fashion • 19 Jan, 2017
Our Favorite Lunar Lookbooks
The season’s best local designs
You need to look good at Tet. This we know. To help you, below are a selection of what we think are the best looks for the season, all from some of the best Vietnamese designers in the country. From wearable art and more minimalist, contemporary cuts to flights of fancy and of course the traditional, this list has got you covered. If you can’t decide on one look, go for them all, because first, second and third impressions all count!
The brand: Magonn
Lookbook: The Far East
Why we love it: Simplicity, Minimalism and contemporary graphic patterns make these beautifully constructed ao dai a must.
Creative team: Magonn Design
The brand: C’est la V
Lookbook: Elegant Spring (Xuan thanh tan)
Why we love it: Those colours! Canary Yellows, Profound Reds and Quixotic Blues, all embroidered with our favorite blossoms of the season. Irresistible.
Creative team: Thien Minh (photographer), Helly Tong (model)
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The brand: TimTay
Lookbook: Spring Lullaby
Why we love it: A look back at the timeless, rustic costumes straight from the set of a 1950s Indochine love story. The beauty is in the detail and the fabric choice here.
Creative team: Thy Tran (photographer)
The brand: MyMy by Phuong My
Lookbook: Tet collection 2017
Why we love it: A bold alternative to the Ao dai. Playful, striking patterned dresses inspired by the season. Give Life. Give Love.
Creative team: 15.08 (photographer), Tu Hao (model), Xi Quan Le (makeup artist), Frank Truong (producer).
The brand: Tochie
Lookbook: Velvet Silk (Nhung lua)
Why we love it: Sumptuous pastels combined with whimsical velvet and silk detail. A thoroughly modern take on a classic.
Creative team: Luke Nguyen (photographer), To Phong (model), PSI (makeup artist)
The brand: Ha Cuc
Lookbook: Ao Dai by Ha Cuc
Why we love it: Impactful, Captivating design that highlight modernity and tradition. All Class.
Creative team: Nguyen Thanh Trung (photgrapher), Mimi (makeup), Tong Khanh Linh (model)
The brand: LaDan
Lookbook: The Vietnamese girl wearing flowered brocade (Em, cô gái Việt, đón Tết với yếm thêu gấm hoa)
Why we love it: Unburden yourself from expectation. Stay light on your feet with these colourful brocade pants and abbreviated ao dai. Embrace the feminine.
Creative team: Ngo Tuan Phat (photographer), Ha Truc (model).
The brand: Tiny Ink
Lookbook: Hand-painted scarf collection
Why we love it: Own your own piece of wearable art. Beautifully hand painted illustrations on traditional silk. Add elegance to any outfit this holiday
Creative team: Tiny Ink