Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg
Street Style

It’s 5 O’Clock Everywhere: What Bangkok Is Wearing and Drinking Right Now

Even unseasonable rain can't keep Bangkok locals from throwing on lightweight T-shirts and dresses and hitting a clutch of vibrant bars. From chic Thong Lor's Bar Storia del Caffé to trendy Khao San's Sheepshank American Pub, photographer Franz Navarrete buzzed through the Thai capital's notorious traffic to discover the insouciant style of the men and women who give the city of over 8 million its renowned energy.

  1. Genevieve


    Where: Sheepshank American Pub (47 Phra Athit Rd, Chana Songkhram, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
    Wearing: Warehouse dress, Michael Kors watch
    Drinking: Berry cider


    For a map of all bars featured in this story, click here

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  2. Jared & Dannie

    Jared & Dannie

    Where: Lady Brett (149, Soi Sathon 12, Khwaeng Silom 10500)  

    Wearing: (L) Gor Gaao T-shirt, Scotch & Soda trousers, Ralph Lauren glasses, Crockett & Jones shoes, Hublot watch; (R) Asos shirt, H&M pants, Andy Wolf glasses, Converse shoes, custom-made jewelry

    Drinking: Moscow Mules

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  3. Suthathip


    Where: Casa Lapin x 26 (Sukhumvit Soi 26, Bangkok 10110

    Wearing: Basics by Sita jumpsuit, vintage Moschino shirt, Playhound sunglasses, H&M earrings, Adidas watch

    Drinking: Berry Fizz (vodka, lemon-lime soda, simple syrup, frozen berries, fresh mint)

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  4. Polpat


    Where: Scruffy Apron (12 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110

    Wearing: Asava coat, Hanes T-shirt, Maison Martin Margiela tuxedo pants, Adidas Stan Smith sneakers

    Drinking: Champagne

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  5. Saranya & Siraprapa

    Saranya & Siraprapa

    Where: Bamsha Cafe (507 Phra Sumen Rd, Wat Bowon Niwet, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200)

    Wearing: (L): Depression dress, Liv-Berty top, New Rock shoes; (R) Liv-Berty top, vintage skirt, Dr. Martens shoes

    Drinking: Singha beer

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  6. Prasong


    Where: Bangklyn Cafe (10400, 121/118 Phayathai Rd, Thanon Phetchaburi, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400)

    Wearing: Self-designed jacket, shorts, and beanie; Yves Saint Laurent shoes

    Drinking: Heineken beer

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  7. Janchittra


    Where: U.N.C.L.E (149, Sathorn Silom, Bangrak, Bangkok, Sathon 11 Alley, Lane 12, Yan Nawa, Sathon, Bangkok 10500)

    Wearing: Jan-Jan Van Essche top and pants, Zara shoes, H&M rings, Patek Philippe watch

    Drinking: The Expat (Bacardi, Umeshu, Punt e Mes, tamarind, lemon, and sea salt)

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  8. Suki


    Where: Tuba (34 Ekamai, Soi 21, Bangkok)

    Wearing: Locally designed top, self-designed skirt, Alexander Wang shoes, Geometry Proof bracelet

    Drinking: Mojito

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  9. Phupa & Pu

    Phupa & Pu

    Where: Handsome Gasoline Cafe (5 Borommaratchachonnani Road, Bang Bumru, Bang Phlat, Bangkok 10700)

    Wearing: (L) Brooks Brothers shirt, Levi's 1995 LVC 501 vintage jeans, Converse x Journal Standard Jack Purcell sneakers; (R) SHIPS pinstripe Victorian shirt, Jeanspublic pants, Regency Eyewear glasses, Edward Green shoes, vintage 1940 U.S. Army bracelet

    Drinking: Beer

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  10. Patcharanun


    Where: Monde Sky Bar Bistro Restaurant (39, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110)

    Wearing: H&M dress, Zara jacket and shoes, socks from Taipei 

    Drinking: Peach mojito

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  11. Natphasit


    Where: Summer Street food truck (2 Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400)

    Wearing: Greyhound shirt, Zara jeans, Paul Smith shoes

    Drinking: Singha beer

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  12. Tay


    Where: Bar Storia del Caffé (EI8HT Thonglor Building, 88/36 Sukhumvit 55(Thonglor), Klongton Nua, Bangkok 10110)

    Wearing: Big Yank jacket, Rompboy T-shirt, Uniqlo pants, Puma shoes, The Hill-Side socks

    Drinking: Whiskey

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg

  13. Ben-David


    Where: Rocket Coffeebar S49 (46, 21/13 Klang Alley, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110

    Wearing: American Apparel T-shirt, Acne jeans, custom-made jewelry

    Drinking: Aperol Spritz

    Photographer: Franz Navarrete/Bloomberg