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Bangkok Airways Celebrates 45 Years with an Extravaganza at Centara Grand in Bangkok

09.06.2013

 

Circus of the Angels Checks In

 

The well established airline celebrated in high fashion with a party that was dubbed the “Circus of the Angels”.

Leading models took to the stage wearing ornate gowns featuring angel wings.

The entire stage took on the atmosphere of a circus with jugglers jostling for space alongside acrobats.

A musicfest then took over with Kathreeya English performing a high energy set, followed by Billy Ogan and Burin Boonvisut.

A mini concert by Ben Chalatit topped the bill, with airline staff then taking to the stage in scenes of impromptu revelry.

 

Photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

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The Lost Shoes Diary by Charles & Keith at W Hotel in Bangkok

09.06.2013

 

Minor Corporation Plc, the importer and distributor of shoes and accessories brand Charles & Keith, introduced its Spring 2013 collection under the theme “The Lost Shoes Diary”. The launch took place at the trendy new W Hotel in Sathorn, with a special performance by sexy stars Yayaying­ Ratha Poh­ngam and Opal ­Panisara Pimpru, who performed side by side in suitably dramatic style on the runway.

 

Photos and movie by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene

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Kwankao: What a Feeling! Bangkok Designer's New Collection

09.06.2013

 

Kwankao’s Homage to Yesteryear


Young Thai designer Kwankao Svetavimala has been watching movies recently. Well, one movie in particular has recaptured her imagination, and it has inspired her latest Spring/Summer 2013 collection.  For Kwankao has always been inspired by the movie Flashdance, starring Jennifer Beals.  It is a story that strikes a chord with her, and it has now inspired her to recreate the look synonymous with Jennifer Beals, the actress who played Alex Owens, the factory worker by day turned energetic dancer by night.  “We are allowing you to dip into the bright explosion of candy colours that were around in the early 80’s” she says, “and I have used the title track from the movie for the title of my collection: What A Feeling!”

 

Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene, and courtesy of Kwankao.

 

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VIVA Bangkok Issue 25 - Your What's On Guide to Bangkok

06.06.2013

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If you wish to purchase a professionally made print of the magazine, there is a print button HERE

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Terrace@72 at Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside Hotel Bangkok

06.06.2013

 

 

Terrace@72 at the Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside Hotel has introduced a new layout, with new food choices.  Japanese, Indian, Chinese, Thai and Western dishes are all available through the week, buffet style, with the Sunday brunch now featuring activities for kids. 

 

Aimed at families, the new Sunday brunch features balloon making and a range of arts and crafts.  An international seafood buffet is also available on Friday and Saturday nights.

 

Photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

 

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BB Forever at L'Appart, Sofitel Sukhumvit Bangkok

06.06.2013

 

 

“And God Created Woman”

Brigitte Bardot, la legende, by Henry-Jean Servat


Never before seen images of screen goddess Brigitte Bardot were recently on show at Sofitel Bangkok’s chic rooftop venue: L’Appart.

The 30 photos took pride of place in the upscale wining and dining venue before moving on to the Sofitel Saigon Plaza. 

The exhibition is by Henry-Jean Servat, a French journalist who has published over 35 works on cinema and history.

BB Forever toured across China, visiting four Sofitel properties, and also exhibited in Manila and Mumbai.

Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

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Numero Celebrity Auction at Zense in Bangkok

06.06.2013

 

 

First Homme Edition Unveiled

 

French fashion magazine Numero held a Numero Lady Auction Ensemble at Zense at Central World in Bangkok.

The evening also served to debut the men’s edition of the magazine, whose Thai version was launched in 2012.   

Fashion lovers were given the opportunity to bid for unique designs provided for the evening by leading fashion houses such as Kloset, Disaya, Stretsis, Senada, Theatre, Vivkteerut, Soda, Greyhound, Asava, Real, Issue, Curated and Chai Gold Label.


Words and photos by Paul Hutton.

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Hua Chang Heritage Hotel: Serenity and Luxury in the Heart of Bangkok

06.06.2013

 

 

Old World Charm and New Age Technologies Combine

A charming new hotel has just opened in the heart of Bangkok.  The Hua Chang Heritage Hotel sits within a two minute stroll of the bustling Siam shopping and nightlife area of the city, right next to the Hua Chang Bridge, from which it takes its name.

Using the Thai Lotus as the predominant theme, the hotel bases its colour scheme on the famous flower, with floral designs integrated into the mirrors, carpets and windows, which also feature intricate elephant images and historical scenes.

 

Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

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