The Local Textiles to Fashion Exhibition for promoting textiles made by weavers from 17 provinces is being held at Vientiane Center, Vientiane, on Aug 6-10, 2018.
The exhibition of local textiles aims to showcase the richness of local cultures and weaving traditions as well as to promote local handicraft items, said Mr Thaviphet Oula, Deputy Director of Tourism Promotion Department, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, who is the Director of the Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project.
The exhibition of local textiles will make more local people and foreigners interested in locally made textiles from provinces, Mr Thaviphet Oula.
Top Lao young designers’ collections made from local textiles were also shown in a fashion show themed ‘Visit Laos Year Collection’.
This special cooperation project aims to turn local textiles from each province into modern fashion wears, said Ms Pany Saignavong, Founder and CEO of the Lao Fashion.
The event represents the collaboration between the Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project under the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism and the Lao Young Designers project under Lao Fashion Week.
Source: Lao News Agency