The largest fashion event in the Southeast Asian region, the Jakarta Fashion Week 2010/11 (JFW), was opened in November 6th and will end on November 12th 2010 at the luxurious Pacific Place shopping mall. More than 150 designers, 33 brands are participating in the event.
The JFW 2010/11 opened with à show entitled A Tribute to Kebaya, featuring Kebaya, the national dress of Indonesian women as interpreted by more than 20 renowned designers. On Sunday JFW presented a special collection created by one of Indonesia’s brightest talents Oscar Lawalata and British textile designer Laura Miles. Their collection is called Weaving the Future, in which the two designers worked together with traditional textile craftsmen and weavers, including from areas in Eastern Nusa Tenggara as well as other parts in Indonesia such as Garut, West Java.