Hashtags Rule A few months ago on Instagram, I came across a beautiful, modern Vietnamese bride by way of her talented make-up artist & hair stylist, Sandy Le. I immediately reposted the same photo and soon after was connected to bride, Mindy. We had a major love fest going through comments. . . .
A Vietnamese Beauty set against the commanding, architectural beast that is Walt Disney Concert Hall Located in Downtown Los Angeles, the Walt Disney Concert Hall was designed by award-winning architect, Frank Gehry. It has been a backdrop to countless photo & film ops since its . . .
Vietnamese Wedding Áo Dài: To Rent, Buy or Tailor? Vietnamese brides who live locally in sunny southern California are fortunate to have the option of either renting, buying or tailoring an áo dài for her upcoming nuptials. Matron of Style breaks down the yay’s and nay’s of each option . . .
Matron of Style is back at it again to give you the low down on what went down on Day 2 of Viet Fashion Week 2016.Let me tell you, loves, the vibe was way different! It was a little bit quieter, a little more mellow. I arrived to Cynthia Bui, designer, and her models pre-occupied with the . . .
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 . . .
I JUST CAME TO SAY HELLO In Vietnamese wedding culture, the bride and groom--with entourage in tow--greets every table of guests at their reception to toast and thank them for attending. This gesture is called chào bàn and can involve lots of drinking for the groom. Chào bàn literally translates . . .
The Vietnamese Áo Dài is an alluring silhouette that elongates the body and accentuates the waist. It is essentially a tunic, with two, high, side slits worn with pants. The dress is worn for many occasions, but the more elaborate and luxe the áo dài, the more special the occasion. For a . . .