Speakers

Renown industry players who have panelled our fashion forums, sharing their valuable insights in aspects relating to fashion, business of fashion and the industry on a whole.

DFW Jakarta 2018 Speakers

Dino Augusto

Dino Augusto is the President Director of Augusto Corporation, the pioneer in business development and start-up outsourcing and consulting firm. He is also a lecturer in Fashion Business LaSalle College Jakarta, a Canadian-based design school.

A pre-Doctorate research in European Union Hospitality and Retail Law of Savoy University, France, Dino serves as a Senior practitioner in retail and marketing, international brandsevent implementer and work closely with local brands through start up management support.

Jesus Cedeno

Jesus Cedeno is a multidisciplinary fashion designer born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1990. After finishing his Bachelor's Degree in Fashion in the Instituto Brivil of Caracas, Jesus was awarded the Silver thimble as the second best final Collection, which also landed him a Scholarship from the Indonesian government to study abroad due to his participation as the secretary of the Canting Club for Batik Lovers; a community founded by the Embassy of Indonesia in Venezuela in order to promote the use and practice the technique of Batik.

From 2014 to 2015 Jesus attended PPPPTK Seni dan Budaya in Yogyakarta to study the ancient technique of the art of Batik. In 2015 he immersed himself further into his newfound devotion for Batik appearing in the Talk Show "Batik Diplomacy" for a segment for Jakarta Fashion Week; project developed by the former Ambassador Prianti Gagarin, to share the experience of the acceptance and inclusion in fashion of batik in Venezuela.

In 2017, Jesus merged his passion for fashion, art, and culture by creating a unique runway show helded at the residence of the Mexican Ambassador, 'Mextik', a play on the words Mexico and Batik. Jesus created a Batik motive inspired in a traditional loom from the region of Hidalgo in Mexico, in order to make a statement that advocates for sharing and respecting cultures and bringing tradition to the twenty-first century.

From there on, Jesus has established himself as a fashion designer and Batik artist in Jakarta, merging his fervor for traditional textiles and global culture, bringing the world together one dress at the time.

Selphie Bong

Selphie Bong is a homegrown Indonesian label since 2007 based in Bali.

The collection is sophisticated ready couture using high end materials from world - renowned mills. Fine detailing and workmanship, No waste fashion and putting ethical elements in the collection, making the brand known for its quality and value; like a piece of fine art one could wear.

Selphie Bong collection is available in middle east, spain and south east asia.

Selphie Bong is often appointed as a conceptor for 5 star luxury resort in Asia.

Serena Castrignano

Serena Castrignano is an Italian Fashion Editor; after studying International Relations she pursued her passion for fashion and in 2012 she moved to Milan to start working in Vogue Italia, as first as an intern, and then as a stylist assistant and editor.

Her interest for fashion includes a constant support to emerging talents and specifically through the Vogue Talent platform, conceived by Sara Sozzani Maino, with whom she works.

Sheranut

Inspiration
The creation of the capsule collection 2018 collection is inspired by the jagged, yet regular and symmetric zig zag pattern. The pattern projects an image of a busy and fun urbanite woman on a chaotic working day, or on a weekend full of entertaining activities with friends and family. In other words, it represents a modern and confident working woman who is socially adept and full of optimism. A representation of a charismatic and sophisticated yet charming and gentle woman, the dress cut styles remain distinctly SHERANUT, with fluid and draping fabrics that have fabulous body. The collection includes dresses with form-fitting style designed to fit close to your body, as well as looser fits which fall beautifully and still show off your curves without needing to be tight at all. A defining feature of this season's collection is simple, subtle dressing for any day wear. In other words, the dresses have amazing simplicity and wearability and would fit in anywhere and on any occasion.

Fabrics & Colors
The SHERANUT Capsule 2018 collection takes great care in selecting the right chiffon fabrics with suitable thicknesses for each and every dress. Some sheer and some opaque chiffons, mixed with elegant and light Silk Satin materials.

Techniques & Details
The SHERANUT Capsule 2018 collection skillfully plays with a swift zig zag pattern by arranging strips of fabric through silver rings of various sizes, carefully positioned at precise locations to optimize your body shape.

Wilsen Willim

Our brand profile for your perusal:
Wilsen Willim is an award winning international designer whose label Wilsen Willim are available in upscale multi-brand boutiques in the UK, France, Kuwait, Egypt, and Indonesia.

Wilsen Willim offers only comfortable natural fabrics tailored with high quality finishings. The designs utilizes playful and experimental details while contrasting them with a pure and simple silhouettes. Intricate hand-made details such as origami foldings, felting techniques, and artisan weaved fabrics, which elevated each of the pieces, have become a unique signature of the brand.

