Fashion show to honor Vietnamese rare traditional fabric

A fashion show themed “The Dreamers” featuring designs made of Lanh My A (a kind of Vietnamese traditional fabric) will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 13.

Miss Mekong Delta 2015 Nguyen Thi Le Nam Em

Miss Mekong Delta 2015 Nguyen Thi Le Nam Em

The event will present to fashionista 75 latest designs by Hang Nguyen, Phi Huynh Tien, Juun Dang Dung and Nguyen Minh Cong.
The performance will include three parts, consisting of traditional costumes, casual wear and evening dresses.
Miss Mekong Delta 2015 Nguyen Thi Le Nam Em will walk the show as its “First face”.
Lanh My A is a truly unique silk product, originating from the Tan Chau silk village in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang.
In 2006, Vietnamese designer Vo Viet Chung was awarded a UNESCO badge and certificate of merit for preserving Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritage by reviving and promoting ‘Lanh My A’ (traditional Vietnamese fabric). The designer has contributed to restoring and preserving rare traditional Lanh My A fabric material and introduced the unique material to the international fashion world. He is the first Vietnamese designer granted an award of this type.

By KHAC THI – Translated by Kim Khanh

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