Friday, March 5, 2010

Fahrani Tattoo

Fahrani Empel is one of Indonesian models who success to go international.

She’s been working for 6 international fashion shows in the world’s cities of mode such as Milan, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore for 5 different international agencies. Her mother was also Indonesian top model in the late 70’s.

Fahrani started her career from the very young at age 5 by starring several commercials and soap operas. When she was 13 she entered John Casablanca’s school of modelling and graduated with predicate the best student.

Under John Casablanca’s Agency she frequently showed up in fashion shows and soap operas. When she was 15 years old she joined a prestigious event Elite Model Look 1999 and came out as the runner up. This made her became the representative for Indonesia in Elite Model Look International New York.

In summer school holiday she took an offer from Hong Kong fashion show for one month. And because they felt satisfy with her job, they offered her a long term contract. She then decided to leave her second year of high school for Hong Kong. She lived in Hong Kong for 4.5 years and travelled around the world for fashion shows in Tokyo, Singapore, Milan, and Paris. Then she moved to Japan and lived there for 1.5 years before moving back to Indonesia again.

In 2006 she worked in 3 international events: Giorgio Armani fashion show in Tokyo, Gucci fashion show in Hong Kong, Milan Fashion Week in Italy.

Besides Elite Model agency, she also works for several international agencies such as: Woman Management (Italy), Voice Models (Japan) and Red Models (Thailand).

Back to Jakarta, in 2006 she received an offer to play in films about model: “Super Model I” and “Super Model II”, directed by famous international awards winner director Garin Nugroho. In the following year she played a film “Kala” where she got good criticizes.

For the year 2007 she’s running on her goal to work in New York and also running her own shoe company in Bali. She’s going to work for Spring and Summer fashion shows at: Milan Fashion Week 2007, Paris Fashion Week 2007 and New York Fashion Week 2007.

Fahrani won Most Favorite Actress and Most Favorite Couple on Indonesian Movie Awards 2008, and recently she won Best Actress in Indonesian Film Festival 2008. On December 2008 she joined New York Fashion Week 2008.