News and Events - LanVy Nguyen

Thursday 2 July 2015

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These shoes are from the mind of LanVy Nguyen. Nguyen was born in Vietman but raised in California. LanVy visited a Vietnamese factory, of which 'brought foreign investors seeking high skill, low cost labour', this highlighted to LanVy the deterioration of the artisan sector in work.

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Since her visit, LanVy - with partners Thien-Nhien Luong and Spencer Ton - created Fashion4Freedom.

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It is a brand incubator and a 'source for those who seek products that preserve traditional cultures while remaining mindful of their social and environmental impacts'.

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(PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF SAIGON SOCIALITE)