The Thai Dovima

Apichet “Madaew” Atilattana is a resourceful Thai teen who, as the saying goes, has more dash than cash.


The 16-year-old, who goes by ThaiBan Fashionist (Thai Fashionista) on his exploding Instagram, takes self-portraits wearing exquisite outfits homemade from everyday items — flowers, bamboo, mosquito netting, metal roofing, those colorful totes that Vetements sells (starting at $1495).

Madaew’s swanning about in DIY drag recalls the great Dovima. Who’ll be his Avedon?
































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