Vietnam Fashion Scene Hanoi News (ASEAN). Several Vietnamese fashion designers are presenting their labels in Asian and international markets, with brands like Valenciani, Mai Lam, Dang Thi Minh Hanh, Nguyen Quoc Binh, and Thuy Diep hitting the shelves. And though many might expect Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam’s largest population centre, to be the nation’s fashion hub, take a look around Hoi An and its high-end stores like AoBaBa, Yaly Couture, and A Dong Silk for the latest designs. You can still find distinct ethnic textiles in the country’s north-western Sapa region, but the growing middle class heads to the big-city malls to purchase South Korean and Japanese trendy designs, which have influenced up-market Vietnamese designers
Southeast Asia’s Fashion Scene (ASEAN)
Southeast Asia’s fashion scene presents a varied mix. Singapore offers the hottest fashions, while Indonesia is on the cutting edge of Islamic designs. Malaysian and Thai fashion are quickly expanding into international wardrobes, while Cambodia, Philippines, and Vietnam’s fledgling fashion scenes are also gaining attention around the globe. Brunei designers are just coming into the limelight, while Lao’s fashion leans towards traditional wear, its young designers are beginning to make their mark. Meanwhile, Myanmar fashion mostly focuses on traditional styles. Several ASEAN countries hold yearly fashion weeks and apparel & accessories events and local labels are certainly worth a look.