Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Welcoming Jakarta Fashion Week 2010/2011, Styling Modernity

Jakarta - On the 6th – 12th November 2010, the Femina Group will again hold the most important fashion event in the region, the Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 10/11. It will again take place in the luxurious Pacific Place Mall in Jakarta.

Styling Modernity is the theme of JFW 10/11. By this, the organizer expects that all the collections 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.

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 modern collection.

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.

See you in Jakarta Fashion Week 10/11, Styling Modernity!

For more information, please contact:
Dalyanta Sembiring / Zunainah
Gedung Femina
Jl. HR. Rasuna Said Kav. B 32-33 Jakarta 12910
Tel. +6221 526 6666, 520 9370, 525 3816 ext. 4151 / 3062
Fax. +6221 526 2131, 520 9366
email: dalyanta.sembiring@feminagroup.com / zunainah.zunainah@feminagroup.com

For business information, please contact:
Erlinda Gutami, Asni Agus, Sagita Utama, Sushanty
Tel : 526 6666, 520 9370, 525 3816 ext.3285, 3277, 4272, 3461
Fax : 5292 0120, 5292 0124. Email : iklan@feminagroup.com
About Jakarta Fashion Week:

Jakarta Fashion Week 10/11 is the definitive fashion week event in Indonesia, which provides Indonesia’s fashion directions and highlights the talents and creativity of Indonesia’s fashion industry. JFW 10/11 is organized by Azura Activation, an affiliate of the Femina Group. For further information: www.jakartafashionweek.co.id, or social media www.facebook.com/jakartafashionweek and join www.twitter.com/JKTfashion

About Femina Group

Femina Group is a lifestyle and modern women media company in Indonesia, which houses a multitude of publications and media channels such as Femina, Gadis Ayahbunda, Pesona, Parenting, Readers Digest Indonesia, Cita Cinta, CLEO, Men's Health Indonesia, Dewi, Estetica, Fit, 94.7 UFM Jakarta & Bandung dan Azura Activation.As one of the largest and most established media groups, Femina Group is a vital catalyst in the advancement and promotion of Indonesian Fashion since 1971. Since the beginning, Femina Group has vowed to always remain at the forefront of Indonesian Fashion by continuing to push the envelope whether it is in the form of magazine editorials or the development of emerging talents through various competitive events such as JFW and the Accessories Designers Awards (LPA). For more information, please visit www.feminagroup.com

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