The Islamic Modest fashion industry is growing, designers from Asia are making their mark in this Multi-million dollar fashion industry.
In Designers Exposed, I will be showcasing fashion designers representing a diverse pool of designers currently emerging beside the well-established ones.
She is an Indonesian born fashion designer and Islamic fashion influencer, her debut into the fashion scene was not by coincidence, her family founded the Pelangi fashion brand in 1991, the year she was born. Pelangi graduated from École Supérieur des Arts et Techniques de la Mode in Paris in 2008 and showed her first collection when she was 18 where she took over the family business. Her designs have much influenced the Hijabi Muslim dress, adding a spirit of a modern look to it, where she is known for adding color to the Pelangi brand.
The brand has over 500 employees and 14 stores worldwide. In 2015, Pelangi took part in the ‘Designer in Residence’ initiative at London College of Fashion , where she advocated strongly for diversity in fashion, organising a hijab styling workshop as part of the British Council’s international fashion showcase.
Her brand includes, besides fashion for hijab-wearing women, bridal and kids collection.