At the event, Nga wore an Ao Dai, the Vietnamese traditional dress, designed by Khanh Shyna. The dress, is made of brocade and traditional silk and has two key points of inspiration behind it. Firstly the phoenix, a sacred animal according to Vietnamese belief. Secondly Phap Lam art provided inspiration for the dress, a type of enamel painting and carving on copper that originates from Hue city. Let’s take a look at some images of other contestants in their national costumes. Here is the contestant from Japan, Haruka Oda, her pink outfit and headdress takes inspiration from both old and new aspects of Japanese culture, including Hello Kitty. The contestant from Laos Nobphalat Sikaiphak’s dress takes inspiration for the peacock. Debra Jeanne Poh from Malaysia looks confident in her national costume. Representing China Wanxin Xing looks elegant in a pink, floral dress. The costume of Su Myat Phoo from Myanmar takes inspiration from the country’s history and … [Read more...] about Miss Grand International contestants shine in national costume contest
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Ninety contestants competed to show off their national costume in the Philippines on October 11. They were divided into 5 groups with the Vietnamese beauty Phuong Khanh slotting into the Asia and Oceania Group. Phuong Khanh shines in an elegant sparkling suit and wears a head dress decorated with roses. In the Asia and Oceania group, Vietnamese girl Phuong Khanh took the gold medal, she was followed by runners up from Thailand (L) and the host, the Philippines (R). The Cambodian representative performing in the national costume session In the Western Europe group, Miss Spain Carolina Jane won the gold medal. Miss Mexico Melissa Flores came in first place in the North and Central America group. Yashvi Aware from the USA in her national costume The representative from Argentina came away empty handed at the national costume session. Miss Panama Diana Lemos bagged a silver medal in the North and Central America group. The Miss Earth pageant has been running since its inauguration … [Read more...] about Phuong Khanh wins gold medal at Miss Earth’s national costume session
It is unveiled that the national costume, designed by Khanh Shyna, the main theme of the costume is royal yellow and is made of brocade and traditional silk. It took the designer just three days and three nights of hard work to complete the costume. Khanh Shyna says the dress is inspired by the phoenix-one of four sacred animals according to Vietnamese belief. He adds that the five phoenixes on the dress symbolize strength and power of the Nguyen Dynasty. The national costume contest is scheduled to take place on October 12. It is unveiled that the national costume, designed by Khanh Shyna, the main theme of the costume is royal yellow and is made of brocade and traditional silk. It took the designer just three days and three nights of hard work to complete the costume. Khanh Shyna says the dress is inspired by the phoenix-one of four sacred animals according to Vietnamese belief. He adds that the five phoenixes on the dress symbolize strength and … [Read more...] about Phuong Nga’s national costume for Miss Grand Int’l unveiled
Supermodel Minh Trung has revealed his latest photoshoot in which he shows off the national costume he will wear at the Mister International 2018 to be held in Yangon, Myanmar from April 30. The national costume is meticulously tailored by local designer Le Thanh Hoa, who draws inspiration from the legend titled “Children of Dragon, Grandchildren of Fairies” featuring the origin of the Vietnamese people. The gold coloured costume weighs more than 40kg and takes Thanh Hoa over two months to create. The armour is made from gilded bronze and is decorated with unique patterns. Minh Trung has been very careful to preserve the ornate costume for the Mister International 2018 contest in Myanmar. Trung says his rivals come from many different nations around the world but he will do his best to have a successful event. VOV … [Read more...] about Minh Trung’s stunning national costume for Mister International 2018
The national costume to be worn by supermodel Kha Trang on the stage of the 2016 Miss Supranational beauty pageant has given grounds to debate on the gown's representativeness of Vietnamese costumes. The national costume to be worn by supermodel Kha Trang on the stage of the 2016 Miss Supranational beauty pageant has given grounds to debate on the gown's representativeness of Vietnamese costumes. The 45kg costume, named 'Vietnamese Golden Lotus,' was put together by local designer Le Long Dung over the course of three months. The red and gold costume is over three meters high and boasts a 3.5-meter tail, decorated with bright-colored gems and traditional ethnic patterns. According to the designer, the piece of clothing is inspired by the tale of Lac Long Quan and Au Co, who are believed to be the parents of all Vietnamese people. The arms of the gown form the shape of a lotus, considered Vietnam's national flower that stands for purity and perseverance despite circumstances, while … [Read more...] about Is the national costume of Vietnam’s beauty at Miss Supranational national enough?