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Vietnamese “Ao dai” on show in Italy

April 25, 2013          1071 views

(Cinet)- On April 23, in Florence, Italy, Vietnamese fashion designer Hoang Hai has brought his ao dai collection to Italy to showcase in the Hanoi – Florence fashion night.

The event is part of the “Vietnamese days in the Tuscany region” programme to mark the 40 th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Italy.
Young designer Hoang Hai brought to the fashion show his special Ao dai collection that reflects both traditional and contemporary styles.
Hai’s collection is seen as a perfect combination of Vietnamese traditional dress and materials such as satin, silk and chiffon, which are produced in Italy’s modern factories.
The designer also introduced his hand-made collection of evening dresses made of various materials such as velvet and lace.
Italian audiences expressed their enthusiasm for Ao dai, saying Vietnamese women look graceful in the traditional dress.

Some ao dai designed by Hoang Hai, performed by Miss Vietnam Ngoc Han: