Anniesa Hasibuan has become the first ever designer to feature hijab collection on New York Fashion Week catwalk. Anniesa, 28 has made history by her Spring Summer ’17 collections D’Jakarta. She’s first ever designer to have all her models wear hijabs or headscarves. The collection featured a variety of earthly tones, interesting gold textures, soft pastels and unique ensembles.
“I am so proud and thankful for everyone on the team who helped me so this event could happen, and I am so thankful to international and local media from Indonesia for exposing my show. I did not realise the result can be this amazing, and I am thrilled and humbled by the welcome reaction given.”
She also said that she got inspiration for her designs from Jakarta, her home city where she also has a boutique.
Anniesa had also held shows in major fashion capitals of the world including Paris and London. This was her first appearance in the US Hijab Collection.
Designer’s fans highly praised her collection on social media
— M. (@MEENAVOGUEE) September 14, 2016
Here’s Maha Syeda’s of lifestlye magazine Muslim Girl review on the collection
“The Indonesian designer brought together the perfect elements of her cultural home country and the metropolitan western fashion world to create a beautiful harmony of fashion and modesty, because, yes — they don’t have to clash.”
Here’s some from Anniesa’s Instagram
Here is Anniesa’s favorite