What's the deal with… Brisuthi
Brituthi is a Thai brand founded by skincare-loving entrepreneur Jakapong Tongsagul, who spent a few years studying, reading texts, and researching some of the finest ingredients from around the world to create his own organic skincare brand before deciding to focus on oils.
Thai brands welcome the hot season with cool new designs
As the summer is approaching, renowned Thai fashion brands has released their Spring/Summer 2018 collections. From quirky designs, to floral prints, to vintage silhouettes—we have gathered you the best looks from various collections you can try on this season. GREYHOUND ORIGINAL Greyhound Original’s new collection reworks office wear into deconstructed, oversized outfits finished with edgy detail and quirky prints. MILIN In the Milin Limited company, office workers are on a race to impress their Prince Charming boss—this is the fictional story that gives life to Milin’s spring/summer 2018 collection. The label’s signature style has been injected with mannish silhouettes and details, but still keeps Milin’s brand of rebellious sensuality with the use of exotic prints—from python to crocodile—as well as feather details, faux fur, costume jewelry and ribbons. ASAVA Asava’s spring/summer 2018 collection looks to the female subconscious, using it as inspiration to create elegantly timeless pieces that soar above fast-moving fashion. KLOSET For summer 2018, Kloset draws inspiration from the life and works of Japanese artist Naomi Okubo to create four seasonal prints—Springfield, Ruffle Flow, Westerland Rose, and Artist. ISSUE Bohemian local brand Issue once again explores different cultures, from East to West, to create pieces for its new spring/summer collection. The results are clothes that pay homage to ’70s fashion, fused with the brand’s sign
The best shops in Bangkok
One size doesn’t fit all is the inevitable truth, which is why custom-made eyewear may be the answer for those who can’t seem to find frames that perfectly fit their faces. Let us introduce you to Arty&Fern, probably the only made-to-order eyewear maker in Bangkok. Partners in love and business, graphic designer Aniknun “Fern” Eiamong and advertising creative Chanakan “Art” Ukosakul founded their namesake eyewear brand in 2013. Arty&Fern eyewear uses only the finest materials, from cellulose acetate that’s flexible and durable to high-quality joints and nose pads. The atelier accepts only advanced reservations so they can focus on each customer and guarantee a certain modicum of privacy. After acquiring the customer’s requirements and measurements, the duo will work on the designs, which will be submitted to the client for approval, before Art starts crafting the glasses by hand, a process that could take from 10 to 15 days. All in all, the whole process will likely take a month and will cost you around B12,000 apiece. If you’d rather not wait but still want a piece from Arty&Fern, the designer duo also has a sunglasses collection inspired by Siamese cats, which now retails at Siam Center.
The best music shops in Bangkok
One of Siam Square’s legendary spots, DJ Siam, has been popular for more than 20 years. It’s one of the coolest places to go get your music at Siam. They have a variety of music by Thai and international artists as well as some non-mainstream, indie bands (just like killing two birds with one stone). Kinda cool, isn’t it?
Browsing through for your favorite Vinyls and CDs, Zugrangma offers the classics from 1950-1980’s including the local folk songs and all sort of international music. DJ Maft Sai, the owner, put in the effort to find even the very rare Jamaican, South African, and Asian sounds that you can only discover here.