The HOA BATIK collection

The HOA BATIK collection symbolizes friendship, hope, peace and love to celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties between Vietnam and Malaysia. “Hoa” means flower in Vietnamese whereas batik is a traditional Malaysian fabric printing technique. The fabrics are luxury handprinted silk and adorned with crystals from Malaysia. The designs capture the essence of both

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Latin Flair

“Ever since I was a young girl, I dreamt of becoming a designer and to be able to live from my passion,” says fashion designer and image consultant Lily Rivero of her eponymous one-of-akind, bespoke brand. Born and raised in Uruguay, Lily studied art and clothing production in her native country, with an additional two

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Cội-Origins

Heat wave… the sand is lightly smoldering under our steps. Heavy palms are quivering and gently rustling in a breeze. The sun is at its highest and the carved dark wooden doors have been shut. Naptime. It is summer in Hoi An. On the wood table, a bowl of fresh fruit from the morning market. Books, note pads, empty glasses,

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Metiseko New Collection

Metiseko launches new organic cotton collection on Friday, September 14 th Metiseko will launch their new collection at 6:30 pm on Friday 14th of September at their Saigon store on 157 Dong Khoi street. Metiseko is a French-Vietnamese brand with stores in Saigon and Hoi An, the city where everything started 8 years ago. For the new collection

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AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search 2018

“Fashion takes passion,” and glitzy fashion shows always need big-league partners to help ensure that fabulous designs keep getting sent out along the runway. This year, Malaysia’s premier ready-to-wear event Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week found a willing sponsor in the nation’s premium low-cost airline, AirAsia, which not only ensured broad media coverage of the event

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Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week

When Oi Vietnam was invited to cover the Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week, it was inevitable that our curiosity toward the show would invite a comparison with Vietnam’s own prestigious fashion week events—which we have covered in detail before in this publication. VIFW is a spectacle of celebrities, media and showmanship where the fashions on the

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Back To Basics

A good camping trip is all about getting back to basics – the smell of a wood fire, a night under the stars, communing with Nature. Crafting exquisite leather goods and the best pair of shoes you’ll ever own likewise begins with the basics.  At Dominique Saint Paul, the process starts with raw crust leather, uncolored and unfinished.

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Connect the Dots

Founded in 2015, GUNICH (www.gunich.vn; 73bis Ham Nghi, D1; 182 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, D3) is a fast fashion brand based in Ho Chi Minh City. The name GUNICH is a portmanteau of the words: Gout, Unique and Niche. Their new collection called Polkaholics captures the spirit of today’s young and spirited women. Model: Katya (Elite Models Vietnam) Photographer:

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Jungle Fever

NOI Boutique was found by Linh Pham and her business partner Luke Ferris. Designer Linh Pham grew up in Hanoi with an appreciation for Vietnamese silk and traditional designs, therefore the brand was born from her love of traditions and passion for innovation. Pham draws her inspiration from time-honored patterns and elements to create sensual, contemporary designs to free

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Ms. Saigon

Taking the traditional Vietnamese silk brocade well into the modern age is Thuy Design House. Dubbed “the woman of brocade,” designer and painter Thuy Nguyen experiments with traditional materials and shapes to arrive at her signature bold and resplendent designs. By reinventing traditional forms of dress such as the ao dai, Thuy liberates women to find freedom in their fashion choices and beyond. Designer: Thuy Design House www.thuydesignhouse.com Photographer: Chanh Model:

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