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  • "Ancient Champa" Collection - Part 2: The ugly truth "Ancient Champa" Collection - Part 2: The ugly truth

    Posted on by Le Nguyet Minh

    The ugly truth

    After 2 days waiting, my mom finally called me to inform her trip to Chau Phong brocade village tomorrow which is 60 km away from where she stayed. There was no transportation to the village. The only option was the "xe om", typical Mekong motobike taxi. It costed more than we expect. But my desire for the truly Champa brocade is way bigger. I was so excited that I can't even sleep at night. 

    The next day, after 3 hours on the "xe om", my mom has finally arrived at the Chau Phong brocade village. There are only 3 places that do traditional woven brocade. We were all disappointed to know that all the brocade products they are selling originally from China. There are only a few pieces handmade by Cham people. But they are totally not impressive as what we thought. They only made brocade sarongs that are pretty unpractical. There were a few tourists visiting the village and most of the frame looms just sit there for showcasing. I feel my heart broken to know about the ugly truth of the Vietnam traditional woven. They are forgotten like other traditional handicrafts. I said "Mom, I am not gonna give up on it. There must be someone out there like me trying their best to save the Vietnamese tradition handicraft!". After telling the leader of Cham handicraft village about our goal, he finally gave my mom a number of his sister who lives in another Champa village in Phan Rang. "She can help you" he said. My mom took another "xe om" to come back to our place. Guess it's done with her. It's my turn to discover the Champa culture and apply them to all the unfinished bikinis that laying on my table. I still make no money for months. Still a lot of unpaid bills. I am sitting here with my desire, my belief...

    Yesterday, I was trying to ask around. I posted on Nha Trang expat group and they are all against my shooting idea. They said I am disrespectful, they get angry at me while I just want to bring the Champa culture & handicraft worldwide. I am all alone on my business journey. Luckily I have a French friend who lives in Phan Rang, I texted him and ask if there is any location with Champa background that I can do photoshoot. And he said it does exist in Phan Rang and showed me some photos of the location. I screamed loud and jumped up and down like a kid from Liem's favorite video "if you're happy and you know it jump your feet". I ran to the TV and put on some champa music to boost my inspiration up. I found a Champa homestay which is amazing for my journey but It's fully book. I went on their facebook and sent a longest message about my idea, that this trip will be very important to me to see if they can help. I have no idea how it going. I am sitting on my working desk, barely breathe and waiting for the magic. 

    It has been more than 2 hours of waiting, I visited my facebook and realized that the message to them has been seen and no reply. It hurts me a lot. But again I am not gonna give up!

     

    The ugly truth

    After 2 days waiting, my mom finally called me to inform her trip to Chau Phong brocade village tomorrow which is 60 km away from where she stayed. There was no transportation to the village. The only option was the "xe om", typical Mekong motobike taxi. It costed more than we expect. But my desire for the truly Champa brocade is way bigger. I was so excited that I can't even sleep at night. 

    The next day, after 3 hours on the "xe om", my mom has finally arrived at the Chau Phong brocade village. There are only 3 places that do traditional woven brocade. We were all disappointed to know that all the brocade products they are selling originally from China. There are only a few pieces handmade by Cham people. But they are totally not impressive as what we thought. They only made brocade sarongs that are pretty unpractical. There were a few tourists visiting the village and most of the frame looms just sit there for showcasing. I feel my heart broken to know about the ugly truth of the Vietnam traditional woven. They are forgotten like other traditional handicrafts. I said "Mom, I am not gonna give up on it. There must be someone out there like me trying their best to save the Vietnamese tradition handicraft!". After telling the leader of Cham handicraft village about our goal, he finally gave my mom a number of his sister who lives in another Champa village in Phan Rang. "She can help you" he said. My mom took another "xe om" to come back to our place. Guess it's done with her. It's my turn to discover the Champa culture and apply them to all the unfinished bikinis that laying on my table. I still make no money for months. Still a lot of unpaid bills. I am sitting here with my desire, my belief...

    Yesterday, I was trying to ask around. I posted on Nha Trang expat group and they are all against my shooting idea. They said I am disrespectful, they get angry at me while I just want to bring the Champa culture & handicraft worldwide. I am all alone on my business journey. Luckily I have a French friend who lives in Phan Rang, I texted him and ask if there is any location with Champa background that I can do photoshoot. And he said it does exist in Phan Rang and showed me some photos of the location. I screamed loud and jumped up and down like a kid from Liem's favorite video "if you're happy and you know it jump your feet". I ran to the TV and put on some champa music to boost my inspiration up. I found a Champa homestay which is amazing for my journey but It's fully book. I went on their facebook and sent a longest message about my idea, that this trip will be very important to me to see if they can help. I have no idea how it going. I am sitting on my working desk, barely breathe and waiting for the magic. 

