Friday, August 20, 2010
Lots of changing in fashion world, including the top 40 cities of fashion.
Here is the new top 40, and amazing Bali being a part of them.
hopefully not only Bali will increasing chart in this topic, but others city like Jakarta, Jogja, and Jember can join in this top 40 next year.
Lets help this country to survive in this world. Because we all know, Indonesia is more than just WONDERFUL and UNIQUE, but also AMAZING and CREATIVE. Agree with me?
The Top Fashion Capitals of 2010, change from the 2009 rankings, and commentary follow.
1. New York (+1) – Reclaims the top spot which it sees as its rightful place.
2. Hong Kong (+5) – The highest ranking ever for an Asian city.
3. London (+2) – The first time, the No. 2 ranking goes to anyone other than the Classic Four (New York, Paris, London and Milan).
4. Paris (-1) – No. 1 in our hearts by No. 4 in the eyes of the media.
5. Los Angeles (+1) – Film is playing an ever more important place in the world of fashion.
6. Milano (-5) – Milan Fashion Week was widely considered a disappointment.
7. Sydney (+2) – Sydney and Melbourne are both energizing the fashion world from Oz.
8. Miami (+5) – strength in swimwear propels Miami into the Top Ten.
9. Barcelona (+5) – Once again, take the top spot in Iberia.
10. Madrid (+11) – Impressive leap into the Top Ten.
11. Melbourne (+14) – Sydney strides ahead; Melbourne even moreso.
12. Shanghai (+2) — Hong Kong and Shanghai both outpace Tokyo.
13. Sao Paulo (-5) – No. 1 in Latin America, again.
14. Tokyo (-2) – Maintaining a relatively strong message while slipping a bit.
15. Singapore (+5) – Strong fashion infrastructure helps it keep pace.
16. Las Vegas (-6) – Hard economic times make a dent in Vegas’ standing.
17. Amsterdam (NL) – Move on to the list for the first time.
18. Berlin (+1) – Hard work helps it main spot in the Top Twenty.
19. Rio de Janeiro (-1) – Strong Latin presence yet slips further behind Sao Paulo.
20. Moscow (+2) – Back in the Top Twenty where it belongs.
21. Dubai (-10) – Transformation of Burg Dubai into Burj Khalifa mirrors the local fashion industry’s trajectory for the year.
22. Rome (-18) – Steepest decline for the survey, ever.
23. Cape Town (NL) – Nice debut for a city known for its multicultural beauty
24. Buenos Aires (0) – Remains No. 3 in Latin America reflecting its glorious past.
25. Johannesburg (NL) – A big year for South Africa with two debuts in the Top Twenty-five.
26. Prague (+3) – Proud city further strengthens its fashion credentials.
27. Vienna (NL) – Strong debut for the capital of the old Hapsburg Empire.
28. Mumbai (-12) – Mumbai falls out of the Top Twenty, but Delhi falls further.
29. Mexico City (+1) – Tops in Central America, again.
30. New Delhi (-13) – Though strengthening its fashion infrastructure, falls further behind Mumbai
31. Santiago (-8) – Making fashion strides while slipping a bit.
32. Bali (NL) – Solid debut for the Indonesian Archipelago.
33. Stockholm (-7) – Once more, tops in Scandinavia.
34. Copenhagen (NL) – Debuts right behind Stockholm.
35. Bangkok (-8) – Falling further behind in the fashion race.
36. Warsaw (NL) – Moves into the top tier in 2010.
37. Chicago (NL) – The Second City makes the list for the first time.
38. Toronto (NL) – Toronto edges Montreal for the top Canadian entry.
39. Krakow (-11) – Maintains a rather unique and creative niche in the industry.
40. (Tie) Dallas (NL) – There are more than cowboys in this emerging regional capital.
40. (Tie) Atlanta (NL) – More than CNN is making an international impact from Hot ‘Lanta.
Nominated: Antwerpen, Caracas, Frankfurt, Medellin, Seoul
Footnote : NL = New List
Posted by Ketty Tressianah at 11:58 AM