Vietnamese Traditional Clothing: Áo Dài 101 Without getting too deep with the history of the Vietnamese áo dài, Wiki pretty much summed it up: The áo dài evolved from a five-paneled aristocratic garment worn in the 19th & 20th century court. In the1920s & 1930s, though, the silhouette of . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .