Dian Pelangi, 21, one of the top indonesian fashion designer. She is the main designer of Dian Pelangi company, one of the nation’s leading moslem fashion house. Born on January 14th 1991 in Palembang, she later graduated from Ecole Superieur des Arts et Techniques de la Mode (ESMOD) with a very satisfying grade at 2008.
Known as a multitalented designer, Dian Pelangi brings colour and excitement to the local and International Muslim Fashion Scene. Dian draws inspiration from the colours of the rainbow and she passionately mines Indonesia’s heritage for her inspiration, from vivid tie-dye and exquisite songket to lavish batik.
After interviewed by CNN for her latest collection on Jakarta Fashion Week 2010, Dian Pelangi has fast become one of the most influencial stylish figure in the country. People seem to follow nearly every style that she creates. Realizing her broad influence, this youngest member of Asosiasi Perancang Pengusaha Muda Indonesia (APPMI) publishing her own book in 2012 containing street-styles from moslem women in countries she had travelled to, artistically handpicked by herself.
At the end of 2011, Dian Pelangi travelled to Paris to join The International Fair of Muslim World at Le Bourget and has certainly made her mark as a young Indonesian designer to watch.