Vietnamese models to attend New York Fashion Week

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Hoang Thuy, Tuyet Lan and Ngoc Thach will be the first three  trailblazing Vietnamese models to catwalk New York Fashion Week 2012 February 13 19.

This is the first time Vietnamese models will appear at the event, which takes place twice a year in Manhattan's Bryant Park and features famous designers showing off their latest collections for the upcoming season.

The promising models will showcase the work of noted designers Korto Momolu and Laurel DeWitt.

Hoang Thuy shot to fame when she won Vietnam's Next Top Model's  on January 8 in a special show featuring the  attendance of supermodel Tyra Banks.

Tuyet Lan was the runner-up of Vietnam Next Top Model's first season in 2010 and won the Asian Model Search 2011 contest in Singapore last year.

Ngoc Thach won the Vietnam Supermodel contest in 2010.

New York Fashion Week is hosted by the Council of Fashion Designer of America (CFDA) and is one of the top four global fashion weeks, together with the same events in London, Paris and Milan.

The event features celebrities, models, designers and the press partying and previewing clothes for the spring collection in September and winter collection in February.

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