Couple Spotlight: The Love Story Of Erwin Azizi & Angela Karto That Gets Better With Age
They’re the couple about town that everyone welcomes with open arms. Beautiful, warm and amicable, Erwin and Angela are 2 individuals who lead their own lives but admired for the time they make for each other, be it a laidback day with their 3 sons or a night out with their high society besties. Erwin first met the Indonesian beauty in 2009 when in Jakarta, that ensued in a funny tale of tug-of-war. A year and half later, the handsome director of commercial real estate consortium, Menara Group, found himself marrying the woman of his dreams in 4 ceremonies from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur. Follow us on a walk down the romantic memory lane with some of their best public appearances.
2012 October, Malaysia Tatler Ball
“I was caught in this tug of war, with Erwin holding one hand while my friend had the other!” Angela Karto recalled, of that time Erwin Azizi fell for her at first sight, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Jakarta. In a Malaysia Tatler 2009 story, they told how their inner foodies played a defining role in their relationship.
2013 October, McLaren Flagship store launch
Erwin juggles multiple roles: His daytime job as the CEO of Midwest Equity Sdn Bhd is complemented with a more leisurely pursuit that led him to cofound Blue Jackets Society, an independent car owners fraternity. As such, the pair is a familiar presence at the most prestigious car launches around the city.
2013 November, Malaysia Tatler Ball
Angela, on the other hand, is a woman who holds her own as a fashionista, doting mother and businesswoman of batik line Bleu Natar. The 2 are eagerly anticipated arrivals on the annual Malaysia Tatler Ball red carpet, Angela wowing with her custom-made, head-turning gowns, and Erwin, the sharp gent in tailored suits.
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2014 November, de Grisogono Geneva private dinner party
The parents to 3 boys are ace at balancing work-life priorities, who maintain a healthy social life, coming out to dine at exclusive dinner events like this special one. It’s also the perfect excuse for them to dress to kill – geometric tie; check, statement clutch; check.
2014 November, Malaysia Tatler Ball
Angela, on a roll with the animal-themed embellished clutches, cuts a dazzling sight at the 2014 Tatler Ball. In a nod to her colour scheme, her husband dons a grey bowtie – talk about discreet matching.
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2015 March, Tiffany & Co Masterpieces dinner
She’s got that pregnancy glow! The parents to sons Saif Khalifa, Muazzam Enzo and Ayrton Salahaddin opt for a classic pairing at this glam dinner event, but this collective radiance is their best accessory for this evening.
2015 May, Montblanc SIHH dinner
The pair enjoy a cosy dinner to a theme of metallic and brown – Angela adding an edgy look to her LBD with a tailored jacket draped on her shoulders. We can picture her riding pillion on Erwin’s bike, zooming off on mini impromptu holiday breaks that they love to take…
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2015 August, MalaysiaTatler.com relaunch party
In a show of support for our digital milestone celebration, we had the pleasure of the pair’s attendance.
2015 October, Malaysia Tatler Ball
Put your hands together for another exceptional look the pair pulled off for a ball of a time. In true dramatic style, Angela donned a metallic layered and draped number, complemented by a clean-cut suited Erwin. This looks best embodies their passionate union, when they tied the knot back in June 2010.
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2016 January, wedding of Muhaini Mahmud
Here’s proof that their love each other grows with each day. Nestled in an embrace, Erwin and Angela could easy be mistaken as newlyweds at their friend’s wedding. One can only imagine how romantic their 4 wedding ceremonies were.
2016 February, Roger Vivier party
A couple who syncs stylishing, loves eternally. Erwin shows how to impress his fashionista main lady with a spot-on, blue-on-blue ensemble, while Angela taps into a spring spirit with this floral shift dress at this fashion launch.
2016 March, wedding of Diaz Atamkulov and Alia Geneid
Apparently, weddings have an effect on this affectionate couple. These smiles speak lengths of their infatuation for one another.
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2016 March, launch of Mama San restaurant KLCC
The launch of the famous F&B franchise in KL calls for a merry couple ensemble. Here to celebrate with Dato’ Seri Farah Khan, they look right at home joined at the hip for a stylish celebration of good eats.
2016 August, Bulgari KLCC concept store launch
Understated is the word for this smooth-styling couple. Their love for finely crafted trinkets brought them out for an evening of jewellery appreciation.
2016 October, Malaysia Tatler Ball
Angela is all for supporting local designers as her sense of style: Here she stuns in a draped flowing piece by Jovian Mandagie, sporting an old favourite animal clutch, next to her impeccable husband.
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2017 October, Lanvin opening party
Sporting a pregnancy glow, the expectant pair stole some time off to indulge in their love for fashion.
2018 January, Angela Karto’s slumber birthday party
Angela took the pajama trend to the next level, and got her friends to follow suit for her birthday. Fun parties like this show the playful side of high society parents who know how to let their hair down with class.
2018 March, aqiqah ceremony of Jeanelle Nika Mandagie
Riding on the floral theme at this symbolic occasion for baby Jeanelle, the pair stole a moment away from their kids, bestowing a radiant pose for our camera.