Dong Khoi street is lined with small shops selling all manner of pretty items for adorning the self or the home.
Authentique Interiors (Tel: 822 1333; firstname.lastname@example.org; 6 Dong Khoi street) Interesting home furnishings, tableware, ceramics, unique embroidery designs on pillowcases, clothina and baas.
Precious Qui (Email: email@example.com; Tel: 825 6817; 29A Dong Khoi street) Ceramics, housewares and silks in contemporary, minimalist designs.
Oriental Home (Tel: 510 0194; www .madeinvietnamcollection.com; 2A Le Duan) Furniture, ceramics, lamps, lanterns and stone carvings, some of which are antiques; also sells jewellery, clothing and does custom-made ao dai.
Living & Giving (Tel: 822 3104; firstname.lastname@example.org; 11 Ngo Due Ke) Packed with stylish linens and bedding, furniture and unusual home decor in iron, wood and ceramic.
Mai Handicrafts (Tel: 844 0988; email@example.com; 298 Nguyen Trong Tuyen, Tan Binh district) Fair-trade shop dealing in ceramics, ethnic fabrics and other gift items, in turn supporting disadvantaged families and street children.