Thien Le Ao Dai Competition
September 15, 4:10pm – 4:40pm | Redpath Stage
September 15, 6:10pm – 6:40pm | Redpath Stage
Sponsored by Thien Le and his supporters, members of all ages are encouraged to enter the runway style competition to showcase their own store-bought or homemade “ao dai” (a traditional Vietnamese long dress). Judges will select the best looking outfits and winning contestants will receive a range of prizes!
Exciting new talent from young local fashion designers will be exhibited in this year Vietnamese Lantern Festival’s first annual Designers’ Showcase.
Participants in Designers’ Showcase
CG Chen – As an aspiring entrepreneur, 20-year old CG has designed “The Dream Out Loud” series inspired by people for people.
Van Tran – Van has been actively designing clothing and accessories for about seven years now. Her creations have included casual clothing, formal dresses, scarves and handbags.
Mark Aguilar – Mark is a Toronto-based fashion designer who aims to provide limited edition designer garments for anyone looking to stand apart from the crowd.