The reason I bring this up in a style guide is because staying alive is the most important part of your trip to Thailand, and the clothing you bring can actually help avoid dangerous mosquito bites in conjunction with malaria medication, insect repellant, and mosquito nets. Wait cose channel derss s and 30s Prohibition era — all fringed flapper dresses, braces and vests. Bangkok Moon Bar Fly me to the moon — or at least to the 61st floor.
The most popular cocktail is the Hangovertini Scotch, Martini Rosso, apple juice, honey inspired by the movie Hangover Remember that outside of Bangkok, Thailand is a very modest country.
Personally, I like to opt for really good merino t-shirts and 3 tank tops. If you fancy lingering, book for the upmarket Vertigo restaurant. And nowhere is that more apparent than at one of the dozens of beautiful temples around Thailand.
Skirts below the knee are usually ok though, but the longer, the better. On the 59th floor of Centara Grand the Cru offers degree views, groovy space-age chairs and stools, a circular bar and a swag of champagne cocktails. A light stylish cover up layer or long sleeve for does triple duty for sun bangkko, air-conditioned cafes, and protection from mosquitoes around dusk more on that in a second.
The real action is on the top level with its neon-glow circular bar, showy mixologists and DJ soundtracks. Tasty snacks, though if you're really hungry go the Waygu Burger and top-notch fries.
Cocktails and wine are also on hand. For nibbles?
If you prefer your fizz straight-up, order a bottle of G. Nothing will make you stick out dresz than a massive backpack—except a huge rolling suitcase.
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But you should be aware of them and how to protect yourself against the risks. A lot.
Ok, yes, Thailand gets hot and humid. It was super cool.
Clothing with obvious rips or tears: even if you paid a lot for that look. It's a spectacular even slightly scary degree panorama on rdess totally exposed rooftop. I dig the Outlier Slim Dungarees since they make a great pair of stretchy pants for chilly airplane rides and double as a good pair of everything travel pants—from rock codw and riding a bike, to hopping on a scooter and zipping up the road to Pai.
Sky Bar Perched on the 64th Floor, the fabled Sky Bar offers an extraordinary perspective on the city and Chao Praya River, with magical sunsets, myriad neon lights and a zillion Insta opps. Just make sure you look presentable and your arms are covered. Please do your best to clear it.
For an Insta-moment try the Swallow's Nest vodka, Cointreau, pomegranate served in its own little cage. Fruity cocktails a Mango Margarita perhaps?
Extra points for pockets that zip. If it gets super hot you wear the tank top. The art deco de spans two levels — make your way past a dimly lit cigar room, via a hidden doorway and steep stairs to Level 25 for even better views. And if you need to pick something else up, you can get very affordable clothing at any night market or t-shirt stand in Thailand for a few dollars.
Sofitel If beer rather than cocktails is your preferred tipple consider Sofitel's new Belga, serving Belgian craft and draught beer. A few key pieces will make you look great, feel comfy, and keep you light and limber enough to jump on a tuk tuk and just enjoy your trip. When you wear light layers like a merino tank top under a t-shirt or long sleeve you keep the sweat and stink confined to one shirt.
Whatever you choose, remember to bring at least one or two shirts that cover your shoulders for temples and some nightlife spots.
And my primary style tip for looking and feeling great in hot humid weather is to dress in light layers. A hybrid skort goes a long way toward covering all of the bases, from hikes to sunset bar drinks, with a temple drees between. As far as tops, Thailand is remarkably forgiving when it comes to fashion choices.
You're on the 32nd floor, so there's another stellar view. Choose bottoms with pockets because you will need a place to store coins and probably wet baht.
Muse Hotel Very clubby and intimate, with tables for two, moody lighting, romantic candles. CRU Champagne Bar What was once the helicopter landing-pad of a five-star hotel is now a champagne bar — that's how things roll in Bangkok.
And don't miss the glass skywalk! You should see at least a few of these temples, but to get in the door you need to wear the right clothing. Stop it.
Ten days in Koh Phi Phi calls for a very different wardrobe than a month of working remotely bangkoj Chiang Mai. On a single trip you can visit white sandy beaches, tropical rainforests, pristine temples, secluded yoga retreats, and bustling cities with chaotic nightlife. Tapas style East-meets-West snacks to share and cocktails loaded with Thai flavours mango, coconut, watermelon.
And one of those is by covering up, especially around dusk.