Behind the Forbidden City

This ao dai collection took inspiration from the ancient royal robes that were in vogue during the Nguyen Dynasty. It combines three dimensional hand embroideries of phoenixes and dragons – Asian symbols of royalty – with intricate cast bronze decorations. The collection represents an idealized image of Asian beauty – luxurious and seductive while evoking mystery and intrigue. These unique designs were specially created to promote and preserve Vietnam’s cultural heritage.

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IMG_0078 (1)Model: Tra My, Dua Hau

Costume: HULOS by Huynh Hai and The Huy

Photographer: Alex Cui

Make up/Hair: Huy Tuan

Communicator: Hoang Dao & MY Communications

Location: Ky Long Art Gallery

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