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Vietnamese designer holds fashion show in Australia

A 2019 Spring-Summer fashion show titled “Back to nature” of Vietnamese designer Do Manh Cuong took place in Sydney, Australia on May 10.

The stage of the designer’s 14th solo show was set up at a road in Sydney, next to the Park Hyatt hotel, with the well known Sydney Opera House in the background.

This collection consists of 150 pieces, divided into three themes. Notably, accessories made of rattan, bamboo and sedge that were especially designed for the show made their first appearance.

The event featured 25 Vietnamese models and 25 others from Australia. Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 H’Hen Nie, who was also in the top five of the Miss Universe 2018, was the first model to walk down the runway.

Do Manh Cuong, who was born in 1981, studied at the University of Industrial Fine Arts in Hanoi and pursued a fashion degree in France.

He is among leading fashion designers in Vietnam to organise his fashion shows regularly for the past few years.

Some of his famous shows have included The Muse, Le Jardin, Butterfly, Sea of Memory, The Twins, La Vie En Rose, Love, Countryside, The Little Black Dress and Life in Color.