Your insider's Shopping Guide

IN SAIGON SINCE 2008

SAIGON INSPIRATION SHOPPING

Intro to Shopping

Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City is like a great buffet dinner with a myriad of dishes to choose from. You can find everything from luxury products to local crafts and every price point to go along with them. Tourists come from all over the world to experience Saigon’s chaotic Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square, to get lost in countless glistening tables of gold and gems, and for the very best bargaining. Unsurprisingly, the city is renowned as the commercial hub of Vietnam.

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HALO

92 Pasteur, Ben Nghe, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 1900 6098 / Haloshop.vn

 

Saigon Computer

87 Tran Dinh Xu, Nguyen Cu Trinh, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 2253 9596 / saigoncomputer.vn

 

Nguyễn Kim

63-65-67 Tran Hung Dao, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 1900 1267 / https://www.nguyenkim.com/

The city’s largest technology distributor, selling their products at a reasonable price. Home delivery and installation included. English is spoken.

 

Sáng Tạo Computer

168 Nguyen Thien Thuat, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 9 0256 6839

 

Smart Home HCMC

243 Ngo Quyen, D10 / +84 9 4611 8068 / Smarthomehcm.com

 

Nhat Tao Electronics Market

479 Vĩnh Viễn, Phường 7, D10, HCMC, Vietnam / Facebook

 

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Skateboarding in Saigon is a common hobby, especially among the youngsters. If your shopping spree involves skateboards, apparels, skate gears, and other skate-related products, both shops below offer a wide range of the latest skateboard brands, clothing and accessories in the heart of the backpacker district.

 

Saigon Skate Shop

221 De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 909 063 600 / vantruotsaigon.com

Sells many kinds of skateboards and skate gear imported from the U.S. The clothing is mostly imported from China. English is spoken.

 

Bam Skate Shop

174 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 946 015 656 / bamskateshop.com.vn

Sells many kinds of skateboards, wheels, decks, trucks, bearings, grips and accessories. English is spoken.

 

For information on where to skateboard in Saigon, go to Skateboarding in Saigon/HCMC

 

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If you’re renovating your home or getting into DIYs, you probably need mechanical tools and equipment along with some materials for your construction project. Saigon has a variety of stores that can help you with your carpentry and/or other interior design needs and District 1 has just the place for you.

 

Dân Sinh Market – Yersin Market

104 Yersin, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 283 825 1130

A haven for mechanical equipment, home improvement or for any kind of canvas from plastic to nylon. Staff in most big shops can speak English, but just enough to communicate the price and some small details. If you want to understand specifications, ask for a brochure as English is limited here.

 

Shop Electrical Mechanical Tuan Anh

1276 Lac Long Quan, Tan Binh, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 6268 0309

 

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Going on a vacation? There is an entire strip of specialized luggage stores in Saigon that sells backpacks, suitcases and all kinds of bags. If you need to buy a bag of any kind, check out these stores:

 

Specialist Luggage Street

Lê Lai is a street between Trương Định and the Bến Thành Market roundabout where you can find a variety of bags sold opposite 23/9 Park. Along here, you will discover many shops selling backpacks, suitcases, purses, etc. The products are generally imported from Hong Kong, China or made in Vietnam. The average price for a bag or suitcase ranges from VND2M-5M. Basic English is spoken.

 

MIA.vn – Cống Quỳnh

185H Cong Quynh, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 1800 6198 / https://mia.vn/

 

KOS Shop Hai Ba Trung

102A2 Huỳnh Văn Bánh, Phường 15, Phú Nhuận District, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 6654 8563 / Website 

 

Samsonite

34 Le Duan, Ben Nghe, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3602 7950 / Gian L4-12, tầng 4, số 65 Đ. Lê Lợi, P, D1 /+84 1800 6360

 

House Of Luggage

235 Nguyen Van Cu, Nguyen Cu Trinh, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3925 6367 / 126 Đ. Hùng Vương, Phường 12, D5, HCMC, Vietnam / Website

 

Lee & Tee

17B Tu Xuong, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 888 493 473 / Website

Lug Store

1A1 Vong xoay Dan Chu, D10+84 1800 6646 / Website

 

Kỳ Quang

579 Hoa Hao, D11, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3855 5504

 

Tumi

Saigon Centre L1-02 , Tầng Trệt, Saigon Centre, 65 Đ. Lê Lợi, Bến Nghé, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3821 5333 / Website

This upscale chain known for luggage & briefcases also sells accessories for business & travel.