This year, Wilsen Willim is once again selected by Fashion Revolution Organization to represent Indonesia in the Fashion Revolution Open Studio event along with his other global contemporaries such as Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, Christopher Raeburn, and many more.

Past Speakers

Barbara Wilson

Christelle Noviaire-Domec

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Devyn Abdullah

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Didier De Villiers

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Elena Bara

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Gianmarco Morazonni

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Hilary Alexander

Hilary Alexander, OBE (born 1946) is a New Zealand-born British journalist and former fashion director of the Daily Telegraph. She was twice named Journalist of the Year (1997 and 2003) in the British Fashion Awards. She is editor-at-large for Hello Fashion Monthly and freelances as a stylist and broadcaster.

Alexander began her career as a journalist at the age of 16 as a trainee reporter for the Manawatu Evening Standard, before becoming a reporter for two national Broadsheets in New Zealand. She continued to work as a journalist in Australia for the Ballarat Courier and the Wollongong Mercury, before becoming the fashion editor of The China Mail and features editor of the Hong Kong Standard based in Hong Kong. She became the fashion editor of the Daily Telegraph in January 1985 before becoming fashion director in 2003.

Jaime Perlman

Jaime Perlman Studio is a creative direction agency and consultancy which shapes bespoke campaigns for leading global fashion brands and independent labels.

Jaime Perlman began her career in New York, working with Anna Wintour at American Vogue. In 2005, she relocated to London to be Art Director, and eventually Creative Director of British Vogue. During her tenure she built close creative relationships with photographers Alasdair McLellan, Angelo Pennetta, Colin Dodgson, Craig McDean, Glen Luchford, Harley Weir, Jamie Hawkesworth, Josh Olins, Mert and Marcus, Nick Knight, Oliver Hadlee-Pearch, Paolo Roversi, Patrick Demarchelier, Tim Walker and Tyrone Lebon.

Digital content is also a passion for Jaime, she has art directed and commissioned films for Vogue Video and for commercial clients. In 2009 she launched one of the world's first Fashion Film platforms, TEST, where she collaborated with young British fashion designers making films to promote their seasonal collections. She is also a leading authority on fashion film, and has been a panel member for the British Fashion Council's Fashion Film initiative. She has done talks about fashion and moving image in Beijing, Singapore, New York and London.

Jessica A

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Kathryn Ferguson

Belfast born Kathryn Ferguson is an award-winning Film Director, Selfridges Resident Film Director & Fashion Film Research Fellow at London College of Fashion, currently living and working in London.

FILM DIRECTOR
She has made many films for fashion designers, international brands and musicians including Chloe, Amnesty International, Selfridges, Vogue, Air France, Dev Hynes & Neneh Cherry, Nike, Sinead O'Connor, Sony, Lady Gaga and SHOWstudio. Kathryn creatively re-imagines storytelling by stretching the conventions of cinema verite. Her work is focused around creating more positive representations of women, looking at themes of identity and diverse casting within fashion, music and advertising. Her films have been screened globally on platforms such as the BBC, Nowness and i-D and at film festivals around the world. In 2017 Kathryn was awarded a Gold Creative Bravery Award at the Kinsale Shark Awards for her Amnesty International Film "25 Annoying Things" and a Vimeo Staff Pick for her film 'Incredible Machines'. Kathryn's newest short film "Taking The Waters" will launch at film festivals from early June 2018.

Rana Wehbe

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Rebekah Roy

Rebekah Roy is one of London's top fashion stylists and creative consultants. She is a unique stylist due to her abilities to communicate ideas, to collaborate with different levels of the industry and a range of practitioners and to incorporate a cultural understanding of fashion into her work.

Rebekah works extensively with cutting edge fashion designers and styles catwalk shows each London Fashion Week season as well for cultural organisations such the Southbank Centre and Bath in Fashion. She's styled commercial catwalk shows for Harrods, Royal Ascot, Bjorn Borg, Clarks and The Ford Supermodel of the World competition. She's consulted for the brands Sarah Angold, Mimpikita, Wonderluk and Azza Fahmy as well as for larger brands such as Kate Spade and Wella.

Rebekah believes in supporting bright young talent and growing an inclusive international fashion industry. In addition to her involvement on selection panels for UK young talent platforms Fashion Scout and Graduate Fashion Week, this passion has taken her around the world working with designers, fashion weeks and international organisations, including the British Council, Lagos Fashion and Design Week, Jakarta Fashion Week, Skopje Fashion Week, Riyadh Fashion Days and Singapore Digital Fashion Week. Through mentorship, workshops, collaborative projects and lectures on topics such as branding, blogging and styling, Rebekah has brought a cross-cultural understanding to fashion in emerging fashion industries as well as back to the UK.

Simone Heng

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The Analog Girl

Valerio Mezzanotti

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Valerio Nappi

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Yvette King

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