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Jakarta Post

Designers reveal new trends for 2009

  • Prodita Sabarini,

    The Jakarta Post,

Jakarta   /   Sun, December 14 2008   /  10:43 am

JP/J. Adiguna  A fashion show last week at the Jakarta Convention Center showed a line up of modified jodhpurs, high-heeled ankle boots worn with hosiery, plenty of black and shiny fuchsia-colored fabrics, and a designer bent for draped dresses. The two-day Fashion Exploration 2009, sponsored by the Indonesian Fashion Designers Association (APPMI) was that industry group's introduction of next year's collections. The selection of outfits presented in the show showed APPMI designers were giving a nod to the Greek-goddess style of draped dresses, showing off their knack in the intricate moulage technique, where designs are cut and shaped directly on dummies. More than 800 designs from 58 designers were showcased in the event. APPMI chairman, designer Taruna Kusmayadi, said the association carried out a tight screening to select the designers who would particip...