Indonesian designer brings eco print batik to AIFW


Weeklyvoice Nihar 15:02 PM Mar 16,2017

Indonesian fashion designer Novita Yunus, who was here to promote Jakarta Fashion Week, presented a collection of ensembles in techniques like batik and eco-print.

Titled ‘Bumi Langit’ (Earth and Sky), Yunus’s collection showcased here on Wednesday was inspired by the idea of balancing the colour palettes of the autumn leaves and the cold winter sky.

Various materials and techniques were used in the collection.

Eco-print process, Batik Remekan, Garut handwoven and embroideries were brought to the forefront by the designer.

Eco-print is a method of taking colour and pattern of leaves on different kind of textiles like silk, rayon and organic cotton.

The collection consisted of harem pants, skirts, plead skirts, kaftans and traditional embroidered kebayas with models wearing Dutch heels, carrying leather bags with tied hair and Indonesian straw hats walking the ramp.

The colours used were ochre, dark chocolate, light brown, olive green and hues of black and blue.

The four-day long fashion event organised by Fashion Design Council of India, is being held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and will end on March 18.