Aug 26, 2019

From Javanese princesses to Rihanna: The rise of ...

Though white skin has been seen as a beauty 'ideal' for 50 years, Indonesia's fashion and beauty industries are now employing more ‘indigenous' models, and darker-skinned celebrities are genuine beauty symbols.

Sep 24, 2015

Batiks and Adidas: A new nationalism in Southeast Asia

A wave of national pride has young people mashing up local and global culture in a shift that has important implications for brands, writes Flamingo's Adri Reksodipoetro.