 

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Saigon is known for a lot of activities including great shopping experience for both locals and expat alike. So if you’re in need of clothes, lingerie and underwear, you’re sure to find it here! Here are some stores that are worth visiting. Check out these stores:

 

Sexy Forever

291 Võ Văn Tần, Phường 5, D3, HCMC, Vietnam/+84 9 1991 9543 / Website

 

KimYen Lingerie

109 Le Thanh Ton, D1, HCMC, Vietnam/ +84 9 3863 8646 / Facebook

 

Triumph

Multiple locations in the city, check details on their website 

 

The Brashop

2 Dong Khoi, Ben Nghe, D1. HCMC, Vietnam / +84 909 450 868

 

Bra wholesale

84 Quoc Huong, Thao Dien, Thu Duc District, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 909 597 008

 

Bon Bon Underwear 

282A, Le Van Sy, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3526 4425/ Website

B.Lingerie

539 Lot. R, Doan Van Bo, D4, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 906 666 946

 

Bon Bon Lingerie Dealer

156 Le Van Khuong, Tan Thoi An, D12, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 983 130 210

 

Underwear Women – Chocochip Shop

44 Van Kiep, Ward 3, Binh Thanh , HCMC, Vietnam / +84 9 1882 8554

 

Bom Sister

09 Vu Huy Tan, Ward 3, Binh Thanh, HCMC, Vietnam /+84 906 897 739 / Facebook

 

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Art Friend

24 Le Thị Rieng, D1, HCMC, Vietnam /+84 28 3925 5001 / Website

A wide range of local and imported art supplies including charcoals, watercolours and rare Derwent-brand products. English is spoken.

 

Ngàn Thông Shop

64 Le Loi, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3825 8964 / Website

Ngàn Thông provides local and imported art supplies, ribbons, gift boxes and wrapping paper, as well as a range of handmade products. English is spoken.

 

Art Bank

45 Ngo Duc Ke,
Ben Nghe, D1, HCMC, Vietnam /
+84 938 100 110

 

Siesta Shop – Chuyên Tranh Ghép

32, Thong Nhat, Go Vap, HCMC, Vietnam /+84 93 822 87 11

 

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Many foreigners, expats and locals here in Saigon are into cigars. Although you can’t just find one anywhere, there are cigar shops and lounges scattered all over town for your luxury.

 

Humidor

Ground Floor, Sunwah Tower, 115 Nguyen Hue, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 283 827 8388 / Hotline:+84 9 09 242 903 / Website

 

IG&H

InterContinental Asiana Saigon, Hai Ba Trung and Le Duan, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 913 389 050 / Email

This shop offers high quality imported cigars such as Villiger, Don Diego and Habanos. Delivery services are available. Some English is spoken.

 

Siqar Lounge

27/14 Ngo Duc Ke, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 6299 0948 /Facebook

A centrally located lounge offering an evolving and extensive range of authentic first class cigars. Siqar Lounge also serves fine wines, single malts and basic Italian food.

 

Other districts

Cửa hàng Xì Gà Chính Hãng

256/3 Pasteur, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 9 0124 1888 / Website 

 

Orient International Company Limited

366 Tran Hung Dao, D5, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 903 918 615

 

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Saigon Bike Shop

457 Nguyen Canh Chan St,D1, HCMC, Vietnam / Website

 

Mr Biker Saigon

354 Vo Van Kiet, Co Giang, D1 , HCMC, Vietnam/ +84 91 834 17 28 / Website

 

IndoChina Bike

95 Đuong so 7, An Phu An Khanh, Thu Duc City / +84 909 339 539 / Website/ Email

Large shop with a wide range of high-end brands servicing the cycling community in two locations. English is spoken.

 

Saigon Cycles

44 Pham Van Nghi – Bac, D7, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 5410 3114 / Website

 

Giang Bicycles Shop

401 Hau Giang Street, Ward 11, D6, HCMC, Vietnam /+84 28 3952 6288 / Website

 

Ta Thoai Sanh Shop

38/4 Au Co Street, Ward 9, Tan Binh District, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3865 7307

 

Bike Life

83 Pham Thai Buong, Tan Phong, D7, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 5412 4217 / Website

Find some tips on buying second hand bicycles and bike repair here: Buying Used Bicycles and Bike Repair in Saigon

 

If you’re interested in cycling, check out Cycling Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

 

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There’s nothing like having a great sound system in your home for those times when you want to dance or have a house party with your expat friends. It’s even better when you watch your favorite movies in the house instead of going to the cinema all the time. A variety of shops selling mid-range sound systems are found around the city. At the corner of Bảy Hiền, in front of Nguyen Thuong Hien High School, there are plenty of cheaper audio systems shops. If you’re setting up your sound system for your new place here in Saigon, check our recommended  places. 

