My aunt Atiet – Maker of our LARAS X my aunt Atiet collection
My talented aunt Atiet who lives in Indonesia not only manage the business in Indonesia, she also makes the first collection bags with much love and dedication. I am so grateful for her love and dedication. Shop our collection
Marieke – Fashion Designer LARAS x Bunnibow (batik haarbanden, batik wokkels)
Together with the talented Marieke from Bunnibow we combine the beautiful Indonesian Textiles with her skills of making the cutest headbands and scrunchies. Our limited edition headbands and scrunchies are made of handmade batik from Indonesia, some cloths are new and some cloths are vintage pieces from my Indonesian family. Shop our collection
Ellen – Fashion Designer LARAS x Studio LL collection (batik babyschoentjes, batik camerariem en meer)
Together with the talented Ellen from Studio LL we combine the beautiful Indonesian Textiles with her skills of making baby shoes, small bags (etui/ make-up bag) and camera straps. Our limited edition babyshoes, small bags and camerastraps are made of handmade batik from Indonesia, some cloths are new and some cloths are vintage pieces from my Indonesian family. Shop our collection.
Lizet – Fashion Designer LARAS x Lizet van der Knaap (batik rugzak)
Together with the talented Lizet from Lizet van der Knaap we combine the beautiful Indonesian Textiles with her skills of making bags. Our limited edition backpacks and folderbags are made of handmade batik from Indonesia, some cloths are new and some cloths are vintage pieces from my Indonesian family. Shop our collection
Yvonne – Fashion designer LARAS x Vonn bags
Jouw eigen batik met kurk schoudertas of batik brillenhoesje. Samen met designer Vonn Bags combineren we de prachtige batikstoffen met haar talent en liefde voor het werken met kurk. Shop onze producten.
Onze limited edition batik rugzakken, schoudertassen en batik brillenhoesjes zijn gemaakt van de prachtige batikstoffen uit Indonesië Lees meer over batik en hoe het wordt gemaakt gecombineerd met kurk. Kurk is een prachtig duurzaam restproduct. Lees meer over kurk en hoe Yvonne dit gebruikt in haar producten. Sommige stoffen heb ik zelf gehaald bij de batikmakers, andere komen vanuit onze eigen familiecollectie. Lees meer over LARAS en mij (Lara Peeters).
Annemei – Fashion Designer LARAS x Bag to the future
LARAS teamed up with Dutch Fashion Designer Annemei Kalden from Bag to the future to produce a limited edition bag collection based on the signature style of both brands. The result: a bag with an unique story to tell. Both brands re-use beautiful materials to create something new. The bags are made from vintage Indonesian Batik (LARAS) and leather (Bag to the future). Shop our collection.
Ikat weavers from Flores, Indonesia
LARAS collaborate with the lovely women of a Weaver Cooperation located in a small village in Flores, Indonesia. Flores is well known for it’s fine traditional Ikat weaving. Together with the Womens Weaver Cooperation, we help sustain the long tradition of Ikat weaving in Indonesia. Ikat-weavers want to keep weaving and create a more steady income from their Ikat textiles. They are proud of their weaving skills, and want you to have the possibility to stand out in style with their work of art. Every Ikat cloth is unique with her own colors and designs and they a tell a story, stories about all the beautiful things in the weavers’ life.
Read more about the story of Ikat
Batik makers Java, Indonesia
Some of the handmade cloths are family vintage pieces, donated by my Indonesian oma Oetje (grandma), my mother or other family members. I’m so grateful I can use these cloths and that batik making is part of my family heritage (the grandmother of my mother used to batik). And some of the beautiful batik cloths we collect from talented makers we know in Java.