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Tailoring / Shopping in Vietnam

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Nayr-, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. Nayr-

    Nayr- Member

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    Hey Guys,

    I will be visiting Vietnam, Hanoi during the mid of November and am curious of what recommended places that I ought to visit in respects to tailors/shoemakers/shopping or any interesting finds you guys might have! If it is worth the trip I might modify my trip to visit Saigon as well. What I have searched out thus far:

    Hanoi:

    Duc Classic Tailors
    73 Nguyen Huu Huan
    Hoan Kiem - Hanoi
    Tel 04 824 2910
    Mobile 090 328 6366
    Email: tailor-duc@hn.vnn.vn

    Cao Minh Tailors
    250 Hang Bong,
    Cửa Nam,
    Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi


    Saigon:

    Dung Tailors
    221 Le Thanh Ton
    District 1
    Ho Chi Minh City
    Tel 829 6778
    Mobile 090 395 4546
    Email dungtailor@hcm.vnn.vn

    Tran Quoc Lan - Shoemakers
    97 Le Thanh Ton
    Ho Chi Minh City
    Tel 8295453
    Email vietcuong@saigonnet.vn

    Any reviews or suggestions are welcomed.
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2013
  2. Nayr-

    Nayr- Member

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  3. Charles Lytton

    Charles Lytton Member

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    Hi Nayr,

    How did your trip go last winter? I am in Hanoi for a few weeks for work and am interested in having a few slim fit dress shirts and possibly a dinner suit made. Were you satisfied? Which tailor did you end up using? I've seen mixed reviews for both Cao and Duc, so I would love your feedback.

    Thanks!
     
  4. Nayr-

    Nayr- Member

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    I didn't try either in the end due to time constraints. I went ahead with a nameless tailor which churned up the 2 shirts I ordered within 1/2 a working day. However even with a shirt to copy, the measurements were off and specifications were not correct. It was probably about USD30 each so it didn't bother me much. If I had the time I would've probably tried Duc. Cao to my memory was pricey.
     
  5. czs

    czs Member

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    Hey,

    I'm headed down to Hanoi soon, was wondering if you could make any recommendations if you ended up going to either one of the tailors.

    Thanks a lot !
     
  6. GBR

    GBR Well-Known Member

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    Just busy your self in doing something else, the threads on this subject have not yet revealed any happy outcomes.
     

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