‘G’ is for Grandma

Remember those alphabet books you had as a kid?? I had a swish Disney-themed one which I loved to tatters. You remember. ‘B’ is for BAMBI, ‘C’ is for CINDERELLA. Late last year fashion photographer Tim Walker released his own Granny-themed version aptly titled ‘The Granny Alphabet’. But this book is more than just your ABC’s. As Walker explains: Old age brings back this childlike … Continue reading ‘G’ is for Grandma

Step up

Simone Rocha Autumn/Winter 2013     Fashion probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital city. To most of the world Bali, Bintang Beer and Mie Goreng are probably the strongest associations they have with the fourth most populous country. But an emerging, well-heeled folk are changing things up. As a frequent visitor and avid contributor to … Continue reading Step up

A cuppa with Lady Macaron

Emmelyn Gunawan From Bali to Paris, Melbourne to New York, this yoga-loving, quinoa-munching global trekker and brand manager of Potato Head bar and restaurant in Jakarta caught a breath with Grandma AL to talk about Paris, hippies and eyebrow threading. [Accompanied by a pot of Gatsby’s prohibition tea courtesy of Potato Head Garage] My heroes: I really admire my brother (Creative Director of PH) and … Continue reading A cuppa with Lady Macaron

Matchy matchy

This is Donald and Nancy Featherstone. In 1957 Donald designed those ornamental plastic flamingos you’ve probably seen stabbed into lawns across the US (kind of a big deal). But together the couple are known for something completely different – they’ve worn the same outfit for thirty-five years. When they first met, Donald always wore stuffy suits even during hot summer days.   So Nancy sewed … Continue reading Matchy matchy