September 2, 2008 by admin · Comments Off
Thailand’s biggest fashion and leather fair kicked off with fashion extravaganza on Aug 27 at BIFF&BIL 2008 BITEC, Bangna.
In its second decade, the much-awaited fashion trade fair featured 2008 Autumn-Winter collections from the country’s well-known designers and fashion houses led by Somchai Kaewthong from Kai and other designers from the Bangkok Fashion Society (BFS) such as Greyhound, Senada*, Disaya, Sretsis, Kloset and Munchu’s.
Veteran designer Somchai “Kai” Kaewtong is a pioneer in Thailand ’s fashion industry with more than 40 years of experiences which makes his a household name. He delighted his fans with his line of ready-to-wear in earth tone colours with floral designs for practical day time, followed by stylish evening dresses in soft, flowing satin in lively-coloured floral prints. “Kai” capped of its collection set with a signature design marked by intricate pleats and needlework.
It was “A Journey to Kenya ” from Senada* by designer Chanita Preechawitayakul. Inspired by her trip to Kenya , Chanida’s collection featured wildlife prints in smart designs including tailored suits for women in action. Her choice of colours derive from nature, such as the grey elephant skin, the silver moonlight, the beige deer skin, while the colours of the Safari woods and savannas are those of Kenya’s dark night winter. Read more