Yes we can
They cal it the ra g trade ,but the clot hing industry in Thailand still cuts quite a figure - Bt 40 milion for this months Ban gkok International Fashion WeekT
he world of fashion is certainly not immune to the global economic slump but in Thailand, at least, its still breathing comfortably. The countrys biggest event, the Siam Paragon Bangkok International Fashion Week, is geared up for a four-day catwalk feast starting on March 19
Milan gets the boot
Cavalli and Prada showcase some fancy footwearT
ightly zipped or held up by garters, thighhigh boots by Roberto Cavalli and Prada were the new must for the femme fatale at Milan Fashion Week last Sunday. Long slim legs filled Miuccia Pradas boots to the hilt, and garters of the same leather attached to a belt cinching an ultra-short skirt or frock or even a furry undergarment.
The founder of a popular pastry academy brings her flair for desserts to a new bakeryF
or delicious desserts that melt on the tongue, its hard to beat Dressing Dessert, the new bakery shop thats the brain child of Vanda Pantaxsin, founder of the successful pastry academy Van de Janned. Here, youll find a selection of beautifully decorated European pastries and cakes.Sushi and spaghetti
At Terra Roku, youll find the very best of Italian and Japanese creations. Just dont leave fusion widowed.
Deals in the darkC
hatuchak Market by night is a completely different experience from the usual daylight rummage on the weekends. Launched las t month at the suggestion of Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra to let folks earn a little more during the economic slump, the Chatuchak Friday Night Market, with 400 stalls sprawling across the area in front of the administrative office, offers all kinds of clothing, knickknacks and food.
n spite of all the international controversy about Slumdog Millionaire, now that the film has swept the Hollywood Oscars including the best movie of the year, Indians, I suspect, are going to have much to crow about. How ironic that a half a year ago the movies investors feared that they had made a real dog a film that would interest no one and were considering dumping it directly on DVD with no release in movie theatre s around the world. Can the movie moguls have been so myopic that they had no idea of the films importance?