Pham Trang Nhung (left) tries on an outfit based on traditional Vietnamese patterns and styles at the Y Van Hien company studio in Hanoi. Photo: AFP Pham Trang Nhung (left) tries on an outfit based on traditional Vietnamese patterns and styles at the Y Van Hien company studio in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
Pham Trang Nhung (left) tries on an outfit based on traditional Vietnamese patterns and styles at the Y Van Hien company studio in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
Fashion

Making traditional Vietnamese clothing cool again: meet the designer convincing the young to wear 19th century outfits

  • A 28-year-old entrepreneur in Hanoi is on a mission to make Vietnamese 19th-century outfits a part of modern-day life
  • Extravagant, bright and colourful, his outfits are seeing a growing interest among young people. Many rent one for photo shoots, with prices starting at US$17

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Pham Trang Nhung (left) tries on an outfit based on traditional Vietnamese patterns and styles at the Y Van Hien company studio in Hanoi. Photo: AFP Pham Trang Nhung (left) tries on an outfit based on traditional Vietnamese patterns and styles at the Y Van Hien company studio in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
Pham Trang Nhung (left) tries on an outfit based on traditional Vietnamese patterns and styles at the Y Van Hien company studio in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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