Nguyen Cong Tri is a self-taught visionary fashion based in Ho Chi Minh City. As a graduate of Fine Arts from the Ho Chi Minh City University of the Arts, he first impacted the world of Vietnamese design in 2000 when he won 1st prize in the 'New Idea' category at Vietnam's Grand Prix, with his 'Green Leaves' fashion collection. Following this, he began to work with singers and celebrities in Vietnam, styling their photo-shoots and constructing signature looks.
A life in fashion: Alexander McQueen, the foul-mouthed hooligan of the catwalk who loved to shock
Alexander McQueen repeatedly used the theme of birds within his work. He was inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's classic film The Birds and based his 1995 spring/summer collection the film. More recently his autumn/winter 2009 collection also showed his obsession with Hitchcock.
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