Vietnamese fashion designer to showcase collection in China

Designer Minh Hanh, Director of Vietnam Fashion Design Institute in Ho Chi Minh City will represent the country in a fashion show titled “Water festival” in Liuzhou in China on October 3.

A design from the collection titled “Duong chan troi cua nuoc” (Horizon lines on water) (Phpto: File)

The designer will present her latest collection titled “Duong chan troi cua nuoc” (Horizon lines on water) which include 30 hand-made embroidered garments made of brocade and silk.

Designers from Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, India, Malaysia, China and Indonesia will also participate in the event. They will present their collections featuring a mix of traditional cultures and a breath of modern life.

Minh Hanh is a veteran fashion designer in the country. She has received many national and international awards. Hanh is also the first Vietnamese designer who was conferred the “Knight of Art and Literature” award by the French Government for her contribution in promoting Franco-Vietnam cultural cooperation, particularly in fashion, in 2006. Designing an “ao dai”  (Vietnamese traditional dress) is her main interest and she has spent all her life introducing it to different cultures.

By Do Hanh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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