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The Nature Conservancy and Nina Nguyen Designs

The Nature Conservancy and Nina Nguyen Designs

November 27, 2017 1 min read

With the busy Holiday Season upon us, it is important to take a step back and think about how to make a positive impact on the world around you. Protecting the environment is a top priority for us here at Nina Nguyen Designs.  We make every effort to use recycled materials- from the shimmering 18 […]
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For the Eco-Conscious Fashionista

For the Eco-Conscious Fashionista

November 13, 2017 2 min read

The fashion industry is the second largest polluter in the world, trailing only behind the oil industry. Additionally, the US is the largest importer of garments in the world.  Despite the fact that up to 95% of the textiles that are landfilled each year could be recycled, consumers throw away up to 70 pounds […]
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Home is Where Your Jewels Are!

Home is Where Your Jewels Are!

November 02, 2017 1 min read

Nina Nguyen Designs has found an amazing new home! We are sad to leave the beautiful Victorian house where our office has been for the last two years, but couldn’t be more excited about our new office The Oxford Hotel.
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Handcrafted on the Mekong

Handcrafted on the Mekong

June 27, 2017 2 min read

by James We concluded our excursion on the Mekong with visits to many hard-working families that use local materials to produce a variety of handicrafts and home essentials. Echoing Nina’s combination of focus and creativity, these often women-led businesses demonstrated a relaxed spirit of entrepreneurial enthusiasm. In fact, I later learned why it was common […]
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Flavors of the Mekong

Flavors of the Mekong

May 30, 2017 2 min read

By James Gems must be on my mind because the colorful fruits along the Mekong provide subtle reminders of the multi-colored sapphires and diamonds embedded in gold bangles back at the studio. In this instance, I’m admiring a woven basket holding bright red dragon fruit and yellow mango aboard our boat rounding Tân Phong island. […]
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Mekong: Mother of Water and More Than a River

Mekong: Mother of Water and More Than a River

May 11, 2017 1 min read

by James What starts with elephant ear fish and ends with jack fruit? Lunch on the Mekong Delta after a full week rolling out production of the latest collection. Nina invited a lucky few staff from the Saigon office to see her inspiration for the Mekong Collection this past weekend. We left motorbike-happy Saigon for […]
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Part 2 - Two Days in D.C.: Our Experience at the New York Times Global Leaders Collective

Part 2 - Two Days in D.C.: Our Experience at the New York Times Global Leaders Collective

March 13, 2017 5 min read

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Two Days in D.C.: Our Experience at the New York Times Global Leaders Collective

Two Days in D.C.: Our Experience at the New York Times Global Leaders Collective

February 06, 2017 3 min read

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October – Breast Cancer Awareness

October – Breast Cancer Awareness

October 24, 2016 2 min read

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Lapis – Pantone Color Spring 2017

Lapis – Pantone Color Spring 2017

October 14, 2016 2 min read

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Tourmaline – Love and Communication

October 12, 2016 2 min read

Tourmaline is the stone of love and communication and also happens to be October's birthstone!
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Tourmaline – Love and Communication

Tourmaline – Love and Communication

October 12, 2016 2 min read

Tourmaline is the stone of love and communication and also happens to be October's birthstone!
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