    It has been more than 2 hours of waiting, I visited my facebook and realized that the message to them has been seen and no reply. It hurts me a lot. But again I am not gonna give up!

     

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  • I will be back soon I will be back soon

    Posted on by Le Nguyet Minh

    It has been the busiest months ever with all the orders that I manufacture for the most popular swimwear brands in Europe. Hopefully I will get back to Mamadelta soon for some amazing culture-inspired crochet swimwear collections and getting ready to glow!

    It has been the busiest months ever with all the orders that I manufacture for the most popular swimwear brands in Europe. Hopefully I will get back to Mamadelta soon for some amazing culture-inspired crochet swimwear collections and getting ready to glow!

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  • New Stockist Announcement New Stockist Announcement

    Posted on by Minh Le

    I am so excited to announce there are over 191 online stores internationally carrying Mamadelta both signature & essential  collection. Find my latest crochet swimwear designs at these retailers

    • THECOZYCARDIGAN
    • UNALOME
    • CHRISTIE LEA
    • STONE & THREAD
    • AKEVA COUTURE
    • THE-RIVER-CITY
    • 3NDIN MEDIA INC
    • LESSAMART
    • ARKADIAGAMES
    • MERKANTFY.COM
    • JALEN CAMPBELL
    • BORIZCUSTOM
    • PECCADILLY
    • THE SAVVY FASHIONISTA
    • VIMDESIGN
    • AU79COLLECTION
    • TIVOLI LANE
    • POSH PALETTE BOUTIQUE
    • PINK CHAMPAGNE BOUTIQUE
    • WHAT-EVA-RETAIL-SHOP
    • K2 MARKET PLACE
    • CULTURE-CANYON
    • QAIZER
    • FOXNWOLF CO.
    • PASTEL-WEAR
    • GOOD GIRL BOUTIQUE
    • GARRETT-INC
    • HTTPS://MYDESIGNEDLIVING.COM/
    • LANAI-SWIM
    • FREEDOMRIZE
    • SUN STREAKED BOUTIQUE
    • BEACH-ADDICTED
    • MY BAG SENSE
    • MOB-KUSTOM-VAPES
    • NAUTICAL AND NICE
    • KIMLUD
    • LARISSAS CUSTOM STORE
    • EL DIYA FASHION
    • ABSOLUTE COLLECTIONS
    • THEDRESS
    • BLEU' LAVISH
    • BELLEBELLA™
    • THE-KIND-CHICK
    • CARMINA BURANA
    • N3 SHOP
    • HAUSOFICONS.COM
    • CRYSTALDIRTUS
    • SANTAROSABEACHENTERPRISES,LLC
    • UR FAB FASHIONS
    • FUNKY-YOGI
    • URBAE.CO
    • BONES TO STONES WEAR
    • (GMT-06:00) CENTRAL TIME (US & CANADA)
    • TRENDZ
    • CLIPTO
    • MESSYJESSIES
    • ECO BEACH
    • HELLA SWIMWEAR CO.
    • JGREM
    • INSPIRED ATELIER
    • PRIVILEGE CLOTHING BOUTIQUE, LTD.
    • LOOK LOVE LUST
    • ROSE-AND-GREY
    • FASHIONABLY RICH
    • SUNSHINE FUN
    • BLUSH AND BLUES
    • HOUSE-OF-GYPSEA-SOL
    • SOAKED-SWIMWEAR
    • FASHIONCITYXO
    • OH-LA-LA-BOUTIQUE
    • REILLYSBUSINESS
    • FLOAT-YOGA
    • SIFTNOTES
