Ghea Sukarya Pang­gabean

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Born in Rot­ter­dam in 1955, Ghea Pang­gabean is rec­og­nized 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 trade­mark. 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. She has two twin-daugh­ters, Janna and Amanda Soekasah.

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