Designer Vo Viet Chung to take part in American Fashion Show

UNESCO award winning Vietnamese designer Vo Viet Chung will introduce his latest collection at the Haute with heart fashion show that is scheduled to be taken place at Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel in the U.S. on August 13.

The collection titled “Royal” including 20 designs made of silk, velvet, brocade and lace is in colors of red, metallic, yellow and black.

The designs featuring Italian Baroque patterns, gemstone and pearl are accompanied by special handmade jewelry and accessories, such as hats, shoes, and turban.

Vo Viet Chung is the first Vietnamese designer to win an award from UNESCO for preserving Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritage by reviving and promoting ‘Lanh My A’ (traditional Vietnamese fabric) in 2007.

He has participated in many fashion shows at home and abroad, including the ‘J Autumn Fashion Show’ in London in 2011, the 2011 Vietnam-Japan cultural week in Tokyo in Japan, the Asian Fashion Week 2011 in Thailand, 2006 China’s Silk Festival in Australia and New Zealand, Milan fashion week in Italy, Paris in France and Sao Paulo in Brazil in 2007.

The Haute with heart fashion show celebrating the 50th anniversary of St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center will present latest collections of five top fashion designers of countries worldwide, including Chung who is also the only Asian fashion designer to get invited.

Proceeds raised at the event will be donated to support children with developmental disabilities (e.g. autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy).

Haute With Heart is the 39th annual fashion show is expected to attract about 1,000 guests and broadcast on popular channels like Fashion TV and CNN; fashion magazines, Vogue, Happer’s Bazaar, Elle.

Some designs from the “Royal” collection:

By Nhu Hoa – Translated by Kim Khanh

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