Lao Fashion Week 2017 wrapped up in Vientiane on Sep 14, 2018 following the announcement of the top five of Lao Young Designer 2018 and the showcasing of more than 100 collections of international designers.
Lao Fashion Week 2018 was held between Sep 10-14 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Vientiane Capital.
Mr Nanthaveth Boupha won the first place at Lao Young Designer 2018. As the first prize winner, he has been given a scholarship to attend an intensive six-month course at ESMOD, a well-known private school of fashion in Paris, France.
The first runner-up of the event was Mr Daovanh Inthavong. He was awarded a scholarship for a six-month course at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore.
Mr Visaphon Keovilay has secured the third place, and, consequently, will attend a one-year course at the London College of Fashion & Design in Hanoi, Vietnam. The third runner-up, Ms Chindasanga Vongsuli, will have training in Manila, the Philippines.
Mr Kee Phearkhamngon, who took the fifth place will have training in Bangkok, Thailand.
This year marks the 5th anniversary of Lao Fashion Week.
Source: Lao News Agency