ABOUT SAPTO DJOJOKARTIKO
With over a decade experience in Fashion Industry, Solo born designer - Sapto Djojokartiko has renowned Indonesian’s Fashion world. He established his first line in 2007 and constantly growing his line into couture, bride and Prêt-à-Porter. He was acclaimed as a designer with a detail-focused aesthetic in design. Sapto’s dark romanticism and feminine inspired design have wowed the fashion crowd. Moreover, His emphasis on intricately has sealed his place as one of fashion’s most talented designer.
The city where Sapto Djojokartiko’s was born is a city with aristocracy antiquity from the glory of old Mataram Kingdom in Java Island mixed with Dutch Feudalism. The rich cultural background where he was raised influence his way of thinking in all his attainment. In creating his arts, the twist and harmonies of different cultural background has spelled his imagination.
Sapto Djojokartiko portrays inspiration from Indonesia’s rich heritage. He tried to capture emotion from an idea and tried to interpret his visions into volume and detail that can visualize the ideas origin. To achieve his feminine, dark romanticism design with an emphasis in details of intricately aesthetic, he only cut from the ethereal fabrics and decorated with delicate embroidery and embellishment. He use mix soft materials and silhouettes with tougher, more structured pieces in his work. Exotic flourishes embroidery, beading, fringes, and sequin is beautifully elaborate in his piece of art.
The signature colors of Sapto Djojokartiko are black, taupe, off white but look for pure white with flashes of rich color. He also known to take advantage of a bag of tricks to draw attention to good areas and skim over problem body parts. Therefore, he is been called as a master of disguise.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS & ACCOLADES
Elle Style Award honored Sapto Djojokartiko by naming him “Fashion Designer of the Year” in 2011.