JFW 2014: Trends from the Fashion Tent Runway

So in addition to Jakarta Fashion Week being a visual treat, it also gave us insight into the trends we may end up seeing pretty frequently. I’ve rounded a fashion trends that I noticed kept popping up at different shows, what do you think of them. Are in favor of or against these trends?

Hooded Tops

Obin, Alleira

The Modern-Day Cheongsam

Albert Yanuar, Imelda Kartini

Mullet Skirts and Dresses

Kaal E. Suktae, Parang Kencana, Major Minor

Laser Cuts

Tex Saverio Jakarta, Alleira, BINUS International

Swing Dresses

Parang Kencana, Edward Hutabarat, Imelda Hudiyono

Drop Waist Dresses

Somarta, ISIS, Edward Hutabarat

Thigh-High Slits

Harry Halim, Toton, Jeffry Tan

Digital Prints

This was probably the most pervasive trend at JFW, especially among new designers. The widespread availability of digital printing services have unleashed unlimited possibilities, leaving  confined only by the designers’ imagination. For example, Billy Tjong took advantage of digital prints when he worked in tha art of Dutch painter, Rudolf Bonnet, into select numbers.

Billy Tjong

Angie Blaire

Patrick Owen

What’s your favorite trend at JFW? Did we miss something that you particularly enjoyed? Feel free to share it with us, and don’t forget to check out Clozette Daily for more photos from the JFW shows!