This is what you won't see at the BFW...
Illustration: robbiesphoto

But we're going with the "trouble-free Thailand" look on this one, and that means ignoring the credit crunch too.

On the other hand, Bangkok no longer wants to be just any old "fashion city", so Paragon vice-chairman Supaluk Umpujh wants to see a "fashionista mob".

Paragon, Siam Centre and Siam Discovery are putting on the Bt40-million show, featuring collections from 12 top local brands, a Malaysian designer and dozens of fashion students.