Hoi An Tailors: Complete Guide to Make Clothes

January 11, 2022 - 2277 views

Getting a tailored-made item is one of the best things to do in Hoian. Therefore, do not miss your chance to have the best tailor-made items when you are here.

Hoi An is a fabric paradise where you get almost any kind of clothes, suits, bags tailor-made. Tailor-made items are at a reasonable price, and the quality lives up to international standards. That is the reason why more and more tourists coming to Hoian for tailor-made clothes. The below article will help you to answer the four most popular questions for tourists who are looking for the best tailor-made products in town.


Which tailor-made items you can get

Getting a Suit Made in Hoi An

A suit is the most popular item to get made in Hoian for some reason. Everyone needs at least a suit in the wardrobe for some special occasions likes weddings, job interview, professional events. A suite needs tailoring, otherwise, you look sloppy and unprofessional. The price for making suits in Hoian is reasonable, there are a lot of designs, colors, and materials for you to choose from. Something to note is that women’s fashion changes at a faster rate than men’s fashion, so make sure to look up some photos of women’s suits before you go getting your suit made.

Getting Casual Clothes Made in Hoi An

Besides suits, you can get some casual and work clothes made such as silk tops, dresses, and jumpsuits. Bellow are recommended casual clothes you should make:

Silk tops: They are among the best sale items in Hoian. Silk is a beautiful local product, which looks elegant, professional, but at a reasonable price.

Dresses: It is not easy to find dresses which perfectly fit at the waist, therefore getting dresses made is a good decision. You will be able to have a non-stretchy dress fitting your waist perfectly when getting it made in Hoian.

Jumpsuits: Like dresses, making jumpsuits made is awesome. You will be able to have the best jumpsuits.

Tailoring in Hoi An

Checking clothing styles 


How long and how much to have a tailor-made item in Hoian

How long?

The time for tailoring depends on the kinds of tailor-made items. The tailors will want enough time to make the best clothes. Below are estimated times for some kinds of tailor-made items

  • Suits: You will need about four or five days to make one.
  • Casual and other clothes: You will need three to four days
  • Simple clothes: Half of a day to finish.

How much?

The price depends on where you go, what kind of tailor-made items, what material you choose, what kind of service (normal or express).

You can expect to pay USD 90 to USD 280 for a tailored-made suit, or USD 17 to USD 50 for a tailored-made dress.

Tailoring in Hoi An

Tailors in Hoian market


Where to get the best Hoi An tailored suits

Bebe Tailor

It is one of the biggest tailor shops in Hoian with about 15 years of experience. The shop has friendly staff who will work with you at every step from material choosing to delivery. The price at the shop is at a reasonable price, but the fabric quality is something you need to worry about

Location: 05-07 Hoang Dieu street, Cam Chau Ward, Hoi An

Opening hours: 8 am – 9:45 pm

Tailoring in Hoi An

BeBe Tailor Store, Hoian

A Dong Silk

A Dong silk shop even stands longer than Bebe Tailor. It has been running for nearly 20 years. It is famous not only in Vietnam but also around the world. Staff in A Dong Silk shops speak fluent English, making it easy and comfortable ordering tailor-made items. Your shopping here will be great

Location: 40 Le Loi street, Minh An Ward, Hoi An

Opening hours: 7:30 am – 9:30 pm


Yaly Couture

Yaly Couture is among the best tailor shops in Hoian. The shop has a variety of materials for you to choose from., a lot of designs, and styles which are fashionable. The only problem with the shop is that the price for some fabrics when you use a 3D body scan for measurements is quite high.

Location: 358 Nguyen Duy Hieu street, Cam Chau Ward, Hoi An

Opening hours: 8 am – 9:30 pm


Tips for getting tailor-made items in Hoian 

Tailoring in Hoi An

Choosing the material for tailor-made items in Hoian

Plan to stay in Hoian long enough for tailor-made items:

If you plan to make a suit in Hoian, you may need to stay there for about 5 days. Going to the tailor shop is the first thing you need to do when arriving in this ancient town.

Do some researches before going to visit the tailor shops

There are hundreds of tailor shops in Hoian, making it difficult to choose one tailor shop. You had better do some researches online, check the review, compare the prices before arriving Hoian.

Be careful when choosing styles, or materials for the tailor-made items

There are so many styles, materials for suits and dresses in Hoian that may confuse you. You should know what exactly you want, choose the right fabric, patterns.

Describe Your Wants in Very Clear Details

It is very important to describe the order clearly, as detailed as possible so that the tailor can understand what you want and make the best tailor-made items for you

Choose suitable patterns for your tailor-made items

When coming to choose patterns for your tailor-made clothes, you can either follow the pictures in the magazines or use an existing item in the shop. However, bear in mind that the final product can be not 100% like it is in the magazine. You should explain to the tailors about the detailed dress or suit you want to have, from the color of it to the material, to the buttons… and consider using an existing item and mixing with a few new ideas for details.

Tailoring in Hoi An

Tailor detail in Hoian

Be Aware of the Weather Condition in Your Hometown

You are in Hoian, sweating in the heat of this town, and you may forget about the weather condition in your hometown. Therefore, think about the weather before ordering tailor-made clothes.

Shop around

Shop around to check the price. Sometimes, you find the item expensive, but the higher price goes with the high quality of the product.

Fix the tailor-made items 

Ask the tailors to fix your clothes if you find something wrong with it. It can be the length, tightness, or the style.

Tailoring in Hoi An

Happy customer in a tailor shop in Hoian

I am sure you will be able to get your best tailor-made items here. You may be a bit overwhelming at first, then the friendly staff at the tailor shop will work with you to create the final products that you are expecting to have. Do not forget to leave some spaces in your suitcases for the new tailor-made items. If you need any further information or booking Hoi An tours, do not hesitate to let us know.

Jenny Tran

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