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Modest Fashion Week is ready to shine from The Heart of Southeast Asia: Jakarta


The First Modest Fashion Weeks Stores worldwide officially open in the most international fashion event in Indonesia: Jakarta Modest Fashion Week.


After the success of Istanbul, London and Dubai, now Modest Fashion Week has officially arrived in Southeast Asia: Jakarta.

The journey of Jakarta Modest Fashion Week is on and it is ready to showcase the diversity of style in one of the biggest lifestyle center in Jakarta; Gandaria City from July 26-29, 2018. Think Fashion- the certified owner of Modest Fashion Week is collaborating with Markamarie Creative to make the first official and the most international Modest Fashion Week in Southeast Asia. The event will be held in 4 days and present a rich array of modest designs from designers and brands worldwide in the form of fashion shows, talkshows, booths, exhibitions and workshops.

"There will be so many international stakeholders participating in #JMFW, we are working hard to make the vision alive. We are building the bridge for international brands to Southeast Asia and vice versa; we want people to see the other side of Southeast Asia that they haven't seen before. Southeast Asia is a big market but it is more than a market, it is a good source of inspiration and innovation." told Franka Soeria, the co-founder of Official Modest Fashion Week worldwide.


Jakarta Modest Fashion Week has so much ''first'' in it. The biggest international modest fashion event in Asia, the biggest fashion event in Indonesia, the first Modest Fashion Weeks stores worldwide! With 20 countries & 5 continent participants, Jakarta Modest Fashion Week will host the 40 fashion shows, 50 brand booths and will highlight the Indonesian fashion talents while opening a unique platform for international designers in Southeast Asia '' added Ozlem Sahin, the co-founder of Official Modest Fashion Week worldwide and Think Fashion.

Among some of the amazing names of #JMFW participants are follow as; Fllumae (USA), Adrianna Yariqa (Singapore), Irna Mutiara for Up2Date Plus (Indonesia), Huw Roman (Japan), Yours Truly (Canada), Dhienda C. Shahanaz (Indonesia), Modanisa (Turkey), Anggia Handmade (Indonesia), Kaifiyyah (Singapore), NYS.co featuring Hannie Hananto (Indonesia), Dilbar (Kyrgystan) Madinah Syari (Indonesia), Elda (Singapore), Zeina Ali (Jordan), Lina Sukijo (Indonesia), Sayee (Korea-Indonesia), Uma Privee (Indonesia), Desert Cove (UAE), Doraemon Indonesia (Japan-Indonesia), Araida (Russia), Sofie (Indonesia), 3 Little Ahmads (Malaysia), Resti by Rizka (Indonesia), Imen Bousnina (Austria), Desert Cove (UAE), Gee Batik (Indonesia), Faspiration (UAE), Hijab Sabine (Indonesia) and many more including celebrity designers Medina Zein, Arie K Untung & Fenita Arie (Indonesia).


Huw Roman (Japan)


Modanisa Show- Halima Aden in Rasit Bagzibagli show

Addition to these brilliant shows; fashion afficionados of Indonesia will have a chance to see what 2 Madison Avenue has to present to their liking. Jakarta-based brand will have an exclusive show with their out of the box designs that tells a lot about the creativity of Indonesia. Also Zuhre Pardesu (Turkey) exclusive show will show the diversity of modest fashion in the 1st day.

Wardah Beauty- The Official Make-Up Partner of #JMFW, which is known as leading beauty brand for modest fashion, also will present their best designers in their exclusive show. Dian Pelangi, ETU by Restu Anggraini, Khanaan Shamlan and Kami Idea will showcase their amazing collections in this special slot.


2 Madison Avenue

Jakarta Modest Fashion Week (#JMFW) is becoming a monumental start for the world-renowned event series; as it opens the first Modest Fashion Weeks stores across Indonesia. #JMFW is collaborating with one of prestigious retailer in Southeast Asia; Metro Department Store to have #JMFWPoints inside 8 branches of the department store; among them are Metro Gandaria City, Pondok Indah Mall, Plaza Senayan, Trans Studio Makassar, Trans Studio Mall Bandung, Puri Indah Mal, Taman Anggrek and Ciputra World Surabaya.

#JMFWPoints will serve as selling channels for the event participants, not only during event but will continue until end of the year. This will provide the opportunity to one of the most affluent consumer base, Indonesian modest fashion lovers to have a taste of what worldwide designers of Modest Fashion Weeks have in store for them. Along with this, #JMFWPoints will help designers and brands to experience the market, and showcase their products not only on the runway, but also on display all across country.

"The collaboration with Metro is a proof that #JMFW is not only an event but beyond that. We always have been trying to connect designers to buyers in the name of creating effective and beneficial cooperations; and this is only one of significant steps to reach that goal. It will also become an information hub of the event itself. And we are lucky to have Markamarie to handle the management from A to Z," told Franka Soeria.


Scesilia from Metro- Ismail Semin from Markamarie Creative and Franka Soeria

"Markamarie will help designers to make the best out of their products in JMFW stores. Being the local ; we will also help to produce the designs locally as well as marketing and promotion. We are aware of the challenge of cross-country selling and we bring the most realistic solutions for designers and brands to penetrate the market in the most optimal way possible." told Ismail Semin the founder of Markamarie Creative- the local partner of #JMFW that has great experience in assisting brands to discover and thrive in Southeast Asia.

Beside #JMFWPoints, the event will be full of interesting and exciting content; one of which is the Dream & Design for Disabilities Project. This project aims to connect disabled people's vision with fashion industry. Designers from Turkey (Zümrüt Kaya), and Germany (Meriem Lebdiri) and Indonesia (Markamarie & ACT) connect with local disabled communities in special workshops to create fashion items that will be sold in jakartamodestfw.com and in the event. The profit will be used as donation to buy wheelchairs for those in need and also lovely pieces will be shown on runway on a very special show. The co-founder of Think Fashion Ozlem Sahin highlight that ''Fashion is for everyone and it should be inclusive. If 15% of the World's population live with some form of disability, we really need to create an awareness in fashion industry.''

Jakarta Modest Fashion Week

Website: www.jakartamodestfw.com | www.modestfashionweeks.com (website of MFW Global)

Instagram: @modestfashionweeks

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