 

District 1

Anh Duy Audio

172 Pasteur, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 2243 7008 / Website

For those more keen on high-end systems like Bose or JBL, check this shop out for your favorite brands. Delivery and installation are included. English is spoken.

 

Hòa Phúc Company Limited

240B Tran Hung Dao, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3838 6340 / Website

Home theatre audio equipment specialist and distributor of well-known amplifier and speaker brands. Installation is free of charge. English is spoken.

 

PGI Online store

10 Trinh Van Can, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 8 1880 8808 / Website

Specializing in loudspeakers and associated electronics, this online retailer offers products both for amateurs and professionals. English is spoken.

 

Nguyễn Kim Electronics Centre

63-65-67 Tran Hung Dao, D1 / +84 1900 1267 / Website

 

District 3

Phong Vũ Computer

264 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 1800 6867 / Website

 

Bose Store

57 Cao Thang, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3929 0209 / Website

 

AZ Audio

306/21 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, D3 / +84 9 0470 7505

 

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Toyo Piano Vietnam

105 Nguyen Du, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3822 6799 / Website

Japanese company specializing in selling and renting piano’s and accessories. Lessons in English are also available.

 

Việt Thương Music Centre

Crescent Mall, Sảnh A, 101 Tôn Dật Tiên, Tân Phú, D7, HCMC, Vietnam / 1 800 6715 / Website

High quality digital and acoustic pianos, keyboards, guitars, amplifiers, drums and recording equipment. Maintenance service also available. Basic English is spoken.

 

Music World Co.,Ltd

112 Nguyen Du, Ben Thanh ward, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3823 1760 / Website

 

Thanh Musical Instruments

17 Nguyen Thien Thuat, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 913 668 621 / Website

 

Duy Ngoc Musical Instruments

31 Nguyen Thien Thuat, D3, HCMC, Vietnam

 

Đại Lý Thành An

102, Ton Dan, D4, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 903 559 143

 

Hai Dang Music & Art School

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Sometimes, we can not list all locations and it can  often be found on the websites listed below.

 

Sports materials and equipment street

Huyen Tran Cong Chua, D1, HCMC, Vietnam

If you are looking to buy a yoga mat or football shoes, basketballs, rollerblades, protective gear, walking machines, or any kind of athletic equipment, go to Huyền Trân Công Chúa. Along one side of the street, you will find multiple sport shops side by side. Find anything sports-related at reasonable prices and in good quality. Bargaining is unnecessary and most shops charge the same price for specific items. English and Vietnamese are spoken. The other popular street for athletic wear and equipment is Phạm Hồng Thái, D1.

 

Under Armour Vietnam (Saigon Centre)

92-94 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 6286 7390/ Website

 

Nike

93-95 Nguyen Trai, Pham Ngu Lao, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3620 9062Tầng 3, Diamond Plaza, 34, Đường Lê Duẫn, Quận 1, Bến Nghé, D1, HCMC, Vietnam /+84 28 3829 5454 / Website

 

Salomon Sport Shop

73 Nguyen Trai, Pham Ngu Lao, D1, HCMC, Vietnam /
+84 9 3400 6699 / 
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Adidas Shop

Bitexco Financial Tower, 65 Le Loi, Ben Nghe, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3821 8665 / Website

 

Puma Store

Lim Tower, Đ. Tôn Đức Thắng, Bến Nghé, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 03 9500 0409 / Website

 

LK Sport shop

h43 Ban Co, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 976 092 011 / 326 Đ. Nguyễn Trãi, Phường 8, D5, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 384 743 183 / Website

 

Cockybuffalo shop

174 Ha Huy Tap, Tan Phong, D7, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 5412 5629 / Website

 

For more information about sports, go to Best Sports Activities in HCMC

 

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Many expats still choose to send letters and cards to their loved ones overseas. If you’re shopping for some stationary in SaigonDistrict 1 has a nifty shop where you can get books and other publications.

 

Nguyen Hue Bookstore

40 Nguyen Hue, D1, HCMC, Vietanm / +84 28 3822 5796 / Website

Also stocking a wide range of English language books, periodical publications and daily newspapers from overseas.

