Vietnam unveils shortlisted designs of APEC 2017 uniform

(VOVworld) - Two designs have been shortlisted to become the official uniform that leaders from 21 Pacific Rim economies will wear for their traditional group photo at the 2017 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Vietnam.

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The costume design submitted by Thai Tuan Textile and Garment Company

Vi Kien Thanh, director of the Department of Arts, Photography and Exhibition under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said two out of the six submitted designs have been shortlisted. Both designs feature patterns inspired by the lotus flower, which is considered Vietnam’s national flower, embodying the virtues of its citizens, and both are made from locally produced material.

The designs have been submitted to Vietnam’s National Secretariat responsible for overseeing the event before either is selected for the APEC leaders to wear in Da Nang City this November.