The most awaited fashion event in Indonesia, Jakarta Fashion Week 2017, has officially opened with shows at Senayan City – Jakarta’s premier shopping mall and lifestyle centre.
First held in 2008, Jakarta Fashion Week is the largest Fashion Week in Southeast Asia. This event is a universal platform for players in fashion Industry that are connected with design, style, and the latest fashion trends. As the most influential fashion week in Southeast Asia, Jakarta Fashion Week has the potential to bring forth fashion industry in Indonesia to international fashion market. The effect and range of Jakarta Fashion Week is acknowledge by professionals in the fashion industry, such as journalists, buyers, photographers, stylists, and even international models that generate fame to this yearly event.
The opening show at Fashion Tent presents a paraded more than 60 Indonesian designers, who presented their collections in various fashion shows. A number of fashion shows by Indonesia Fashion Forwards designers have also marked the opening of the event. After getting into the mentorship program by Centre for Fashion Enterprise and support from Badan Ekonomi Kreatif Indonesia and British Council, the designers presented their best collections in front of fashion enthusiasts.