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Coworking fashion studio offers creative space for aspiring designers

  • Vela Andapita

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, September 20 2019   /  01:25 am
Localizing creativity: Visitors browse clothing over the weekend at Kampung Mode, a coworking fashion studio in Ciputat, South Tangerang. Relatively new to the country, such coworking sewing spaces could help nurture young Indonesian designers and drive growth in the Indonesian fashion industry.(JP/Aditya Bagas Wicaksono)(JP/Aditya Bagas Wicaksono)

Localizing creativity: Visitors browse clothing over the weekend at Kampung Mode, a coworking fashion studio in Ciputat, South Tangerang. Relatively new to the country, such coworking sewing spaces could help nurture young Indonesian designers and drive growth in the Indonesian fashion industry.(JP/Aditya Bagas Wicaksono)Hayuning “Adra” Sumbadra realizes that growing up in a family that supported her dreams of becoming a fashion designer was a privilege that not all aspiring young fashion designers had.When Adra was a teenager exploring her talents in designing clothes, her parents cleared a space on the second floor of their house in Ciputat, South Tangerang, to create a "studio" for her.She even had a 6-square-meter cutting table, said Adra. A cutting table was one of the most important pieces of equipment for a fashion designer, but budding designers rarely had one.“I remember t...