With many people loosing their jobs and homes, this effected the area of Bandung, where Poverty levels increased by 30%, which led to the birth of Distro
•Began as reaction against expensive mass produced brands.
•Deriving from the urban street culture
•Where youth made their own clothing
•To express their individual identities and lifestyle interests.
•Bandung is the centre for textiles and clothing manufacturing in Java
•Which lead to Distro entrepreneurs opening their Shops selling their goods
These retailers are called DISTROThere are now over 200 Distro outlets in Bandung selling clothing, toys and accessories.