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Vietnamese Fashion Brands: A Guide To Five Sustainable Labels

In the “new” Vietnam, there’s an emerging environmental consciousness happening as the country grows economically. With consumers choosing Vietnamese natural beauty products, and with...
Vân-Anh Nguyễn

Van-Anh Nguyen: The Pianist Celebrating Australia-Vietnam Relations

While most of us were preoccupied with toys at 15-months old Van-Anh Nguyen was learning the piano. By four, Van-Anh was accepted into the...
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Vietnamese Conceptual Art: Four Young Artists To Watch

After a complicated period, the Vietnamese conceptual art scene in Ho Chi Minh City is gaining more traction and support. Last month, Nguyen Art...
Minh Thao

Plus Size Clothing In Vietnam With BAXU’s Nguyen Minh Thao

With a 6% increase in 2016 sales totaling an estimated US $21.4 billion in the United States alone, the plus-size fashion industry has been...
Rock Concert

Vietnamese Hardcore Culture Is Expanding But Still Angry

Worldwide, hardcore punk is known for its impressive volume, brief songs, and irreverent standpoint. The lyrics are shouted or screamed, and the production is...
Rehahn

Collectors’ Series: Collecting Fine Art Photography In Vietnam

Fine art photography is a relatively young and evolving field. Many photographers, like Cindy Sherman and Andreas Gursky, established themselves as recently as the...
Marian and Evolution3

Evolution3: The Garment Factory Where They’re Counting Staff Smiles

The Evolution3 clothing factory is so far out of District 1 that the Landmark 81 building has become a grainy silhouette. Here, they make...
Andrew Currie

Vietnamese Architecture: Andrew Currie is OUT-2 Design

Andrew Currie may be Australian but he’s lived his life almost entirely in Asia. Raised in Singapore and with work experience in Hong Kong,...
Joe Chikamori

Biti’s Hunter: How A Small Budget Campaign Rebirthed A Brand

Vietnamese footwear brand Biti’s isn’t a young company. In fact, they were founded in 1982 by Vuu Khai Thanh and Lai Khiem and dominated...

“Song Lang” By Leon Le Is A Film About Cassette Tapes,...

“It’s just a drama,” Leon Le says modestly about "Song Lang." We’re meeting a couple of days before the première to talk about the...