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Ivan Gunawan, Indonesian showbiz’ fashion darling

Josa Lukman

The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta  /  Tue, November 5, 2019  /  03:37 pm
Ivan Gunawan, Indonesian showbiz’ fashion darling

Fashion darling: Ivan Gunawan poses with one of his designs from his debut collection for the Indonesian Fashion Designer Council (IPMI). (Courtesy of Muara Bagdja Team/-)

Fashion week has just finished and the last pieces of the tent have been disassembled, yet designer Ivan Gunawan has yet to present his latest collection for the next season. Turns out, it’s for a good reason. Ivan has just been inducted into the Indonesian Fashion Designer Council (IPMI), and will present his debut collection under the association’s wing on Nov. 6, opening IPMI’s annual Trend Show for the 2020 season. “It’s because I am convinced that everything I believe will happen, will truly happen,” Ivan told The Jakarta Post when giving a sneak peek at his 25-look collection, which he titled “Believe”. Notably, Ivan said the collection itself was also borne out of his belief that he would be accepted into the ranks of IPMI, and as such did not take inspiration from figures and destinations, as he had done in his pr...