Jim Thompson
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Opening Days : Monday - Sunday

Opening Hour : 10.00 - 18.00

Payment : Visa, MarterCard, Diners Club cards

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Jim Thompson Silk is a brand established by Jim Thompson, an American businessman, who had a major role in rehabilitate the silk industry of Thailand in 1950-1960. Jim Thompson established The Thai Silk Company Limited in 1948 to supply Thai silk. In 1949, Charles Baskerville, a friend of his brother and one of his invited guests to Thailand, who are also an artist from New York and a friend of Diana Vreeland, a famous fashion designer, had brought a huge amount of Thai silk to New York. This was the first time Thai Silk was introduced to other countries. In early 1950, Jim Thompson has opened the first silk store on Surawongse Road. In 1960, Jim Thompson silk became famous among the high-class fashion society and throughout the globe.
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  • By BTS : 20 minutes walk from Silom

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