Indonesia Fashion Week (IFW) 2020 will be held on April 1-5 at the Jakarta Convention Center. The Indonesian Fashion Designers Association (APPMI) has held the annual event since 2012.
To live up to the Kalimantan theme, IFW collaborated with Handep, a small-scale fashion social enterprise in Kalimantan.
IFW 2020 will feature collections from local designers Poppy Dharsono, Naniek Rachmat, Misan Kopaka, Warwick Purser, Julie Kalimudin, Hattaco by Rani Hatta, Wahyo Abraham, Merah Chumaero, Ida Royani, Dana Duriyatna, Vini Alya Hapsari, Katherine Sumanto and Aam Hamada.
The event will also feature works by international designers Bianca Lumi and Tiziano Guardini (Italy), Jaroslaba Wurll (Slovakia), Chourouk Bennani (Tunisia), Hama Hinnawi (Jordan), Marcela Alvares and Claudia Trujillo (Colombia), Cristina Chiriac (Romania), Mac Taug (the Philippines), ReZa Shah and Bernard Chandran (Malaysia), May Myat Waso and Yone Yone (Myanmar), Carlos Vigil (Peru), also Dilnoza Erkinov, Gulruh Erkinova and Maftuna Murodkobilova (Uzbekistan).
“We’re celebrating the vast influence of Kalimantan culture. We also want our young designers to remember their roots by incorporating Indonesian culture in their creations,” IFW president Poppy Dharsono said.