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Eco fashion: Merdi Sihombing’s passion project

  • Katrin Figge

    Contributor

Berlin   /   Sat, February 15 2020   /  02:15 am

Strike a pose: Models wear Merdi Sihombing's designs during a photo shoot prior to his Berlin fashion show.Renowned designer Merdi Sihombing speaks about pioneering eco and vegan fashion in Indonesia and supporting community development in the most remote areas of the country.Sustainable fashion is now a common trend in the industry, with many designers and brands supporting ecological integrity and social justice. In Indonesia, Merdi Sihombing was one of the first to dive into the world of eco-fashion.During a recent visit to Berlin, organized by the Jakarta Tourism and Culture Office as part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Berlin and Jakarta as sister cities, Merdi was invited as a representative of the Indonesian fashion industry and introduced his Alor and Batak collection to the German audience — a great opportunity for him to take further steps on the global stage a...