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Address: No.399 Lujiabang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
Phone Number: 021-63775858
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The Great Wall was okay but having bespoke clothing made was the best

Do your research, there are lots of reviews on the stalls. The market has three floors with about 60 stalls on each floor. Walk around and see what you like noting the stall... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Like many markets in China, this one is overwhelming. I read the reviews on Jenny and they were spot on. Other stalls are constantly harassing anyone who passes by. Not #237, Jenny and family are busy waiting on customers. Had 2 suits, trousers, and many shirts made. 3 days, no problem. Very fair prices, good quality. Tip: Have an extra... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Tailors and clothes shops everywhere, so how do you chose one from another. It was great to see but we didn't have anything made, just too many shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Second time at Smith's Tailor (Sam), located on the corner of this market. Beautiful tux and handmade linen shirts, made overnight back in 2008, and just this past Oct., 2014, had another tux, and more shirts made, again within 24 hrs. The market is filled with small individual stalls, making & selling men's suits, shirts, pants, etc. and ladies oriental... More 

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Halifax
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Do your research, there are lots of reviews on the stalls. The market has three floors with about 60 stalls on each floor. Walk around and see what you like noting the stall number. I have been more than once. I usually fly into Shanghai at the first of my trip, visit, get my clothes measured then travel. The day... More 

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Blue Mountains, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is very much geared toward the tourist, not a great selection of material, very noisy, pushy, crowded and dirty. there were many local women going through a box of dime a dozen scarves so I assummed they would be a reasonable price, when I asked I was pulled away from the crowd (always a sign of things to come)... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

First time visiting this establishment. We were looking for a length of material for a dress. Compared to the fabric and tailors market across the road this one is much more busy and has less options to purchase material by the metre. Also it is more touristy with shop owners calling out to you like they would at Xianyang Market.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is one major place in Shanghai to get tailor clothing made. Similar to comments from other reviewers come with an idea of what you want made and make sure you have plenty of time to return for a second and, at times, a third fitting. I have returned to shop 250 every year for many years. They are trustworthy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We visit the fabric market on the first day of every trip to shanghai.. Have had various pieces made, including men's suits, cashmere jackets, dresses and leather goods. Quality ranges from very good to poor, do your due diligence before you commit. We had a leather jacket copied on our recent visit and it was perfect. Be prepared to bargain.... More 

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Suzhou, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My boyfriend and I live in a nearby city so we decided to get some suits made. We both had to come back to Shanghai several times just to get refitted because he didn't tailor it correctly or literally didn't fix the problems from the time before. My pants didn't even have a button after the 3rd visit... My boyfriend's... More 

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Maastricht
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

In this building you will find hundreds of small tailer shops. It doesn't matter where you go and make your clothing, because most of them are working together with factories and your order ends up at the same people. You can make everything you want. Summer jacker, winter jacket, tuxedo, leather jackets, trousers. Choose from thousands of different materials and... More 

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Address: No.399 Lujiabang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
Phone Number: 021-63775858
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai

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