March 15-18, 2007 sees Bangkok throw up the catwalks for "Bangkok International Fashion Week 2007" (BIFW). The event, a 50 million Baht extravaganza, takes place at Siam Paragon's Parc Paragon and will feature the work of more than a dozen Thai designers. Brands being displayed include Greyhound, Kai, Theatre, Tube Gallery, FASH, alongside international brands such as Dorian Ho (Hong Kong) and Jimmy Choo (London).
Backed by the Nation Newspaper, Kasikorn Bank, Harpers' Bazaar, Muang Thai Life insurance, Nokia and L'Oreal, BIFW is the private sectors response to the recent cancellation of Bangkok Fashion City and aims to maintain Bangkok’s credibility as a fashion center and ensure local fashion continues to have a place on the international stage. For fashion officiados this is the one!
The event is free of charge and the schedule for the four days of the event is as follows:
Thursday 15 March 2007
16.00 Nude Colors by L’Oreal Professional
19.00: Tippy & Matthew
21.00: Time’s End
Friday 16 March 2007
21.00: Tube Gallery
Saturday 17 March 2007
15.00: Dress Code
17.00: Inspired by Inner Complexity
Sunday 18 March 2007
17.00: Kai Boutique
99/1, Rama1 Road