Lao Handicraft Market: my crushes

Lao Handicraft Market: my crushes

Last week-end (On the 16-17 November), the first Lao Handicraft market took place at Le Padaek, a two-days event where designers could showcased their beautiful products. A dozen of booths made the show with their beautiful creations.I just wanted to share with you my crush - and there's a lot of Indigo! Lao NaturalI didn't [...]

Dakdae shop

Dakdae shop

ດັກແດ້ Dakdae - or the cocoon of a new way of shopping in Vientiane. "Dakdae is Lao name which mean cocoon, a cocoon that looks all the same when they are young but in fact it hidden different beauty, talents and characteristic in side that might not able to visualize. But one day, these cocoon [...]

Urban Cotton Co.

Urban Cotton Co.

I will never say it enough, I love made in Lao products, so when I read about the opening of Urban Cotton Co. shop, promoting Lao skills, of course I had to visit! The shop advocates for "promoting traditional skills through modern style". And what a gorgeous shop! Urban Cotton Co. displays some beautiful cotton [...]

Interwoven

"Interwoven was born out of a vision to provide job skills training and a safe working environment for women in South East Asia." I remember visiting the shop while it was at Namphou almost 4 years ago; now Interwoven has moved to Wat Ongteu, and the creations are as much lovely as they used to [...]

[Luang Prabang] Living Craft Centre by Ock Pop Tok

[Luang Prabang] Living Craft Centre by Ock Pop Tok

There are some places which are that peaceful time doesn't matter. The Living Craft Centre by Ock Pop Tok is one of them. I had the chance to visit it last month while I was in Luang Prabang for a week-end. Located a bit out of town, right after the Phosy market on the way to Kuangsi waterfalls, the Centre welcome [...]