Do Van Binh’s wedding gown workshop in Giao Lac commune, Giao Thuy district, Nam Dinh province is usually bustling to catch up with orders. To satisfy his clients given the fast-paced fashion world, he and his colleagues always strive for new and diversified designs, as well as premium quality.

There are now some 200 wedding gown workshops in Giao Lac commune, creating jobs for 25 to 30 labours each. Making wedding costumes requires patience and delicacy yet it is a routine job which is suitable for almost everyone. Skilled tailors can earn up to 260 to 350 USD per month, more than from farming.

Wedding gown making has grown rapidly in the last five years, creating jobs for many people. The gorgeous dresses of Giao Lac commune have reached major markets of Hanoi, Nghe An, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, and so on.

Wedding gown making has helped improve local livelihoods and employment rate in the locality, contributing to Nam Dinh’s building of a new style rural area.-VNA