MIND. BLOWING. It's all I've been saying about Calvin Hiep's collection for HYP Fashion & Beauty. The collection, appropriately named, Dripping Gold, was a true testament to what Viet Fashion Week's 2016 host, Roxanne Chow, called, "bold, exotic, ostentatious and innovative." In my own words, . . .
Ahhhh....Jacky Tai Bridal...the bread and butter to Matron of Style's attendance to Viet Fashion Week 2016. Tai's bridal collection showed both Vietnamese wedding ao dai's and wedding gowns. It was a beautiful visual of the wide range of design talent Tai possesses. Summer 2016 can't come soon . . .
Yvon Lux's 'Like a Boss' collection in its entirety as shown at Viet Fashion Week 2016. From desk to dinner, proFASHIONISTA's will find versatility with Yvon Nguyen's designs. It's always 5pm somewhere. Cheers!Photography: Kevin T Photography Production: Runway EntertainmentVenue: . . .
Behold, Son Collection in its entirety as shown at Viet Fashion Week 2016.Excerpt from Viet Fashion Week Day 1 Recap: Son Collection is brand-recognized throughout Vietnam. He traveled halfway around the world arriving three days before the show to pre. His collection of cocktail dresses, . . .
If you’ve been following Matron of Style on Insta or FB, you know how busy, yet exciting it has been for me this past weekend covering Viet Fashion Week 2016.Your girl has attended New York Fashion Week before (eons ago when it was still held at Bryant Park), so I definitely had an idea of what . . .
One good thing leads to another and it has certainly been the case between Matron of Style and photographers, Lin & Jirsa! We continue our post from last night by getting straight to business…style business.Mai’s vision of her dream ao dai was brought to life by designer Thai Nguyen. Her . . .
When Matron of Style introduced herself and her vision to photographers Lin & Jirsa, they responded with not only one bride to feature, but TWO! This month, the collaboration continues with Mai & Nham who tied the knot earlier this year in January of 2016.The first time I connected with . . .
I can't help myself with these back to back fashion week posts, but this one, I'm uber proud of! Last Friday, May 6th, Matron of Style had the honor of covering Viet Fashion Week’s press preview day and dahling, it was smashing! International Vietnamese designers showing at this year’s event gave . . .
New York Bridal Week Spring 2017 came and went just a short week ago and here are Matron of Style's top trends that are translatable to traditional Vietnamese Ao Dai:Lace Tulle illusion bust, bodice and sleeves Appliqués thoughtfully placed over illusion bust, bodice and sleeve hem . . .
Oh the anxiety of shopping the streets of Bolsa! To a gal like me, born and raised in SoCal, I find shopping in Little Saigon easy to navigate, but not so easy to negotiate. Here are a few things bound to happen when shopping for an ao dai and how to overcome them!They will insult you, then . . .