After the massive success of last year’s exciting, engaging, and energetic art exhibition, the 4th edition of Hotel Art Fair offers Bangkok aesthetes the works of 30+ Thai galleries and art collectors on June 24th & 25th.
Wherever in the world you may be this summer, here’s a guide to finding the best live music venues on Earth.
Ahead of Yen Tech’s highly anticipated live show at BEAM on June 21, we asked him to put together a playlist that would prepare us for a perfectly LIT Bangkok night, a play list he describes as his Bangkok Dreadlist.
We celebrate this International Surfing Day by welcoming home the Hōkūle‘a, a Hawaiian canoe that circumnavigated the earth by following the stars.
Whether staying home or leaving on a jet plane for the summer, 2Mag has got you covered with these 5 perfect page-turners to fulfill your sense of wild adventure.
A sneak peek at the first collection of Everyday kmkm everyday wear
As Q&A introduces its new cocktail concept, The Cocktail Journey, we share some of our creative ways to fully embrace it.
2Magazine returns to our 2015 interview with award-winning filmmaker Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit, along with one of his star actresses, to discuss everything from how it started to his views on fashion.
As 2Magazine and Lotus Arts de Vivre get ready to celebrate “The New Establishment List 2017” and the launch of our first biannual edition with a Black Tie Sarong party in Bangkok, we look at our inspiration.
Discovery of a 10km-wide garbage ‘island’ in the Gulf of Thailand makes this World Ocean Day more important than ever.
2Mag celebrates Thomas Mann’s birthday by looking back at one of his finest works, Death in Venice, and considering what it says about his struggle for artistic creation.
The Venice Biennale takes over the entire city of Venice although a major part of the gathering is the main International Exhibition, Arte Viva Arte curated by Christine Macel.
This month we encourage you to take a break from the eardrum shaking, Dolby Digital “talkies” to enjoy the more subtle beauty of classic silent films.
Mademoiselle Mumu on how to handle boring people at social functions
It’s summer in NY which means the reopening of Rirkrit Tiravanija’s and Gavin Brown’s Unclebrother in Hancock, NY, now in its third summer. We look back at an interview we had just before it opened in 2015.
As Nike continues the “air-volution” of high-tech foot fashion with the VaporMax, Chomwan Weeraworawit recounts when her love affair with "air" started.
Virtual reality “film” Carne y Arena by Alejandro González Iñárritu has groundbreaking debut at the Cannes Film Festival 2017.
Venice is glorious, rain or shine, flooded or not, and all the more so during the opening week of the Venice Art Biennale.
Each year at the Cannes Film Festival, we remember when Apichatpong Weerasethakul won the Palme d’Or for Uncle Boonmee. We look back at an interview with Apichatpong and his long-time editor, filmmaker Lee Chatametikool, about their ongoing collaboration.
2Magazine gets the full, wheel-spinning experience of BMW’s new sports sedan.
Coco Young sorts through the thousands of artworks on display at Frieze Fair 2017 and reports on the best booth’s from the annual Randall Island, New York City art fair.
Secretively tucked away and illuminated by the low glow of candles, Dim Dim gives one the impression of being inside a small, red, Chinese jewelry box.
Digging up fond memories and pivotal moments from Greyhound’s past four decades.
The best time-efficient and results-oriented way to enjoy free beauty touch-up services is with Central Department Store’s Beautiful Friday.
We all know that Lord Cheeto (aka Trump) thinks he’s the big cheese: 2Magazine asked Patrice Marchand, one of the world’s leading cheese masters, to describe several other controversial politicians in the cheesiest terms.
Soi Nana’s Craft+Jumble Trail is an aptly named art, music, food, and drink festival. 2Mag gets the lowdown on what’s happening in Chinatown this Sunday (May 14) from artist Micaela Marini Higgs.
Best known as the “Hawaiian Shirt”, this now globally popular fashion trend indeed originates in America’s 50th state but, to the people of Hawaii, it’s called an “Aloha Shirt”, and it has a history as colorful as the prints themselves.
Tyler Trafas, founder and owner of the California surf brand: One Wave Surf, has been surfing El Salvador’s world-class right-hand point breaks for a decade. He now hosts yoga/surf retreats there each year, and offers 2Mag these tips for surfing in El Salvador.
Jakkai Siributr challenges viewers to immerse themselves in the realities of ongoing ethnic conflict in Southeast Asia.
Broccoli Revolution celebrates its second home at Open House, Central Embassy with the introduction of the Vegan Isan Platter.
Cutting through the myths, debates, and changing landscape of fitness is increasingly difficult, but science makes it easier. So says Jack Thomas, founder of BASE Bangkok.
Met Gala 2017 has wrapped up beautifully, and by now you’ve probably seen enough Best Dressed and Worst Dressed stories on the Internet. We’re not gonna do that to you. Instead, 2Magazine presents the “Bed Dressed”: those dressed as if they were inspired by their beds.
2Magazine digs up Lynn Visudharomn’s fashion thesis about evolution of women’s ideal body shapes and the clothing of the time that best accentuated those shapes, including Comme des Garçons’s Spring 1997 collection.
Is the future of wine inspired by the past? About Eatery hosts Bangkok’s first natural wine festival, featuring wines from retrograde vineyards focused on flavor.
