Models parade at the Vietnam Int’l Fashion Week 2014 in HCMC – PHOTO: COURTESY OF ORGANIZERS

Starting from this year, VIFW organizer Multimedia JSC will host the event twice a year, the Spring-Summer and Fall-Winter seasons in HCMC and Hanoi respectively, to introduce the latest fashion trends of the world to local fashion lovers.

According to Le Thi Quynh Trang, founder and chairwoman of VIFW, said: “The launch of VIFW marks the latest development step of fashion market in general and to help intensify the professional features of local fashion industry.”

The upcoming show will present latest collections by both local and foreign designers to consumers in Vietnam. In the framework of VIFW 2016, Multimedia JSC and PNJ will be seeking young talent via the Vietnam Emerging Designer contest. Veteran designer Nguyen Cong Tri and TV host/supermodel Thanh Hang will sit on the panel of judges.

The winner will receive a cash prize of VND200 million from PNJ. Auditions for the contest will take place at The Garden Shopping Center in Hanoi on August 23 and at the Grand Palace convention and wedding center in HCMC on Thursday.

(Source: Saigontimes)