Annisa Puspa Andira
Adhelia Sani Pramita
A saying that determination and hard work become an inevitable formula to produces success is definitely not wrong at all. And this has proven by Peggy Hartanto, a designer who’s the work has been known on a global scale that combined with original and authentic works the road to success should be wide open. Her distinctive design can put her name as one of the noteworthy local fashion designers to watch for. It’s a long journey to, but Peggy doesn’t hesitate to share the tale of her success.
“I started my fashion career during my study in Australia when I landed an internship at Collette Dinnigan—one of the well-known fashion and interior designers in Australia,” as Peggy remembered her rookie days. After she spends her time interning, eventually she’s ended up with a job in production section and quality control of Collette Dinnigan. Her days working in Collette Dinnigan gave plenty of lessons to learn and strengthened Peggy’s skill as a fashion designer. With her determination to fulfill her passion, Peggy finally left Collette Dinnigan and started her clothing line, PEGGY HARTANTO.
The establishment of the PEGGY HARTANTO brand in 2012 was the first step for Peggy to spread her wings as a fashion designer. Shortly after established her brand, Peggy got offered to show her debut collections in Jakarta Fashion Week as a Raffles College of Design and Commerce alumni. “We—Peggy and team thought that this show would be a perfect chance for us to show our first collection of the ready-to-wear label,” said Peggy. Her decision was right considered today PEGGY HARTANTO has become a celebrated local fashion designer.