Lot­tie & Max La Bot­tega

Soi 55 (Thon­glor) The 49 Ter­race A.R Sut­ton En­gi­neers Emquartier

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Start at for (see Stand­out Stores) and be-decked Ital­ian resto and deli di Luca / 2/F / 02 204 1731 / labot­tega.name. Cross the street into Pi­man 49 for a mani/pedi with blow out at Pamper Me Nail & Dry Bar / 02 041 9499. Exit right up Soi 49 to find Villa su­per­mar­ket and Fix & More (see V. Use­ful), and fur­ther up go off the cuff at Duly / 02 662 6647 / laladuly. co.th / with fine men’s shirts and ties. Cross over and up for Big Knit Café at #88 for all things yarny. Carry on and hang a right at Sami­tivej Hospi­tal into Thon­glor Soi 13. First on your left is Cake­walk tea­room, and fur­ther, Pasaya / 02 712 7825 / for silky bed­sheets and nap­kins. Parched or pecky? Con­tinue along to Seenspace mall for fish n’ chips at Fat Gut’z / 1/F / 02 714 9832. Di­rectly opp. Seenspace is the back en­trance to J Ave mall, for sweet-tooth treats at After You. Swing right and nip through the carpark, veer­ing right to find sin­ful ices at Iberry; and Take Care (see Spa) on 3/F. Exit J Ave out the front onto Thon­glor and head left; left again into Soi 17 to find glassy, gourmet em­po­rium The Com­mons / 089 152 2677 / home to a smor­gas­board of fab­u­lous eater­ies in­clud­ing the rol­lick­ing Roast (see Lunch/brunch); som tam and burger hang­out Soul Food 555; sweet spot Sri Thai Deli and java joint Roots all on the ground floor. Pop up to 1/F to browse pre-worn riches at Trea­sures / 081 665 5626 / then onto 2/F to find green-fin­ger goods at The Plant House / 085 021 5300 / and trendy au­dio kit at Sound City by Ma­ha­jak. Exit The Com­mons and if it’s that time of day, cross the road to find kooky sip­per Shades of Retro / 081 824 8011 / closed Mon / on Soi Tararom 2 (be­tween Sois 18 & 20) / where ev­ery piece of pre-loved furny is for sale. Grab a cab for a short skedad and keep an eye on the right for Geo at Quat­tro De­sign at #912/3 / 2/F / 02 381 4324 / for a natty stationery and home­ware stash. Back into a taxi you go, re­trace to­wards Sukhumvit, stop­ping on the cor­ner of Soi 4 where in Mar­ket­place Thon­glor is vin­tage fashion mecca Again & Again / 086 626 6965 / and cutesy me and mini-me togs at Tutti & Tutti Frutti / 089 967 5989. Hail a car to the en­trance of Eka­mai Soi 10 where Eka­mai Mall is a one-stop desti for all things stylish and sec­ond­hand. Bag some rare leather shoes and sacs at (Un)fashion; cool skater duds at VTG, and lim-ed vinyl at Reco Room. Well, haven’t you done well! Fancy a nib­ble or swig? Of course you do. Zip down Eka­mai to Park Lane for a stiff iron-balled gin or two at / G/F. Phew, Olympic shop­per you! / BTS: Phrom Pong 651 Sukhumvit Rd / 02 269 1000 / theemdis­trict.com

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