VietNamNet Bridge - Project Runway first season just ended, Vietnamese fashion designers immediately have a new playground – the Fashion Star, which has completed enrollment period to enter the official race. Two competitions of the international fashion world have come to Vietnam, where the fashion design industry has long been named “young.” Hoang Minh Ha is the winner of Project Runway The top three contestants of the Project Runway first season. From the left: Chau Chan Hung, Hoang Minh Ha, Lam Gia Khang and their models. In fact, Vietnam’s fashion industry is young but it had domestic fashion design competitions from many years ago. In 1999, the Vietnam Collection Grand Prix the first season was initiated by designer Minh Hanh and the Fadin Mode Academy and was warmly welcomed by fashion, art students, young designers and the public. The competition discovered talented designers for Vietnam, such as Le Thanh Phuong, Cong Tri, … [Read more...] about Vietnam fashion design: Playing game or competition?
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Local fashion designer heads for Audi Star Creation final Hung Le By Hung Le in HCMC Vietnamese Nguyen Hoang Tu has become one of 12 finalists in the fashion design competition Audi Star Creation 2014 (ASC) in Singapore. ASC is one of the four main events of the Asia Fashion Exchange festival. The finalists, who hail from seven Asian countries and are aged between 16 and 25, have been picked following the screening of 418 entries from 14 countries. They will face off at the Runway Showdown, organized at the [email protected] in Singapore on May 12. They will be required to submit six original and commercially viable designs that reflect this year’s theme “The Asian Perspective”. All the contestants must have less than two years’ fashion design experience. Three winners will be named by a panel of judges who are leading experts in the fashion industry. Prizes include 10,000 Singapore dollars and a one-year internship at high-end fashion retailer FJ Benjamin. On … [Read more...] about Local fashion designer heads for Audi Star Creation final
Ten designers from nine countries, including Duc Duy from Vietnam, will join the Malaysia International Fashion Week, with the theme “Truly Asia” from November 25-28. Duc Duy brought his best designs, which feature Vietnamese identities, to Malaysia. His collection showcased yesterday. The young designer left strong impression on the audience through the biggest fashion show in Vietnam, the Dep Fashion Show, with collections such as “Galaxy Light” and “The Stars.” Here are some designs by Duc Duy: (Source: Dan Tri, VNS) … [Read more...] about Local fashion designer invited to Malaysia fashion week
VietNamNet Bridge – The International Association of Clothing Designers and Executives began its two-day annual convention in HCM City on Friday, the first time it is being hosted by Viet Nam. What's Next? Men's Tailoring in Times of Turbulence is the theme of this year's event, and it has attracted more than 100 designers, tailors, and materials and accessories suppliers. Apart from workshops on topics such as design, production, and sourcing in Asia and sustainable sourcing, local fit for global brands, interlining technology for advancing men's tailoring, and attracting and developing talent in design, there will also be study tours to Nha Be and Woo Yang garment factories in HCM City. Dr Heino Freudenberg, IACDE chairman, said Viet Nam was a rising star in the world of men's tailoring thanks to its impressive growth in garment manufacturing and quality improvement. It had a skilled workforce at a reasonable cost. "Garment factories … [Read more...] about HCM City hosts fashion designers
(Cinet)- These young and talented designers represent a new generation in Vietnam fashion industry.1. Lam Gia Khang, the designer for the stars A newbie in Vietnam fashion industry, but this young guy who was born in 1990 has drawn much more attention than expected. Graduated from London College for Fashion Studies in Hanoi, Khang won the first prize in Vietnam Belve Fashion Design Awards in 2012. His collection back then, Le Blanc inspired by 50s’ style was praised for its elegance and elaboration in details. One year after, he was in the top three of Project Runway Vietnam 2013. Lam Gia Khang loves to engage contemporary and minimalism in his design but still follow closely with popular trends in fashion world. His works are frequently picked up by top Viet celebrities for many red carpet events. Lam Gia Khang with his designs Viet celebs in Khang's designs 2. Ly Giam Tien, the fashion prodigy Ly Giam Tien was considered as a special discovery of Vietnam fashion in 2014. … [Read more...] about Four Talented Viet Fashion Designers Born After 1990s