Native to the Indonesian island of Bali, characterized by intricate finger movements, expressive gestures, facial expressions, and impressive complicated footwork, Legong, enacts traditional stories through a refined dance.
Finding inspiration from this dance, Indonesian Fashion Designer Catherine Njoo, presented her New York Fashion Week collection Legong during NYFW: First Stage. Catherine Njoo’s namesake label was established in 2013, the label is a couture and ready to wear fashion label based in Indonesia. Her collections combined traditional Indonesian fabrics with modern style.Embed from Getty Images
NYFW: First Stage is the newest fashion platform for international designers to showcase their designs during New York Fashion Week. The shows ran from September 7 to 11 at The Gallery at the Dream Downtown hotel.