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South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market

No.399 Lujiabang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
021-63775858
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Ranked #10 of 463 Shopping in Shanghai
Type: Malls
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austin
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99 reviews 99 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The name doesn't match what is inside at all. It is really a huge market selling just about anything textile. Most fabrics of all kinds where you can have tailored clothing made to order and be able to pick up in a matter of hours or a few days if you're staying longer. Fakes by the plenty in everything from... More

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Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We like Tina's on the ground floor stall 139 & 140 for Mens suits, shirts and Coats for both men and women. I go to many other stalls as well on the 2nd and 3rd floor. Just get good fabric and a price you like when visiting the stalls. FYI- The bathroom is a junky squatter, only go if you... More

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Pasir Ris, null, Singapore
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Went to 3rd floor shop no 305 in June 2014 to make 2 kungfu shirts and 2 pants, since my husband is a big size man and we can't find any that is ready to wear, cost me 2000 yuan (find out from the local the cost and it's about the same price so I am not being cheated). Quality... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We spent a lot of time at the Soft Spinning Material Market over the past couple of months and overall it was a positive experience. I had my wedding suit, 5 groomsmen suits and 3 business suits plus a bunch of shirts made at Joyce & Rita's (stall 129) and had a fantastic experience. Both Joyce and Rita speak excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you love clothing, the South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market is paradise. Before I continue:- I will leave you to draw your own conclusions (or make your own decision on visiting the market), but the likelihood of the tailors actually making the clothing themselves is very low, and the reality is that the clothing are passed on to sweatshops... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I went to market after reading all the reviews online and had a good price in mind. I would suggest taking a picture with you if you can. Most shops have books to look threw but to me they seemed at bit dated. I'm young so I wanted a more modern suit. I got a jacket and pants for 450... More

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Dazed, amazed, dubious and exhilarated--why stumble through hundreds of stalls on your own? Go with the experts of Shopping Tours Shanghai. Do plan to go back for fittings--plural--to get the benefit of custom tailoring. Not everything will work out, but my inexpensive black polyester pencil skirt fits like a dream, and I'm rather partial to my red silk cadet jacket... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is not for the faint of heart. There are three floors of stalls, many of which have similar presentation and products, so choosing can be bewildering. Plus the stall will have sales women - it is largely women - who have years of experience in parting foreign tourists from their money, so I recommend starting out on small items... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Reading many reviews and feedback on stores I decided to go to store 251. I had a cashmere trench coat made up (680RMB), a suit jacket (450RMB) +2 pants (200RMB ea). I had pictures of items I wanted my trench coat and suit to look like. I am pretty happy with the trench coat, exactly what I was after, even... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I was in Shanghai for 4 days and on the 3rd day, I visited this place. Bear in mind that they close at 6pm (the security guards will not allow you to enter unless you want to collect clothes) so go early. I had 2 shirts, 2 pants and a jacket made at Smith's Tailor near the entrance facing the... More

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