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Tailors in Ho Chi Minh City

Tailoring has become a luxury in a world where people would opt for ready-made clothing. However, you would be surprised at how affordable and quick it is to get a hand on custom-made suits or dresses in Vietnam. Although the “world tailoring capital” is in Hoi An City, the Ho Chi Minh City tailors can also deliver the best workmanship at the most reasonable price you can ever ask for!

In commercial areas such as District 1 or District 3 (on Nguyen Hue Street, Nguyen An Ninh, Nguyen Trai, or Ly Tu Trong Streets), you can choose from plenty of tailor shops. If you wish to have an elegant suit, a tight-fitting dress, or the signature traditional ao dai, or you still haven’t set your mind on anything, the local tailor in Ho Chi Minh City will be sure to offer you the finest assistance.

Before visiting any tailors, look at Ho Chi Minh’s largest fabrics market or Thai Tuan Fashion (222-224 Le Thanh Ton, District 1) to find the best materials for your dream outfits.

Where to Get Tailored Suits and Dresses

H&D Tailor

Address: New World Saigon Hotel, 6 Pham Hong Thai Street, District 1 (under renovation)
Temporary address: Villa no. 4, Street no. 5, Khu Dan cu Ven Song, Tan Phong Ward, District 7
Opening time: 9 AM – 7 PM
Price: ~US$ 500 – US$ 1,000

Owned by a master tailor who has more than 40 years of experience in the bespoke tailor industry, H&D is the one premium tailor in Ho Chi Minh City to get your high-end suits. The materials are high-quality fabrics to create form-fitting menswear, and the staff possesses skillful craftsmanship. Therefore, the final product’s price is according to the exquisite quality, but you can split the payment between the fittings.

Within 10 days, you can receive “a piece of art” made by H&D Tailor that is especially just for you. A famous name as they are, an appointment in advance will be helpful to get a detailed consultation of what you need.

Nhut Tailor

Addresses:

  • 232 Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1
  • 523 An Duong Vuong Street, District 5

Opening time: 8 AM – 7 PM
Price: ~ US$ 250

Nhut Tailor has been around since 1965, they are proudly one of the most favorite tailors in Ho Chi Minh City. You can get a well-made suit made with masterful craftsmanship at a very reasonable price. Their high-class fabrics are imported from classic fashion centers such as Italy and England. The turnaround time is just one day on average, which is lovely if you don’t have much time to spend in Ho Chi Minh City.

Find out more about what to do for a day in Ho Chi Minh City.

Minh Nguyen Tailor

Address: 38 Thu Khoa Huan, District 1
Opening time: 9 AM – 7:30 PM
Price: ~US$ 100 – US$ 200

With great feedback from previous customers on their attitude and profession, Minh Nguyen Tailor can make the dress you desire. The staff speaks fluent English, has great eyes for details, and offers honest recommendations to make sure that the finished products fit 100% to your likings.

Phan’s Custom Tailor

Address: 311 Nguyen Cong Tru, District 1.
Opening time: 9 AM – 7 PM (closed on Sunday)
Price: ~ US$ 250 – $US 500

Phan’s Custom Tailor’s products varied from sophisticatedly embroidered handkerchiefs to elaborate couture. The tailor promises the best product quality for the quickest turnaround time possible, usually within five days. Phan’s tailor also keeps a record of your measurements so they can save you quite some time.

Where to Get Tailored Ao Dai

Thuy’s Design House

Addresses:

  • 132 – 134 Dong Khoi Street, District 1
  • 29A Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1

Opening time:9 AM – 9 PM
Price: US$ 500 – US$ 1,000

Thuy’s Design House is not your ordinary ao dai maker. Thuy Nguyen – the founder – is a famous national fashion designer. Thuy’s Design House embraces the traditional traits of ao dai, while boldly experimenting with other avant-garde fashion inspirations. If you are looking for the Vietnamese signature ao dai but also want to express your extraordinary personality, Thuy’s Design House is the perfect place to go.

Ao Dai Hanh

Address: 163 Cach Mang Thang Tam, District 1
Opening time: 8 AM – 9 PM
Price: US$ 100 – US$ 200

While ao dai nowadays follows modern trends, ao dai at Hanh sticks to the traditional form and stitching with the softest and most elegant look. Ao Dai Hanh caters to women and men of all ages looking to try on the infamous Vietnamese traditional gown. The store also offers ao dai for rent if you want to wear a piece on some special occasions only. The renting service will charge you US$ 100 for a piece of exquisite ao dai.

Read more about other Vietnamese traditional clothes.

Final Thoughts on Tailor in Ho Chi Minh City

Tailor-made clothes are a bit more pricey and require quite some time to do correctly, but the fittings, as well as the feeling that your fashion taste is well taken care of, make every penny and patience worthwhile.

Tip: Clearly understand what you are looking for before finding the tailor. It helps a lot if you can bring a photo resembling your requirements to convey a better idea to the staff. Certain types of clothing, like suits or ao dai may take a few fittings before the final delivery, so be sure that your stay in Ho Chi Minh City is long enough to allow yourself sufficient time.

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