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Hoi An

Tailors and shoe makers

sunny 30 °C


We spent a week in Hoi An and loved it. It's a very beautiful and reasonably peaceful place (for Vietnam that is) and the best part is the ridiculously cheap clothes and shoes that can be made!

I tried to not go to overboard but with the cheap prices and talent of the tailors (you can show them anything from a magazine and they will copy it exactly for a pittance of the price) I couldn't help myself. At this time we were tossing up between living in Dubai or the UK (two different extremes of Weather) so I decided to get two good jackets/winter coats made just in case.

Chris had two suits made and several shirts and I had skirts and dresses made for teaching in Dubai. Wealso had leather shoes made (Chris 1 wendy 6!!) Mine were very cheap at around $8 a pair.



While we waited for our clothes and shoes to be made we wandered around the beautiful 'old city' and along the riverside.

We watched a show with traditional dancing and music.

We were very pleased with our clothes and shoes and loved everyday spent in Hoi An! :)

Posted by nzwendy 23:13 Archived in Vietnam

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A beautiful place, lovely people and cheap clothes. Sounds like heaven.

by Blenheim

How long did it take to make these "ensembles" then - it used to take at least a week in Pakistan. Hope we are going to see them "modelled"

by Mum-Dad

Yep, It takes only 24 hours. what an amazing speed

by travelolic

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