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TENUN Fashion Week

The world's first fashion event dedicated to the handweaves of ASEAN.

Project Information

Problem Statement

Weaving communities throughout ASEAN are struggling to showcase their handweaves and fashion events generally bring fashion designers to the centrestage without shedding light on the identities of weavers or showcasing traditional weave techniques and patterns.

This results in an appreciation of the fashion and the design, but they events lose the stories of the real heros and their traditions, customs and cultures.


The proposed TENUN Fashion Week brings together collections produced by weaving communities throughout ASEAN. This event intends to bring weavers to the forefront. An e-commerce portal shall be set up to allow their collections to be purchased online. 

TENUN Fashion Week shall have its virtual spotlight event on 15-17 October 2021.


Other Details

The title sponsor of this event is Maybank Foundation under the Maybank Women Eco-Weavers Programme. We are looking for further potential sponsors who wish to assist under funded weaver communities to produce their respectives fabrics and collections so that they can participate in this fashion event. We are also seeking collaborative partners who can help provide linkages so that participating weaver communities are able to have access to markets.

Project Timeline

  • Date Start: 2021 Ogos 05
  • Date End: 2021 Okt 17

Assistance Required

Financial Support
MYR 10,000.00

Non-recourse Grant MYR 10,000.00

To fund weaver communities across ASEAN to participate in the TENUN Fashion Week

Non-Financial Support

Partnership / Collaboration

To provide commercial linkages in fashion, textiles and design, so that we can provide weaver communities in ASEAN with access to markets

Community of artisans dedicated towards the preservation of heritage craft, women empowerment and rural community building. 

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