Vietnamese fashion confirms its place on the world map
Many Vietnamese designers have been recognized in international fashion weeks.
Phan Dang Hoang, 24, launched his label in Milan in 2022 and became the youngest Vietnamese to leave his mark on the global fashion industry.
Inspired by traditional craft villages in Vietnam, the collection titled “Quintessence” by Phan Dang Hoang left a deep impression on audiences at the NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti) fashion show in Milan, Italy in June 2021.
It took the young fashion designer eight months to complete the collection, which includes materials produced in Vietnamese artisanal villages, such as silk threads, hand-made rattan, and bamboo products. The designs aim to raise awareness of preserving, protecting and promoting traditional beauty and values.
Hoang, 21, from Nghe An Province in north-central Vietnam, graduated from NABA, an international academy focusing on arts and design. NABA is considered one of the world’s best schools for art and design: selected by Frame and included in Frame’s Masterclass Guide to the world’s 30 leading graduate design and fashion schools, and chosen by Domus magazine as one of the 100 best schools in Europe. Architecture and design.
He is also known for his collections such as the “Potion of Joy” collection inspired by traditional folk games. “Mirage” group, which brings the mountainous region of northwest Vietnam to the international runway; And the “Sculpture” collection showcases a place for Vietnamese fashion and sculpture.
In September 2023, Van Dang Hoang presented his collection titled Sculpture at the 2nd Milan Fashion Week 2023. He is the first Vietnamese designer to participate in the fashion week alongside luxury brands such as Gucci, Prada, Fendi and Armani.
Previously, fashion designer Tran Hung made the Vietnamese people proud with his 10 collections that were met with disfavor at London Fashion Week.
Hong said that the responsibility of designers is not only to be creative in creating fashionable and beautiful clothes, but also to highlight the stories of Vietnamese culture and sustainable and environmentally friendly fashion.
Leading Vietnamese designer Nguyen Cong Tri was invited to participate in New York Fashion Week (NYFW) 2019 in February and December. Cong Tri then became one of the most popular fashion brands used by celebrities.
Nguyen Cong Tri is one of the leading Vietnamese designers. He is the first Vietnamese designer to become a member of the Asian Couture Federation (ACF). Trey has participated in many international fashion weeks, such as Tokyo Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016 and 2017. He has also been invited to participate in international fashion shows, such as Tokyo Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2017.
R&B star Beyoncé wore a dress by Vietnamese designer Cong Tri to the London premiere of Disney’s The Lion King in 2019.
She joins a select group of international celebrities who have chosen to use Cong Tri creations, such as Katy Perry, Rihanna, actresses Kate Bosworth, Katherine Macnemar, British pop star Rita Ora, English pop singer and songwriter Adele, and more.
There are also prominent names in the dream of creating a Vietnamese fashion identity in the global fashion industry such as Adrian Anh Tuan, Phuong My, Hoang Hai, Thuy Nguyen, Do Manh Cuong, Tran Hung, Nguyen Minh Tuan, Phan Dang Hoang, Kelly. Bui, Tran Phuong Hoa, Ivan Tran, Huynh Hai Long, Dang The Huy…
In addition, designer Do Manh Cuong will return to the United States for his second fashion show after showing at New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2024.
Designer Tran Phuong Hoa presented two collections inspired by Vietnamese and Australian nature and culture last December in Australia
Designer Nguyen Minh Tuan organized a “Dream Come True” fashion show with the participation of nearly 80 local and international models and beauty queens in January.
The country has recently witnessed many projects, shows and international fashion weeks organized by Vietnamese individuals and organizations.
Aquafina Vietnam International Fashion Week (AVIFW) is one of the largest events of its kind in the country and the Southeast Asia region, ranking fourth after the International Fashion Weeks in Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai.
The annual fashion show attracts many top local designers and international names from around the world to showcase their latest collections. It is expected to connect Vietnamese designers with the global fashion industry.
The Vietnamese essence helps the country’s fashion industry assert its place on the world map.
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