Maatin Shakir is a self-taught shoe designer who hails from Miri, Sarawak. This young Sarawakian was born and raised by a creatively driven family. Nomadic, blossomed in different countries, exposed to different cultures, lifestyles and music at a very young age, ultimately shaping an avant-garde yet humble way of thinking.
Maatin keeps his designs simple with a modern twist and strives to create classy, sexy and fashionable pieces for men and women across the age spectrum. Then later on, ventured into Clothing line for men and women, debuting his first collection at Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week 2014. Stamping yet another mark in the local fashion industry, with his minimal silouttes fused with his love for ethnic inspired prints.
Always having an urge of giving back to community and the environment, Maatin found Biji-Biji as a platform for him to give back and raise awareness of waste produced by the fashion industry. Introducing and creating more awareness of the importance of sustainable fashion is part of his goal in Biji-Biji.