1st November, Jakarta. Femina Group will again hold the most important fashion
event, the Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 10/11 from the 6th untill 12th November
2010. It will again take place in the luxurious Pacific Place Mall in Jakarta.
Styling Modernity is the theme of JFW 10/11. Organizer has high expectation
for collections are presented in the event, whether they are Moslem wear,
ethnic or contemporary fashion will be presented in a modern style, providing
the ultimate direction for fashionistas as well as the general public. “This
theme is chosen because we aim to make the Jakarta Fashion Week as a hub that
facilitates a dialogue between various streams in fashion, including the
heritage in fashion and textile traditions and also all the modern elements of
the industry,” explains Baslir Djamal, Chair of the Organizing Committee of
JFW 10/11 is fully supported by Sunsilk
Co-Creations, Bank BNI, Pacific Place mall, The Municipal Government of
Jakarta and The Indonesian Fashion Designers Association (APPMI) and The
Indonesian Fashion Designers Council (IPMI).
Highlights include the retrospective show of leading
ready-to-wear designer Ghea Panggabean, who is celebrating her 30 year career
in fashion. Another key program is the Oscar Lawatta’s show. Oscar is the
winner of International Young Creative Entrepreneur (IYCE) 2009 which is
organized by British Council. The award was granted to appreciate Oscar’s
effort in modernizing and popularizing East Nusa Tenggara woven cloths. Oscar
will present a special collection in collaboration with a leading British
textile designer to modernize the textile of the province and turn them into a
JFW 10/11 is also proud to present the final announcement of the Accessories
Designers Awards (LPA) 2010, a bi-annual event which is also organized by
Femina Group. JFW 10/11 is also excited to demonstrate Cita Tenun Indonesia
fashion show and the parade of the alumni of The Young Fashion Designers
Competition (LPM), including Carmanita, Chossy Latu, Itang Yunasz, Billy Tjong,
Andreas Odang, Eny Ming. Albert Yanuar, Imelda Kartini, Zacky Gaficky, Hian
Tjen, Kursien Karzai, Bethania Agustha, Yunita Kosasih and Danny Satriadi.
“Jakarta Fashion Week 2009 has given a positive effect to my career. I am now
engaging with many requests from clients and photo shoots in various media. In
my opinion, JFW is right place to show my seriousness in the fashion industry.
I really do hope JFW will continuously improve to be a better fashion event in
the upcoming years. Thus, this event will be able to show Indonesian designers
to a greater world,” says Andreas Odang, a young designer and one of the LPM
2005 finalists who will perform his collections for the second time in JFW.