For something as rare as a ticket to Britney’s concert, you’ll have to strategize well.
2Mag steals some time from Note’s busy schedule to talk about music, dating, 77th Salon and Barber, and what inspires her, including the hair color that led to her book, Blue Hair Diary.
Are you ready for take-off?! It’s THE Nike x Supreme launch day that we have all been waiting for.
Ahead of his North American tour, the Midwest rapper is making a detour all the way to Bangkok next month. But, like, why?
Conscious options when it comes to footwear and sneakers are slim, but one is effortlessly achieved through a joint collaboration between Adidas and Parley for the Oceans.
Our addiction to plastic is threatening our world: aesthetically, economically, environmentally, and physically. This Earth Day (Apr 22), remember that saving the planet ultimately means saving ourselves.
@sojeed’s first time in her never-been-worn items.
Did you forget it was 4/20? Don’t worry, we didn’t—that’s why this was almost published late!
The world is reliving the ’90s once again, with all the nostalgic hype and revival of iconic brands from two decades ago.
The Thai film, ป่า - The Forest, has its global Netflix premiere on April 26. 2Mag sits down with Director Paul Spurrier to discuss the evolution of film distribution.
Driving costs more than just fuel and maintenance: there’s an environmental price to pay too.
An (imaginary) interview with Aladdin, Pongpat Pongpairoj's pet monkey.
2Magazine Managing Editor Trevor Ranges kicked off his writing career as a specialist in beaches and islands. He recently returned to Koh Yao after a ten-year absence from this pair of Phang Nga Bay islands to share with us this dispatch.
Music comes to the valley in the form of the Coachella Music Festival. Film is represented by the Coachella Valley International Film Festival. Now, art has a biennial foothold in the area with Desert X.
A look at our favorite summer sarongs: the perfect attire for Songkran.
Culinary convergence sounds good in theory, but does it work? Ethan McAulay braves the challenges in the forms of som tam KitKat and Lay’s Grilled Shrimp/Seafood Dip chips.
2Magazine follows a trail that leads to an abandoned printing press to rediscover the work of Kornkrit Jianipidnan at his latest installation: Paper Trails.
Just an ordinary sunscreen, trying to come clean about her untrustworthy friends.
We’re constantly being told we don’t get enough sleep. NAP Sleep Salon has created an inner-city sleep sanctuary to try and encourage everyone to get a bit more shut eye.
Fun facts about the Bangkok-based swimming trunks brand.
As the prancing horse celebrates 70 years of crafting fine vehicles, 2magazine looks at 7 iconic Ferrari appearance in good, if not great, films.
And it’s more revolutionary than you might think.
Exactly one year ago, the world bade farewell to 'Queen of the curve' Zaha Hadid. We bring back the British architect's best buildings in remembrance of her greatness.
The KTA returns to the shores of Pranburi after a three-season break with the “Moose 2017 Asian TTR Kiteboarding Championships & KTA Freestyle X”.
It's time to put your ’90s knowledge to the test. Can you tell what fashion ads from the ’90s these pictures are based on?
Kaws and Jordan, Jordan and Kaws. The global drop of the limited edition Kaws x Air Jordan 4 and capsule collection goes live now.
Officially opening its doors on Saturday, the first of April, Restaurant Gaa takes you on a new culinary adventure you simply must experience. Writer Emma Thompson sits down with Garima Arora, its creator, to explore her world and the world of Gaa.
In our “Double Take” column, two personalities sound off on fashion, beauty, grooming, and lifestyle trends. For March, the month of International Women’s Day, a new fashion season, and many other random happenings, Billboard Thailand Editor Onsiri Pravattiyagul and Harper’s Bazaar Thailand Digital Director Samila Wenin discuss current topics, from the Oscars snafu to Ricardo Tisci.
With the recent showers falling on Bangkok, we’ve come to realize that rainy season is almost upon us. In order to get ready for the annual monsoon, we take a look at a variety of umbrella options to help us stay fashionably dry.
Sourcing local ingredients has paid off for Bali’s Locavore restaurant: 2Mag dropped by Viu at St. Regis Bangkok to attend S.Pellegrino’s Masterclass on The Art of Fine Dining with Chef Ray Adriansyah to find out how.
Most are familiar with Earth Day, but many may not have heard of Earth Hour before: switching off everything that draws electricity for one hour on March 25th is all you have to do.
An unlikely pairing often makes the best marriage. Eyebrows were raised when leaked news of ISSUE X URFACE collaboration reared its exciting head.
Awesome designs at Adfest that deserve a special shoutout.
Ethan McAulay joined a hopelessly short list of people to experience the audio holy grail that is the Sennheiser HE 1: the greatest headphone system in the world.
Before the public opening of Art Basel Hong Kong 2017 the city was already heaving with previews and parties with art titans who converge on the island. 2Mag explores some of them.
Fun, friendly, and fashionable, “Cherry” Pattree Bhakdibutr, founder of Erb, has a character that mirrors what summer stands for. With her background in fashion, marketing, and aromatherapy, she is an icon for both work and play.
Fed up with their old dresses, Disney princesses go to Bangkok, Thailand in search of sexier, summer-ier outfits that Bangkok Fashion Society (BFS) designers had recently unveiled. What will they pick? Let’s find out.