Love, Bonito Celebrates 13 Years of Iconic Style with Batik Collaboration

Love, Bonito Celebrates 13 Years of Iconic Style with Batik Collaboration

August 2, 2023 0 By Rowena Cletus

Southeast Asia’s leading omLove, Bonito, marks its 13th anniversary in style by showcasing 13 iconic styles that have defined the brand’s journey to its current stature. In a celebration that coincides with the Merdeka month, the brand pays tribute to the rich cultural heritage of batik by collaborating with the home-grown and female-founded batik brand, KANOE. The result is a stunning fusion of contemporary fashion that spotlights the best of both worlds.

A Vibrant Fusion of Fashion and Heritage

To honor the fearless and passionate women within its community, Love, Bonito anchors its “Best of the Best” collection with a vivid magenta color. This hue represents the strength and determination of the women who have embraced the brand throughout its journey. Some pieces from this collection will be paired with KANOE’s exquisite batik pieces, creating captivating ensembles that beautifully blend contemporary fashion with traditional artistry.

Exhibition of Captivating Ensembles

Fashion enthusiasts and fans of Love, Bonito can witness the mesmerizing cross-styling fusion of contemporary and batik fashion at four of the brand’s prominent outlets: Mid Valley, Sunway Pyramid, One Utama, and Fahrenheit88. Starting from 4th August, these outlets will showcase the captivating ensembles that embody the essence of Love, Bonito’s journey over the past 13 years.

Timeless Silhouettes in Viva Magenta

The “Best of the Best” collection features timeless silhouettes, from fan-favorite tops and bottoms to one-piece statements, all adorned in the 2023 Pantone Colour of the Year – Viva Magenta. This vibrant color perfectly captures the brand’s spirit, which is embodied by the women who form its vibrant community. Notably, the collection showcases pieces that have been worn and cherished by women whose stories are deeply intertwined with Love, Bonito’s history. These remarkable ladies include the brand’s first clothing supplier, Xiao Yi, who took a chance on Love, Bonito long before its rebranding in 2010, and the first catalogue model, Jasmine, among others. Their heartfelt journeys align with the growth and success of the brand, serving as a testament to its impact on women’s lives.

A Perfect Intersection of Art and Science

Tingzhi Liu, VP of Design & Development at Love, Bonito, emphasizes the meticulous approach to creating the brand’s bestsellers. The pieces represent the perfect intersection between art and science, leveraging over 10 years of data insights, 100 design attributes, and valuable feedback from the community. This collaborative effort has resulted in iconic designs tailored for the everyday Asian woman.

Timeless Pieces in the Collection

Among the highlights of the “Best of the Best” collection are the leg-lengthening Pvara Regular Flare Pants, which have become synonymous with Love, Bonito’s brand name. The waist-cinching and flare-cut design in magenta adds a touch of elegance to any outfit. The Kaleni Padded Plunge Maxi Dress personifies Ariana Grande’s hit song “God is a Woman” with its bold plunge neckline, padded bust, and flattering flare silhouette. Another versatile combination is the Mailea Boat Neck Crop Top and Mailea Side Pleat Column Skirt, offering endless multi-occasion looks.

Happy Birthday to You!

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Love, Bonito’s Best of the Best Collection is priced from RM105-RM219 and launches from Monday, 31 July, online and Friday, 4 August, in-stores. For more information, please visit