Wearing & Sharing Culture
July 3, 2018
“That’s why I’m wearing the dress, to represent the South Vietnamese, to represent…our history and also to share our story and our tradition with the American people.”
~Ginny Nguyen, Realtor & Daughter of a Former Lieutenant Colonel of South Vietnam
On this episode of Decoding Dress, host Hélène Biandudi Hofer uncovers the story behind the ao dai dress, in particular for one woman who wears these culturally significant garments to share a piece of history and her family’s personal story.