I.K.Y.K and Peggy Hartanto feature in VAMFF Indonesia Showcase

I.K.Y.K and Peggy Hartanto launched new collections at the Indonesia Showcase at Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival on March 15, presented by Trade and Investment Victoria. The runway show featured the sleek, contemporary design of the third and final winner of the Australia-Indonesia Centre fashion award I.K.Y.K. as well as Surabaya designer Peggy Hartanto. Hundreds […]

HAN hits the runway at Jakarta Fashion Week 2016

Jakarta Fashion Week and Melbourne Fashion Festival recently celebrated the 2nd Young Australian Designer to present a runway collection at Jakarta Fashion Week as part of a Runway Exchange program facilitated by the Australia-Indonesia Centre. The Australia-Indonesia Runway Exchange is a 3-year partnership between Jakarta Fashion Week and Melbourne Fashion Festival. This year, Khim Hang […]

Applications open for Australia-Indonesia Fashion Exchange

Applications are now open for the Australia-Indonesia Fashion Exchange, where Australian designers can win $10,000, a show at Jakarta Fashion Week, and connections to industry and media. The initiative was launched in 2014 and is facilitated by The Australia-Indonesia Centre, connecting the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival and Jakarta Fashion Week. The program aims to showcase […]

ETU’s Australian Runway Debut Dazzles

In 2016, ETU became the second Indonesian fashion delegation to present a collection at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, following Patrick Owen’s energising 2015 runway show. Over 140 VIP guests from Australia and Indonesia came together to celebrate ETU’s debut collection launch on Thursday 10 March. Chair of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival […]

ETU meet VIPs ahead of Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival runway show

Indonesian design team ETU have arrived in Melbourne ahead of their runway debut at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, meeting some VIPs along the way. Restu Anggriani, the ETU team, and representatives of the Australia-Indonesia Centre met with the Hon. Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, her partner David Panton, and […]

Jakarta designers smash Aust stereotypes

WITH their boxy, masculine shapes and muted colour palette, Jakarta label ETU is probably not what comes to mind when Australians think of Indonesian fashion, or Muslim wear. ETU’S collection will hit the runways of Melbourne Fashion Festival next year, after the label won the 2016 Young Indonesian Fashion Designer of the Year award in […]