Wednesday, 02 March 2016 05:06

Ten 10: Nguyen Cong Tri

A pioneer and a visionary, designer Nguyen Cong Tri is one of the biggest names in the Vietnamese fashion industry

Published in The Final Say
Friday, 19 February 2016 06:11

Thao Vu

Thao Vu. Photo by Julie Vola

One of the few designers in Vietnam to have her clothes sold overseas, the founder of Kilomet 109 mixes the textiles of this country’s ethnic minorities with a modern-day, sustainable approach to fashion. Words by Kate Robinson. Portrait by Julie Vola

Published in Many Faces Of Vietnam
Friday, 12 February 2016 15:52

The King of Vest

Photo by Kyle Phanroy 

For 24 hours, a Ho Chi Minh City tailor opens up their doors to Kyle Phanroy. Here’s what he found. Words by Owen Salisbury

Published in The Big Story
Friday, 12 February 2016 15:45

Material World

Photo by Kyle Phanroy 

Vietnam’s garment industry is already a success story. Now, with more free trade agreements on the floor, it looks set to boom again. Words by Jon Aspin

Published in The Big Story
Thursday, 11 February 2016 13:49

Shopping Second-hand

Shopping Second-hand. Photo by Julie Vola 

In a country where people love all that is new, shopping for second-hand clothes is making a comeback. Jesse Meadows heads to the second-hand clothes market and together with two wilful aides-de-camp comes away with a new outfit. Photos by Julie Vola

Published in The Big Story
Thursday, 11 February 2016 13:05

Where To Shop When You’re Western-Sized

Photo by Kyle Phanroy

Can’t get clothes that fit? Siân Kavanagh and Jesse Meadows have some answers

Published in The Big Story
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 15:13

The Next Generation of Designers


Whether Vietnamese or foreign, this country is home to a new generation of clothes designers. We profile four.

Published in The Big Story
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 15:00

F for Fashion

F for Fashion. Photo by Kyle Phanroy 

At the turn of the millennium, everyone in Vietnam seemed to dress the same. Fast forward 15 years and people have developed some style. So with all the international brands in town, where’s it all heading? Words by Nick Ross

Published in The Big Story
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 05:19

A Visual Storyteller

Dzung Yoko. Photo by Francis Xavier 

From music bar owner to graphic designer to creative director working in the fashion industry, Dzung Yoko is the ultimate creative, someone who has successfully tried his hand at many things. Words by Vu Ha Kim Vy. Portrait by Francis Xavier

Published in Many Faces Of Vietnam
Monday, 04 January 2016 08:07

The Woman Behind Chula

Laura from Chula

One half of a Hanoi-based fashion house that has gone national

Published in Briefings
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