The romantic undercurrent in Wilsen Willim’s show was affecting but his womenswear could use a tighter edit as he did for the men.
The Papilion is back with its pop-up stint with The Little Glass House. The luxury multi-brand retailer brings high-end fashion, home living and food, this time to Plaza Indonesia for a begetting shopping experience that will run until August 2020.
Auguste Soesastro, Mel Ahyar, Jeffry Tan and Adrian Gan were anointed as this year's Dewi Fashion Knights. But it was possibly the most polarising DFK show to date and exposed the problems and uncertainties within the country's fashion scene.
Three designers showed more of the same—but it’s not always a bad thing. Toton Januar triumphed with his beloved signatures, Peggy Hartanto cruised by with her usual repertoire, and Anandia Putri of IKYK demonstrated how much room designers have to explore, even when serving an obvious niche.
Tangan, Friederich Herman, Major Minor and Sean Sheila each continued the narrative of the label but stuck too close to the old formula at Jakarta Fashion Week 2020.
In Jakarta Fashion Week 2020, the Pesona Sisterhood show was a confusing indication as to what Indonesian fashion is today. Sejauh Mata Memandang and Oscar Lawalata, two unmistakably Indonesian brands supposedly of similar values, showed massive contrast. One presented hope and love, the other of tiredness and elitism.