Cong Tri named rising fashion designer by Hollywood Reporter

By Long Nguyen   October 19, 2021 | 06:29 pm PT
American magazine Hollywood Reporter has named Cong Tri as one of three fashion designers to earn popularity on Hollywood's red carpets.

"Before launching his label in 2009, self-taught designer Nguyen Cong Tri already was a favorite of Vietnam’s celebrities," it said.

His "entrée stateside arrived when Rihanna and Katy Perry embraced his inventive silhouettes, dramatic draping and intricate cutouts" in 2017.

Fashion designer Cong Tri. Photo courtesy of Cong Tris Facebook page

Fashion designer Cong Tri. Photo courtesy of Cong Tri's Facebook page

He debuted at the New York Fashion Week in Jan. 2019, and quickly earned global popularity with many celebrities choosing to don his creations in the last few years.

"Over the past two years, Cong Tri’s A-list moments have grown exponentially to include Beyoncé, styled by Zerina Akers, in gilded ruched velvet at the Lion King premiere and Charlize Theron with Leslie Fremar, in an ornamented sheer blouse on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," the magazine went on.

His collections have been covered by Vogue and acclaimed by several media outlets.

This year actresses Rebecca Ferguson, Jennifer Hudson, Charlize Theron, Hailee Steinfeld, and Kelly Marie Tran and singers Bebe Rexha, Leslie Grace, Jazmine Sullivan, and Becky G have worn his outfits at several events.

Tri, 42, is a member of the Asian Couture Federation.

He has taken part in leading fashion events in Italy, the U.K. and Japan.

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