"Fashion to me is a way to express oneself. It is a media to showcase your taste and style to the world. "

Olivia Lazuardy is one of the prominent digital fashion influencers based in Jakarta, Indonesia. As the first step towards pursuing her passion in fashion, she founded olivialazuardy.com in 2013 – and later on, launches her Youtube channel that receives a warm welcome in fashion industry. Through her channels of Instagram, Youtube, Snapchat, and the olivialazuardy.com, she consistently posts fashion inspirations, fashion tips and tricks, travel journal, and personal styles.

How many pairs of shoes do you own?

This is such a hard question! I never really count my shoes buy maybe around 50 pairs? That includes sneakers and sandals too!

What part of your job do you enjoy the most and why?

I get to meet people from around the world. Looking back 5 years ago, I wouldn’t imagine having friends around the world. I feel this is a very rare opportunity and I cherish this deeply!

What does fashion mean to you?

It is a way to express oneself. It is a media to showcase your taste and style to the world.

What were the highlights of your trip to Madrid?

Flamenco dance! It was my first time in Spain and obviously my first time watching a flamenco performance in my whole life!! It was such an amazing experience.

How would you compare fashion in Madrid to fashion in Jakarta?

The difference would be the cultural background behind our countries. It always affects how people dress up in a particular city or country. I love how people in Madrid always dress up nicely but at the same time look very effortless!

Royal Theatre
Teatro Real (Royal Theatre) is a major opera house located in front of the Royal Palace. It was founded in 1818 and inaugurated on November 19, 1850. Today, it is one of the great theaters of Europe and it features productions with leading international singers, musical directors, stage directors and dancers.

Plaza de Isabel II, s/n, 28013 Madrid

Royal Palace
The Royal Palace is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family, but it is only used for state ceremonies. It is the largest royal palace in Europe and one of the most expansive of the world. The interior of the palace is notable for its wealth of art including paintings by artists such as Caravaggio, Francisco de Goya, and Velázquez.

Calle de Bailén, s/n, 28071 Madrid

Coque Restaurant
Your arrival at Coque is the beginning of the culinary journey with four stops along with way, each with a distinct focus in terms of flavor and innovation. A journey in which you use all your senses, including those that you only think you possess. You'll need to not only smell and taste, but also touch, feel, imagine and even recreate flavors that you may never have tried before.

Calle del Marqués del Riscal, 11, 28010 Madrid

Santceloni Restaurant
A story that began to be written in 2001 when the first Michelin star was ignited, which only took two years to add the second one. More than 15 years later, continues to be written by the hand of the chef Óscar Velasco, David Robledo, as sommelier and Abel Valverde as front-of- house manager. The three, along with MontseAbellá for the sweet part, have been part of this team since the beginning.

Paseo de la Castellana, 57, 28046 Madrid

Corral de la Morería
Corral de la Morería was opened by Manuel del Rey in 1956 and is the most known tablao flamenco place in the world. Considered as the "Cathedral of flamenco art" of Spain, this establishment is frequently visited by well-known celebrities like the King of Spain, Government Presidents and famous international artists.

Calle de la Moreria, 17, 28005 Madrid