Cong Tri showcases true colors in latest collection

By Y Ly   December 6, 2020 | 09:30 am GMT+7
"My Colors" collection serves as a canvas for Cong Tri to show off his new street style aesthetic and optimism for a post-pandemic world.
My Colors, introduced at the Vietnam International Fashion Week on December 3, includes streetwear outfits, an area that had been rarely touched by Cong Tri, because the Vietnamese designer often focuses on complex dresses and gowns for his previous collection.Models in Tris show  use face shields to raise public awareness of the Covid-19 pandemic.

"My Colors", introduced at Vietnam International Fashion Week in Ho Chi Minh City on December 3, includes streetwear outfits, an "area" rarely touched by Cong Tri, who typically focuses on complex dresses and gowns.
Models in Tri's show use face shields to raise public awareness of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In this collection, Tri finds his inspiration from daily life, where people yearn for showing their ego and true colors amid the rat race. More than 30 outfits in the collection use white, blue and red as the main color, showing the simple beauty of wearers. In the latter half of the collection, Tri introduces 70 outfits with diverse designs, materials and colors.Most designs are inspired by the outfits in the 80s and 90s, which were said to be the golden age of fashion with grunge, punk and normcore outfits. The mullet haircut, starting with short hair on the front and sides with long hair in the back, is brought back to Tris collection, creating a sense of the 80s.

Tri was largely inspired by daily life, in which people yearn to reveal true colors while caught in the rat race. More than 30 outfits in the collection feature simple white, blue, and red motifs. In the latter half of the collection, Tri introduced 70 outfits with diverse designs, materials, and colors.
Most designs are inspired by the 80s and 90s, said to be the golden age of fashion with grunge, punk, and normcore influences. The mullet haircut, comprising short hair at the front and sides and long hair at the back, also makes an appearance in Tri's collection.

Oversized outfits and relaxed pants, popular items in the 90s, return to the runway.

Oversized outfits and relaxed pants, popular items in the 90s, make their return to the runway.

Miss Vietnam 2016 Do My Linh dons a white oversized top and pants on the runway. With these new outfits, Tri does not forget to show off the opulence by using high-quality fabric such as silk, taffeta, chiffon, leather, and organza.

Miss Vietnam 2016 Do My Linh dons a white oversized top and pants on the runway.
Tri remembered to include a sense of opulence by using high-quality fabric like silk, taffeta, chiffon, leather, and organza.

Miss Vietnam 2020 Do Thi Ha (L) walks the runway for the first time. Outfits with sequined fabric and knitted details are always Tris signature.

Miss Vietnam 2020 Do Thi Ha (L) made her first runway appearance. Outfits with sequined fabric and knitted details are Tri's signature.

Tri also pays attention to accessories to bring back the sense of the 90s into his collection. Hats, thick chain necklaces, sandals, and white sneakers used by models in the show were popular items in the past.

Hats, thick chain necklaces, sandals, and white sneakers help boost that popular 90s vibe.

Fashion trends such as outfits with leather patterns, bras-over-shirts, knitted dresses, and cutout shirts, all appear in Tris latest collection.

Leather patterns, bras-over-shirts, knitted dresses, and cutout shirts are all includes in Tri's latest collection.

Cong Tri and his muse, model Thanh Hang, on the runway.Each individual has a distinctive color. My color is different from yours and others. But together our combination will create an everlasting beauty for this world, Tri maintained.The My Colors collection marks Tri’s return to the domestic fashion scene after releasing two collections to acclaim at the New York Fashion Week in February and September 2019. Several international celebrities including Miley Cyrus, Kelly Rowland,Sandra Oh and Margot Robbie have become his clients after the international shows.

Cong Tri and his muse, model Thanh Hang, on the runway.
"Each individual has a distinctive color. My color is different from yours and others. But together, our combination will create an everlasting beauty for this world," Tri maintained.
The "My Colors" collection marks Tri’s return to the domestic fashion scene after releasing two collections to acclaim at New York Fashion Week in February and September 2019. Several international celebrities, including Miley Cyrus, Kelly Rowland, Sandra Oh, and Margot Robbie have become clients after his international debut.

Photos by Team Kieng Can.

 
 
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