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.
“Generation Y” seems to find new ways of launching a career, every passing day. 2Magazine takes a look at some millennials who have made a name for themselves and branched out into multiple industries. First up in this series: Cameron Dallas.
Teerut Wongwatanasin of Vickteerut finds his new calling as a yoga instructor, and there’s a reason why we should be excited about it.
Godiva Chocolatier Chef Philippe Daue picks four chocolate-related movie scenes that he loves most.
Prepare to be shocked, offended, or appalled: not necessarily by the often controversial works of Joan Cornellà but by the fact that you may find them so amusing.
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.
Nike celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Air Max 1 with Air Max 1 "Master".
With Art Basel Hong Kong just around the corner (private viewings starting on the 21st and open to the public from the 23rd to the 25th of March), we ask forever-stylish gallerist Sutima Sucharitakul of Nova Contemporary for her tips on what to pack and how to explore the art fair like a pro.
Have you ever enjoyed a Catalan Calçotada? Quince gets set to celebrate this quintessential Spanish festival of food and wine.
The rebirth of an icon deserves some attention: in this case, the ASICS Tiger Gel-Kayano. A beloved trainer from the ’90s gets a futuristic reboot in the material of now: knit.
Mon Art du Style at MAIIAM Museum of Contemporary Art brings together the collection of Patsri Bunnag, who was as much a style icon as she was an art collector.
Today is the day that we celebrate women. On International Women’s Day, we recognize the power and greatness of women. If every woman in the world went on strike this day, we wonder what would actually happen. Would the world stop? We think it would—though we will find out very soon when A Day Without A Woman kicks off as America wakes.
A well-manicured beard can instantly make a man more attractive to women—especially city gals. So, if you happen to be a bearded fellow or are thinking of growing a beard, you will want to follow these key tips and tricks.
“Normal size” bottles seem so dated. The trend towards bigger bottles that started with wine and later adopted by spirits has finally become worthy of beer.
On the back of the drop of her video “Thai Style”, 2Mag has a convo with jewellry designer O Thongthai about the hypnotic soiree in Soi Nana, Chinatown that features in her video.
The legacy of R. Mutt, Duchamp, and how conceptual art makes its way to Paris Fashion Week F/W 2017 Shows c/o Virgil Abloh.
The David Bowie Is exhibition has traveled the world, most recently in Tokyo, where it shed light on the Starman who changed the world.
A throwback to the recent Egg Picnic at Wonderfruit: thank you for making our collaborative project between 2Magazine and artist Ong Kongpat a success.
A performance that immerses one into another dimension without once having to leave one’s seat, blurring the line between dreams and memories. Apitchatpong Weerasethakul’s Fever Room, which took place in Yokohama as part of the Tokyo Performance Arts Festival, leaves a lasting impression.
In our Double Take column, 2 fashion personalities sound off on fashion, beauty, grooming, and lifestyle trends. For the month of love, sweet, fashion-forward couple, Ann Intira Thanavisuth and Joe Cheung, discuss love-related topics, from the Kimye romance to Mae Nak.
Find out what the lady behind the perfectly permed ears and pretty manicures of Bangkok’s most pampered pooches has to say about raising your fuzzy friend.
Beauty secrets, travel essentials, and the inspirations behind some of the busiest individuals out there. The inspirational Holly Thaggard, founder of the groundbreaking SPF and skin care brand Supergoop! shares some of her essentials.
For 4 nights a year, Yangon-based chef Kevin Ching eats, breathes, and (occasionally) sleeps Wonderfruit. The Wonderfruit veteran shares his must-see, -do, and -bring essentials for last-minute change of hearts.
Saks Rouypirom shares insight on his world, including SATI Non-Profit and an art therapy program that was part of the Faces/Now exhibition SKY at Case Space Revolution.
Style guru Rudi Jotikasthira offers some crucial advice for any man hoping to end up in the pink —so to speak.
Seven Thai designers offer us their interpretations of a wedding, a wedding dress, and a soundtrack to describe their designs.
One card can unveil all about you and your spouse-to-be as a couple, whether you're classic, cool, or just plain crazy.
Who wore it better: man or man’s best friend? Have a peek at these pooches and their pals who have supernaturally similar hairstyles.
Wonderfruit Art Projects are socially engaging, interactive, performative, site-specific, sustainable, and spectacular. Platforms range widely: from stages, installations, and performances to workshops and art cars.
A talk with the New-York based artist about his current exhibition at NOVA Contemporary, first time in Asia, and favorite part of Bangkok.
