Ao dai is a unique beautiful traditional cloth of Vietnamese people. Coming along with the changes of Vietnam, the traditional long dress has developed a lot so far.
An ‘Ao dai’ space will open on December 11th in Hanoi in order to introduce visitors both in Vietnam and all over the world the traditional Vietnamese long dress. This space open for free at 18 Au Co Street in Hanoi’s Tay Ho district, Hanoi.
The collection for “Ao Dai” show
Located at LanHuong Fashion House, the show will display a plenty of samples of Ao dai from different historical periods such as the Ly, Tran, and Nguyen dynasties to these modern days. Moreover, the program saw the participation of famous designers, artists, musicians, and citizens of the city. That was a good chance to provide the guests with the beauty of the traditional long dress Hanoi in particular and Vietnam in general.
Ao Dai – Vietnamese Traditional Dress
According to Mr. Do Dinh Hong, a director of Hanoi’s Tourism Department, this show aims to create a new attraction to visitors as well as a meeting for fashion designers.
Visitors will have a good chance to explore the process of making clothes such as designing, tailoring, embroidering and finishing an Ao Dai. They can also exchange talks with artisans from Van Phuc silk village, My Duc silk village, and Trieu Khuc Weaving villa or Quat Dong Embroidery village.
The organization committee expects that the space can facilitate cultural and tourism exchanges.
Designer Lan Huong who is a Hanoian woman
Designer Lan Huong who is a Hanoian woman, has developed a strong attachment to Ao dai. She has worked hard to promote the national costume to foreign friends for 20 years because of her passion. With the loyal passion, she was the first people to be awarded the Vietnamese Ao Dai Artisan title. Besides Lan Huong designer, there are a lot of other Ao dai’s artists such as Trinh Bich Thuy, Minh Hanh, La Hang, Minh Minh, Nhi Hoang and Duc Hai.