Jakarta Fashion Week 2014 Opens, Bigger Than Ever
JAKARTA, INDONESIA, Oct, 19 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The sixth of the Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) opens today as the largest fashion event in the Southeast Asia region presents an even larger number of shows and participating designers and labels. The event has also attracted an even greater number of foreign buyers with a number of local brands, especially those under JFW's capacity building program, are making tractions in the global arena.
"JFW 2014 involves many more designers, models and it has more than 75 fashion shows, thousands of looks, all indicating significant increase from last year which reaffirm its status as the largest fashion event in the country and the region. We are also happy to see that some of the designers who have enrolled in our programs have begun to make international presence," says Svida Alisjhabana chairman of the organizing committee of JFW 2014.
This year JFW will feature 240 designers/labels, 77 shows, 7 international designers, 3000 looks and 350 models. The event is held at the Senayan City mall in Jakarta.
Unlike past events, the opening of this year's JFW will feature only Indonesian designers, including those specializing in Moslem wear. These designers are those who have been incubated under a special development program called Indonesia Fashion Forward, which is run by the JFW, the British Council and the London-based Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE).
This initiative also receives full support of the Ministry of Creative Economy and Tourism. These designers include Jeffry Tan, Friedrich Herman, Major Minor Signatures, Nur Zahra, Jenahara, Dian Pelangi, Albert Yanuar, Toton, Yosafat Dwi Kurniawan and Tex Saverio, who recently showed in Paris Fashion Week.
This year, Jakarta Fashion Week 2014 is supported by Bank Mandiri, L'Oreal Professionnel, The Body Shop, Matahari Department Store, Bellini, Juara Skincare, Mazda Motor Indonesia, 5aSec, You C Vitamin Water, Tiger Air Mandala, Acer, and C's Nail Academy.
For downloadable press release and images of backstage and runway of Jakarta Fashion Week 2014, please visit www.image.net.
About Jakarta Fashion Week
Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) is held annually and aims to provide direction to the Jakarta Fashion Week is the leading platform for fashion industry in Indonesia. As the primary fashion week in Indonesia, Jakarta Fashion Week showcases the talent and creativity for Indonesian designers as well as providing a direction for Indonesian fashion industry. Throughout the year, Jakarta Fashion Week also holds a variety of training programs for prominent figures in Indonesian fashion world. We aim to develop Indonesian fashion business and creativity in preparation to penetrate the international market. Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 is organized by Azura Activation,a part of the Femina Group.
For more information, please visit:
Head of PR, Jakarta Fashion Week
T. +6221 526 6666 ext. 4151
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Source: Jakarta Fashion Week
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