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KARTINI BLOG

KARTINI SISTER: LAINE HOFFMAN

KARTINI SISTER: LAINE HOFFMAN

Introducing KARTINI Sister - Laine Hoffman. I first connected with Laine when she purchased our iconic Flores Onepiece at our island boutique in Gili Air back in 2019. I have been following her adventures ever since.2022 has already been a year of big changes for Laine, who completed a Bachelor o...
THINGS I AM GRATEFUL FOR

THINGS I AM GRATEFUL FOR

Life on Gili Air has been very quiet for the last two years. It seems like forever since everyone left and the borders closed. It’s been a tough time for so many, especially small business owners on the island. Now Indonesia has opened up and we are all busting at the seams to welcome visitors ...
KARTINI SISTER: RHI

KARTINI SISTER: RHI

Behind the scenes with boho mermaid + mama bear Rhi.I was drawn to Rhi’s beautiful photography, sunny beach adventures with her daughter, and down to earth, divinely feminine aesthetic. I wanted to know more about her self love journey so I reached out to her for this interview. Read on to find ...
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 ...