All posts filed under “Issan

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COCONUT & LEMONGRASS

How best to read the little book about our pick of Issan’s craziest stories  than with a bowl of hot and spicy TOM KA GAI  (coconut lemongrass chicken soup)? So after enjoying it at our France Pop-Up Shop, here is the recipe for you guys,… Read More

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ISSAN PHOTOSHOOT MAKING OFF

Here are a few behind-the-scene pictures of our atmospheric & fun photoshoot in Issan. We worked with Thailand-based documentary photographer Simon Kolton. Simon is in love with Issan and has shot its people over many road trips in this beautiful region of Northeast of Thailand. As in all of our… Read More

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REAL EARTHY MIXES…

Looking for the materials for our Issan collection we first stumbled upon some interesting natural dyes – indigo mainly. We already knew indigo from our time in Vietnam and West Africa but this time around we were looking for something more local, here in Issan. After… Read More

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ISSAN, UNCLE BOONMEE & A CURIOUS LAND

Before discovering Issan for ourselves, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Uncle Boonmee film was our first invitation to discover this less travelled region of the kingdom – and supposedly the most genuine too. Then we met some Issanese which Bangkok if full of and from there it became… Read More