Blasts from the past

fashion September 14, 2018 01:00

By THE NATION

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A fashion show of Thai-crafted and precious heritage costumes dating back from the beginning of the Ayutthaya period to Rattanakosin and the present era will be presented at Dusit Thani Bangkok on September 22 as part of its hotel closing campaign “The Timeless Legend”.



Guests can feast their eyes on the intricate beauty of the traditional costumes of the royal family and the high court society created and designed by talented period costumes designer, Dr Surat Jongda, considered as one of the key authorities in Thai period costumes. They will also be mesmerised by the glittering silk and gleaming gold and silver threads, the colourful embroidery and the unique patterns on the antique clothes and textiles from the private collection of Paothong Thongchua, a renowned historian who specialises in traditional Thai fabrics.

The precious period gold ornaments from the private collections of Puthipong Piencharoeng are also on show together with a collection of Thai costumes designed by Dr Veeratham Trakulguenthai with ancient royal court patterns as well as Thai costumes designed by Adhit Dhirakittiwat, one of the top Thai designers. Expect to be fascinated with the collections of Peeramon Chomdhavat, artistic director and founder of the Arpon-Ngam Dance Theatre, who designs traditional Thai classical dance costumes. 

The hotel’s lobby lounge will be the fashion runway of graceful models showing off these beautiful private collections to be admired by the guests while enjoying a traditional Thai afternoon tea and a demonstration of making Thai desserts. The event starts from 2.30pm onwards.

Tickets costs Bt1,500 net including a Thai afternoon tea buffet and a glass of champagne.

Book your seats by calling (02) 200 9000 extension 2345 or 2999.