Indonesia Young Fashion Designers Competition (IYFDC) 2018
JAKARTA – Katherine SUMANTO, a Raffles Fashion Designer who graduated from Raffles Jakarta, was one of the finalists for the prestigious Indonesia Young Fashion Designers Competition (IYFDC) 2018. Her collection, SAMAWA, is inspired by the word Sumbawa. Katherine aims to spread awareness of the traditional fabrics and their original meaning to the public through her collection. She used pleating, beading, and embroidery techniques, on Humba and NTT fabric to create an edgy, stylish, and modern collection for today’s fashionable women. The final judging will be on 31st March 2018 at the Indonesian Fashion Week. Raffles wishes her the best of luck for the finals.