All About Andy
Andy Truong is a fashion designer, of Vietnamese heritage, from Sydney, Australia. Born in 1996, he moved to Melbourne, Australia in 2006 at the age of 10 with his mother.
While attending Kew High School, in 2012, Andy made his debut at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week presenting his Spring/Summer collection and becoming known as ‘Australia’s Youngest Fashion Designer’ at the tender age of 15.
After many accolades, press & media attention, he returned to show at fashion week again, twice. The first at FRED HATES FASHION during MSFW in 2013, and the second at THE FUTURE RUNWAY at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival in 2014.
During his final years in high school, Andy was offered a scholarship to study design at Kangan Institute, honing his design skills and has since studied a Bachelor’s of Fashion Design at the prestigious Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Andy has had extensive experience in Design and Retail industries. He worked as Personal Stylist at MYER, gaining invaluable insight into the inner workings of a woman’s mind while shopping.
He also worked as a Product Designer, at Spacecraft Australia, working closely with Stewart Russell to create beautiful items from the screen-printed fabrics the studio produced.
He was also a Wholesale Sales Representative at Accent Group, working for the brands Dr. Martens, Timberland and Saucony.
Andy Truong has been featured in The Age, The Herald Sun, Channel 7 News, ABC’s show MY24, magazines, blogs and online interviews. Read some of the articles about Andy below: