Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Indonesia:Six fashion shows enlivened closing day at Jakarta Fashion Week

Six fashion shows enlivened closing day at Jakarta Fashion Week


Six fashion shows enlivened closing day at Jakarta Fashion Week

The grand fashion event Jakarta Fashion Week 2010/2011 entered the final day (12 November 2010). Six fashion shows enlivened the closing day which took place at Fashion Tent and Fashion Promenade, Pacific Place Mall, Jakarta.

The day commenced as Ting Ting, a rising young designer from Surabaya, exhibited two of her collections at JFW; a ready to wear collection themed Pop Art as well as bridal wear collection which adopted the theme Modern Wedding.

Kraton Auguste Soesastro, a young Indonesian designer who is based in the United States of America, took the stage by demonstrating his talents through his special collection. This show was followed by the exhibition of five designers of Raffles Design Institue of Jakarta that was sponsored by The Body Shop, an Internationally-known make up brand. The five young designers were Diana, Diella & Patricia, John, Remigius and Winda.

The final events of Accessories Design Competition (Lomba Perancang Aksesori, or LPA) along with the announcement of the winners were next in line. LPA was first organized by Femina Group in 2008 and is scheduled to be held alternately with Fashion Design Competition (Lomba Perancang Mode, or LPM), senior event that is also held by Femina Group. In pursue of seeking new talents in accessory design at national level, LPA is intended as a platform of creative incubation to which new talents, media, stakeholders and competent fashion people may come together.

Pacific Place Mall also participated at the closing day of JFW, featuring four internationally renowned brands, Guess, Raoul, La Senza and GAP Kids. These brands are under the umbrella of PT. Gilang Agung Persada. The themes of the collections were High Street by Guess, Fun & Playful by Gap Kids, Flirty by La Senza and Sleek & Classic by Raoul.

Dewi Fashion Knights, a fashion event organized by Dewi magazine, was the closing event of JFW 2010/2011. Dewi Fashion Knights had partook three times at JFW and it had always been the most anticipated event of fashion lovers and enthusiasts.

Since its first appearance at JFW 2008/2009, Dewi Fashion Knights was intended as a celebration of the Indonesian fashion world. Henceforth, as one of the leading magazine as well as fashion trendsetter of Indonesia, Dewi proudly selected “fashion knights” that were considered as the best representatives of Indonesian contemporary spirit and to have visions that would shape the future of Indonesian fashion.

For JFW 2010/2011, the five selected designers were Ali Charisma (who adopted the theme Culture War for his collection), Kiata Kwanda (Pure Line), Priyo Oktaviano (The Glory), Stella Rissa (Woman’s Possessions) and Tex Saverio (La Glacon).  

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