    • DANINE
    • PIE-ON-EARTH
    • NIMA DESIGNS
    • EVERYTHINGBALANCE
    • FASHIONISTA.NET
    • SAVVYCHICAPPAREL
    • GRACE AND GRIT DESIGNS
    • MYDAWNRACHEL
    • GYPSY RAIN
    • BOUGIE LV
    • THE FUTURE DREAM STORE
    • YELO YOGA
    • LUXESTYLE BRAND
    • COCAINE & CAVIAR CLOTHING CO
    • SOUL ATLAS
    • ALLIE PAYNE BOUTIQUE
    • SSM TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD
    • F.W. WOOLWORTH CO.
    • SWEET LIFE UNICORN
    • Q8CLOTHES
    • HOUSE OF MÜ
    • GIA TRENDY MODE
    • THE-URBAN-MARKET
    • GOSHOPSPOT
    • DAISYS-AND-DIAMONDS
    • CLOTHESTOGETHER
    • MARIUSMBM
    • SET-INTENTIONS
    • SHOP-THATLBD
    • LADIES WISHLIST
    • G-X-N-G
    • SEA BY LOLLIE
    • THE-BEST-GIFT-SHOP
    • PICKANDRECEIVE
    • UBIQUITYCO
    • PALMTREES-COCONUTS
    • BOHEMIAN-BAREFOOT
    • IPHONEHUB6025
    • BETTER SUNKISSED
    • TE'FITI SWIMWEAR
    • ABDULLAH GÜVEN
    • MISS NEVADA EARTH
    • SEPHIE
    • ALL FOR YOU STORE
    • MODERN-CHOICES.SHOPIFY.COM
    • MOONSTAR-DREAMWORKS
    • 24K-GOLD
    • SEA SUN FOLK
    • NITELIFE-CLOTHIN
    • SHOPAHOLIX BOUTIQUE
    • BODACIOUS BEE BAZAAR
    • COCONUTZ-SWIM
    • AMOR-BLACK
    • SONELLE BOUTIQUE
    • VANITY BOUTIQUE MIAMI
    • MYAIRA MONAEE
    • TRÈS ELITE
    • POP UP FASHION SALE
    • BOSHEMIA
    • RUBY-H
    • EXHALE SWIMWEAR
    • MURTHA & BURKE MARKETING, LLC
    • THEFASHIONVOW
    • LA TONTAY`
    • LILA-LOVES-YOU
    • BEACHY BRAND
    • RUNWAY23
    • LIFESTYLISH GROUP INC
    • AVI SIWA
    • CAGE-FREE-BIRD
    • FITNESS KAMP
    • THREAD SHED
    • MOXIE DISCOUNT BOUTIQUE
    • DOLLY UPRISING
    • CRONULLA BEACH CLOTHING
    • CUSTOM-KLOSET-LLC
    • TRESFANCY
    • THE VIBE-DEPOT
    • SHOP CHRISS ZOE
    • WAVE, BEACH
    • SOPHISTIWEAR
    • SHABBY & CHIC BUYS
    • BLUTAG INC.
    • FOX & BO
    • VIVE-COLLECTIONS
    • ALL-FORE-ONE
    • ETTUET.COM
    • VINE & PAGE
    • FASHION-WARE-SUPER-STORE
    • STORE PREMIERE
    • K. LUXE BOUTIQUE
    • CATLI & CO
    • ZAFARI-HOUSE-AFRICA
    • PINKCHIMP
    • LOVEAIDE CLOTHING
    • WHAT FASHION WANTS
    • THE BRIGHT BLOUSE, LLC
    • YASI XOXO
    • BUTTERFLY
    • MOKUTEKII
    • BANNAGA EXPRESS
    • AUSSIE-TRADERS
    • SONOELLE
    • STYLISHME.CA
    • D2 SQUARED
    • HOUSETOUR
    • CHIOMA-S-PLACE
    • IINDDY-FASHION-HOUSE
    • MADEBOX.IT
    • TROPICAL-KISSES
    • SALT-LIME
    • SIMPLY HER CLOTHING
    • NELLZWORLD
    • YOUR CREATIVE FAIRY
    • SORTA STUFF, INC
    • NORDIC SWIM
    • CHELLE ENTERPRISES
    • EAGLESONGSUPPLY

    I am so excited to announce there are over 191 online stores internationally carrying Mamadelta both signature & essential  collection. Find my latest crochet swimwear designs at these retailers

