Fashion show intermingles Vietnam-Japan cultures

Japanese designer Junko Koshino has introduced her fashion collection “Spectrum” in Hanoi to mark the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Japan. The fashion show was performed at “Japan Day at the Manor Central Park” and is Junko Koshino’s second one in Hanoi since 1994.
Shown at Sakura Collection 2018 under the theme “Beautiful Contrasts”, Spectrum has impressed fashion lovers with beautiful images, colors and music using 3D Laser Mapping technology.

The collection, which intermingled the cultural traits of Vietnam and Japan, showed the beauty of the two cultures and reflected an interactive world with a harmony between tradition and modernity, and between the past and the future.

The Spectrum show by Japanese designer Koshino Junko.

The collection reflects an interactive world, showing the reconciliation between tradition and modernity.

The designs’ palette is predominantly black and white. 

Vietnamese models have worked hard for the show. 

A design by a Vietnamese student at Sakura Collection 2018.

Designs at the fashion show competition. 

Vietnamese students come up with creative ideas when competing at Sakura Collection 2018. 

Vietnamese top models, including Trang Pham, Nguyen Ngan, Dinh Ha Thu, Tong Phuong Thao, Tieu Ngoc Linh, appeared on the catwalk after working hard during the casting process for Spectrum. 

Junko Koshino and other Japanese fashion designers at the gala of Sakura Collection 2018.

Junko Koshino presents an award to winning contestant Nguyen Binh An with the collection “Prosperous Dream”. 

First-prize winner Nguyen Binh An will represent Vietnam at the Sakura Collection Fashion Competition in Japan.

Junko Koshino and representatives of Japanese fashion designers at Sakura Collection 2018 competition.

At the gala of Sakura Collection 2018, which is a fashion design competition for students, Junko Koshino served as a jury member. Contestant Nguyen Binh An won first prize for his collection “Prosperous Dream”, which will represent Vietnam at the Sakura Collection Fashion Competition in Japan. An’s designs are inspired by the image of a carp swimming upstream and downstream, which symbolizes courage, luck and prosperity. Contestant Le Thi Hong Oanh won second prize for her collection “Tradition” and Nguyen Tuan Anh with “Desire accomplished” won third prize./.
Story: Bich Van – Photos: Files 

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