THE STYLIST REGENTS: REFASHIONING ROYAL THAI FEMALE SARTORIAL STYLES – TAASA Review September 2022
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This article was originally found in the September 2022 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 31, Issue 3, Page 13).
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Pattaratorn Chirapravati C lothing and politics may not seem to have much in common, but when combined they can become an important tool for reinventing national identity.
Traditionally in Thailand, a high-ranking male royal member would be appointed by the king as his regent during a period of his absence.
Queen Saovabha Phongsri (1861–1919), however, a queen of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V r...