'You Are What You Wear" is Bangkok Fashion Society's Autumn/Winter 2013 screaming manifesto. The adage does not only pay homage to fashion's indispensable place in the societal ladder, but also serves as a reminder to wear original designs while pulling together to shun copycats, the biggest problem staring the local fashion scene in the face.
Comprised of 15 fashion houses _ Asava, Curated by Ekthongprasert, Disaya, Greyhound Original, Issue, Kloset, Milin, Munchu's, Painkiller, Playhound by Greyhound, Senada, Something Boudoir, Tu'i, Tutti & Tutti Fruitti and Vickteerut _ BFS presented the cohorts' A/W 2013 collections last week at TCDC.
Polpat Asavaprapha, the head of BFS, has summarised the global trends into three categories: tribute to the glorious days, new pop art culture, and dynamic design. These three strong influences are felt throughout international fashion scenes.
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