Suwitra designs and creates elegant wearable art through his unique ability to capture nature's beauty.
Ketut Suwitra was born into a family of rice farmers, their village bordering with a jungle in west Bali. The youngest of four children, he tended to errands with no opportunity for schooling beyond elementary grade level. Long walks through the jungle fostered in Suwitra a deep appreciation for nature, animals, color, and the beauty of the natural world.
Beckoned by the opportunity for employment, at 19, Suwitra, his brother and his sister transmigrated to Sulawesi Island. Yearning for his native Bali, he returned after a year to pursue an interest in the local Balinese arts and crafts.
The colorful fabric market of Denpasar gave him a new sense of design and marketing. His five years there also instilled newfound confidence, and he eagerly seized the opportunity to work and design for a foundation in Bali as their boutique manager.
The lure of the unknown called to him four years later, and he accepted a one year work and study program in the mountains of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He returned to his beloved Bali and soon got back to work. Suwitra designs and creates elegant wearable art through his unique ability to capture nature's beauty.
Suwitra masters batik and silk screening techniques as well as and hand-painted motifs, which he transforms into colorful sarongs, scarves, and stylish, comfortable, clothing.
Jariya Kakaew combines classic Thai fashions with sexy elegance for the exclusive design of this top. Woven of cotton, it features a pleated front and gathered back. A band of embroidered patterns in cotton twine contributes to the blouse's feminine....read more
The elegance of the ancient Thai kingdom of Lanna inspires this fashionable blouse. Designed by Jariya Kakaew, it is crafted of black cotton with a flattering V-neck and wide wing sleeves. It is decorated with cotton twine in shades of purple, brown,....read more
Designed by India's Isha Jain, this festive blouse features a mandarin collar and pin tucks down the front, which give it an easy fitting grace. Embellished with block prints, applied by hand and kantha, or running stitch embroidery, the colorful....read more
Delightfully feminine, this tunic by Khun Koy is crafted of chic black cotton. Delicate gray lace, crocheted by hand, adorns the wide neck and sleeves. The pleated smock blouse slips over the head and features pockets on each side.
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