Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Bangkok Men's Fashion

Jump to last reply

Hi Fodorers'

I will be heading to Bangkok for a little over a week at the end of the year. I'm hoping to get quite a bit of shopping done whilst there and was hoping to discuss personal shopping experiences, specifically regarding men's fashion.

I have never used a tailor in Bangkok and I am considering using one this time round. I'm keen to avoid fusing as much as possible and would be looking at less structured clothes, such as shirts, trousers, waistcoats and unstructured jackets/coats. Any recommendations of tailors that do not employ a tourist model operation? I've heard good things about Tanika Tailor.

Regarding shirts, I've read a lot about Kiet from Milan Suit under Asok BTS who's stitching prices are very competitive but fabric range is lacking. Where would one look If one was to bring higher quality fabric to him? Giovanni and Venezia on Sampeng lane have received mention; has anyone visited these shops?

I'm keen to find Duly shirt quality at Kiet + fabric cost prices.

On the other end of the spectrum, I remember finding imitation branded woolen trousers in Old Siam Plaza for approximately 800 THB. Are there any hidden treasures lurking in Pahurat market, fake/imitation or otherwise?

I've ventured into Ban Krua once in search of hand-woven Thai silk. I only managed to find one seller but I presume there are others. Has any one else looked around Ban Krua and if so, can you supply directions once crossing the Ban Krua Nua Pier foot-bridge? A description of goods and prices would also be welcome.

On the topic of Thai silk - is it worth the trip out to the Jim Thompson Sukhumvit 93 factory outlet?

Last time I had a quick look around O.P place but only had time to window shop. I would like to give it a second try.

Cheers

19 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Hong Kong in August - hotel question
  2. 2 Nepal
  3. 3 hotels in Singapore-1st time there
  4. 4 Travel agencies in India e.g. Legends and Palaces, Castle and King
  5. 5 1st Trip to Bali
  6. 6 China in 12 Days
  7. 7 two free days in Beijing
  8. 8 Japan - spending money?
  9. 9 Finally Going To Bali! Please Help With Flight and Alam Shanti Question
  10. 10 Trip Report Karen and Tom - a romantic Vietnam getaway: ENGAGED!!!
  11. 11 Headed to Thailand this June/July--Help!!
  12. 12 7 days in Nepal, any suggestions?
  13. 13 Your thoughts on Nepal and how long to visit
  14. 14 water villages, shanghai
  15. 15 language problem in japan
  16. 16 Japan Itinerary and JR pass questions/China 72-hour Visafree question
  17. 17 Help with Malaysia itinerary
  18. 18 Private Guide in Chiang Mai
  19. 19 last minute plan to visit Sapa, Vietnam -- help
  20. 20 Trip Report April in Bangkok, again!
  21. 21 Truly a one day suit in Hong Kong?
  22. 22 Haneda to Narita Layover : Need advice
  23. 23 Trip Report North India trip report with Castle and King tour company
  24. 24 Please help me plan 3.5 weeks in South Korea
  25. 25 21 days thailand and vietnam
View next 25 » Back to the top