The fashion week opens with the theme of “Taste of Heritage”, showcasing hundreds of new designs, mostly honouring traditional Vietnamese culture and heritage.
Adrian Anh Tuan, one of the country’s top designers, debuts his latest collection during the course of the fashion week.
Luong Thuy Linh, Miss World Vietnam 2019, is on hand to open the show.
The collection features 35 silk designs in an array of vivid colours.
Designer Adrian Anh Tuan also makes use of materials friendly to the environment.
Vietnam International Fashion Week is first held back in 2014, with the function quickly becoming the leading fashion event in ASEAN. It ranks fourth in Asia after Tokyo, Seoul, and Shanghai fashion weeks.
The fashion week is set to feature new collections from designers Fredrick Lee of Singapore, Priyo Oktaviano of Indonesia, and Jovana Benoit of Haiti, as well as the brand Jovana Louis and Italian brand Paul & Shark.
International designers will link up with Vietnamese colleagues such as Duc Hung, Hoang Hai, Ha Linh Thu, and Adrian Anh Tuan.
Young designers from the Hanoi-based London College for Design & Fashion will have the opportunity to showcase their designs during the course of the fashion week.