ELLE Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2008 Thailand – 27 Friday

27 Friday – Tent @ Central World, March 21, 2008, 21.00

27 Friday, by Chanachai Jareeyathana who has created a fresh design, and received a warm welcome from his fans, and this time his inspiration came from Africa, as he is taking us on a journey to this exotic place through his show. His collection is filled with details handmade pieces, unique handmade garments that his fans had never seen before.

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Please see a full collection, detail shots, and Backstage/front row here.

A special thanks to Mr. Nattawat (Jade) Chearananta, and the ThaiCatwalk photographers at ThaiCatwalk.com, for allowing me to use their photos and write-up of the event in Thai Language, translated by Ginger.

ELLE Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2008 Thailand – Kai

Kai – Tent @ Central World, March 21, 2008, 19.30

elle08.jpgELLE Magazine is the biggest selling women’s magazine in the world, and Thailand’s top selling women’s magazine to date. ELLE has become an indispensable resource book for young fashion-conscious Thai women.

This year, ELLE Fashion Week 2008 Spring/Summer at Central World is presenting Thai top 10 designers, and the sponsors for 2008 Spring/Summer event are the cosmetic line Bobbi Brown, The Bangkok Post, L’Oreal Professionnel, and Coke Zero, which help support Thai fashion industry to have equivalent quality as International Fashion. The fashion week event will help Thai designers to present their latest collections according to seasonal trend, and this year top brands that are presenting at ELLE Fashion Week 2008 Spring/Summer at Central World are Kai, Zenithorial, 27 Friday, Senada Theory, Sretsis, AB-Normal, Kloset Red Carpet, Tipayaphongpoosanaphong, Asava, and Hook’s by Prapakas.

Mr. Somchai Kawtong, or ‘Khun Kai’ is one of the locally well-known names that has been around since the beginning of the Thai fashion industry; he has returned once more with his Spring/Summer collection made exclusively for ELLE Fashion Week 2008 at Central World. Also known as Siam Couturier, Kai designs this Spring/Summer collection of dresses with the finest lace, silk, and linen that is suitable for summer wear. The lively printed fabrics and his fine tailored dresses made his collection looks elegant and classy.

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Please see a full collection and detail shots here.

A special thanks to Mr. Nattawat (Jade) Chearananta, and the ThaiCatwalk photographers at ThaiCatwalk.com, for allowing me to use their photos and write-up of the event in Thai Language, translated by Ginger.

Bangkok International Fashion Week 2008 at Siam Paragon

bifwlogo.jpgBIFW08 is presenting fashion shows in the theme of “Summer Colorful Collection,” focusing on vivid colors to express the fun and liveliness of the summer season. The event is sponsored by CitiBank, Singha, MTM (Audi), L’Oreal Professionnel, L’Oreal Paris, The Nation Group and Harper’s Bazaar, all keen supporters of Thailand’s developing fashion industry. The fashion week event will help Thai designers to present their latest collections, and to welcome the summer months, and this year brands presenting at BIFW08 are L’Oreal Professionnel, Asava, Theatre, FASH, Kunitar & 8E88, Pichita, 27 November, Greyhound, Tops & Bottoms by Phuket Mermaids, NAGARA, and Flynow.

Fashion Shows at Siam Paragon:

L’Oreal Professionnel presented Extravaganza by L’Oreal Professionnel, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 20, 2008, 16.00 – Please see a full collection, detail shots, and Backstage/front row at L’Oreal Professionnel at ThaiCatwalk.com

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Asava presented Asava inspired by Singham, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 20, 2008, 19.00 – Please see a full collection, detail shots, and Backstage/front row at Asava at ThaiCatwalk.com

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Theatre presented Out of Africa, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 20, 2008, 21.00 – Please see a full collection, detail shots, and Backstage/front row at Theatre at ThaiCatwalk.com

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FLASH presented FASH by Srinakharinwirot University, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 21, 2008, 16.00 – Please see a full collection, detail shots, and Backstage/front row at FLASH at ThaiCatwalk.com

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Kunitar & 8E88 presented Shadow of Pink, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 21, 2008, 20.30 – Please see a full collection at Kunitar & 8E88 at ThaiCatwalk.com

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Pichita presented The Journey from the sea to the mountain or the mountain to the sea, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 22, 2008, 16.00 – Please see a full collection, detail shots, and Backstage/front row at Pichita at ThaiCatwalk.com

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Updated: March 25, 2008

27 November presented Do You Really Want to Live Forever, Forever Young?, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 22, 2008, 18.00 – Please see a full collection, detail shots, and Backstage/front row at 27 November at ThaiCatwalk.com

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Greyhound by Nokia presented Controlled Chaos, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 22, 2008, 20.30 – Please see a full collection, detail shots, and Backstage/front row at Greyhound at ThaiCatwalk.com

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Updated: March 26, 2008

Tops & Bottoms by Phuket Mermaids presented Margarita, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 23, 2008, 16.00 – Please see a full collection, and detail shots at Tops & Bottoms by Phuket Mermaids at ThaiCatwalk.com

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NAGARA presented Colour Block, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 23, 2008, 18.00 – Please see a full collection, detail shots, and Backstage/front row at NAGARA at ThaiCatwalk.com

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Updated: March 27, 2008

Flynow presented Fashion is the Victim, Tent @ Siam Paragon, March 23, 2008, 20.30 – Please see a full collection, detail shots, and Backstage/front row at Flynow at ThaiCatwalk.com

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Please visit BIFW08 at ThaiCatwalk.com for all shows of Bangkok International Fashion Week 2008 at Siam Paragon.

A special thanks to Mr. Nattawat (Jade) Chearananta, and the ThaiCatwalk photographers at ThaiCatwalk.com, for allowing me to use their photos.