Fashion progress in Indonesia
Indonesia has a variety of cultures and vogue along the diversity of ethnic groups. Before 1940 our people dress style tend to be simple i.e. kebaya as a clothes type in several javanese side, sumatera. Even in Bali area for example, female still wearing their typical traditional dress when its still topless on the belly and chest. There are only a few female in Indonesia wearing european modern clothes on that time, This is influenced by their association with dutches people. Types of European fashion in the dress form combined with corset utilization from chest to hips.
Then in the end of 1940 until next decade, european lifestyle get started and followed by many our people. Self beautify by all means, or might europeanized looks widely imitated. Along with some ads circulating at that time who used beauty female star icon at that time likes ; Barbara Stanwyck, and more. Beautiful impression on that time besides the fashion style, hair style are white skin and european looking. Beside media, There are another factors that are dominantly influencing that beauty images i.e.; independence euphoria. Everything that was previously identical with certain social class, immediately felt by all society levels in the name of independence. This includes clothing and dress code.
Until in 1960 fashion trend growing along with mini skirt style influenced by western, the beatles era, and more. Western youth euphoria at that time so massively influenced dress style among Indonesian youth. While Moslem fashion trend have shape to gamis and overall dress lively in Indonesia at 1990 decade. At first moslem clothing type before that year its only kebaya set dress combine with hijab. Meanwhile in another part region, especially in aceh kind of traditional dresses mixed with hijab. Moslem dress code development in Indonesia more variative and creative compared with female moslem dress from other countries.
Jember citizen interest and enthusiasm about fashion
As a district in East Java, Jember has 31 sub-districts consisting of 28 sub-districts with 226 villages and 3 sub-districts with 22 areas villages level. Jember formed build upon Staatsblad (statute book) Number 322 August 9th 1928, when it start to be valid on January 1st 1929. Dutch-indie government has issued provisions regarding restructuring of decentralized government in coverage East Java province, among others pointing to Regenschap (Regency) Djember as an independent legal entity. Officially these provisions were issued by general secretary of Dutch-indie government (De Aglemeene Secretaris) G.R. Erdbrink, August 21th 1928. (source: wikipedia)
Fashion development has grown rapidly in Jember, progress indicators can be seen from fashion show events already held by clothes designer and getting supported from local government. As example jember fashion carnival performance competent goes to internasional level.
Nevertheless regional income level in general which is still low affect to spending ability or consumption to fashion product which is exists. This caused the most people income came from agricultural sector (A farmer), plantation workers, and migrant workers. Digital era bring so much influence modern lifestyle mostly to youth circles, mindset switching and stylistic tendencies including bring in by them who work on another metropolis city as nomads.