Madame Flamingo (tel: [66-2] 673-7268), on the ground floor, is a favourite among footwear enthusiasts on a creative bend.
Waltz in for a pair of leather pumps, equal parts modern and vintage, designed by Bangkok-native Janet Pantila Promfang.
This Bangkok shopping guide is for the intrepid but, with a stout heart, a good map and a stouter bag, you'll be bulk ordering bags, belts, jeans and blouses like the pros in no time. And do visit the informative Tourism Authority of Thailand site.
Remember, your VAT refund of seven percent (the local tax) involves some paperwork and patience. First, you'll need to spend at least 2,000 baht "per store, per day" as per the rules, each time filling out a PP10 form that is usually promptly supplied by sales staff.
Top line designer labels may not end up here as they are already showcased at malls like Gaysorn.
Duty-free shopping at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport is a breeze airside with acres of romp room.
And mid 2015 saw the arrival of the swish The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store (store.metmuseum.org) that has set cognoscenti hearts racing with its superb collection of wearables and home art inspired by historic exhibits.
Pick up a dragonfly silk tie for Bt4,000 or a scarf for Bt3,500. Find them 10am to 7pm at the Anantara Siam, at the neighbouring Peninsula Plaza, or at 140 Wireless Road across from the US Embassy.
Though a bit pricey at Bt2,490, these shoes won’t make your toes curl.
And remember, if it does not have a VAT tag, there will be no guarantee of quality. If you don't care about this minor quibble, get your hands dirty and jump right in.
Bangkok duty-free shopping has been pretty much dominated by the ubiquitous King Power ( who have also set up a dedicated King Power Duty Free Shop at Rangnam not far from Ratchathewi. This duty free complex offers a broad range of brands like Burberry, Coach, Chanel, TOD's, and BOSS.
If you miss Milin ( at Siam Paragon, don’t worry, there is one in almost every high-end mall in Bangkok.
The outpourings of an uber-talented, young designer, Milin has been a fun brand in demand for the last few years.