If you have money to blow and are looking for some top designer brands to spend it on, Bangkok is the place to be. The city is teeming with malls, though some of them are less than luxurious. With indoor, vendor-style shops showcasing tacky souvenirs and synthetic, well, everything, sometimes you just want to splurge a little. Here, a guide to the best designer shopping in Bangkok.
Regardless of its modest size, the King Power Downtown Complex is bringing together all the designer brands you could want under one roof. Standing only three stories high, visitors of this mall will surely be surprised at its impeccable shopping arena. Shoppers are first greeted by King Power Downtown’s crown atrium, a large glass and steel structure that sits just outside its entrance. This mega duty-free and tax-free mall is home to more than 100 of the world’s leading fashion brands. Some internationally acclaimed names include Calvin Klein, Armani Jeans, Christian Dior, Givenchy, and many more. It also brings customers handcrafted designs from Thai talent. King Power is also just a five-minute walk from the BTS Skytrain stop Victory Monument.
King Power Complex, Phayathai, Bangkok, Thailand, +66 02 205 8888
Central World is the biggest shopping mall in Thailand, and it competes with malls internationally as a contender for one of the biggest malls in the world as well. Its eight floors are home to more than 500 shops and 100 restaurants. Be sure to clear your schedule so you can spend an entire day exploring Central World. Shoppers can easily access Central World via Skytrain: just get off at station Chit Lom, and take exit nine to reach the sky bridge. This goes directly to the entrance of Central World. Central World is home to a plethora of designer brands, including Lacoste, Calvin Klein, and Kate Spade, to name just a few.
Central World, 999/9 Rama I Rd, Bangkok, Thailand, +66 084 424 6489