Essentials: The Kooples

COOL COUPLE. If we were to put The Kooples into a social group, it would belong to the cool kids’ club, minus the pretension. The French brand, which has just landed in Galleries Lafayette Jakarta, departs from strict French sensibility and gravitates toward the preppypunk style of British indie-types instead.


That said, you will be able to find slim-fit suits with leather lapels and a variety of fitted jackets that will make the sartorial gang proud. With its fall/winter collection dominated mostly by black, there is one more fact you ought to know: They shoot their ad campaigns with real (cool) people who are consciously coupling in real life.