The Best Independent Stores in Nimmanhaemin, Chiang Mai
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Don’t like the hustle and bustle of Chiang Mai’s local markets? Shop in style (and without the crowds) at Nimmanhaemin’s trendy independent stores. Check out our list to shop for clothing, furniture, jewellery and more!
Studio Naenna is a Chiang Mai-based ethical fashion and eco-textile company that specialises in indigo-dyed products. Each item is made with love and care and is the ideal spot to pick up a gift for yourself or a loved one back home.
The Booksmith is an independent bookshop that has an impressive selection of books in Thai and English as well as other languages. Of special interest are its Thailand-themed coffee table books, Thai cookbooks and travel guides.
Metal Studio Jewelry
The Metal Studio is an absolute gem, excuse the pun, in handcrafted jewellery. Each item is made and designed by Sirilak Samanasak, who uses a selection of metals and precious gemstones. Her pieces are unique and make for excellent gifts. The company has two shops: one in Nimmanhaemin and one on Chang Moi Road
Embark on a magical journey into the world of fairytales at this cute little shop. This store handcrafts enamel accessories into all your fairytale favourites! Pick from intricate baroque necklaces to quirky rings and more, and all at very affordable prices.
Gerard Collection is located in the trendy Nimmanheimen neighbourhood
and has a collection of contemporary bamboo furniture, including sofas, beds, tables and chairs. The type of bamboo that Gerard Collection uses is only found in Northern Thailand
and grows much faster than trees – a sustainable home decor experience.
Chabaa is a treasure trove of colourful clothes and accessories. The embroidered tops, dresses and skirts are all made in-house and have ethnic chick influences. Chabaa also has a small collection of home decor items – the chance to purchase that perfect keepsake from your Thailand adventure.