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Luxe Buys and Chic Threads: The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon Launches The Standard Shop

Officially opening on 8 September 2022 with a star-studded launch event, The Shop at The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon showcases the brand’s directional merchandise curation through inspired collaborations with some of Thailand’s most exciting young designers to bring a collection of elite merchandise to hotel guests, fans and loyalists.

Nestled away in the corner of the relay lobby and decked out in the hotel’s trademark jewel tones, the boutique presents a selection of custom pieces designed in collaboration with local and international brands selected to be part of The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon Design Collective. From street wear, resort wear and superb accessories for pool hangs and summer journeys, the shop carries brands that share The Standard’s ethos of celebrating diversity and creativity through meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail.

“The Standard Shop highlights The Standard’s ability to identify talent and establish partnerships that are fresh and unexpected, curating customized products for the property and the brand,” said Mai Timblick, Chief Creative & Culture Officer.  “We have partnered with many internationally acclaimed brands for The Standard Shop, but are equally interested in working with burgeoning designers where a symbiotic relationship is created- we get to work with visionary creatives while our brand offers designers a global platform.”

The core pillars of The Standard brand – Design, Fashion, Music, Nightlife and Culinary – provide the common thread that brings together an array of diverse and eclectic retail products in a beautiful setting. For the launch collection, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon collaborated with Dry Clean Only, a well-known Thai brand offering elaborate, contemporary designs and one-of-a-kind pieces made from vintage fabrics, to create the “Citizen of the World” collection inspired by the globe-trotting lifestyle of The Standard community. The effortlessly chic collection reinterprets essential items by focusing on upcycled and deadstock materials to produce unisex, vibrant and versatile everyday pieces.

In a nod to modern times, The Standard also collaborated with Panpuri, a clean beauty, wellness and lifestyle brand, to commission a hand sanitizer set to be sold exclusively in The Shop, which includes disinfecting gels and sprays in custom scents. For its “Sukpa” collaboration with Kitt.Ta.Khon, a Thai brand focusing on making handicrafts relevant in the modern world through the skills and knowledge transfer, The Standard commissioned an exclusive collection of hand-printed silk screens and rattan pieces finished with nylon rope.

A selection of hand-painted homeware ceramics from Nanzo, a Bangkok-based multi-disciplinary artist, will also be available at the store, as well as ready-to-wear and accessory lines from local brands Muunsanlajewel and Jirawat, and souvenirs from Phayanchana, whose award-winning postcard collection honoring the 240th anniversary of Rattanakosin Kingdom Foundation was unveiled at Bangkok Design Week 2022 where The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon was featured.

The Shop is open daily from 9am. to 7pm. For more information on The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon, guests can visit www.standardhotels.com/bangkok/properties/bangkok.

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