A shop keeper displays a Thai ancient costume head equipment equivalent to one wore by Thai-born Ok-pop singer Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban at a shop selling merchandise items, in Bangkok Thailand September 12, 2021. REUTERS/Juarawee Kittisilpa
BANGKOK, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Thai-born Ok-pop singer Lalisa ‘Lisa’ Manoban has so pleased her followers in Thailand by wearing the usual golden headdress within the video for her first solo single that some are going out and procuring their very have.
The video for “Lalisa”, hit band Blackpink member Lisa’s first solo music, has accumulated bigger than 100 million views on Youtube since its unencumber on Friday.
One section parts Manoban sitting on an ornate golden throne and wearing the usual grand, pointed headdress which in standard Thailand is venerable mainly in ancient dance forms.
Traders at a favored market within the Thai capital Bangkok told Reuters on Sunday that since Friday there had been a surge in sales of ancient outfits and equipment.
“Somewhat a few folks were ordering from us by ability of our on-line shop, while right here on the shop, now we maintain had a fixed float of shoppers coming as much as us, showing hobby each day, the full day, asking what roughly headgear we maintain, what fashion, what coloration,” talked about Samorn Suthiwong, who works at Vogue Point, a garments’ retailer available within the market.
Buyer Mew Lalita, 40, agreed with Manoban’s followers that her incorporating Thai national costume in her video would back to procedure their cultural heritage extra accessible each at home and in a foreign country.
“I mediate or no longer it is a ways a ultimate combination (of vogue and tradition). This makes it less complicated for Thai culture to be applied to our on daily foundation lives,” talked about Mew.
At Vogue Point, the handmade head equipment worth between 250 to 1000 baht ($7.65 – $30.58) per half.
($1 = 32.7000 baht)
Writing by Masako Iijima and Panu Wongcha-um
Enhancing by Raissa Kasolowsky
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