 

Nhà Sách BaSao

8, Tran Quang Long, Binh Thanh, HCMC, Vietnam /
/ +84 982 896 297 /
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For information on shopping go to 10 Great Places to Shop in Saigon

 

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Going swimming soon? Swimming is a great way to cool down, especially in a tropical country like Vietnam. And because Saigon has a lot of shopping centers, you can easily find a shop that sells swimsuits, bikinis and other kinds of swimwear. Check out these shops in Saigon.

 

Xuan Thu Swimwear

209 Lý Tự Trọng, Phường Bến Thành, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 028 3827 5695

 

VitaminSea Swimwear

36, Hẻm, 135 Đ. Trần Hưng Đạo, Phường Cầu Ông Lãnh, D1, HCMC, Vietnam /+84 8 3422 3223 / Website / Facebook

 

Cacdemode Showroom

11 Xa lo Ha Noi, An Phu, Thu Duc City / +84 28 3744 7022 / Website / Facebook

 

Bold Bikini Swimwear

433/10 Hai Ba Trung, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3820 0140 / WebsiteFacebook

P2P Bikini Swimwear Store

253 Vo Van Tan, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 903 716 988 / Website / Facebook

 

Bikini Store VN

24A Nguyen Chi Thanh, D11, HCMC, Vietnam
/ +84 9 3858 8062 /
Facebook

Shop Pink Bikini Girl Lovely

1 Bui Dinh Tuy, Ward 12, Binh Thanh / +84 9 0915 3716 / Facebook

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Pasteur and Huỳnh Thúc Kháng, D1 are the places to go. You can also go to Bùi Thị Xuân, D1 for CD/DVD games. Be quick,  they are dying fast.

 

Halo Shop

92A Pasteur, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / 1 900 6098 / Website

Wide range of video game consoles, including Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Playstation 3, PSP and PS Vita. Also sells brand name tablets and cell phones in addition to Blu-ray and HD players. English is spoken.

 

Mimi Games

13 Lý Chính Thắng, Phường 8, D3, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 933 385 355/  / +84 902 891 881 / Website

Mimi Games sells a range of game consoles including Nintendo Wii, Playstation, PSP, Xbox 360, etc. at reasonable prices. English is spoken.

 

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Galle Watch

35 Dong Khoi, D1, HCMC, Vietanm / +84 28 6685 7001 / +84 1800 6785 / Website

They have several shops in the city and distributes fine and luxury Swiss and Japanese brand watches such as Rado.

 

Watch World – Thế Giới Đồng Hồ

Bitexco Financial Tower, 2 Hai Trieu, Ben Nghe, D1, HCMC, Vietnam /+84 933 369 721/ Website

 

TicTac

72 Dong Khoi, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3829 3519 / Website

OMEGA Boutique 105 Dong Khoi, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3829 6695

Vietnam’s oldest Swiss-made watch distributor with a Swiss-certified maintenance and repair lab. Distributor of Breitlings, Longines, Omega and Baume & Mercier. English is spoken.

 

Top Ten Co (TISSOT)

18bis/21 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, D1, HCMC, Vietnam+84 28 3911 1699  / Website

Ground floor, Sunwah Tower, 115 Nguyen Hue, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3821 9279

Floor L1, Vincom Center 70-72, Le Thanh Ton, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3993 9099

Tân Tân 48 Le Loi, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3827 2067

Tân Tân Saigon Centre, 65 Le Loi, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 6681 2758

Top Ten Co is an authorized distributor of Swiss watches that also provides maintenance and repair service. English is spoken.

 

Rolex

Rex Arcade, 4 Le Loi, Ben Nghe, D1 / Tầng trệt, 88 Đồng Khởi, Bến Nghé, D1, HCMC, Vietnam /
+84 28 3823 0451 /
  +84 28 3915 6633 / Rolex.com

 

Đồng Hồ Giá Sỉ

16 Street No 9, Binh An, Thu Duc City / +84 8 3600 8600
 

Đồng hồ VinaWatch

31 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Ward 13, D4, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 798 811 531 /  Website

 

Atenwatch – Công ty TNHH Thời Gian Thành Phố

42 Nguyen Gia Tri, Binh Thanh, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 9 0333 3354

 

For more about where to shop, go to Best Shopping in HCMC

 

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There are fewer vendors selling English language newspapers in Saigon these days but they can still be found sometimes along Dong Khoi Street in the heart of District 1. Otherwise, it’s worth checking the lobbies of any of the five-star hotels in the area for titles like The New York Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian, or The Australian, which are generally available a day or two after publication in their home countries.

