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Ghea Sukarya Panggabean

Ghea Panggabean is recognised as one of Indonesia’s top fashion designers, responsible for a renaissance in Indonesia’s ethnic textile tradition. Her textiles make strong use of folklore, including the Jumputan tie-dyed fabrics that have become her hallmark. Ghea has received international acclaim, including the Best of ASEAN Designers Award and the Apparel Trophy for Indonesia’s best ready-to-wear design, along with top honours from Indonesia’s Tourism and Culture ministries.

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