Silk and Sustenance
Dragging a grump-ass hubby or want a one-stop soi? Have your cab take you halfway up Soi 23 outside the divine Almeta at #20/3 (see Adv. Shopping). Go in, scream and run about hyperventilating, and once you’ve finished, exit, retrace down Soi 23 and turn left into the sub-soi to find retro Bangkok diner Bharani on the left at #96/14 / 02 664 4454 / and further down, Nandakwang at #108/3 / 02 644 0017 / on the right for stuffed toy rusticy cottony faff. Carry on along and round the cnr to one-stop girl-dom with boho-ethnic threads, mani/ pedi, massage and cute gardeny caff at It’s Happened to Be a Closet / #124/1 / 081 565 2026. Back onto the soi, turn left and pass the car wash to find on your right at #116/4 savvy interior stylists’ beloved triumvirate, Incredible with younger bro Eligible next door and sister Unforgettable opp (see Standout Stores for all). Exit right and swing right for Enlever ses Vêtements at #59/3 / 086 977 9202 / 11am-6pm Tue-sat or by appt / suave backstreet boys’ bespoke suits and shirts by talented, Ny-trained tailor Suparerk Bhusaputra. Super-suiter!