Borderless Chic

SansBorne Saigon is a boutique fashion brand that embraces a rock chic attitude. They offer a full range of womenswear, using mainly the materials that are made in their own factories. Each piece starts from the beginning, from the cotton that they personally source, the yarns that they spin, fabrics that they make, in harmony … Read more

Déjà New

In a world of mass production, finding something truly one-of-a-kind is nigh impossible. Enter Mayhem Saigon (136/1 Le Thanh Ton, D1). Opened in 2013, Mayhem is one of the city’s first and certainly best-known vintage shops, home to all kinds of clothing and accessories you can be sure no one else in Saigon will have. … Read more

Love Is In The Air

Sometimes a designer presents a collection that makes you lose the cool adult exterior you’ve spent years refining and melt in a puddle of white lace, big bows and obsession. That’s exactly what happened when designer Adrian Anh Tuan’s Romance collection show popped up in our feeds today. All pillowy ruffles, delicate lace, and oral … Read more

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 … Read more

Carry On

A travel bag company that’s thinking outside the bag The concept of travel is evolving so quickly the world can barely keep up, with the popularity of travel agencies and package tours plummeting faster than Trump’s approval rating. Long gone are the days of travel being preordained; a onesize-fits all product to be bought like … Read more

À La Mode

Cac Lam is a young Vietnamese American designer behind cacdemode.com. She is a graduate of The Art Institute of Dallas and has worked in Milan, Italy. Lam’s inspiration draws from the mix of Eastern and Western designs. Her design aesthetic combines romanticism, fashion forward, and ultimately expresses femininity, individuality and choice. Cac Lam is currently … Read more

Fields of Dreams

The grace Vietnam’s female farmers bring to the rice fields in their traditional ao ba ba inspired Nguyen Cong Tri’s Collection no.09. The simple, loose polonaise with raglan sleeves, scooped neck lines and padded front pockets evolved to offer some comfort to days filled with toil. Glossy black, deep earth tones and goldenrod yellow provide … Read more