Kebaya encim or peranakan. In Java worn by ladies of Chinese ancestry in Javan coastal cities with significant Chinese settlements, such as Semarang, Lasem, Tuban, Surabaya, Pekalongan and Cirebon. It marked differently from Javanese kebaya with its smaller and finer embroidery, lighter fabrics and more vibrant colors, made from imported materials such as silk and other fine fabrics. The encim kebaya fit well with vibrant-colored kain batik pesisiran (Javan coastal batik).
Beautiful and graceful the Sarong-Kebaya worn by Malay, Indonesian, and Straits-Chinese ladies in Singapore, Malacca, & Penang which were the Straits Settlements created by the British Empire.
Dress code: Filipiniana
How to wear our national dress without looking like a wedding sponsor (not that there’s anything wrong with being a ninang, but you know what we mean).
Peranakan ladies or "Nonyas" vying for the title of "Ratu Kebaya" or Kebaya Queen. The Kebaya is the blouse which has embroidery along the edges of the cuffs and along the front pinned together by a set of "Krosang" or broaches.
Baba and Nyonya: Modern Peranakan Wedding Inspiration
Our Baba and Nyonya bridal shower styled shoot is as colourful and delightful as the sarong kebayas and desserts it showcases. Planned and styled by Moments at The Tranquerah in Kuala Lumpur, this blend of traditional Peranakan aesthetics and modern styling is sure to inspire you to embrace a history and culture that is uniquely South East Asian.