Indonesian – born, Berlin-based designer Don Aretino’s work explores the interconnection between same sex desire, religion and social analysis.

He creates these narratives through bold collections that are intended to discomfort and creating a counter argument to an existing norm.

Throughout his career, He has been working for notable brands, such as SADAK & House of Malakai while creating several collections and building his reputation through various projects

With experiences across multiple fields, including as a costume designer and set designer, Don has a unique approach to styling. 

His works has been featured in various editorials and magazines, such as Dazed Digital, Fucking Young!, Sleek, FGUK, OE Magazine, Vision China and L’officiel Indonesia.