heir name is synonymous with Thailands alternative-rock scene, so when clothing-maker Lee was looking for guest designers for its 2009 limited edition of jeans, tees and accessories for the local market, Moderndogs three members were the obvious choice. Vocalist Thanachai Pod Ujjin, guitarist May-T Noijinda, and drummer Pavin Pong Suwannacheep follow in the footsteps of Japanese designer Ken Nakamura, who came up with last years guest collection, screening a Japanese mask onto the pockets of his Lee Never Dies jeans.
Coco and Karl come to townC
hanel (Thailand) lit up the Mandarin Oriental Hotels Royal Ballroom recently showing the pringsummer collection with which Karl Lagerfeld delighted Paris back in October. The ballroom became Chanels Rue Cambon boutique for a dazzling evening as more than 20 top models paraded through the re-created Paris streetscape where Coco Chanel set up shop in 1928
Make it your Mantra
Some people go to church on Sundays. Some people go to Pattaya for brunch, we meanA
lready boasting swanky decor, great beverages and a multi-cuisine kitchen, Mantra Restaurant & Bar at Pattayas Amari Orchid Resort and Tower serves a Sunday brun chthat s become a bit of a gem on the local dining scene.
Krabis jawdropping allure
Blessed with vibrant history and a hundred beautiful isles, the province remains for travellers an irresistible beaconT
he mob of foreigners laying siege to Krabi Airport suggests hat reports of tourisms demise are premature, at least in this southern seaside town in high season. Folks are still going to need a relaxing place and comfortable lodgings to spend the last of their hard-earned money, and it will take overseas creditors a long time to find them here.