1. Central Embassy
Opended in May 2014, the much-anticipated mega project is now considered a top destination in Bangkok for luxury. It features dozens of top luxury brands, some of which debuted in Thailand for the first time here.
While you're there, don't forget to sample delicious dished at Eathai, an upscale food court dedicated to authentic Thai food, located on th LG level.
Location: Sukhumvit Rd, accessible via the Chitlom and Ploenchit BTS Station.
Self-dubbed "The Santuary of Taste" Gaysorn, formerly known as Gaysorn Plaza, was Bangkok's first luxury shopping destination. There is an abundance of upscale fashion brands; such as, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Fendi and Gucci, as well as gadget and lifestyle stores, like Bang & Olufsen and Vertu.
Location: Ratchaprasong Intersection, Chitlom BTS Station.
3. Erawan Bangkok
On the opposite side of the road from Gaysorn is Erawan Bangkok, where younger brands are located; such as, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Comme des Garcons, and 3.1 Phillip Lim
Location: Ratchaprasong intersection, Chitlom BTS Station.
4. Siam Paragon
One of the busiest shopping malls in Bangkok, Siam Paragon is a destination you should not miss. It offers a nice blend of luxury goods and more affordable options, making it a destination for everyone.
To get the best deals, apply for a Tourist Discount Card, which offers discounts for participating shops. There is also a VAT refund counter to facilitate foreign shoppers.
Location: Siam BTS Station.
5. The Emquartier
The EmQuartier is the newest lifestyle mall in Bangkok, and one of the most expensive retail projects to date. The huge complex consists of three buildings, featuring brans that are exclusively aviable here (for now, at least); such as, German leather accessories MCM, streetwear brand A Bathing Ape, luxurious swimwear Vilebrequin, Korean fashion store Stylenanda and Japanese lifestyle store Beams.
Location: Sukhumvit Road, Phrom Phong BTS Station.