Sylviana Hamdani (The Jakarta Post)
Tue, February 21, 2023
Indonesian fashion designers aspire to revive the local kids’ fashion industry despite its many challenges.
Kids’ is one of the least developed sectors of the local fashion industry. While international children’s fashion brands flood the market, Indonesian fashion designers have been reluctant to create this niche segment.
“Kids’ fashion has a large potential, and yet the local industry is still underdeveloped,” Hannie Hananto, chairperson of the Indonesian Fashion Chamber (IFC) Jakarta chapter, said during the press conference in Soehanna Hall in Jakarta on Jan. 12.
To encourage more Indonesian fashion designers to delve into the industry, IFC Jakarta presented the first Jakarta Kids Fashion Trend Show at the Soehanna Hall on Jan. 12.
The event was part of the Jakarta Fashion Trend (JFT), an annual IFC Jakarta Chapter event