A new post about Jim Thompson, but this time we will explore the fashion brand company. I won’t tell the history of the company or the history of the silk, but if you are interested to know more about that you can check the official website and find all the informations!
I chose a sequence of dresses and accessories of the new Jim Thompson Spring/Summer 2018 collection that I will be commenting below.
Both dresses and accessories are very modern, the new collection has an exotic style. The prominent motif is inspired by nature, that is perfectly matched with vertical lines. The palette plays with contrasts and the colors are warm. All the collection is made of the finest silk, the revered material which Jim Thompson is famous for remains at the forefront. “Featuring a diverse colour range and an abundance of prints, the collection is style focused, reflecting the trends and the spirit of a bustling capital city”.
The womenswear is inspired by a complex variety of themes relating to the Asian world. “This season, pattern and colour take centre stage, while maintaining the delicate handcrafted quality of the hand-spun silk”.
The menswear printed shirts are inspired by the tropical landscape and the traditional Thai tattoo designs. “The SS18 menswear collection returns to the true essence of nature. The style has been designed with the traveling gentleman in mind, but can also be styled for all lifestyles, suitable for both casual or business looks”.
Some bags designs are taking inspiration from the Thai architecture and the beautiful landscape of South East Asia. “Also discover the signature Grajaat where, designed to sit alongside the classic range, strips of leather have been expertly welded together to create a contemporary striped design. A new range of decorative shoulder straps have also been developed, as well as colourful embroidered options, adding a playful aspect to this season’s accessories”.
The next post will be the last post about Jim Thompson and the closest to the contemporary art world. In fact, we will talk about the The Jim Thompson Art Center where there was an exhibition by contemporary asian artists.