JAKARTA, Nov 3, 2014 - (ANTARA) - The biggest fashion week in South East Asia, Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2015 officially begins today in Senayan City Mall. For seven days, 1-7 November 2014, JFW 2015 will showcase the creativity of highly awaited international and local designers. 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. 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.

More than a demonstration the Indonesian fashion splendour, 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 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. 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.

For seven days, JFW 2015 will house 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.

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:

- www.jakartafashionweek.co.id
- www.facebook.com/jakartafashionweek
- www.twitter.co/JKTfashion
- www.instagram.com/jfwofficial


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