The founder of the collapsed Shakuhachi fashion empire is living it up in Bali, new photos show – years after she left Australia and a trail of debts behind.
Despite owing hundreds of thousands to around 80 creditors when she left Australia, mother-of-two Jessie White is living a glamorous life in the trendy resort village of Seminyak on the south coast of the Indonesian island of Bali.
In recent months Ms White has reactivated her Instagram account, sharing pictures of herself dressed in designer clothing at beach clubs and bars on the holiday island.
The mum-of-two counts fellow Australian expats, hotelier Cisco Tschurtschenthaler, former Real House Of Melbourne Sally Bloomfield and Lindy Klim as close friends.
Life’s a beach for failed fashionista Jessie White (pictured) who is pictured at a beach in Bali with her children
Ms White is understood to have sought refuge in Indonesia after her once popular fashion label was placed under voluntary administration, after which Andrew Spring of forensic accounting firm Jirsch Sutherland was appointed liquidator.
The former fashion darling – who grew up in Melbourne’s well-heeled south-eastern suburbs, before making the move to Sydney – is no stranger to celebrity fashion circles.
White is also step-siblings with The Cat Empire keyboard player and backing vocalist Ollie McGill.
With a thriving