Many designer’s brands have recently launches their spring/summer collection for 2022 and they are here just in time for the Songkran festival in Thailand.
From a leopard scrunchy to a shocking pink jacket, here we present you the most vibrant fashion essentials for the summer. Whether you choose to partake in the splashing or not, these items will bring the runway to you and will very likely linger in your closet even long after the summer.
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8 Must-have Fashion Items for Songkran
DiorAct Sandal in Raspberry Lambskin
For something bright to complete your look, Dior’s sandals in raspberry are the one-for-all that could go with almost any summer outfit you have. Designed with both comfort and style in mind, this pair of shoes is made with an ultra lightweight leather that is easy to wear. The ‘DIOR’ gold metal print on the strap lends an elegant finishing touch.
Chanel Pilot Sunglasses
Out of all the fashion items for Songkran, a good pair of sunglasses is essential during the summer, and Chanel’s Pilot Sunglasses could be the one this season. As part of the Spring/Summer 2022 Ready-to-Wear collection, these specs adopt a 1990s-inspired masculine/feminine design with wide temples and quilting. Featuring 100% UVA and UVB protection and gradient grey lenses, this acetate piece is where form and function meet fashion. The model comes in four colours: Black, Green & Blue, White & Black, and Pink & Blue.
Valentino Padded Faille Bomber Jacket
Valentino’s Faille Bomber Jacket is made of 100% lustrous silk that is soft and cool to the touch. The detail of puff sleeves, front pockets, and its bright pink colour gives out a youthful, energetic energy. Match this with a slim camisole or tube top and you’ll look straight off Valentino’s summer runway. After all, Songkran is all about those bright, fun colours.
Louis Vuitton Pool Pillow Comfort Mules
Inspired by Louis Vuitton’s very own Spring/Summer 2022 fashion show, these Pool Pillow Comfort Mules are adorned with a black-and-white polka dot pattern on a satin strap. With an anatomic insole and treaded micro outsole, these mules are very comfortable and practical to wear amid the warm weather, and will easily take you from event to event this summer.
Celine Scrunchy Celine Leopard Bracelet in Brass with Gold Finish and Beige Silk
For those who fancy something fierce and feisty, Celine’s Scrunchy in a leopard prints adds a fabulously feline and feminine feel to whatever look you’re in. The scrunchy is made of soft silk, while the brass cuff is engraved with the Celine logo. This versatile item can be worn either as a hair accessory, to keep your hair in place during the hot season, or as a bracelet.
Off-White Burrow-22 Shoulder Bag
For a dynamic summer, you could never go wrong with Off-White’s new classic design, the Burrow-22 Shoulder Bag. Playful concepts are played out buoyantly throughout the leather bag design. As a shoulder bag that can compliment both casual and formal outfits, the Burrow-22 comes in five colours: light blue, light pink, beige, white and blue.
Hermès Davis H Primavera Cap
If you love to go out in the sun, one of your must-haves should be a cap or a hat. Available in three adorable colours, the Davis H Primavera Cap from Hermès is enveloped in double stretch cotton and adorned with the ‘H Primavera’ embroidery at the front. The cap is lined with silk and cotton and comes with an adjustment tab at the back. The model is available in Kaki for a boyish look, Blanc Crème for a youthful pastel look, and Rose Boisé for those who prefer a touch of colour.
Prada Stainless Steel Water Bottle
A stylish water bottle is a crucial item to keep you hydrated in every season, especially in Thailand. This bold red stainless steel water bottle from Prada has a minimal metallic finish and can be held as an accessory to complement your Songkran outfit, and give it that finishing summer touch.