Category Archives: Những Món đồ Cần Có

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I can’t remember the last time I wore a backpack. Come to think of it, for some reason the tote bag to school trend was popular once I hit junior high, which was too long ago to even mention. However, every once in awhile we must reassess our choices. My Read more →

Be mostrendy with bloom!

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Do you online shop? I think I have to admit, I cruise online a lot to see the latest styles, but sometimes actually buying things from or is more of a hassle than anything else. Lucky for us, internet retailing in Vietnam is getting bigger and better, and it Read more →

Fancy in floral

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I see florals all over the markets these days, and I’m not sure if that’s because everyone is really on trend or because people just love to buy floral printed things. In any case, now is the time to pick up a few floral things because it actually is a Read more →

Digital prints for the digital age

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In 2010 Project Runway did an episode in which the designers could design their own digitally printed fabric. So, instead of going to Mood fabric store for their main fabric, they got the chance to work with a really awesome computer program to draw a pattern which would then tell Read more →

Where are you going with that bag?

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Every once in awhile, we find ourselves going to the markets, whether for fashion treasures or for staples like meat and vegetables. I took this straw bag to go to the fabric market in district 5 yesterday. If I remember correctly, this type of bag to take to the markets Read more →

Brocade: the royal look

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Brocade fabric is seen by some as a material from the past, a reminder of clothing worn by nobles during the Renaissance. This doesn’t mean that we can’t wear it now, and it doesn’t mean the fabric is just for the elite anymore. Actually, brocade looks elegant and different in Read more →

Boyfriend plus chocolate

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Look at this great chocolate bar I found at Annam Gourmet the other day. Any boyfriend or boy friend woe can be made better with a piece of beautifully wrapped chocolate. I immediately bought two: one for me and one for my friend. “Cross your heart and hope to die Read more →

Accessory shopping on Bui Vien: how to search for treasure!

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I love a good accessory as much as the next girl. For great bargains and good style in HCMC, check out Bui Vien and Pham Ngu Lao, also known as HCMC’s backpacker area. You can see where one can acquire a bunch of handmade friendship bracelets, which I so adore. Read more →