One of the most important – some bridezillas say the most important - parts of a wedding is the blushing bride's dress. Take your guests' (and your soul mate's) breath away with a dream dress from one of these great local designers.
All hail the queen of all-in-one wedding services in Indonesia! Taking inspiration from her own stressful wedding, Tina Andrean and her husband, Johnny, have rounded up everything you need for the perfect Big Day under one roof, including decorators, planners, and beautiful wedding dresses designed by Tina. After you’re done drooling over the beautiful gowns, check out the rest of Tina’s website to find some of the best wedding service providers in the city.
Tina Andrean, Gandaria City, UG Floor, UG-05A, Gandaria, South Jakarta, p: 62-21 2900 8023, Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-9pm.
Tina Andrean, Ruko Kelapa Gading, Blok LB3 No. 29-30, Kelapa Gading, East Jakarta, P: 62-21/7164-7775. Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-7pm.
Every bridal gown by Phangsanny is the perfect marriage of whimsical, sophisticated, vintage, and romantic. Designer Phangsanny is a perfectionist so expect to find flawlessness in everything from the dress patterns to the lace details. She also only accepts a limited number of orders every month to make sure that each bridal client walks down the aisle in a one-of-a-kind creation, so make sure you book you spot early! No plans to tie the knot in the near future but really love Phangsanny’s designs? Good news: she also makes evening gowns. You can find Phangsanny in Jakarta and Bali.
Phangsanny Couture, Gading Parkview ZC1 No. 15, Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, p: 62-21/ 4586-0157. By appointment only.
A 2007 graduate of the ESMOD Fashion College, Imelda Kartini has made an impressive name for herself in the nation’s haute couture scene in a short amount of time. For brides who want an edgy, yet romantic, bridal gown for one of the most important days of their lives, Imelda’s rich, unique dresses will definitely turn heads. And we’re not the only ones who are falling head over heels for Imelda’s glam Gothic style, her innovative bridal collection was featured on the second season of “Asia’s Next Top Model” and has been winning over fashionistas ever since.
Imelda Kartini, Jl. Surya Wijaya Blok X No. 32C, Taman Ratu, West Jakarta, p: 62-21/5694-0582. By appointment only.
For traditional brides who want a timeless and cultural look, Yohannes Bridal offers both frothy white gowns and modern-looking kebayas. The bridal salon also offers all-inclusive wedding packages because they know weddings are more than just dresses. Get most everything taken care of here from outfits for the bride and groom, to photography, to make up for the entire wedding party – including mothers-in-law. Sounds good to us!
Yohannes Bridal, Jl. Muara Karang e IV Timur No. 50, Muara Karang, North Jakarta, p: 62-21/ 661-0977. By appointment only.
After working for and learning from international brands, Jeffry Tan broke out on his own in 2009 with his amazing vision for couture clothes and has become one of the most well-known designers working in Jakarta right now. You won’t find simple designs here, but there are plenty of sophisticated, elaborate, modern designs for the more avant-garde bride. Adding to the experience, his open-concept boutique in Cipete gives you a chance to witness the production and creative development of the beloved garments.
Jeffry Tan, Jl. Abdul Majid Raya No. 40, Cipete, South Jakarta, p: 62-21/7591-0679. By appointment only.
Another graduate from the ESMOD Fashion College, Albert Yanuar finished off his schooling by taking home the best fashion designer award in 2003. Adding to his achievements, Albert’s immaculate collection of evening gowns was featured in the Putri Indonesia Pageant. Although he hasn’t formally released a bridal collection, fans can work with the designer to create beautiful bespoke wedding dresses and gowns for the entire wedding party.
Albert Yanuar, Jl. Gading Indah Raya Kav 8 Blok A No. 9, Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, p: 62-21/4585-7942. By appointment only.
For the wedding party
Petite and The Buns
Enough about the bride, let’s take care of the bridesmaids, the unsung heroes of any wedding. Petite and The Buns are experts in creating modern, cute dresses that your bridesmaids will actually be looking forward to wearing down the aisle. No matter what your colours or theme, Petite and The Buns will have something fashionable for the ladies in waiting.
Petite and The Buns, p. 62-812/6207-7999. By appointment only.
Audrey B Couture
Make sure you don’t forget the adorable flower girls’ dresses. Because fashionistas come in all sizes and ages, Audrey B Couture has prepared the most adorable formal dresses for little girls. From 1920’s flapper to a sea of frilly tulle, you can easily pick the perfect little dresses that will start your wedding off in style.
Audrey B Couture, p: 62-815/6768-5777. By appointment only.