The Jakarta Post
Four local designers presented their ethnic designs during the sixth installment of lndonesia Fashion Week, slated to run until Feb. 5 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Senayan, Central Jakarta.
With “Celebrations of Culture” as its theme, the event commits to continuously developing and promoting local culture, as well as local travel destinations. The four designers, namely S. Diono, Jenahara Black Label, Ida Royani and Jeny Tjahyawati, displayed their ethnic creations during the first and second day of the show. A pioneer of Muslim fashion, designer Ida Royani, for example, combines traditional woven fabrics ulos pinuncaan Toba with sadum from North Sumatra.
Aside from fashion shows, the event also hosts seminars, a competition, a talk show and other fashion-related events. (kes)