In our World Series, we profile 15 products from a country that we think capture the nation’s culture and lifestyle. Today we are featuring Vietnam! Vietnamese people are crazy, but friendly, and take great pride in their cuisine, coffee and handmade products. It is hard to find authentic Vietnamese restaurants in China, but it is not hard to find authentic Vietnamese products. Here’s a list of products that you can get to make everyone think your surname is Nguyen too.
This white traditional dress is the traditional school uniform for Mondays or holidays in high schools in Vietnam. Most Vietnamese women have several of these dresses to wear on formal occasions. It’s basically the “little black dress” of Vietnamese fashion.
Want to have a gorgeous selfie with colorful lanterns in the background for your #travelgram, yet have no time or money to go to Hoi An? Purchase these lamps and fill up your wall at home for a lot less money!
Very often mistaken for the straw hats of China, this version doesn’t have a section that fits around your head inside it and is woven in a different way. It's often paired with floral linen pajamas in the afternoon by housewives at wet markets.