Shopping in Bangkok for Fake Designer Items
Designer handbags, watches and jewellery for the price of a burger and a beer? Make your way down to Patpong Night Market in Bangkok.
After recently cleaning up it’s act, Patpong has become one of the ‘must see’ night shopping destinations for avid shoppers. Found in the built-up area known as Silom, the district is always busy and chaotic with all the commotion from the Go-Go bars nearby and the streets brimming with plenty of foreign tourists.
A word of advice, don’t be fooled by first impressions. Be prepared to bargain hard and remember quality which will vary drastically from stall to stall. If you’re on a budget and only have a handful of change to spend you’ll be surprised at just how far it will take you here! If you do have a bit of extra spending money to splurge on shopping, for around USD$25 expect to be the proud new owner of a decent quality Louis Vuiton or Chanel ‘replica’ handbag which will be hard to tell apart from the real deal.
Patpong Night Market is open every night from 6pm until 1am, you’re sure to find a bargain where everything from handcrafted traditional wares through to cheeky grown up toys are for sale! If nothing else, it’s an eye-opener and a great place to mingle with fellow travelers.