A gift for yourself.

Beauty and Skincare

Burberry Coral Orange Lipstick

Rose is red, violet is blue, but 2019 is all about the color “living coral,” so why not have your lips to match with Burberry Kisses Lip Velvet in Coral Orange (B1,300)? The lipstick comes in a sleek metallic matte casing, while the richly pigmented lip color offers a soft-matte finish with elegant and bold full coverage in one stroke. Available in a myriad of shades for their new sheer-matte stain lipstick, the whole Kisses collection comes with buildable shades, luminous color and supreme comfort with six hours of continuous hydration. To lust for! 

Available at M/F, Siam Paragon, Rama 1 Rd. 02-610-9719. Open daily 10am-10pm

Boy de Chanel Makeup Collection

After a successful launch in South Korea, Boy de Chanel made its grand opening in early February in Thailand. It is the first Chanel’s men line and for many men who are meticulous with their looks, this is certainly a must have, not just for this month, but from this month. Up your grooming routine with foundation (B3,250), eyebrow pencil (B1,750), and a lip balm (B1,500). It’s 2019 and beauty is for everyone. 

Available at M/F, Siam Paragon, Rama 1 Rd. 02-610-9719. Open daily 10am-10pm

 

Brisuthi Rose Noir Body Wash

Brisuthi, meaning “pure” or “to cleanse” in Thai, which can be a good commercial metaphor for a quality body wash. The blended rose essential oils body wash (B990) from this Thai certified organic brand will leave you feeling luxurious and invigorated after a tough day. Various ingredients are selected from other parts of the world have undergone a process with certified agricultural biologique. This is to ensure dermatological safety and bring out the top-tier properties of the ingredients. After a long day at work, many of you may lust for a good shower that will make you feel pure. 
Available at 4/F, Siam Discovery, Rama 1 Rd., 064-894-4255. Open daily 10am-10pm

 

Fashion

 

ISSUE Thailand 2019 Resort Collection

ISSUE Thailand put out a collection during 2019 Chinese New Year under the name “Mung Mee Sri Suk” which means “good fortune and prosperity” and it definitely got our attention. The vibrant colors and jovial prints represent traditions and prosperous beginning, and despite its boldness and flamboyance, you can still mix and match the pieces with your everyday wardrobe staples.  
Available at Siam Square Soi 3, 02-658-4416. Open daily 11am-9pm

 

Mongkol Totes from Madmatter

Madmatter breathes new life into deadstock fabrics and second-hand clothes from landfills, transforming them into useful everyday totes in understated, muted color with eye-catching patchwork designs. Available in mongkol or good fortune colors in accordance with each day of the week, these totes can go with any outfit, from work to brunch to grocery shopping (B990).
Available at 1/F, Siam Discovery, Rama 1 Rd., 081-718-4771. Open daily 10am-10pm 

 

See also: 5 eco-friendly Thai tote bag brands you need in your life

“Ivy” open-toe slingbacks from Hexa

Local shoemaker Hexa offers chic and elegant vegan high heels that you can rock from day to night. Made from imported cruelty-free man-made leather from Japan, combined with a sturdy, wide heel design and eco-ortholite cushioning, with Hexa, you’ll find that comfortable four-inch heels do exist. Our favorite goes to the “Ivy” (B4,799) a smart open-toe slingback that’ll add a bit of sass to your everyday workwear.
Available at Hexa pop-up store, Zen Department Store, CentralWorld, Rama 1 Rd., from Feb 22-Mar 11.

 

Tech  

 

Mi Air Purifier 2

Unfortunately, indoor air isn’t that clean either, thanks to those pesky PM2.5, meaning the threat isn’t left out on the streets. Apart from filtering out PM2.5 particles, this bad boy by Xiaomi (B7,959) can also remove dust, bacteria, indoor plant pollen, smoke and other unpleasant odors with its 360-degree three layer cylindrical filtration system, all the while consuming 58-percent less energy than its predecessor. The Mi Home app even reminds you when to change the filter, according to its “filter usage statistics.” Sweet! 
Available at www.lazada.co.th 

 

See also: Here are the best air purifiers on the Bangkok market 

 

Escura Instant 60s Camera

Thanks to Kickstarter, this local instant camera brand will be launching sometime this month for just B1,700. This instant camera is 100 percent hand-powered, meaning it’s fully manual, taking instant photos without batteries needed. We really dig the old-school, retro aesthetics, plus its pocket-sized design is ideal to carry it around everywhere we go. The camera is compatible with Fujifilm Instax Mini instant film—just insert the film pack into the Instant-60s and you’re good to go.
For more info visit www.facebook.com/escurathailand 

 

 

Master & Dynamic MW50

Leave it to Master & Dynamic to know how to upscale a headphone. At a whopping price at B17,900, with its modern-retro design featuring stainless steel faux mesh earcups, a hand-stitched headband covered in heavy grain cowhide leather, and detachable memory foam pads wrapped in soft lambskin. The MW50s use hi-res aptX Bluetooth 4.1, while battery life is around 16 hours on a single charge.
Available at Marconi, 4/F, Central Embassy, Phloen Chit Rd., 093-015-6365. Open daily 10am-9pm