Bangkok is one of the premier shopping destinations of Asia. Tourists from all across the region come to buy luxury goods at Bangkok’s many upscale shopping centers. Besides the brand name watches and handbags from European designers there is also a local product that is in high demand by visitors to Thailand with money to spend—and that is Thai silk.
Known for it’s soft, smooth texture, brilliant luster, and eye-catching patterns, Thai silk fabric has never been more popular. Where once in the past it was used primarily for traditional style women’s tube skirts, in the modern day beautiful Thai silk fabric has come to be used for an entire host of purposes. Thai silk is the fabric of choice for the contemporary fashions worn by Bangkok’s hi-so upper-class socialites.
It’s possible to craft incredibly stunning dresses and evening gowns for women by using silk fabric with traditional Thai weaving patterns incorporated into the design. If you’re the creative type who likes to sew your own dresses or construct various other creations from a variety of textiles, then you’ll want to get your hands on some genuine Thai silk fabric to see what you can do with it. The good news is you don’t need to get on a plane and fly all the way to Bangkok. You can find 100% silk fabric from Thailand being sold by the yard online. Take a look at some of the luxurious, iridescent fabric that’s available. Now think about how amazing it would look on a group of bridesmaids, as an evening gown, or used for a special decorating project in your home. The possibilities are endless.