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Designers preserve local crafts in Indonesia Fashion Week 2017

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, February 3, 2017 | 10:46 am
  • A model wears collection by designer Tjok Abi on the main stage of Indonesia Fashion Week 2017 at the Jakarta Convention Center on Feb. 1 (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    A model wears collection by designer Tjok Abi on the main stage of Indonesia Fashion Week 2017 at the Jakarta Convention Center on Feb. 1 (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    A model wears collection by designer Tjok Abi on the main stage of Indonesia Fashion Week 2017 at the Jakarta Convention Center on Feb. 1 (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • A model wears an example from the ethnic collection by designer Torang Sitorus (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    A model wears an example from the ethnic collection by designer Torang Sitorus (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    A model wears an example from the ethnic collection by designer Torang Sitorus (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • Another from the collection by designer Torang Sitorus worn by one of Indonesian Fashion Week 2017's models (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    Another from the collection by designer Torang Sitorus worn by one of Indonesian Fashion Week 2017's models (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    Another from the collection by designer Torang Sitorus worn by one of Indonesian Fashion Week 2017's models (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • A model wears a dress designed by Julietteart. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    A model wears a dress designed by Julietteart. (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    A model wears a dress designed by Julietteart. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • A model struts down the runway wearing clothing from the collection of designer Julietteart. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    A model struts down the runway wearing clothing from the collection of designer Julietteart. (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    A model struts down the runway wearing clothing from the collection of designer Julietteart. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • Myanmar designer May Myat Waso showcases her designs at the Indonesia Fashion Week 2017. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    Myanmar designer May Myat Waso showcases her designs at the Indonesia Fashion Week 2017. (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    Myanmar designer May Myat Waso showcases her designs at the Indonesia Fashion Week 2017. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • A model wears clothing from the collection of designer Owens Joe . (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    A model wears clothing from the collection of designer Owens Joe . (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    A model wears clothing from the collection of designer Owens Joe . (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • A pant suit designed by Owens Joe. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    A pant suit designed by Owens Joe.  (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    A pant suit designed by Owens Joe. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • Designer Tyramona's unique design strutted down the runway by one of the models. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    Designer Tyramona's unique design strutted down the runway by one of the models. (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    Designer Tyramona's unique design strutted down the runway by one of the models. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • A model wears a unique head piece as part of the collection by designer Tyramona. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    A model wears a unique head piece as part of the collection by designer Tyramona. (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    A model wears a unique head piece as part of the collection by designer Tyramona. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • A model wears clothing from the collection of designer Amir Malik. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    A model wears clothing from the collection of designer Amir Malik. (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    A model wears clothing from the collection of designer Amir Malik. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

  • Also a design by Amir Malik. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

    Also a design by Amir Malik. (JP/Jerry Adiguna). OF JP/Jerry Adiguna

    Also a design by Amir Malik. (JP/Jerry Adiguna).

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The annual Indonesia Fashion Week will return for its sixth installment from Feb. 1 to 5 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Central Jakarta, bringing new goals to develop local fashion crafts.

(Read also: Indonesia Fashion Week 2017 to showcase local crafts)

The flagship event of the Indonesian Fashion Designers and Fashion Entrepreneurs Association (APPMI) plans to present 25 shows involving about 200 designers, seminars and talk shows, as well as an exhibition featuring 520 fashion brands, including from Myanmar, Lebanon, India, Australia, Italy, Malaysia and South Korea.

The highlight of the five-day spread themed “Celebration of Culture” will be the transformation of local crafts in the hands of designers for them to enter the international market. (wir/kes)

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