    • THECOZYCARDIGAN
    • UNALOME
    • CHRISTIE LEA
    • STONE & THREAD
    • AKEVA COUTURE
    • THE-RIVER-CITY
    • 3NDIN MEDIA INC
    • LESSAMART
    • ARKADIAGAMES
    • MERKANTFY.COM
    • JALEN CAMPBELL
    • BORIZCUSTOM
    • PECCADILLY
    • THE SAVVY FASHIONISTA
    • VIMDESIGN
    • AU79COLLECTION
    • TIVOLI LANE
    • POSH PALETTE BOUTIQUE
    • PINK CHAMPAGNE BOUTIQUE
    • WHAT-EVA-RETAIL-SHOP
    • K2 MARKET PLACE
    • CULTURE-CANYON
    • QAIZER
    • FOXNWOLF CO.
    • PASTEL-WEAR
    • GOOD GIRL BOUTIQUE
    • GARRETT-INC
    • HTTPS://MYDESIGNEDLIVING.COM/
    • LANAI-SWIM
    • FREEDOMRIZE
    • SUN STREAKED BOUTIQUE
    • BEACH-ADDICTED
    • MY BAG SENSE
    • MOB-KUSTOM-VAPES
    • NAUTICAL AND NICE
    • KIMLUD
    • LARISSAS CUSTOM STORE
    • EL DIYA FASHION
    • ABSOLUTE COLLECTIONS
    • THEDRESS
    • BLEU' LAVISH
    • BELLEBELLA™
    • THE-KIND-CHICK
    • CARMINA BURANA
    • N3 SHOP
    • HAUSOFICONS.COM
    • CRYSTALDIRTUS
    • SANTAROSABEACHENTERPRISES,LLC
    • UR FAB FASHIONS
    • FUNKY-YOGI
    • URBAE.CO
    • BONES TO STONES WEAR
    • (GMT-06:00) CENTRAL TIME (US & CANADA)
    • TRENDZ
    • CLIPTO
    • MESSYJESSIES
    • ECO BEACH
    • HELLA SWIMWEAR CO.
    • JGREM
    • INSPIRED ATELIER
    • PRIVILEGE CLOTHING BOUTIQUE, LTD.
    • LOOK LOVE LUST
    • ROSE-AND-GREY
    • FASHIONABLY RICH
    • SUNSHINE FUN
    • BLUSH AND BLUES
    • HOUSE-OF-GYPSEA-SOL
    • SOAKED-SWIMWEAR
    • FASHIONCITYXO
    • OH-LA-LA-BOUTIQUE
    • REILLYSBUSINESS
    • FLOAT-YOGA
    • SIFTNOTES
    • DANINE
    • PIE-ON-EARTH
    • NIMA DESIGNS
    • EVERYTHINGBALANCE
    • FASHIONISTA.NET
    • SAVVYCHICAPPAREL
    • GRACE AND GRIT DESIGNS
    • MYDAWNRACHEL
    • GYPSY RAIN
    • BOUGIE LV
    • THE FUTURE DREAM STORE
    • YELO YOGA
    • LUXESTYLE BRAND
    • COCAINE & CAVIAR CLOTHING CO
    • SOUL ATLAS
    • ALLIE PAYNE BOUTIQUE
    • SSM TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD
    • F.W. WOOLWORTH CO.
    • SWEET LIFE UNICORN
    • Q8CLOTHES
    • HOUSE OF MÜ
    • GIA TRENDY MODE
    • THE-URBAN-MARKET
    • GOSHOPSPOT
    • DAISYS-AND-DIAMONDS
    • CLOTHESTOGETHER
    • MARIUSMBM
    • SET-INTENTIONS
    • SHOP-THATLBD
    • LADIES WISHLIST
    • G-X-N-G
    • SEA BY LOLLIE
    • THE-BEST-GIFT-SHOP
    • PICKANDRECEIVE
    • UBIQUITYCO
    • PALMTREES-COCONUTS
    • BOHEMIAN-BAREFOOT
    • IPHONEHUB6025
    • BETTER SUNKISSED
    • TE'FITI SWIMWEAR
    • ABDULLAH GÜVEN
    • MISS NEVADA EARTH
    • SEPHIE
    • ALL FOR YOU STORE
    • MODERN-CHOICES.SHOPIFY.COM
    • MOONSTAR-DREAMWORKS
    • 24K-GOLD
    • SEA SUN FOLK
    • NITELIFE-CLOTHIN
    • SHOPAHOLIX BOUTIQUE
    • BODACIOUS BEE BAZAAR
    • COCONUTZ-SWIM
    • AMOR-BLACK
    • SONELLE BOUTIQUE
    • VANITY BOUTIQUE MIAMI
    • MYAIRA MONAEE
    • TRÈS ELITE
    • POP UP FASHION SALE
    • BOSHEMIA
    • RUBY-H
    • EXHALE SWIMWEAR
    • MURTHA & BURKE MARKETING, LLC
    • THEFASHIONVOW
    • LA TONTAY`
    • LILA-LOVES-YOU
    • BEACHY BRAND
    • RUNWAY23
    • LIFESTYLISH GROUP INC
    • AVI SIWA
    • CAGE-FREE-BIRD
    • FITNESS KAMP
    • THREAD SHED
    • MOXIE DISCOUNT BOUTIQUE
    • DOLLY UPRISING
    • CRONULLA BEACH CLOTHING
    • CUSTOM-KLOSET-LLC
    • TRESFANCY
    • THE VIBE-DEPOT
    • SHOP CHRISS ZOE
    • WAVE, BEACH
    • SOPHISTIWEAR
    • SHABBY & CHIC BUYS
    • BLUTAG INC.
    • FOX & BO
    • VIVE-COLLECTIONS
    • ALL-FORE-ONE
    • ETTUET.COM
    • VINE & PAGE
    • FASHION-WARE-SUPER-STORE
    • STORE PREMIERE
    • K. LUXE BOUTIQUE
    • CATLI & CO
    • ZAFARI-HOUSE-AFRICA
    • PINKCHIMP
    • LOVEAIDE CLOTHING
    • WHAT FASHION WANTS
    • THE BRIGHT BLOUSE, LLC
    • YASI XOXO
    • BUTTERFLY
    • MOKUTEKII
    • BANNAGA EXPRESS
    • AUSSIE-TRADERS
    • SONOELLE
    • STYLISHME.CA
    • D2 SQUARED
    • HOUSETOUR
    • CHIOMA-S-PLACE
    • IINDDY-FASHION-HOUSE
    • MADEBOX.IT
    • TROPICAL-KISSES
    • SALT-LIME
    • SIMPLY HER CLOTHING
    • NELLZWORLD
    • YOUR CREATIVE FAIRY
    • SORTA STUFF, INC
    • NORDIC SWIM
    • CHELLE ENTERPRISES
    • EAGLESONGSUPPLY

