Vietnam International Fashion Fair 2018 opens in Hanoi hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam International Fashion Fair (VIEF) 2018 opened at the Cultural Friendship Palace in Hanoi on December 13, gathering nearly 150 leading garment-textile, leather-footwear and cosmetics firms from localities nationwide.

During the event, big players of the Vietnamese fashion sector such as Viet Tien, Hanosimex, Duc Giang, Hoa Tho and Phong Phu showcase their new products and run their biggest promotion programme in the year.

Covering more than 4,000 square metres, the fair highlights more than 200 booths with diverse products. A number of fashion seminars and shows, including one by designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam, will also be held.

Le Tien Truong, General Director of the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group, said that the fair is a chance for enterprises to promote their new products, meeting customers’ demand ahead of the coming Christmas and New Year events.

Over the past 22 years, the fair has not only been a major trade promotion activity in the fashion sector that contributes to strengthening the export of garment and textile, footwear and jewelry sectors, but also a shopping festival of consumers, he said.

This year, the fair is expected to draw over 10,000 visitors.

The VIEF 2018 - jointly held by Vietnam Exhibition Fair Centre JSC, the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group, the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbags Association, and the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association - will run until December 18.-VNA