 

Local English language daily papers Vietnam News and the Saigon Times are also distributed. If this area draws a blank, try the biggest bookstore in town:

 

Fahasa

40 Nguyen Hue, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3822 5796 / Website
Stocking a wide range of English language books, periodical publications and daily newspapers from overseas.

 

For information on shopping go to 10 Great Places to Shop in Saigon

 

Your insider's Fashion Shops Guide in Saigon

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HCMC SHOPPING FASHION Cong Tri

Cong Tri fashion house is one of Vietnam’s most well-known international luxury labels. The women’s line is elegant, clean and classic, focusing on designer evening wear. Cong Tri’s clientele includes stars such as Beyoncé, Rita Ora, Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Gwen Stefani. The fashionable clothing boutique is open daily in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3.

9 AM to 9 PM Daily

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HCMC SHOPPING FASHION Thủy Design House

If you’re shopping for elegant women’s clothing in Ho Chi Minh City, Thuy Design House in District 1 should be on your list. The brand was created with a strong, yet, traditional woman in mind. The fashion line is inspired by nature’s brilliant colours and the feminine curves of a woman’s body. Thuy Nguyen, designer and founder, began her career as a successful painter, which can be seen in the painterly botanicals on the textiles. The clothing boutique is located on Dong Khoi, D1’s most fashionable street.

11 AM to 7 PM Daily

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HCMC SHOPPING FASHION Metiseko

Metiseko has three clothing and accessories boutiques in Ho Chi Minh City. Two grace Dong Khoi, District 1’s most famous shopping street, while the other is located in Thu Duc City – Thao Dien. The brand is known for their sustainable fashion created with organic cotton and premium silk. The line features a minimal chic style and custom designed prints. They partner with local Vietnamese artisans to ensure the utmost quality and fair trade practices. If you’re looking for a stunning fashion piece to wear back home, it is definitely worth your time to experience the elegant environment in the multi-level D1 boutiques.

Metiseko – Snap Cafe Corner 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM Daily

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Introduction to Fashion section

Just like in New York, Paris, or Hong Kong, fashion in Ho Chi Minh City is a major part of urban life. After all, what we wear can define us.From the classiest Chanel cardigan to a unique boutique clutch, shopping in Ho Chi Minh City is a dream for fashionistas, trend setters, and style novices alike. The streets are full of boutiques, high street knock-offs, fashion outlets and up market plazas.

 

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A lot of expats and foreigners look for hobbies while in a different country. If you’re into embroidery and you need to get your hands on good quality hand made embroidered products, there are some well known embroidery shops in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Kim Phượng Hand Embroidery

98 Le Loi, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3822 5665 / Website
One of the leading companies in manufacturing sewn, embroidered and handmade products. English is spoken.

 

XQ Sai Gon

106 Le Loi, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3822 7725 / Website

The leading company in Vietnam and the world for embroidered art of all size and budgets. English is spoken.

 

Theu tay Natusen

76 Dien Bien Phu, Da Kao, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 9 0981 1847 / Website

Cửa Hàng Tranh Thêu Chữ Thập Candy

1196 Cach Mạng Thang 8, Tan Binh District, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3811 0044 / Website

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If you need a dress, head to Ba Thang Hai Street, D10 of Saigon to find a variety of wedding dress shops. The dress can be rented or purchased. It is better to take a Vietnamese friend with you to bargain a better price.

 

Linh Nga Bridal

95 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Pham Nga Lao, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 9 3471 8668 / Website

Olivia Ng Boutique

A5-21, khu dân cư Khang An, Bình Tân District / +84 905 020 167 / Website

 

Áo Dài Bưng Quả Đại Dương

6/3 Cach Mang Thang 8, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 982 936 3391 / Website

Do Thi Thuy Dung Wedding Dress Shop

195, Nguyen Oanh Street, Go Vap, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 9 0868 1243

 

Nicole Bridal

49 Ho Van Hue, Phu Nhuan District, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 9 0264 0490 / Website

 

Lac Diem Wedding Dress

919 Pham The Hien, D8, HCMC, Vietnam

 

Ngoc Trinh Studio – Wedding Dress Shop

930, Provincial Road 10, Neighborhood 7, Binh Tan District, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 389 660 484 / Facebook

For more information on marriage and weddings, check out How To Get Married In Vietnam

 

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HCMC SHOPPING ART GALLERY Apricot Gallery

Apricot Gallery is like a mini art museum in central HCMC. Their beautiful displays feature both famous and up-and-coming artists from Vietnam and abroad. It’s worth taking a peek into this District 1 fine art gallery because their commercial approach and well-curated selection makes it simple to walk away with a stunning piece of artwork from Vietnam.

