This is a major fashion event in Vietnam, featuring the newest collections from the world’s and Vietnam’s leading designers, said the organising board. It aims to showcase Vietnam’s fashion sector. Fashionistas as well as Vietnamese artists will attend the event.
Vietnam Fashion Week Spring - Summer 2017 in HCMC.
Xuan-Thu Nguyen, a Dutch-Vietnamese designer and owner of design house Xuan in French capital Paris, will open the Vietnam International Fashion Week Spring Summer 2017 in HCMC. The event will take place at the Gem Center at 8 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, District 1, HCMC.
Nguyen is the first designer of Vietnamese descent to become a member of France’s Haute Couture Federation, together with other renowned figures like Armani, Elie Saab, Versace, Valentino Béatrice Demulder Ferrant, Hervé L. LeRoux, Georges Hobeika and Zuhair Murad.
The graduate of the Amsterdam Fashion Institute arrived in France in 2005, and she began showing her haute couture creations at the Paris Fashion Week in July 2008. Her designs are known for their contemporary cuts infused with a touch of poetry, geometrical shapes and hand-made embroidery patterns.
Garment-textile exports of Vietnam in 2017 are expected to hit 30 billion USD, said Vu Duc Giang, Chairman of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association.
The event will feature 20 shows by local and foreign fashion designers. Fashionista will have the opportunity to show their best styles and win tickets to the shows. Limited invitation tickets will be offered to the public.
Foreign designers, including Xuan Haute Couture (France), Betty Tran (Australia), Joao Rolo (Portugal), THIRD (the Republic of Korea), Israeli Fashion by Shenkar Design School (Israel), Boys of Bangkok (Thailand), Lie by Lee Chung Chung (the Republic of Korea), and Tata Christiane (Germany) will join the show, along with local designers such as Nguyen Cong Tri, Chung Thanh Phong, Thuy Design House, Devon Nguyen, HA Linh Thu, Do Long, Le Thanh Hoa, Hoang Minh Ha and others.