Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — One-hundred fashion models will perform in The Muse 2 show by fashion designer Đỗ Mạnh Cường of HCM city to usher in the New Year.
Top fashion models Hoàng Thùy, Lê Thúy, Mâu Thủy and Thùy Trang will be featured, and movie stars Diễm My and Tăng Thanh Hà will appear together with young pop singer Tóc Tiên.
The Muse 2 will feature Cường’s 100 designs from collections that led to the designer’s fame over the last 10 years. The clothes, for female and male, used high-quality materials including satin, silk and velvet.
Ready-to-wear clothes can be seen in vibrant colours like golden yellow, lemon green, scarlet and lotus pink.
“My show is a gift to my fans,” said 36-year-old Cường, a graduate of the Ecole Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienme.
Cường graduated from the Hà Nội University of Industrial Fine Arts in 2003. He then moved to Paris where he lived for five years to develop his dreams in fashion design.
In 2007, he worked as a trainee for Christian Dior where he improved both his love and skills in design and catwalk.
One year later, he returned home and made his debut in HCM City. His collections of elegant and eye-catching designs dazzled audiences at the first look.
He has participated in several fashion events, such as Đẹp (Beauty) Fashion Show and Việt Nam Fashion Week and worked for TV shows such as Project Runway Việt Nam and Vietnam’s Next Top Model, as well as with top artists and fashion icons.
He owns three shops in HCM City and Hà Nội, offering two collections every season costing from VNĐ2 million (US$90) to more than VNĐ22 million ($2,000) per item.
The Muse 2 will take place at 7pm on December 30 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) on 799 Nguyễn Văn Linh Street, District 7. — VNS