“8:30 AM to 8 PM Daily”

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HCMC SHOPPING ART GALLERY Galerie Quynh

If you’re interested in investment worthy fine art, Galerie Quynh in District 1 is one of the most well-known galleries in Ho Chi Minh City . Their collection showcases contemporary art from some of the top upcoming and established artists working in Vietnam today. While you won’t walk away with a new wall accessory for $20 USD, Galerie Quynh’s goal is to increase the respect and recognition of Vietnamese artists.

10 AM to 7 PM Tuesday to Saturday

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HCMC SHOPPING ART GALLERY Craig Thomas Gallery

Craig Thomas Gallery in District 1 is an excellent location for admiring and acquiring artwork from young Vietnamese artists. The space was founded in 2009 in order to add new energy to the domestic art scene in Ho Chi Minh City. It strives to promote emerging and mid-level Vietnamese artists.

1 PM to 6 PM Saturday, Tuesday, and Thursday

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Introduction to Art Galleries section

Ho Chi Minh City is full of artistry – from the ornate details that adorn its temples to traditional fine art forms that date back centuries. One only has to wander through the city to find inspiration in the creative talents of Saigon dwellers throughout history. But what if you’d like to take a piece of Vietnamese art home with you? Where can you go to window-shop, purchase works, and/or participate in Ho Chi Minh City’s growing art scene? In this section, we’ll give some of our favorite addresses for the city’s best art galleries and a few tips about what to purchase.

 

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HCMC SHOPPING MALLS Vincom Center

Vincom Center shopping mall in District 1 is made up of more than 250 retailers. Vincom Center A is housed in a charming French Colonial era building. Shop here for all the biggest luxury brands from abroad. In the adjacent building, Vincom Center B, you’ll find seven more floors of clothing brands, sports gear and food courts. Vincom Center is one of the most popular locations in Ho Chi Minh City for name brand clothing, cosmetics and more.

10 AM to 9:30 PM Daily

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HCMC SHOPPING MALLS Takashimaya

Takashimaya Vietnam is the first Japanese department store in Ho Chi Minh City. The District 1 shopping centre carries a wide range of products from Japan as well as brands from Europe, the United States, Australia and Asia. The upscale stores and attractive shopping spaces pull in middle to upper-class customers. Don’t miss the food court on the bottom level.

9:30 AM to 9:30 PM Monday to Thursday / 9:30 AM to 10 PM Friday to Sunday

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HCMC SHOPPING MALLS Diamond Plaza

Diamond Plaza shopping centre is located in the diplomatic hub of Ho Chi Minh City, overlooking major landmarks such as Notre Dame Cathedral. It is perfectly placed in District 1 for a regenerative shopping break. The four floors include luxury cosmetics, jewellery, clothing, shoes and luggage. There’s a food court, an arcade and a bowling alley on the upper floors.

9:30 AM to 10 PM Daily

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Introduction to Malls section

Shopping malls in Ho Chi Minh City are filled with luxury fashion, famous cosmetic brand names, perfume, fine jewellery, souvenirs, home decor, furniture, books, and electronics to name just a few choices. There are commercial centres in almost every district, though the majority are in District 1. Each mall has its own style, from the ultra-modern Saigon Centre to the posh Takashimaya with its excellent Japanese eateries. There’s a shopping experience for everyone in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

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HCMC SHOPPING DECO Linh’s Furniture

Linh’s Furniture in design-forward Thu Duc City showcases modern luxury with contemporary Asian flair worthy of a Ho Chi Minh City penthouse. Linh collaborates with both new and established designers to offer customers beautiful and creative home furnishings, lighting, textiles, bedding, lighting and rugs. If you’re shopping for elegant and cosy home decor accessories, don’t miss their lovely selection of velvet and linen throw pillows in a wide array of colours.

9 AM to 7 PM Monday to Saturday / 9 AM to 6 PM Sunday

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HCMC SHOPPING DECO Villa Royale

Villa Royale is the best location in Ho Chi Minh City for antiquities originating from Europe and Asia. The villa in cool Thao Dien, Thu Duc City includes a tearoom with a selection of teas and cakes. The high-end teas from TWG tea are served in fanciful British crockery. We highly recommend booking a high tea, where you’ll be served scones, tea sandwiches and your selection of tea or coffee as you shop for historical and beautiful home decor items.

