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Eric Raisina Mai­son de Cou­ture. Clever Mala­gasy Eric weaves, dyes, treats and pleats silk into won­der­ful hues and shapes for scarves, bags and dresses. His de­signs are in­flu­enced by Angkor, Asia and Africa, im­bued with a fi­nesse gained from Parisian train­ing. Small men’s + home line too. #75/81 Charles de Gaulle Blvd / 012 580 283 / 8.30am-7pm / or see FCC Angkor (below) / er­i­craisina.com

Theam’s House. Part artist’s res­i­dence, part stu­dio, part gallery and part store, this char­mant, labyrinth-like haven is stuffed with Cam­bo­dian-born, French-trained artist Lim Muy Theam’s ob­jets d’art, incl. trad craftin­spired carved ele­phants, lac­quer­ware and paint­ings. #25 / Veal Vil­lage / Kokchak Com­mune / 078 208 161 / 8am-7pm / or see Raf­fles (below) / theamshouse.com

Gar­den Of De­sire. The hand­made, metal jew­ellery em­bod­i­ment of the Cam­bo­dian essence: nat­u­ral, artis­tic, beau­ti­ful. The Pas­sage / Old Mar­ket / 012 319 116 / or see Raf­fles (below) / gar­de­nofde­sire-asia.com

Mcder­mott Gallery. His­toric Old Mar­ket shop­house­turned-gallery space where the cel­e­brated snap­per exquisitely cap­tures his mag­i­cal adopted home­land, and his lo­cal and int’l con­tem­po­raries show ro­tat­ing ex­hibs. The Pas­sage / Old Mar­ket / Siem Reap / 092 668 181 / or see FCC Angkor and Raf­fles (below) / asi­apho­tos.net

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