Muslim Fashion In The Next Jakarta Fashion Week

Muslim fashion is getting more and more interesting nowadays and Indonesian designers have potential creativity to develop the industry. Furthermore, Indonesia’s rich culture and various materials play a big role too in creating Muslim fashion. Not to forget, ready to wear Muslim fashion is mushrooming. Because of all those reasons, Jakarta Fashion Week keeps Muslim fashion show on the list of its schedule according to Svida Alisjahbana, CEO of Femina Group. Around 40 designers, including from APPMI (Indonesian Fashion Designers’ Association) and LPM (Fashion Designer Contest that is held by Femina) will showcase their collection in Jakarta Fashion Week 2011/2012 that will be held on November 12 – 18, 2011 in Pacific Place.

Some Muslim attires presented in the press conference of Jakarta Fashion Week 2011/2012

Saskia Adya Mecca becomes the model for Irna Mutiara (left photo), while Dian Pelangi chooses Zee Zee Shihab as her model in the mini show (right photo).

A brief look of Muslim fashion for the next Jakarta Fashion Week was unveiled in the press conference. Nine designers from APPMI showed of their latest design of Muslim attires. They are Dian Pelangi, Hannie Hananto, Irna Mutiara, Iva Lativah, Jeny Tjahyawati, Lia Afif, Merry Pramono, Najua Yanti and Nieta Hidayani. Chairman of APPMI, Taruna K. Kusmayadi commented that Indonesia’s Muslim fashion is now eligible to compete in international market. What’s your comment about Indonesia’s Muslim fashion today?