FROM LAOS WITH LOVE

Custom chef coat and apron for Chef Seng of Thip Khao and Padaek. Features handwoven silk from Surin and Buriram, Thailand. Premiered at "From Laos with Love" at the James Beard Foundation. Photos by Martin Ramin.

 
 
 

GRADUATION SASH

Made with 100% handwoven and hand-dyed Thai/Lao silk. The textile used for the sash is a combination of several textile remnants.

 
 
 

REPURPOSED 1 - EMERALD

Handmade vest repurposed from Lao textiles featuring an ornate embroidered motif shawl lapel, three pockets, and adjustable back strap.

 
 
 

REPURPOSED 2 - BACK TO BLACK

The chokers and ties were repurposed from an all black sinh, a traditional Lao women’s tube skirt.