A fair-trade shop dealing in ceramics, ethnic fabrics and other gift items that, in turn, support disadvantaged families and street children. To get here, head northwest on ÐL Hai Ba Trung, which becomes Ð Phan Dinh…
This large, fabulously stocked deli sells imported cheeses, wines, chocolates and other delicacies over two floors, with a fine restaurant crammed into the corner of the 1st level.
Offers custom tailoring.
This is one of several branches in HCMC of the nationwide silk empire. Expensive but high quality.
Also known as the War Surplus Market, this is the place for authentic combat boots or rusty (perhaps less authentic) dog tags, among the hardware stalls. There are also handy gas masks, field stretchers, rain gear, …
This excellent gallery displays some tantalising artwork by Vietnamese artists.
For beautiful handmade silk quilts, sewn by the rural poor in support of a sustainable income.
This colourful store specialises in reproduction propaganda posters, emblazoning its revolutionary motifs on coffee mugs, coasters, jigsaws and T-shirts. Also cool laptop and tablet covers fashioned from recycled Vi…
Vibrant, colourful, creative and highly inspiring, Mai Lam carries beautiful (but pricey) hand-stitched men and women’s clothing and accessories.
Small store incorporating ethnic fabrics and designs with modern styling; also sells gifts, jewellery, lampshades and handbags.