Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2015 - Highly Creative

The biggest fashion week in South East Asia, Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2015, officially began November 1, 2014 in Senayan City Mall in Jakarta. For seven days, 1-7 November 2015, JFW 2015 showcases the creativity of highly awaited international and local designers.

A model walks the runway showcases design by Yogie Pratama for Indonesian Fashion Designer Council fashion show during Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 at Senayan City on November 3, 2014 in Jakarta. (Photo by Irvan Arryawan/Feminagroup)

The thousands of outfits presented on this event will set next year’s fashion trends. This year, the scale of JFW 2015 is getting even more fabulous.

Models walk the runway at DITP show during Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 at Senayan City on November 02, 2014 in Jakarta. Hengga Hitchcock / Feminagroup

The festivity of this event is highlighted with a number of important facts, namely:

•10 international designers from 4 countries—the United Kingdom, Japan, Thailand and Korea.

•18 Moslem wear designers •30 Indonesia Fashion Forward labels

•42 labels from renowned fashion schools

•70 shows

•220+ local and international fashion designers and labels

•230+ models

•2600+ looks—from ready-to-wear collections, Muslim wears, kebaya, to haute couture.

A model showcases design by Jenahara for Japan Foundation Presents Indonesia Fashion Forward show during Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 at Senayan City on November 3, 2014 in Jakarta. (Photo by Irvan Arryawan/Feminagroup)

More than a demonstration the Indonesian fashion splendor, JFW 2015 is significant to strengthen Jakarta’s position as one of Asia's fashion hub. As the event is covered by numerous international journalists, the participating designers may get the widest possible exposure, be it in Italy, Australia, Japan, Norway, Singapore or Malaysia.

A model walks the runway showcases design by Hartono Gan at Mazda Young Vibrant Designers fashion show during Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 at Senayan City on November 6, 2014 in Jakarta. (Photo by Dennie Ramon/Feminagroup)

A couple of the most notable international journalists who will appear in JFW 2015 are Sarah Kate Watson-Baik from Korea, the host of StarWorld’s K-style, and Collin McDowell from England, the world's leading fashion commentator also known particularly for his many years as the Sunday Times' chief fashion writer. JFW 2015 will also be the moment of truth for Indonesia Fashion Forward designers. After having been forged in a strict mentorship program by fashion experts from London-based Centre for Fashion Enterprise, the designers will present their best collections in front of a mass of fashion enthusiasts.

Models and designer seen backstage prior to Cleo Fashion Award show during Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 at Senayan City on November 05, 2014 in Jakarta. Khalida Imanatama Nasution / Feminagroup

 

Models is seen backstage at 5ASEC show during Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 at Senayan City on November 05, 2014 in Jakarta. Alan Mahirma Lars / Feminagroup

A number of shows by these designers will mark the opening of JFW 2015 on the first day. Behold the spectacle with million other audiences via live streaming at www.jakartafashionweek.co.id.

Models walk the runway at Itang Yunasz show during Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 at Senayan City on November 02, 2014 in Jakarta. Zaki Muhammad / Feminagroup

For seven days, JFW 2015 houses various fashion shows, talk shows, and competitions for designers, journalists, and fashionistas. All the shows will be held not only in collaboration with our partners, but also with different organizations and cultural centers, including British Council Indonesia, Thai Department of International Trade Promotion, Centre for Fashion Enterprise, Erasmus Huis (Jakarta-based Dutch cultural centre), Japan Foundation, Korean Cultural Center and Japan Fashion Week Organization.

A model walks the runway showcases design by Hunting Fields at Mazda Young Vibrant Designers fashion show during Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 at Senayan City on November 6, 2014 in Jakarta. (Photo by Dachri Megantara/Feminagroup)

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.

Further information can be found at www.jakartafashionweek.co.id  or on our social media sites, www.facebook.com/jakartafashionweek , www.twitter.com/JKTfashion , and www.instagram.com/jfwofficial.

For more information, please contact: Dalyanta Sembiring Femina Building Jl. HR. Rasuna Said Kav. B 32-33 Jakarta 12910 Tel: +6221 526 6666, 520 9370, 525 3816 ext. 4151 Fax: +6221 526 2131, 520 9366

E-mail: [email protected]

Twitter: @JKTfashion

Website: www.jakartafashionweek.co.id 

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