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Giang Oi: Day In The Life Of A YouTuber

“Fun, simple, curious”, said Tran Le Thu Giang, producer of YouTube channel Giang Oi, as she describes herself. “Your readers probably anticipate deep meaning...

Subtle & Simple: Fashioning A Local Contemporary Brand

Boasting local pioneers like The Blue T-Shirt and Nosbyn, the Vietnamese fashion industry is poised to define a new era of style in the...

Saigon Swagger: Hustle And Bustle In A Bag

A brand coveted by both hypebeasts and office workers alike, Saigon Swagger is as quintessentially Saigonese as it is at home in any metropolitan...
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Indie Music In Vietnam: Five Artists To Watch Out For

The indie scene in Vietnam is filled with talented artists. Even though indie traditionally means “non-mainstream,” bands like Ngot, Ca Hoi Hoang, Vu, Hai...

Vietcetera: Our Nine Most Popular Stories Of 2018

In 2016, Vietcetera launched as an online briefing with a focus on affairs, business, and society of the new Vietnam. Inspired by our own...

Catherine Denoual Maison’s Linens Stand The Test Of Time

When Catherine Denoual moved from Paris to Vietnam in 1995, she brought with her years of tradition in embroidery and artisanal linen-making. After working...
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Man Tien Reflects On Studying Abroad And Cultural Awareness

In the summer of 2011, teenagers Nguyen Man Thuy Tien (Man Tien), Phi Quynh Anh (Quynh Anh Shyn), and Le Ngoc Hoai An (An...

Lien Binh Phat: The Breakout Vietnamese Actor Of 2018 In Five...

The first surprise is how animated Vietnamese actor Lien Binh Phat is. He's talkative and jokes a lot—the opposite of Dung, the surly debt...
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Hanoi Poet And Tranquil Coffeeshop Co-founder Nam Lu’s Writing And Style

Poet, photographer and co-founder of Hanoi’s Tranquil cafes, Nguyen Hoang Nam is passionate about everything to do with Hanoi, from the people to the...

M — N Associates Are The Boutique Saigon Design Consultancy Going...

M — N Associates design chic branding for local Vietnamese fashion retailers like labels:. They also create identities for food and beverage brands like...