Vietnamese ao dai to be showcased in London
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A collection featuring ao dai designed with patterns from the UK’s royal costumes by Vietnamese designer Minh Hanh will be showcased in London next week to mark the occasion that Vietnam Airlines opens direct flights to London from December 8.
Two ao dai from Minh Hanh's collection which will be showcased in london next week Photo: NLD
The collection includes 100 ao dai made by Vietnamese traditional fabrics like silk, brocatelle and jute and decorated with hand – embroidered patterns.
The show will take place on December 9 at the Gatwick Airport, the destination of direct flights by Boeing B777-200ER aircrafts from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.
In related news, Vietnamese fashion designer Vo Viet Chung also brought his ao dai collection named “Qua Tang Cua Thuong De” (The Present from God) inspired from the James Cameron’s blockbuster “Avatar” to the show titled “J Autumn Fashion Show” in London in October.
The event, featuring the latest collections by global designers including Bettie Page and Ina Soltani from America, Razu Mikhina from Russia, Addy van den Krommenacker from Netherlands, Paul Costelloe from UK and Kenzo from French, took place on the 61m-long walkway of England's iconic London Tower Bridge.