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Sri Lanka shines at “3rd International Thai Silk Fashion Week” in Bangkok

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Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Bangkok coordinated the participation of Creative Director of Buddhi Batiks Darshi Keerthisena at the “3rd  International Thai Silk Fashion Week”  held at Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon, Bangkok. SriLankan Airlines was one of the sponsors of Sri Lanka’s participation.

The “3rd  International Thai Silk Fashion Week”, the biggest fashion extravaganza in Thailand was co-hosted by the Office of the Permanent Secretary, the Prime Minister’s Office and the Association of Thai Culture and Promotions in honour of the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, the Queen Mother.

Inaguaring the Fashion show the Deputy Prime Minister Professor Dr. Wisanu Krua-ngam stated that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his Government considers the Thai Silk Fashion Show as an opportunity to promote cross-cultural exchanges and enhance multilateral relationships with other countries through Thai silk, an important legacy of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, the Queen Mother. 

Fashion designers from 60 countries showcased traditional and contemporary outfits made of Thai silk during their shows, which were telecasted live on “Fashion TV”.  Renowned fashion designers, such as Jimmy Choo, Rocco Barocco and Danha Kim were among the participants. Some of them joined the judging panel and exchanged ideas with fashion students. 

The Organizing Committee of the “3rd International Thai Silk Fashion Week” comprised Heads of Mission and their Spouses based in Bangkok including Sri Lanka Ambassador to Thailand Chaminda Colonne’s spouse, Stephen Senanayake.

The event drew at least 10,000 visitors per day, including members of the diplomatic corps, local and foreign media, international design houses, representatives of luxury brands, fashion designers, merchandisers and travel agents.


Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka

Bangkok

28 December 2022

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