Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Miss Universe 2007 Riyo Mori of Japan and pop star Hồng Nhung will take part in a special concert in HCM City on October 6.
The show, Em Mơ (I Dream), will feature Vietnamese songs and dances by young composers and choreographers.
Mori and dancer Linh Nga will perform in a contemporary piece, while Nhung will sing with Vietnamese-American singers Bằng Kiều and Quang Dũng.
Young singer Bùi Anh Tuấn, winner of Golden Apricot for Best Male Singer in 2016 by Người Lao Động (Labourer) newspaper, will also be featured.
The concert will feature a fashion show by designer Nguyễn Công Trí.
Trí will introduce his Spring-Summer 2018 collection, Coco Yêu Dấu – Coco La Bien Aimée (Coco - The Beloved), featuring clothes in styles popular in the 1930s and 1940s.
Highlighted designs include áo dài in silk and lace inspired by Vietnamese fairy tales.
Trí, a member of the Asian Couture Federation (ACF), graduated from the HCM City University of Architecture’s industrial arts faculty in 2001.
He rose to fame at school after his collection, Sự Thăng Hoa Của Đất Và Nước (The Explosive Mix of Earth and Water), won second prize at the 2001 Asian Young Fashion Designer Contest by the Textile and Fashion Federation of Singapore and Singapore Trade Development Board.
Trí attended leading fashion events at home and abroad, including the Việt Nam Fashion Week, London Fashion Week and Origin Passion and Belief Fair in Vicenza, Italy.
He also performed as a judge in the Vietnamese versions of international TV reality shows like Project Runway and So You Think You Can Dance.
He has a staff of more than 50, including sellers and seamstresses who work every day for his two shops in District 1, and 3.
His shops have about 60 designs and accessories each, and he makes new ones every season. His elegant and eye-catching pieces, using high-quality silk, cotton and wool, cast a glamour over women.
Em Mơ will begin at 8pm at the Military Zone 7 Gymnasium at 202 Hoàng Văn Thụ Street in Tân Bình District on October 6. — VNS