Diamond Plaza Center
Add: 34 Le Duan St., Dist 1
Add: 135 Nguyen Hue, Dist 1
Sai Gon Center
Add: 65 Le Loi, Dist 1
An Dong Plaza
Add: 18 An Duong Vuong St., Ward 9, Dist 5
Add: 54-56 Nguyen Trai St., Dist...
Around Pho Hang Bong and Pho Hang Gai, just northwest of Hoan Kiem Lake, are plenty of souvenir shops selling T-shirts and Viet Cong (VC) headgear. It might be worth noting, however, that neither Ho Chi Minh T-shirts nor VC headgear are very popular apparel with Vietnamese refugees and certain war...
There are quite a few stores in Hanoi that offer new and antique Vietnamese handicrafts (lacquerware, mother-of-pearl inlaid furniture, ceramics, sandalwood statuettes etc), as well as watercolours, oil paintings, prints and assorted antiques (real and fake). Pho Hang Gai, Pho To Tich, Pho Hang Khai...
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...
Bao Khanh Tailors
37 Phan Dinh Phung, Tel: (84-510) 861 818
Popular tailors specialising in made-to-measure fashion, formal wear and casual clothing. Well patronised and enjoying a good reputation. Ask for Mr Binh.
Kim Bong Carpentry
106 - 108 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Tel: (84-510) 862 279
La Boutique and the Silk
Tel: 928 5368
Add: 6 Pho Nha Tho
Near St Joseph Cathedral, this place is well worth a look. The original designs are inspired by Vietnamese ethnic-minority clothing and are made from high-quality Lao silk.
Tel: 825 4237
Email: khaisilk@fpt .vn