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Vietnam Fashion Week 2015: Encounter of Big-name designers

October 20, 2015          2320 views
The designs which have been showcased at the Vietnam
International Fashion Week 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoitre
(Cinet)- Big name designers from Vietnam and around the world are showcasing their collections at the Vietnam International Fashion Week 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City.
The event, which is in its second year, is held by Multimedia JSC in collaboration with FIDé Fashion Weeks and the Asian Couture Federation, with the participation of eight famous designers and their brands from France, Italy, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates and 12 local peers. The event takes from October 14 to 18.
The event aims to become a bridge between Vietnamese designers and the world’s fashion industry.
Big names 
One of the highlights of the event is a show featuring 92-year-old legendary Italian designer Renato Balestra.
His show at the Vietnam International Fashion Week 2015 will be one of his last before retiring.
Other notables include French designers Julien Fournié, Livia Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov, famous Indonesian evening gown designer Sebastian Gunawan, Australian Alvin Fernandez, Ezra Santos from Dubai, and Japanese bridal dress designer Yumi Katsura.
At the age of 87, Katsura is the incumbent head of several organizations such as the Federation of Asia & Pacific Bridal Associations, The Japan Bridal Association, Yumi Katsura International Co. Ltd., and Katsura Yumi Wedding System Co. Ltd.
Young Vietnamese shine
This year’s fashion week has been considered a playground for young local designers to shine.
One of the most awaited names is Phuong My, who had her collections showcased in the opening show of the event.
The Vietnam International Fashion Week 2015 also sees the participation of numerous emerging names in the local fashion industry, including Thuy Nguyen, Hoang Minh Ha, Ly Giam Tien, Vincent Doan, Li Lam, Giao Linh, Adrian Anh Tuan, Nguyen Quang Viet, Chau Chan Hung, and Victoria Huyen Nguyen.
The event is slated to showcase a special combination between two Vietnamese designers, Hoang Minh Ha and Ly Giam Tien, together with their couture French colleagues Livia Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov.
The gala night of the Vietnam International Fashion Week 2015 will be broadcast live at 8:00 pm on October 18 on the national broadcaster’s VTV3 channel.
Let's take a look at some of the most memorable designs of the week so far.
A design in the collection "Reflection" of Vietnamese designer Phuong My during the Vietnam International Fashion Week in Ho Chi Minh City on October 14.
A design in the collection "Reflection" of Vietnamese designer Phuong My during the Vietnam International Fashion Week in Ho Chi Minh City on October 14.
A design in the collection "Reflection" of Vietnamese designer Phuong My during the Vietnam International Fashion Week in Ho Chi Minh City on October 14.
A design in the collection "Reflection" of Vietnamese designer Phuong My during the Vietnam International Fashion Week in Ho Chi Minh City on October 14.
A design in the collection "Reflection" of Vietnamese designer Phuong My during the Vietnam International Fashion Week in Ho Chi Minh City on October 14.
A design in the collection "First Initiation" of French designer Julien Fournié
during the Vietnam International Fashion Week in Ho Chi Minh City on October 14.
A design of Vietnamese designer Vincent Doan during the Vietnam International Fashion Week in Ho Chi Minh City on October 15.
 A design of Vietnamese designer Vincent Doan during the Vietnam International Fashion Week in Ho Chi Minh City on October 15.


 Source of photos: Thanhnien and Tuoitre
 

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