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First Fashionology Festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City

HCM City, October 21 (VNA) – The first Fashionology Festival kicked off on Nguyen Hue Walking Street in Ho Chi Minh City on October 20, promising to entertain visitors with attractive fashion shows which use the latest technologies. 

During the three-day event, visitors are offered chances to see 450 collections by domestic designers and those from Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia and Laos. 

In the first night, under the theme of “Ban sac Vien Dong” (Far Eastern Identity), audiences were reminded of the images of an old Sai Gon through traditional “ao dai” (long dress) collections and hippie and retro-style costumes made by 15 well-known Vietnamese designers. 

On October 21, along with Vietnamese designer Lam Gia Khang’s collection, collections of 14 famous names in Southeast Asia are introduced under the theme of “New Waves”. 

Meanwhile, in the last night themed “Future Stars”, young designers and excellent students will introduce their outstanding collections. 

All these performances offer the audience a unique fashion experience by using the latest technologies, such as 5D Mapping, Kinetic, and AR Magic Mirror. 

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Tourism La Quoc Khanh said the city wants to create high-quality tourism products which are attractive to visitors. 

The event is expected to welcome about 100,000 visitors.