10 AM to 5 PM Tuesday to Sunday

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HCMC SHOPPING DECO Decosy

With their wide selection of home furnishings and decor for reasonable prices, Decosy is one of the top locations in Thu Duc City for anyone looking to set up a new apartment in Ho Chi Minh City or to refresh their current home decor. Modern home products range from tableware and candles to large scale bookshelves, beds, tables and more.

9 AM to 6:30 PM Monday to Saturday / 9 AM to 5 PM Sunday

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Introduction to Home Decor section

Whether you’ve just moved to Ho Chi Minh City and are decorating your first apartment or you’re shopping for a home decor souvenir to remember your trip by, this section will give you all the best addresses to help you create beautifully adorned rooms.


Interior design depends on your personal style and individual budget. But don’t worry, both affordable and high-end homeware, furniture, and even design advice are all readily available in Saigon! Our list will help you find the best shops for high-quality, stylish home decor whether your tastes run towards Nordic minimalism or luxurious gold and velvet furnishings.

 

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Shopping for lacquerware can be a bit tricky sometimes but not when you’re in Ho Chi Minh City. There are two known shops where you can pick up quality lacquer products among many things.

 

Hương Nga Fine Arts

240A Dương Đình Hội, Tăng Nhơn Phú B, D9, HCMC, Vietnam /+84 28 3823 8356 / Website

High standard lacquer products and other wooden accessories, fine arts and crafts. Hương Nga specializes in custom-designed business promotional gifts. Delivery service is available. From District 1, it takes 45 mn to get to the shop. English is spoken.

 

Như Ý Lacquerware

42/36. Ung Van Khiem, Binh Thnah District, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 913 606 525 / Website

Their wares are hand-made locally and carry striking, brightly colored art designs that are also hand-painted. Overseas shipping is available. English is spoken.

 

For information on shopping, go to 10 Great Places to Shop in Saigon

 

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Your insider's Souvenirs Guide in Saigon

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HCMC SHOPPING SOUVENIRS Artbook

Saigon Artbook in District 1 acts as a non-profit organisation to help promote Ho Chi Minh City’s artistic corporations as well as serving as a link for younger generations to learn about university art. The shop publishes art books and organises exhibitions. The books themselves are high-quality with full-colour pictures and text, ranging in theme from art to cuisine to architecture and history. Located on the beautiful Dong Khoi shopping street in D1, Saigon Artbook is a great stop for gift worthy souvenirs.

9 AM to 8 PM Daily

43 Dong Khoi, D1, HCMC, Vietnam

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HCMC SHOPPING SOUVENIRS Saigon kitsch

Saigon Kitsch in Central District 1 created its brand with the idea of repurposing old propaganda designs in a colourful and creative way. The mark puts historical revolutionary art as well as custom designs on t-shirts, coffee mugs, coasters, puzzles and more. There’s also a selection of laptop and tablet covers made of recycled packaging. Saigon Kitsch is the ideal location in D1 for hip souvenirs to take home.

8 AM to 9 PM Daily

43 Ton That Thiep, D1, HCMC, Vietnam

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HCMC SHOPPING SOUVENIRS Amaï

If you’re looking for a souvenir in Ho Chi Minh City that is both elegant and functional, the contemporary pottery brand Amaï is the perfect choice. Amai House is centrally located on Xuan Thuy, the main shopping street in Thao Dien, Thu Duc City. It almost feels like you’re walking into a botanical garden when you enter the shop. Each teacup, plate, or bowl is handcrafted in an organic form and colour. From celadon green to berry pink, the pieces are as delicate as Monet’s waterlilies. The ceramic is surprisingly durable, despite its fragile appearance.

9 AM to 8:30 PM Daily

83 Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien, Thu Duc City, HCMC, Vietnam

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Introduction to Souvenir section

There are many choices for souvenir shopping in Ho Chi Minh City from custom clothing to traditional handicrafts. To keep you from getting lost with all the choices (and shopping locations), we lay out the most popular options in this section. In our opinion, the best souvenirs to buy in Saigon are the things that will truly remind you of the spirit of Vietnam.

 

Things such as traditional ao dai garments, embroidery, artwork, silk accessories, authentic jewellery, street market treasures, and even popular Vietnamese food products make great gifts and souvenirs to bring home. Vietnam is so full of fascinating sights, sounds, tastes, and emotions that you’d be hard-pressed not to take a single souvenir back from your travels.

