Vietnamese fashion show in France

PANO – An “Ao dai” (Vietnamese traditional long dress) collection of three famous designers Minh Hanh, Cong Khanh and Trong Nguyen will be introduced in France to mark the 40th anniversary of Vietnam-France diplomatic relations.


At a press conference for the show on August 22nd in France, models presented some traditional costumes made from materials such as silk, brocade and hand-woven linen of the Mong ethnic minority.

The designers also introduced some costumes with motifs from the Chambord Castle’s walls, as a combination of Western and Eastern styles.

The event, jointly held by the French Embassy in Vietnam and Vietnam Embassy in France, will take place in the Chambord Castle, one of France’s oldest destinations, recognized as a World Heritage by UNESCO.

Translated by Vu Linh