New York’s biggest Indonesian Fashion Show was held February 11th on a Pier 36 NYC Timeless Cruise Ship. It was unlike any show I’ve ever attended. The colors were vibrant, and every design was shocking in the best way. Modesty was the theme of this show and the designers delivered, there was truly something for everyone.

Indonesian fashion has come a long way since the days of traditional woven textiles and intricate batik patterns. Today, Indonesian fashion designers are taking the world by storm with their unique blend of modern and traditional styles, making a name for themselves in the highly competitive world of fashion.

Indonesia is a country known for its rich cultural heritage and diversity, and this is reflected in the fashion scene. From the colorful and vibrant textiles of Bali to the intricate hand-woven fabrics of Java, Indonesian fashion is a true representation of the country’s rich cultural heritage. Traditional techniques such as batik and tenun, which involve hand-painting and weaving fabrics, have been passed down from generation to generation, ensuring that these skills and designs are preserved for future generations to enjoy.

Designers featured were: LM by Lina Marlina, Zuebarqa by Benz, Hanny Lovelly, Lady Dahlia, Dekranasda Bombana,  Dekranasda Buton Tengah, Defrico Audy, Bagus Butik Indonesia, Fenta by Feny Ardian, Layka by Fitri, Dechantique by Ning Santoso, Yumnashiba,  Anggodo, Chebes Couture.
Indonesian fashion is a true representation of the country’s rich cultural heritage and diversity. From traditional techniques and designs to modern styles and innovation, Indonesian fashion is a journey through a world of creativity, beauty, and passion. With a growing number of talented designers and exciting new collections, the future of Indonesian fashion is looking bright and we can’t wait to see what comes next!
About CEO Vanny Tousignant: International Fashion and Arts Week was founded by Vanny Tousignant. She’s an Indonesian native-born and has lived in New York City for around 30 years. Her passion for fashion and arts developed when she was a little girl back in Indonesia.She start to create and design her own clothes when she was 12 years old. Her big influence came from her big sister who designed bridal gowns and from her own Mother who loves arts and music. Vanny Tousignant started her own business as a designer in New York City in 2013 and had her first public appearance at New York Couture Fashion Week in February 2016.

Her collections were nominated for every Fashion Magazine in New York City as Billie Blunt magazine, I-fashion magazine, Fantasia Veneziana Magazine, and many more magazines in Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Europe. Her network spread is not just in USA but also in Canada , Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Meet the Team

Founder & Director: Vanny Tousignant
Consultant: Andrene Williams
Production Assistant: Yulia Giacalone
Database Administrator: Amanda Soenoko
VIP Coordinator: Citra Bakti
Hairstylist Coordinator: Elizabeth Strong
Floow Director: Raymond Chankasingh
Models Coordinator: M. Subarkah
Make-Up Coordinator: Axel Hurtado
Front Desk Coordinator: Rijane Lumbangaol
House Photographer: Axel Juarez
House Videographer: Buditama

Photo Credits: Anais Gamboa