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Italian pulchritude inspires designers

Update: October, 16/2014 - 09:08
Chic: A design by Trinh Bich Thuy selected from her collection A Little Italia. — Photo courtesy by A Designers Ha Noi
HA NOI  (VNS) — Four Ha Noi-based designers will release their latest collections inspired by Italian beauty on Wednesday night in a fashion show entitled Italian Style in Vietnamese Creations.

In the harmony with jewellery and accessories, the outfits present the beauty of the culture and landscape of Ha Noi and Viet Nam. The collections also get on well with Italian fashion style which is trendy in the world fashion market.

Designer Trinh Bich Thuy – founder of the Trinh Fashionlabel, finds an idea for her creation from Italian beauty and romanticism.

In her collection A Little Italy, Thuy uses colours and patterns inspired by Italian fashion labours and her own technique of stitching padded cotton. This is the technique which makes her name.

Designer Minh Minh finds inspiration from Vietnamese women in the early 20th century. She uses photos of the women to feature the cut-out dresses. The classic pictures are transformed to a kind of pop art. The Pre-fall 2014 collection, with pastel as a decisive colour, carries both modern and classic characteristic.

Trinh Thanh Hai, director of Gen Viet brand, introduces Vietnamese audience the beauty of Italian architecture and palaces through Hoang Kim (Golden Age) collection. The collection combines classic features with denim.

The youngest among four, 31-year-old designer Nguyen Phuong Thao, owner of Thao Oliver brand, pays respect to Italian young women of the 18th-19th centuries through the collection Lovers.

"I find an idea for the collection from Italian women who are romantic and express their exquisite sensibility through the way they spruce up," she said, "I expect that my collection can help all women more charming in their lovers' eyes."

Taking place at the Casa Italia, the fashion show is supported by the Italian Embassy with aim to encourage the designers to create and enhance the exchange in fashion between the two countries, according to Ambassador Lorenzo Angeloni.

The Italian Embassy has co-operated and supported many Vietnamese designers but this is the first time it presents designers from A Designers Ha Noi, a group of emerged designers living in the capital.

After the fashion show, the exhibition of collections will run until October 20 at the Casa Italia, 18 Le Phung Hieu Street, Ha Noi. — VNS

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