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Fashion in full swing for Ramadan

Josa Lukman

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Wed, May 29, 2019  /  03:01 pm
Fashion in full swing for Ramadan

Touch of red: Parang Kencana's silhouettes are still loose, abaya-esque for ease of movement and pattern display purposes. (Courtesy of Magnifique/-)

Going by Plaza Indonesia’s annual Ramadan in Style fashion shows, Muslim fashion for Idul Fitri celebrations may come in popular silhouettes and colors. AVA Prologue brought in a touch of Grecian glamor with a line of draped dresses cut from luscious satin silk, finished with the brand’s signature beading on the front. Styling is relatively restrained, going with the modest fashion movement that so encapsulates the month and Indonesian fashion as of late. Curves are accentuated, not paraded, through waist cinching via a sash or a decorative draping effect. While AVA Prologue’s styling choices are mostly focused on the front, the back is left plain and bare of any embellishments, perhaps so as to not complicate matters when you sit down a lot. The presentation also gave us the brand’s interpretation of children’s clothing, including mostly just mi...