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Fashion: A slanted view into 2020

Lynda Ibrahim

The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta  /  Thu, January 2, 2020  /  03:04 pm
Fashion:  A slanted view into 2020

Going green: Models showcase Sejauh Mata Memandang’s Daur collection at Jakarta Fashion Week in October. (Courtesy of Magnifique Indonesia/-)

Toward the end of the year, many people wonder what the next trends are. It used to be quite clear-cut and "commandeered" by Paris, Milan, London and New York. Thanks to globalization and the information revolution, fashion has evolved to the point that now a trend can be what a particular designer or paying customer says it is. Yet some lines can be connected, so let's have a look.  Despite the recent streetwear trend and Suits having aired its final episode, suits will be highlighted next year. Deconstructed, in prints, and likely to be paired up with '70s-style wide-collared chemises. Indonesian designers Ai Syarif and Wilsen Willim are offering some sharp suits worth checking for next spring. One print that will keep making headway is polka dot. There is a reason this month's Uniqlo x Marimekko winter collaboration sold much faster than its summer ...