Ho Chi Minh is on many a bucket list. However, is shopping in HCMC in the top few activities to do while there? If so, and you are after women’s fashion by local emerging designers, this list is for you. Here are our Top 10 women’s fashion boutiques to visit during your next trip to beautiful Saigon.
Thủy Design House. Impressive timeless classic designs of various shapes and colours from one of Vietnam’s fastest rising stars of fashion. 151/5 Dong Khoi | http://thuydesignhouse.com
Mai Lam. An urban, edgy take on some classic Vietnamese styles producing eco-friendly handmade products. 132-134 Dong Khoi | http://www.mailam.com.vn
Cashew. Trending now dresses and separates in multiple colours and patterns. 38 Ly Tu Trong | http://cashew.vn
Sông. Valerie Gregori McKenzie’s label personifies French bohemian-chic for women, men, children and the home. Think gorgeous linens and silks. 75 & 63 Pasteur | http://asiasongdesign.com
designer forum. A multi-label boutique showcasing the talent of some of the fastest rising stars on the Vietnamese fashion scene: Linda Mai Phung’s mai+flo, Nhat Minh, Dieu Anh, The Line, and ODD. 165-167 Le Thanh Ton | Facebook
Tylho Boutique. Designs displaying old-world dressmaking techniques such as intricate patterns, fine tailoring such as hidden pockets, pleating, and closures. 84 Ly Tu Trong | http://www.tylho.com
KIN by Congtri. One-of-a-kind haute-couture satin and silk frocks at ready-to-wear prices. Ask to be shown the back room, where all the “good” dresses are. It’s most impressive! 198 Le Thanh Ton | http://kinbycongtri.com
DMC by Do Manh Cuong. Simple yet chic fashion, high quality clothing which recently wowed crowds at Vietnam Fashion Week 2013 with the Le Jardin collection. 213 Ly Tu Trong | www.dmc-vn.com
Le Chat Studio. Unique fashion and exotic accessories produced with a broad range of fabric – from pure silks, velvets to pure cottons sourced from the East. 132 Le Lai | http://lechatstudio.com
Vietnam Designers House. Housing more than 20 emerging and established fashion designers from Vietnam. 161A Hai Ba Trung | http://www.vietmode.com.vn
Link to map of shops in order: http://tinyurl.com/cqaz5dp
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