This multi-label menswear store at Silom's mixed-used shop-house Woof Pack is run by one of the co-founders of Sukhumvit’s Chinese-themed bar Dim Dim. The raw, minimal interior displays niche brands drawn from around the world, like Document from Seoul and Mfpen from Copenhagen.
Why: The opening of this store implies a rise of Bangkok’s menswear scene that follows the string of womenswear openings in the last few years. It’s also the only place in Bangkok with items for European cult designers like Goetze from Berlin, Our Legacy from Stockholm and Coltesse from Paris.
Price: Sodar sweater from Coltesse is B6,990, while a perfect-for-Bangkok indigo silk jacket by Document is B15,900 and a simple Winona T-shirt from Idea is B2,200.
2/F, 1/8-9, Sala Daeng Soi 1, 02-235-4711. Open daily 10am-7pm
The latest and biggest store from Bangkok fashion's power couple Wannasiri Kongman and Jesse Dorsey, the designers behind Boyy, whose buckle bags rocketed to worldwide fashion fame after making appearances at fashion weeks from Paris to New York.
Why: Interior classiness that appears effortless, the result of clean lines and a modern aesthetic: Brazilian granite floor from an Italian stone supplier, unassuming beige of the American clay walls, a colorful painting by New York-based artist Les Rogers and the bright, resin-made podium pieces from Rotterdam’s Sabine Marselis Studio.
Prices: Belt bags and boots from BOYY's latest collection start from about B20,000 and coin purses with eyelet from B6,900.
G/F, Gaysorn Village, Ratchadamri Rd., 02-015 -7066 Open daily 9am-10pm
The fourth floor of Siam Discovery has been reborn as the city’s largest eco-friendly shopping destination, loaded with sustainable fashion, organic green produce, low-chemical skincare products and even home decor.
Why: While green buzzwords like “eco-friendly” and “sustainable” are thrown around with abandon, we’ve never had such a comprehensive spot to shop for lifestyle products that are not only easy on the eye, but also easy on the planet.
Price: Who says going green can’t be affordable? Cosmetics from local brands like Mindhara, Herbpiness and Thank U Earth range from B300-B1,400 while clothing from Seeker x Retriever and Taktai start at under B2,000.
4/F, Siam Discovery, Rama 1 Rd., 02-658-1000. Open daily 10am-10pm
Gloc by Padcha “Jun Jun” Poonpiriya, an indie-movie actress who’s also a fashion writer for The Standard, makes Ari a new fashion destination with its stock of local items at affordable prices, such as the Insta-famous pleated bucket bag from Rya Boutique and quality swimwear from Water&Others.
Why: Affordable local brands as well as a selection of international labels arriving in Bangkok for the first time, including luxury sleepwear from Sleepy Jones, and nylon shopping bags from Baggu.
Prices: Rya Boutique’s Pleated bucket bag is B1,890 and swimwear from Water&Others starts at B1,590.
Ari Soi 2, 097-104-2618. Open daily 11am-9pm
The Danish furniture design company renowned for its super-premium collaborations has been brought in by Norse Republics, the people who import Hay, Lightyears and Paper Collective. Taking over an old yet elegant two-story pastel-gray house dating back to the ‘50s, the store displays their timeless creations that invite you to splash some serious dosh
Why: The showroom is being dubbed the world's first "House of Frtiz Hansen" concept store and is situated in a green and peaceful alley of Soi Somkid. Also, where else can you find a furniture store in an old house in the city center?
Price: Fritz Hansen’s iconic Egg chair starts from around B400,000 while some more affordable accessories like the High vase (B8,400), designed by Jaime Hayon are more affordable.
14/1 Soi Somkid, 02-015-4164. Open Mon-Fri 10am-7pm; Sat-Sun 1-7pm
This downtown Auckland store for design-savvy shoppers is now in Bangkok’s K-Village, where it offers a curated selection of local and international fashion and interior pieces.
Why: Literally a room full of design pieces from all over the world. A perfect spot to find a gift, whether kitchenware, fashion or stationery.
Price: Shop for the likes of brightly patterned Timo guys’ swim trunks (from B3,000) and origami-style bags from a local label called Goodjob (from B800). International finds include contemporary, pastel-hued ceramics from French designer Ismael Carre (from B5,990), as well as the sleek, stainless steel water bottles of eco-friendly Italian brand 24Bottles (from B1,000).
K Village, Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-007-0767. Open daily 11am-8pm