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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The Vietnam Fashion Week 2010, which was held in Hanoi from April 23 to 25, spotlighted around 1,000 designs of the Fall-Winter collections. The shows brought together 30 professional and amateur Vietnamese designers, such as Minh Hanh, Trong Nguyen, Thien Trang, Kieu Viet Lien and Huynh Hai Long, the winner of the last year's Vietnam Collection Grand Prix Contest. The Vietnam Fashion Week, the 12th of its kind, is a professional fashion event and has contributed to promoting Vietnam fashion industry. The event was co-organised by the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex), the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas) and the Vietnam Fashion Design Institute (Fadin). Source: ND … [Read more...] about Vietnam Fashion Week features 1,000 designs
(VOVworld) - The Vietnam’s traditional long dress, known as Ao Dai, has become the symbol of the Vietnamese feminine beauty, and the pride of the Vietnamese people for Ao Dai designs has been modified to be more than just a piece of traditional clothing only to wear on formal occasions. Today, we talk with Diego Chula, a Spanish fashion designer, about his passion to combine the Vietnam’s signature costumes with the modern global taste. Q: Hello Diego, thank you for joining us on Culture Rendezvous. Chula Ao Dai has become so popular in Hanoi now. You have opened 4 official stores in Vietnam and joined numerous cultural festivals including the recent Ao Dai Festival in Hanoi. So how long have you been working as a fashion designer in Vietnam? A: My wife and I arrived to Hanoi in 2004. My purpose when coming here was to develop furniture design. But my wife, Laura, convinced me to start up a fashion business so we set it up together in 2005. And until now, it has been … [Read more...] about Fashion Designer Diego Chula on the Vietnam’s traditional Ao Dai
A Vietnamese couturier has been selected along with other designers from nearly 40 countries to participate in a fashion show that opened in Italy on Thursday. A Vietnamese couturier has been selected along with other designers from nearly 40 countries to participate in a fashion show that opened in Italy on Thursday. Nguyen Cong Tri, a locally famous fashion designer, and 99 other contemporary designers from 38 countries, including China, Japan and the U.S., are attending the “Origin Passion and Belief” show scheduled to take place from May 8 to 11 in Vicenza City. They were chosen as the world’s 100 most well-known contemporary designers from about 15,000 candidates worldwide to join the fashion exhibition organized by Italian company Fiera Di Vicenza and “Not Just A Label,” a well-known website on contemporary fashion. Tri’s latest collection, “The Purity of Water,” which includes water-inspired haute couture products which were … [Read more...] about Vietnam couturier attends Italy show for top fashion designers
A fashion show dedicated to Vietnamese and Italian beauties and featuring four collections by designers from Hanoi will kick off on Sunday night, the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism said Thursday on its website. A fashion show dedicated to Vietnamese and Italian beauties and featuring four collections by designers from Hanoi will kick off on Sunday night, the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism said Thursday on its website. The 2014 Italy-Vietnam fashion show entitled “Nhung Ve Dep Deu Dan Toi Thanh Rome” (All Beauties Lead to Rome) is scheduled to start at 8:00 pm tonight, October 5, at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, 15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District. Aimed at promoting Vietnamese and Italian culture through fashion, the event, with support from the Embassy of Italy in Vietnam, will present the latest collections of four fashion designers from the Vietnamese capital city. It is expected to be a mixture of Vietnam’s … [Read more...] about Italy-Vietnam fashion show to start in Hanoi tonight