The Plaza Surin
5/50 Moo 3 Cherngtalay / Talang / 076 271 741 / theplazasurin.com This chic, three-storey fash-stash houses several pretty kittens. Andara Boutique (see Standout Stores) has styley resortwear, jewellery and accessories; Lamont / 076 271 621 / lamont-design.com / serves up a swish selection of mod-antique interior, lighting and design; Fine 9 Design / 081 337 7682 / showcases Asian fine arts, contempo furniture and ethnic-tinged jewellery. Lovely Lola / 076 271 619 / closed Fri / has luscious resortwear in flowing wafty fabrics with pretty detailing, and the delightful Ginger / 076 271 617 / closed Sun / gingerb2b.com / stocks accessories, trinkets, beaded bags and homewares. Now, dash up the stairs to find Soul Of Asia / 076 270 055 / closed Sun / soulofasia.com / for antiques and repro artefacts, furniture and paintings from China and Vietnam, and Candere Gallery / 076 271 776 / has bundles of lifestyle, spa products, candles and faddle. Exit The Plaza right to find Island Bliss (see Standout Stores), then cross the road to Bohdi / 076 271 310 / closed Sun / for more furny and antiques. Next to Bohdi are Melisana / 076 386 508 / for discount designer frocks, and Paul Ropp (see Standout Stores) for luxe hippy, technicolour handwoven togs. So, you’ve fitted out your house, clothed, jewelled and pampered yourself, bet you’re so hungry you could eat your own handbag. Fret not, back in The Plaza is Opus, or Cudos is next to The Plaza (see Rest./Smart). If not, down at Surin Beach are Pla and Taste (see Rest./Relaxed), or if it’s that hour, Catch and StereoLab (see Bars). Super-shopper!