With K-pop idols and Korean TV shows and movie actors fronting global brand campaigns for luxury fashion houses, it isn’t really a surprise that these giant labels have begun to realise the influence of East Asian celebrities, most notably Thai actors and actresses.
Over the past few years, Thai dramas have seen a rise in popularity across the world, catapulting these actors and actresses into global stardom.
We got a glimpse of the mania surrounding these celebrities during the historic Dior showcase in Mumbai recently when Thai BL drama actors Mile Phakphum Romsaithong and Apo Nattawin Wattanagitiphat were greeted with a throng of fans outside the airport and had celebrities queuing to take photos with them at the event. The two also made an appearance at the Dior SS24 showcase at Paris Fashion Week recently.
The frenzy around Mile and Apo was just the tip of the iceberg. Thai celebrities have been taking over prestigious red carpets, like the Cannes Film Festival, and occupy front-row seats at major shows during fashion weeks around the world.
Here are a few of the most stylish Thai actors and actresses that you should follow on Instagram for constant style inspiration…