On February 12th, Designer Lisa Ju debuted her new collection at City Point BKLYN during NYFW. Through Global Fashion Collective, we were introduced to this talented emerging designer.
Global Fashion Collective
Launched in October 2017, Global Fashion Collective (GFC) is a platform led by a group of dynamic individuals who share the common goal of cultivating an inclusive and diverse fashion industry. Global Fashion Collective's mission is to accelerate designer development by producing innovative runway showcases globally in fashion capitals to increase their international media visibility and expand new market opportunities for their show's participating designers.
As the sister company to Vancouver Fashion Week, which has been producing shows since 2001, GFC works with a wide range of international designers at all runway shows. After showcasing in Paris, New York, and Tokyo, the Collective plans to expand its reach with upcoming shows in London and Milan for 2023. Global Fashion Collective aims to grow to be the industry leader in providing collective shows worldwide.
About Lisa Ju
Born in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, in 1991, Lisa Ju completed her education at the Maranatha University of Fashion in Indonesia in 2013. She launched her brand and atelier in 2018. In 2019 she was awarded Indonesia's HighEnd Magazine Indonesia as one of the "Indonesian Best Young Designers" and invited to an exclusive show at Arab Fashion Week 2022 on October 2022 at Dubai Design District.
Lisa Ju presents artistic, colorful, feminine designs which appear uniquely structured. The designs incorporated delicate fabrics such as lace, chiffon, organza, and silk, and the ornaments she used added extra elegance. Her enchanting designs are refined, romantic, dazzling, and sophisticated. They are a hugely popular choice for evening wear and wedding gowns.
With a wide range of clients, from the baby boomer generation to the youngest Gen Zs and back to the previous generations, she's focusing on fearlessly challenging the difference of opinions and values between different generations. Lisa Ju balances the need for adaptability in an ever-changing business and market while still ensuring the core and signature style of the brand remain a key focus.