1. ASV

This is your go-to brand for bright, work-friendly one- piece styles – like cobalt-blue sheaths with short slits and printed shirt dresses. Its founder, Thai designer Polpat Asavaprapha, has worked for brands like Marc Jacobs, Giorgio Armani and Max Mara. His main line, Asava, is also available here, and is great for dressier pieces like jumpsuits and cocktail dresses.

From $219 for a dress. 


Jittrakarn Jewellery

2. Jittrakarn Jewellery 

These earrings, rings and necklaces look futuristic and whimsical all at once. Emerging Thai designer Jittrakarn Bunterngpiboon was an architect before she launched this label in 2014.

From $103 for a ring.



3. Vickteerut 

What we love most about this emerging Thai label: It has something for each day of the week – office-ready sheaths, cocktail dresses and weekend- friendly rompers.

From $199 for a top. 

Joanne L.

4. Joanne L.

This four-year-old local jewellery label, founded by former lawyer Joanne Low, has become known for its chunky cocktail pieces set with quartz, amethyst and other gemstones. At Mporium, you’ll find Joanne’s latest Luxe Leather collection of bracelets made from soft Italian leather.

From $89 a bracelet.


This story was originally published in the January 2016 issue of Her World magazine.