 

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Antique street

38 Le Cong Kieu, D1 Close to the main HCMC bus station on the corner of Phó Đức Chính and Lê Công Kiều, you will find a number of antique shops selling copper statues and other cool objet d’art. Basic English is spoken.

Bến Thành Market

Between Le Thanh Ton and Le Loi, D1 From vintage t-shirts to lacquerware and a whole lot more. Arrive prepared to barter. Basic English is spoken.

Gallery Lotus

25 Dong Khoi, D1 Inside a narrow alleyway plastered with propaganda posters from the 60s and 70s. The originals don’t come cheap but high quality reproduction prints are available. English is spoken. (Our last check was on January 2020)

Saigon Kitsch

43 Ton That Thiep, D1 ; +84 28 3821 8019 A shop filled with colourful knick-knacks and trinkets that make excellent souvenirs or gifts for friends at home. On the second floor, Gallery Dogma sells communist memorabilia, posters, mugs and propaganda posters printed on canvas and t-shirts. English is spoken.

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Your insider's Tailor Shops Guide in Saigon

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HCMC SHOPPING TAILORS SIR Tailor

SIR Tailor is an upscale tailor specialising in contemporary Italian and British styles. Located in District 1, SIR makes a positive impact on the Vietnamese tailoring market through the use of high-end imported fabric brands and bespoke details on classic menswear. SIR Tailor is a good place to look in Ho Chi Minh City’s D1 for a custom made suit without any hassle.

8:30 AM to 8.30 PM Daily

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HCMC SHOPPING TAILORS The Maydo

The Maydo is a trendy bespoke tailor specialising in menswear in District 1. The shop is very popular with young professionals because of the quality service and final results. The owner speaks English, which makes it immeasurably easier to order a custom suit for those who aren’t well-versed in the Vietnamese language. Come for this D1 shop’s elegant style, luxury fabrics and expert tailoring.

10 AM to 7 PM Monday ro Saturday / 10 AM to 5 PM Sunday

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HCMC SHOPPING TAILORS Cao Minh

Cao Minh is one of the oldest tailoring brands in Ho Chi Minh City with more than 70 years in operation. Cao Minh, located in Binh Thanh District, is known for well-tailored bespoke menswear that can be produced in either large or small quantities. The suits are made with an attention to detail that rivals international luxury brands with their sartorial elegance.

9 AM to 6 PM Daily

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Introduction to Tailors

There are many benefits to shopping for the perfect custom tailor in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Are you looking to create a perfect evening outfit? A copy of a cool new trend or your own unique design? Maybe you need a wedding dress!? Or perhaps you’d simply like alterations on a favourite piece? Vietnam attracts tourists from all over the world who are interested in bringing their creative ideas to life, and there’s no better place than in the metropolitan hub of Ho Chi Minh City.

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While readymade suits and dresses are highly convenient, nothing beats having a custom suit or dress tailored to your body, especially if you’re going to special events. If you’re looking for custom suit and dress tailors in Ho Chi Minh City, there are a some good places you can choose from.

 

Cao Minh

Villa 193/13 Dien Bien Phu, Binh Thanh / +84 28 3514 2345 /Website
One of the oldest tailor in the city, also famous for making suits for both men and women at a high price. English is spoken.

 

Dũng Tailor

221 Le Thanh Ton, Ben Thanh, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 98 584 8382 / Facebook

Makes suits for men and women. It can takes up to three weeks to complete a suit. Most fabric is imported from England and Italy. English is spoken.

 

H&D Tailor

Shop 5, New World Saigon Hotel, Phạm Hong Thai Street, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3620 8885 / Website

Wide range of premium fabrics imported from Europe. It often takes about a week to complete a suit, but they are willing to accept urgent orders. English is spoken.

 

Nhựt Tailor

232 Le Thanh Ton, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3822 5338
523 An Duong Vuong, D5, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3832 1329 / Website

Makes suits, shirts and pants for both men and women. Customers can bring their own fabric. The shop in D1 is a little more expensive than the shop in D5. English is spoken.

 

Thu Hà Tailor

25 Nguyen Van Giai, D1, HCMC, Vietnam / +84 28 3820 1488

Makes clothes for men and women. Has minimal amounts of fabric and prefers customers to bring their own. Orders will take up to ten days. English is spoken.

 

Việt Thanh Tailor

129 Le Thanh Ton, D1, HCMC, Vietnam/ +84 28 3823 2077 / Website

Popular tailor of casual and work clothes for men and women. English is spoken.

 

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