Let's learn more about this girl who is full of surprises.

To say that Mê Đồ Si Đa is the birthplace of beautiful girls with unique and edgy fashion sense is not wrong. From the early days of joining, Chi Đoàn has been a prominent name in the group. From outfit styling tips to quality vintage clothing guides, Chi Doan has brought valuable content to Mê Đồ Si Đa for everyone to learn and benefit from.

Looking at Chi's photos, it's easy to see her free-spirited and confident personality. Besides her photography work, Chi Doan also owns a vintage store with many unique and rare items that are perfect for collectors. Let's explore more about this girl with Passii.

Hello Chi. Please introduce yourself in your own way.​

Hello, I am Chi, commonly known as Chi Doan. Currently, I am a freelance photographer and the owner of a small vintage store in Hanoi called Jolene.

What are Chi's favorite fashion items? Does Chi have any story about a particular favorite item?

For Chi, genuine leather items are what she truly loves. From leather jackets to bags and boots, they all make her heart flutter. One of her first pairs of genuine leather boots was a basic black pair from Vagabond - also a leather goods brand that she loves. Chi has been wearing these boots for about 6-7 years now, on every trip and work-related event. The longevity of genuine leather items is what makes them special to her, as they will accompany her through many experiences in life.

Even those who do not know much about fashion know that wearing genuine leather shoes is much more comfortable than wearing fake leather shoes. If fake leather shoes do not mold to the shape of the wearer's foot and stay stiff, genuine leather shoes become even softer and more comfortable over time.

What is Chi's favorite fashion brand?

I quite like Nina Ricci from France. Founded in 1932, Nina Ricci has constantly evolved and renewed itself. However, no matter how much it innovates, Nina Ricci still maintains its core values of feminine allure, grace, and elegance - something that Chi also pays great attention to.

What/who influences Chi's style? Where does Chi usually find inspiration?

I think my inspiration comes from many things and people, whether it's a collection from a famous fashion house or just a passing muse. But in the early years of my fashion journey, I think my mother was the most influential person in my life when it comes to dressing up.

My mother was a journalist, so her fashion style was both edgy and feminine, but most importantly, it was comfortable and liberating, allowing her to work efficiently. Even now, comfort is still a crucial factor for me, as fashion needs to be practical and applicable to daily life to have meaning.

​Do you have any experience in buying/selling second-hand items that you would like to share?

As a businessperson, I still have many flaws and shortcomings, so I don't feel comfortable giving advice to others. However, as someone who is passionate about vintage clothing, I hope that when people "hunt" for a vintage item, they take the time to research it, from the brand to the material. It's an incredibly fun and rewarding experience, trust me! This will give them more experience and increase their ability to evaluate the value of vintage items, making it easier to find a great deal.

Thank you for sharing, Chi Đoàn. 

#passiipeople is a series that introduces individuals with unique fashion styles and lifestyles that Passii admires through interviews conducted by the Passii team. They come from various fields but share a passion for fashion and a concern for the sustainable development of fashion in Vietnam. Passii launched this series with the aim of inspiring people to dress beautifully and elegantly. If you know any interesting individuals (or if it's you) that fits this description, don't hesitate to let Passii know via email at

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