Thai silk has a magnificent, exotic beauty. Today, the quintessential Thai silk brand is Jim Thompson. An American entrepreneur, Thompson lived in Thailand starting 1945. His former home remains in Bangkok as a reminder of a person widely recognized for revitalizing a waning Thai silk industry. [Product photographs by Kathryn Rummel]
Started in 1948, the Bangkok-based Thai Silk Company has been manufacturing Jim Thompson Thai silk products for over 50 years. Jim Thompson is now widely regarded as the premier Thai silk brand.