To be stylish does not mean you have to pay dear: you just need to stick to the three Đs - Đẹp (beautiful), Độc (Unique), and Được (Good) as Ho Chi Minh City’s youngsters have found out.
Illustration photo. Source: yeutretho.com
To become a 3Đ player, you must have aestheticism, creativity and skills in managing your finance, said Nam Hung, an IT staff at a company in District 1.
According to Hung, there are 1,001 ways to become a 3Đ aficionado.
It’s easy to develop creativity in daily life, which can include making a unique table calendar from waste paper and timber or one stylish necklace from snail shells.
“I’m very happy to make products from common objects aroud us as a gift for me and my friends.” Thanh Truc, creative manager of Laiceps fashion company, said.
“We can make everything, even some expensive handicrafts if we are clever and skillful.”
Meanwhile, Ngoc Hang, a student from Nguyen Huu Cau High School in Hoc Mon rural district, told Tuoi Tre that she learns to create some unique objects from websites like afamily, xinh xinh.
“I have a handbag made of old jeans. All my friends like it.”
Nobly cheap way
Nowadays, more and more young office staffs, students in HCMC are hunting for second-hand goods, which are considered not fashionable for youths. However, with some creativity, they could be turned into new clothes that satisfy the three Đ criteria.
Thanh Ha - a shopowner of secondhand goods - told Tuoi Tre unique objects created by recycling could sell very well.
Ha, along with other “3Đ” young girls are very clever at embroidery and sewing and often shares tips on the topic at hoitheuthua.net.
Another reader - Thi Tran - said she bought fabrics from markets, embellished and turned them into business suits for sale at VND200,000 ($10) each.
Her products are popular thanks to their low price and individuality.
Another craze is in making customized T-shirts.
“First, you select your favorite photo and then have it printed. Many young people like to draw some pictures onto the shirts themselves.
Nguyen Phuong Nam, director of Aothun.vn that makes customized shirts said the last Đ (Được) means affordable prices.
Many youngsters have considered this trend a good way to be fashionable without having to pay a dear price, he added.
Source: Tuoi Tre
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