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  • One-third One-third

    Posted on by Minh Le

    Half of all new swimwear businesses survive five years or more and only one-third will survive over a decade. Welcome to the one-third team! Glad that my desire is still bigger than the fear of failure. I feel like being unstoppable. So much things to do and so little time. And I am back on my road again, on my own, like how I started. After 10 years in this miserable industry. I failed, I learned and It’s time to do it right, time to rebuild the stronger foundation that lasts. Empty vessels make the most noise. Better to stay calm like a bomb!
    Half of all new swimwear businesses survive five years or more and only one-third will survive over a decade. Welcome to the one-third team! Glad that my desire is still bigger than the fear of failure. I feel like being unstoppable. So much things to do and so little time. And I am back on my road again, on my own, like how I started. After 10 years in this miserable industry. I failed, I learned and It’s time to do it right, time to rebuild the stronger foundation that lasts. Empty vessels make the most noise. Better to stay calm like a bomb!

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  • Announcement On Opening Of New Office In Thailand Announcement On Opening Of New Office In Thailand

    Posted on by Minh Le

    I am delighted to announce the opening of new distribution as we grow our business across Vietnam & Thailand. In order to meet increasing demand of foreign clients Thailand territory targeting to all exotic beaches of Thailand including Hua Hin, Phangan, Phuket & Krabi...

    The current contact information of the representative for the new office is as follows:

    UTIQUE co., ltd.  
    64/29 Moo 8  Chaofa East Rd., Chalong  Muang, Phuket 83130  
    Tel: +66 86 787 3234  

    Stores under UTIQUE distribution

    • 5M. 5 Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach. Phangan. Thailand.
    • 1 Damnernkasem. Hua Hin. Thailand.
    • 396-396/1 Ao Nang, Moo 2. Krabi. Thailand.

    I am delighted to announce the opening of new distribution as we grow our business across Vietnam & Thailand. In order to meet increasing demand of foreign clients Thailand territory targeting to all exotic beaches of Thailand including Hua Hin, Phangan, Phuket & Krabi...

    The current contact information of the representative for the new office is as follows:

    UTIQUE co., ltd.  
    64/29 Moo 8  Chaofa East Rd., Chalong  Muang, Phuket 83130  
    Tel: +66 86 787 3234  

    Stores under UTIQUE distribution

    • 5M. 5 Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach. Phangan. Thailand.
    • 1 Damnernkasem. Hua Hin. Thailand.
    • 396-396/1 Ao Nang, Moo 2. Krabi. Thailand.

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