Vietnamese designer to join Asian Fashion Week in Thailand

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UNESCO award winning Vietnamese designer Vo Viet Chung will introduce two of his famous collections at the Asian Fashion Week, themed "Silk, Asian Heritage" in Thailand from July 5-11.

 

Chung's Co Ba xu Viet (Miss Ba of Vietnam), voted among the top five collections at the International Silk Festival in Shanghai, China in 2007, consists of 15 outfits made from silk.

 

His latest collection, Nguoi Luc Tinh (people of six southern provinces), is inspired by traditional costumes worn by people in six southern provinces ilast century.

 

It uses a range of materials including velvet, lace and silk; as well as accessories, including strings of wooden beads, silk scarves and dried flowers.

 

Chung was the first Vietnamese designer to win a UNESCO award for helping preserve Lanh My A, a silk fabric produced in south Vietnam.

 

The fashion week will see the participation of designers from 15 countries and territories.

 

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