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Vietnamese Heiress Who Went to Fashion Shows in Europe Tests Positive for COVID-19

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A wealthy Vietnamese jet-setter attended several fashion shows in Milan, Italy and Paris before being tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Nga Nguyen, the 27-year-old daughter of a steel magnate, was present at the Gucci fashion show in Milan on Feb. 19, later attending the Saint Laurent show in Paris on Feb. 25, according to South China Morning Post.

It’s Almost 2019 and Luxury Fashion Brands are Still Exploiting Asian Culture

In the Fall/Winter 2016 fashion show of luxury fashion house Balenciaga, a familiar bag used in East and Southeast Asian countries was seen touted down the runway.

This bag seemed as if it was ripped straight off of the shopping bags of Bangkok, Thailand, costing 100 baht ($3.90) compared to the designer bags, which are worth about a thousand times more.

LA Fashion Event Organizer Denies Discriminating Against Filipina Models, Says He’s Owed $100,000

One of the producers of a canceled Art Hearts Fashion Week LA event came under fire for allegedly discriminating against several models by proclaiming that “no Filipinos” were allowed to participate.

Filipina models who were invited to walk a show for designers Elie Madi, Rocky Gathercole, and Resty Lagare at the biannual fashion event were reportedly blocked by event organizer and Art Hearts Fashion International president Erik Rosete.