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JFW 2021: Fashion Knights revisit past works, back to basic

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    Jakarta

Jakarta   /   Sat, November 28 2020   /  01:00 am
Circular fashion: Fashion label Sejauh Mata Memandang creative director Chitra Subyakto showcases the Daur (Upcycle) collection at the 2020 Jakarta Fashion Week. (Courtesy of Instagram @sejauh_mata_memandang/JFW)

The 13th edition of Dewi Fashion Knights runways will return with three designers who have translated their stories in a time of pandemic into new fashion concepts that may determine the future of Indonesian fashion. Going all digital this year, the event organized by Dewi fashion magazine has chosen the theme “Gaia: Mother Earth” to align with the global trend of circular fashion and environmentally friendly production. “Looking back on this year, we have gone through political and economic turmoil and personal losses related to the pandemic. At moments like these we start to question what is essential in life,” said Dewi editor-in-chief Margaretha Untoro in a virtual press conference Tuesday. “This current situation leads us to rethink nature, our roots, and [fashion] conscience.” Into new concepts: Designers (from left) Lulu Lutfi Labibi...