Fashion Festival Marks New Year 2008

The latest collections of locally renowned fashion brand names are to be presented at the Fashion Festival 2008 from December 30 to January 3 at HCMC Youth Culture House, with a special showing on the solar New Year’s Eve, December 31.

Viet Nam’s leading fashion designers, including Si Hoang, Minh Hanh, Vo Viet Chung, Viet Hung, Nguyen Long and younger talents, are to appear at the event and share their designs for the coming year.

Miss Viet Nam 2006 Mai Phuong Thuy is also to make a special appearance, together with more than 100 models touting designers’ latest innovations in the Ao dai (Vietnam’s traditional tunic-pants outfit).

Singers and dancers are to join the performance and spectators will have a chance to take part in a modeling contest funded by “X: element”, a fashion eyewear brand which has just set up outlet in Viet Nam.  

By M.D – Translated by Kim Khanh

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