New collections by Vietnamese and French designers will be featured at the first Hanoi-Paris fashion show in Hanoi on the night of October 31.
The catwalk at the Hanoi Opera House will play host to French designers including Ambrym, Charabia, Christophe Josse and Dormeuil, as well as five leading Vietnamese designers Do Manh Cuong, Hoang Hai Elie, Kelly Bui, Le Ha and Sy Hoang.
Fashion and contemporary dance will be on display at the event set up by choreographer Fanny de Chaillé with music composed by Christophe Chassol.
The event is co-organized by the Ile-de-France region, composed mostly of the Paris metropolitan area, and the Hanoi People's Committee. It will celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of Hanoi and mark twenty years of diplomatic relations between Paris and Hanoi.