Update: 16:29 | 12/09/2017
A rare Vietnamese satin, called My A, will be featured in clothes for women and men by young fashion designers at the catwalk event "The Dreamers" in HCM City next month.
Designs using My A, a special Vietnamese satin, by young fashion designers at the launch event for the show The Dreamers in HCM City. (Photo: thegioivanhoa.com).
More than 75 designs selected from the latest collections by Hang Nguyen, Huynh Tien, Nguyen Minh Cong, and Juun Dang Dung will be presented.
Highlighted clothes will be ready-to-wear productions in My A satin, which is often used in ao dai (Vietnamese traditional dress).
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“We used My A satin in our designs because of its beauty and quality,” he said.
In 2003, My A was introduced in designs for the collection Mo Ve Chau A (Dream of Asia) by Vo Viet Chung, who had just returned home after a two-year training course organised by the Europe Fashion Federation in Italy and Denmark.
Chung’s clothes in My A left a strong impression on audiences.
Later, Chung displayed his collection on the Mega-F Diamond Cruise Ship chartered by the Fashion TV (FTV) channel. The five-star cruise ship first arrived in HCM City’s Nha Rong Wharf in 2008, after stops in several Asian countries including Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines.
His collections in Vietnamese silk and satin were broadcast on the FTV channel in 2010.
“Through The Dreamers, we hope to encourage the use of Vietnamese materials in fashion,” said female designer Hang Nguyen.
The Dreamers will also kick off the AMI Fashion Show, a non-profit fashion project promoting young fashion models and designers launched by a group of young enterprises.
The show will take place at