To keep it short, Halena is a designer and skilled artisan. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fashion Design in 2007 and has 20 years of skilled artisan work in couture dressmaking since age 13. After graduating and spending 8 years as Senior Designer at Viet Thang Garment Joint Stock Co., Halena helped the company to become one of the most recognized in Vietnam. Halena's role as Senior Designer allowed her invitation to international fashion weeks, showcasing her couture gown collections. In 2018, Halena started her own bridal alterations and design studio in San Jose, CA.