In 2010 Liza Yahya and Muhammad Abdat started a small hobby fashion business from their home in Jakarta based on the many heritage designs in Indonesia. Driven by the vision of creating the most admired handwoven IKAT modern styles, the brand continued to develop their own distinctive style of handwoven ikat designs.
From this humble beginning, Kanzi Collection has developed into a quality garment design and production house delivering an array of styles to suit a wide range of clients with appreciation for quality material, emotionally unique patterns and colors combined with the flowing designs that delivers both elegance and subtle beauty.
Since its inception in 2010, Kanzi team has noticed that the art of IKAT weaving was disapearing, as such the team has put enourmus efforts and time to contribute and uplift the well being and the quality of life for the rural community. Starting from handwoven training to enhance thier IKAT weaving skills, purchase modern equipments for better quality output and providing permenant weaving jobs.
Each IKAT cloths has provided employement of at least for two in the rural area for durationof at least 27 days.
My IKAT Identity
Indonesian Fashion Week
In 2016, for the first time Kanzi by Liza Yahya produced our own unique design of Ikat fabric utilizing traditional methods and techniques of the Indonesian historical hand woven material and incorporated our unique designs into modern styles for today’s fashion conscious market.
The design was successfully showcased during Indonesian Fashion Week 2017 and gained popularity among Ikat lovers both locally and globally.