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Jakarta Fashion Week 2020 opens with verve

  • Josa Lukman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, October 24 2019   /  12:21 am
Runway trailblazers: After being delayed due to the presidential inauguration, Jakarta Fashion Week 2020 formally opened on Tuesday with more than 270 participating designers.(Courtesy of GCM Group/Dachri Megantara)(Courtesy of GCM Group/Dachri Megantara)

Runway trailblazers: After being delayed due to the presidential inauguration, Jakarta Fashion Week 2020 formally opened on Tuesday with more than 270 participating designers.(Courtesy of GCM Group/Dachri Megantara)The 12th edition of Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) officially began Tuesday, featuring 76 shows and more than 270 local and international labels at a fashion tent beside Senayan City mall, Central Jakarta.In her opening address, JFW chairperson and Global Creative Media (GCM) CEO Svida Alisjahbana acknowledged the event’s delay, noting that it was tradition to start the fashion week on the last Saturday of every October. This year, the event was originally slated to run from Oct. 19 to 25 but it was delayed three days to make way for the presidential inauguration.“But this year, just two weeks before the start, we were limited to postponing the event in order to give the Indon...