Ferry Sunarto designer recently showed off her blouse collection in the Royal Palace Schloss Buckeburg, Germany. Several royal guests threw praise, there is also revealed that the kebaya collection could be the envy of renowned Lebanese designer, Elie Saab.
For the first time, Ferry had the opportunity to bring a collection of haute couture (high fashion) in his German public. This opportunity would not only be bears his name, but also the name of Indonesia in the presence of members of the royal and privileged guests of Germany.
“It’s great when there is appreciation, saying that Elie Saab could be jealous if he saw my collection or a very similar dress worn by Kate Middleton. I felt successful mission, “said Ferry, when contacted in Jakarta.
Ferry completed the show was on 31 May to 2 June. In total there are ten collections of haute couture kebaya that she carries. The models walked down the runway which had been prepared in the palace along the corridor. According to Ferry, after the demonstration of a direct visitors book for her kebaya.
“Who would have thought, even though I make a kebaya which has no adjustment with a modern twist, they still recognize traditional kebaya grip, and it made me proud,” said Ferry added.
According to Ferry, reasonably successful mission because it could convince the public in Europe, especially Germany, to recognize that the kebaya is a typical Indonesian fashion. As with clothing such as cheongsam from China or kimono from Japan.
What a thrilling journey to appear before members and guests the royal palace, Ferry Sunarto story unfold.
When arrived in Germany, the winter weather. Ferry comes with a group that made up the staff of Overseas Promotion Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, and several other participants such as the Red Batik Carnival of Jember, some batik and jazz musicians. Everything is Indonesian delegation which will appear in a joint promotion event Tourism Indonesia and Germany which took place at the Royal palace Schloss Buckerberg, one half hour from the city of Hannover, Germany.
This Agenda is an annual feast, a party of the people and was opened to the public once a year special by Alexanderf Prince Schaumburg-Lippe. In occasion of this year, Indonesia was chosen as the party with the theme of inspiration Wonderful Indonesia. Thus, Indonesia as well as a host by presenting the “Indonesia” in the palace, and exhibits diverse cultural product riches.
Ferry own fashion show was held exclusively in the Palace Banquet Hall and was attended by 150 VIP guests of the Kingdom. Ferry admitted directly involved in the affairs of the German model choreography that will swing along the corridor that had been prepared with the accompaniment of the song Bed White Thunder works Soekarno Putra. At night show, Prince Alexander became the host, accompanied by the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Berlin, DR Edi Pratomo.
The day after the show progresses, Ferry said, he and Director of Overseas Promotion Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, Nia Undoubtedly, asked to meet privately in the living room Princess Nadja Anna Zsoek to perform fitting kebaya. This is a crucial moment for the Ferry to introduce further kebaya close.
On the last day, before returning to Indonesia, Ferry held a fashion show but this time outside the palace area. The difference, he also featuring batik from Indonesia’s daughter named Sekar, and the event became part of the Closing Fashion Parade. Moving, Ferry said when the red and white Indonesian flag also taken along.
With a series of events and opportunities in its path, Ferry Sunarto feel satisfied and proud to introduce the Indonesian kebaya in the presence of members of the public realm and Germany. Kebaya carries at least one step to international recognition has been performed. “So that they also know that in Europe, that it came from the Indonesian kebaya,” he said.