Young fashion designer Chung Thanh Phong of HCM City introduces his collection at Vietnam International Fashion Week 2017 on April 25 night (Photo: chungthanhphongbridal)

HCM City (VNA) - A group of Israeli fashion designers from the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art will present their latest collections at the fourth Vietnam International Fashion Week 2017 (VNIFW), which will open in HCM City on April 25 night.

The designers will join 20 foreign and Vietnamese colleagues during the four-day event.

Leah Perez, head of the Shenkar’s design faculty, and lecturer Rachel Berman Hadari will feature a taste of Israel culture and lifestyle through their clothes. 

Shenkar, opened in 1970, was named after Aryeh Shenkar, a pioneer in the Israeli textile industry.

The institute provides academic qualifications and R&D services for modern industry.

It is ranked ninth on the “The Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World” list by FASHIONISTA, a US-based website on fashion. 

Several famous designers from international fashion houses, including Lavin and Nili Lotan NY, studied at Shenkar.    

The VNIFW 2017 includes a total of 20 shows featuring creations by Vietnamese and foreign designers from Israel, Germany, Australia, Portuguese, Thailand and the Republic of Korea.

More than 150 items will be presented by 100 fashion models in Hanoi and HCM City. 

The event will feature new collections by young Vietnamese designers such as Do Long, Chung Thanh Phong and Hoang Le Ha.
 
Local fashion brand names 21 Six and Xita will also be highlighted.       

Organised by Multimedia JSC, a leading agency in modeling and TV reality show production, the event this year is expected to attract more international attention.

It will open at 8pm on April 25 at Gem Centre, 8 Nguyen Binh Khiem street, District 1.-VNA