Double power! Siblings Aziza (19) and Archie (21) from Djakarta, Indonesia rock.While Archie is already here since August 2014, studying International Business at the University, ‘little’ sister Aziza will move in september for Arts, Culture, Media studies. Why Groningen? “Loving the chill vibes here.”
Do check Aziza’s blog as well: enticingvices.blogspot.nl
What are you wearing?
bomber, shirt: vintage
ankle boots and sweater: H&M
mom jeans: Pull & Bear
cap: Thrasher Magazine
socks: some random store in Korea
How would you describe your style?
Archie: “Laidback, street style vintage x whatever-is-on-discount-at-the-store.”
Aziza: “Street 90’s grunge for the most part, but I always like to switch things up and embody a certain character/style everyday.”
Favorite fashion labels?
Aziza: “I don’t really have one, just anything from a flea market basically.”
What are your favorite spots in Groningen for…
shopping: Vintage stores and Men at Work | Herestraat 76
groceries: Toko Melati | Gedempte Zuiderdiep 126 for your daily ketjap and keroepoek needs
Indonesian food: Warung Jawa | Gedempte Zuiderdiep 110
coffee: Black and Bloom | Oude Kijk in’t Jatstraat 32
lunch: Hasret Kebabs
diner: Pernikkel | Aweg 2
nightlife: Vera | Oosterstraat 44
What’s missing here?
Archie: “Real clubs and good music, sadly.”
Is there a Indonesian community here?
“Yes! And it’s a huge one! Groningen has probably the largest Indonesian student society in The Netherlands, it’s called PPI Groningen (Perhimpunan Pelajar Indonesia di Groningen). We usually organize sports, cultural, and social events. There’s even a website and Facebook page dedicated for it, check it out.”
Your Djakarta tip?
“Definitely the food, most especially is sop kaki kambing. It’s a melting pot of the best flavors you can find in the whole archipelago.”