalists were selected and will follow the Final LPM on 17 November 2011, as part of a series of Jakarta Fashion Week. The jury will select three winners, one winner of favorites, and one special award-winning Mazda offerings. The first prize winner will receive a scholarship of The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles, United States, for three months and cash.