Egg-cellent choice, Anya Hindmarch. Yolk’s on you, Rihanna. That coat is cracked, Thom Browne. We list out some of our favorite eggy moments seen in fashion.
Toiletpaper and a room full of spaghetti? Escape the furor of Art Basel Miami while satisfying your morbid desires and questioning your good taste.
Fine jewelry house Lotus Arts de Vivres, in collaboration with book publisher Assouline, opens a Lotus x Assouline bookstore in the gardens of the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel.
Shunned by her dry-haired friends, a hairdryer decides to go on a self-improvement drive by taking up new skills.
Ben Robertson-Macleod on the wonderful world of Wonderfruit.
Welcoming the year of Fire Rooster with the fiery Night Rooster in Ubud, Bali: the first of our Cocktail Napkin Reviews! Cheers and Gong Xi Fa Cai!
What’s in store for you as the Chinese New Year rolls around.
Street art enters the gallery as high art: what Monet and a girl in a rabbit costume say about Bangkok.
Art + Eggs = Sustainable jobs as 2Magazine and Ong Kongpat team up on a Thai omelette truck at Wonderfruit to support SATI non-profit’s development program for at-risk youths.
Following an impressive 2016 that marked his first show in Bangkok and the premier of his film 500,000 Pee at the Venice Film Festival, we look back to an interview we conducted with Chiang Mai-based contemporary artist Chai Siris at the start of last year.
The celebrated film editor and director takes a break from the editing room to share five pivotal films in his life from five different decades.
Images detailing reflection, interaction and aspiration adorn the walls of Case Space Revolution, the new art space above Broccoli Revolution on Sukhumvit Soi 49.
Whether a juice cleanse is an exotic trip to a wonderful place or an unpleasant experience depends on your willingness to give up little luxuries, like donuts. We tried 4 juice cleanses in Bangkok: a big sacrifice, but worth it.
Waris Ahluwalia is a man of the world and of many talents: designer, actor, and - of late - tea brewer. On his recent visit to Mexico City he was inspired by everything from his hotel and amazing food to art and ruins.
As the apocalypse for all forms of recorded music you can touch draws near, Maft Sai, Bangkok’s resident record junkie, recalls the golden era of London’s vinyl district and tells all about his analog addiction.
Forget minimalism – more is more, less is a bore. We want colors. We want to be spoiled for choice. We want extravagance. When it comes to make-up, the more, the merrier!
Natural wonders are often more beautiful than man-made creations. Here are six resorts in UNESCO bio-reserve areas that are smack dab in the middle of Mother Nature.
Self-described as “urban rustic Thai”, Err is fittingly housed in a former Old Town shop-house. 2Mag visited to try their street-style staples that offer an emphasis on quality produce and the omission of artificial ingredients.
You're a foodie whose been to more Michelin-starred restaurants than you can count. But do you ever wonder what these talented chefs feed their hard working staffs? We went to Gaggan to find out.
Geoffrey Cain recently enjoyed an 11-day holiday in North Korea, traveling by train to remote cities and provinces. Cain shares his thoughts about his trip as a tourist to the fascinating and picturesque rogue nation.
On a recent trip to San Sebastián, John Chantarasak spent a week exploring the expansive pitnxos scene in the Old Quarter of the city, discovering San Sebastián’s gastronomic delights, one bite at a time.
The first of our Soundtracks columns, in which we ask creative minds to pair their works with a relevant tune, Ruabai Kanjanavanij picks a soundtrack to his photographic creations in “Burning Love”.
One of their more exclusive properties, The Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, a safari-style resort deep in the jungle, is an experience of a lifetime - with peach-and-nude leaf print robes that Tarzan would approve of.
For astute watch collectors, it is hard to imagine life beyond "planet Patek, or planet Rolex" but I assure you it exists. I've seen it....on Instagram, mostly.
Naoshima and Teshima have now become a pilgrimage for artistic travelers. From the Kusama pumpkin to the Tadao Ando-designed Chichu Museum, VKI take us on a visual adventure to these twin islands.
Sugimoto is to photography what Dieter Rams is to product design or Tadao Ando to architecture. Sugimoto breaks down his subjects to their purest components: in the case of coastlines that means water and air.
Vacation vibes never really die, living on in a riotous clash of tropical florals, tactile touches, and unabashed jewel tones. “Holiday Blues?” It’s just another hue…
The ravishing Argentinian-born, Paris- and New York-based art director Sofia Sanchez de Betak, a front row fixture at all the major Fashion Weeks, shares with 2Magazine her beauty essentials.