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KARTINI BLOG

Jill Kartini

NEW YEAR, NEW INTENTIONS

Do you make new years resolutions? I don't have a list of any kind ready by the end of the year, as it is such a hectic time. I prefer to spend some time in January, reflecting on the previous year and thinking about what I would like to achieve in the year ahead, once the dust of New Years has s...
WHY WE DON'T PARTICIPATE IN SALES

WHY WE DON'T PARTICIPATE IN SALES

Sustainability is at the heart of all KARTINI designs - from materials and methods, to packaging and production style.  So, each year when Black Friday comes around, I find myself thinking about the ideals behind such big sales - and how brands that claim to be sustainable manage to participate, ...
Sheila Timothy Kartini Batik Bandeau

KARTINI SISTER: LALA TIMOTHY

Behind the scenes with Indonesian film producer, Lala Timothy. I met Lala earlier this year when she walked into the KARTINI island boutique on Gili Air for a chat, and of course some batik swimwear! Since then I have been following Lala’s story, and her amazing career as a film producer here in ...
Jessica Mae Kartini Swim Intimates

KARTINI SISTER: JESSICA MAE

Our very first 'KARTINI Sister' interview is with boho goddess Jessica Mae. Jessica is a stylist, photographer, content creator (and adorable pug owner) based on Australia’s Gold Coast. Jessica partners with independent and inclusive bohemian-style Aussie labels to help create the look, love and ...
Life on a deserted island.

Life on a deserted island.

At the moment, it's so, so quiet here in Gili Air. It really is like living on a deserted island. Most days I take our kids to the beach to play, and we don't see another soul. This island lays to the north-east of Lombok, next door to Bali. You can walk around Gili Air in under an hour, there ar...