Jakarta Muslim Fashion Week (JMFW) 2023 successfully held from 20-22 October 2022 at Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) BSD, as part of Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) 2022 and highlighted theme ‘From Local Wisdom to Global Inspiration’. Series of programs including fashion shows, trade shows, business matching, talk shows featuring 144 designers and brands with over 1000 collections. JMFW was a collaboration event with the Ministry of Trade, KADIN Indonesia and Indonesian Fashion Chamber (IFC). The event was officially opened by Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, Ma’ruf Amin.
“I appreciate this joint effort to seize opportunities, while preparing the future of Indonesia as the world’s halal center. JMFW is one of the efforts to advance the Indonesian Muslim fashion industry. Let’s keep to aspire to make Jakarta and other cities in Indonesia as the world’s Muslim Fashion Capital such as New York, London, Paris, and Milan,” said the Vice President, Ma’ruf Amin.
“The market potential for modest fashion is huge. There are at least two things that make optimist Indonesia able to take a bigger role. First, The world’s Muslim population is equivalent to 25 percent of the world’s total population. In 2060, the number is predicted to increase to 30 percent of the global population. Secondly, the purchasing power of the product modest fashion increased by 6.1 percent in the last 4 years and still continues to increase in line with the growth in the number of consumers or population, ” explained by the Minister of Trade, Zulkifli Hasan.
The 144 designers/brands participating in this event are Deden Siswanto, Barli Asmara, Itang Yunasz, Dian Pelangi Studio, Ria Miranda, Khanaan, Vivi Zubedi, Buttonscarves & Benang Jarum, Jenna & Kaia, Nada Puspita, ZM Zaskia Mecca, Dear Dien X Top Bottom, Ristyland by Risty Tagor, Ayu Dyah Andari, AM by Anggiasari, Irna Mutiara, Fenny Saptalia, Tiraz by Novita Yunus, Monika Jufry, and Ina Priyono.
JMFW was supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, the Indonesian Textile Association (API), the Association of Indonesian Cosmetics Companies (Perkosmi), the Association of Indonesian Cosmetics Companies and Associations (PPA Kosmetika), and the Islamic Fashion Institute (IFI).