Consulate General of the Republic of France in Ho Chi Minh City Nicolas Warnery presented "Knight of Art & Literature" title to fashion designer Minh Hanh on July 5.This French honorary title is usually bestowed on people who have made outstanding contributions to the development of literature and arts in France and the world. On behalf of the French people, Mr. Nicolas Warnery congratulated on Minh Hanh's technical successes and efforts in strengthening the relations between Vietnam and France in the fashion industry. In return, designer Minh Hanh sent her heartfelt thanks to the French government and expressed the pride of her creativity in particular and the Vietnamese fashion industry in general. Designer Minh Hanh is director of the Vietnam Fashion Design Institute (FADIN) in Ho Chi Minh City and one of Viet Nam's leading ao dai (traditional Vietnamese dress) designers. She has taken part in many fashion shows abroad and received many international prizes. On this … [Read more...] about Fashion Designer Minh Hanh Receives “Knight of Art & Literature” Title
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Designer Nguyen Trong Hoang at the ceremony (Middle) PANO - Nguyen Trong Hoang, a young fashion designer from Ho Chi Minh City, was presented with the first prize in the Vietnam Collection Grand Prix 2007 on September 23 at Quan Ngua Sporting Hall in Hanoi. The contest is the biggest annual event of the fashion industry for young Vietnamese fashion designers. As many as 25 candidates including 13 from Ho Chi Minh City, 5 from Hanoi and 7 from other provinces competed in the final. Some of them are living and studying in foreign countries such as the US, France and Singapore. They were selected from 1,104 candidates with over 5,600 fashion models. In the competition, all of them presented their own fashion styles and creations from their collections. Nguyen Trong Hoang, winning the first prize worth 30 million VND, with his “Black space, no star and no galaxy” collection made a strong impression on the judge panel and audiences. “I am very happy to receive the … [Read more...] about Young fashion designer honoured
VietNamNet Bridge - Project Runway first season just ended, Vietnamese fashion designers immediately have a new playground - the Fashion Star, which has completed enrollment period to enter the official race. Two competitions of the international fashion world have come to Vietnam, where the fashion design industry has long been named "young."Hoang Minh Ha is the winner of Project Runway In fact, Vietnam's fashion industry is young but it had domestic fashion design competitions from many years ago. In 1999, the Vietnam Collection Grand Prix the first season was initiated by designer Minh Hanh and the Fadin Mode Academy and was warmly welcomed by fashion, art students, young designers and the public. The competition discovered talented designers for Vietnam, such as Le Thanh Phuong, Cong Tri, Nguyen Sa and Nguyen Quoc Binh. Until now, Cong Tri, who won the idea prize in 2000, still holds a strong position in the fashion industry of Vietnam. It also had positive influence on the … [Read more...] about Vietnam fashion design: Playing game or competition?
New fashion designs for 2008 and handicrafts created by two Vietnamese designers, Ngo Thai Uyen and Uyen My, have won accolades in Taipei at the Style 2008 fashion fair held in the Taiwan Exhibition Center, Taiwan (China) from July 10th-14th. Ngo Thai Uyen and Uyen My are designers from NTU Design. They were invited by the Taiwan Textile Federation to join the over 200-pavillion fair along with other designers from big fashion trademarks from Asia and the world. Ngo Thai Uyen and Uyen My won third place in the International Design Awards in 2007, given to professional designers by the International Apparel Foundation. As Ngo Thai Uyen said, the presence of NTU Design's products in such a fair was a good chance to seek co-operation and development of Vietnam's fashion trademarks in Asia. In mid August, Ngo Thai Uyen will participate in a fashion design fair and seminar on creative industry development in Bangdung, Indonesia. Source: thanhnien Translated by Mai Huong … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s fashion designs appraised in Taiwan
The Vietnam Fashion Week 2010, which was held in Hanoi from April 23 to 25, spotlighted around 1,000 designs of the Fall-Winter collections. The shows brought together 30 professional and amateur Vietnamese designers, such as Minh Hanh, Trong Nguyen, Thien Trang, Kieu Viet Lien and Huynh Hai Long, the winner of the last year's Vietnam Collection Grand Prix Contest. The Vietnam Fashion Week, the 12th of its kind, is a professional fashion event and has contributed to promoting Vietnam fashion industry. The event was co-organised by the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex), the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas) and the Vietnam Fashion Design Institute (Fadin). Source: ND … [Read more...] about Vietnam Fashion Week features 1,000 designs