Khatikasemlert Chalermkiat for POP

Dear Shaded Viewers,

I met Khatikasemlert Chalermkiat aka POP when I was screening You Wear it Well 2 at IFM where I give a lecture once a year. We met again at the festival of Hyeres where he was helping his friend Titipon Chitsantisook, a contestant in the festival who I had also met on my one and only trip to Bangkok. He was designing for Greyhound, which happened to be my favorite collection. Now back to Khatikasemlert Chalermkiat aka POP.

POP is my nick name not many peoples can remember my real name, my name is Chalermkiat KHATIKASEMLERT

In Thailand the fashion goes so fast with trends coming from Asia and Europe that the young generation cannot differentiate from the good and the bad.


I was an interior designer before and at the same time I was selling my second hand clothes to people. Afterwards I got the idea to start sewing clothes not even knowing how to make patterns. I just bought a machine and started sewing.

I did my studies at the BIFA (Bangkok Fashion Academy) then I received a scholarship to study at IFM because Franc

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.