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Hurricane Barber

A Cut Above, a Review of Hurricane Barber in Ho Chi...

Through writing this article I have been converted to believing that a proper haircut is not necessarily a matter of vanity, but rather, like...
ahometo, son, mitssy

How Mitssy Plans to Help Distribute Vietnamese Design Worldwide

L’Usine and its partner District Eight Design are well known for starting the trend of modern, French bistro furniture that is now commonly found...

Building Trust with Local Products, an Interview with Efaisto

When was the last time you wanted to buy a product online from a brand overseas? But you stopped when you lost trust with...
The Coffee Factory

Modernizing Vietnamese Coffee, an Interview with The Coffee Factory

Open air street cafes are a staple of the Vietnamese office professional. Plastic stools, low tables, and iced coffee. These cafes offer convenience and a...
Albin Deforges

How Quan Ut Ut and BiaCraft are Reenergizing American Food in...

We’ve discussed the popularity of foreign brands, especially from Japan and Korea, and the modernization of Vietnamese brands. But what about the American brand in...

Noir. Dining in the Dark: Would You Dine in the Dark...

Is Noir. Dining in the Dark a good choice for a first date? I took the risk so you don’t have to. Throughout the night, we...
andrian latortue

Launching Uber in Vietnam, an Interview with Adrian Latortue

Learning Vietnamese as a foreigner who has never been to Vietnam is a rare choice. Yet, someone on the Vietcetera team always somehow manages to find...
Loic Leflair

How Leflair Plans to Make Foreign Brands Accessible in Vietnam

As we continue to investigate the Vietnamese appetite for premium foreign brands, we went through our rolodex of contacts to find people in Vietnam...
work saigon, laure

WORK Saigon: An Interview with Laure Chevallier

When I arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, I asked my friend Anh-Minh Do: “Who are the three people I should meet in my...
Nancy Le from Nosbyn

Nancy Le: An Interview with the Woman Behind Lifestyle Brand Nosbyn

The first things that come to mind about shopping in Vietnam are the bargains, knock-offs, and haggling in Ben Thanh market. On the other...