South Bund Soft-Spinning Material Market
Most people who come to Shanghai will recommend the South Bund Spinning Material Market as a must-visit place. There you can choose a variety of fabrics, and then work with a tailor to customise the clothes you want. Because production takes time, it’s often best to make this market the first place to visit.
As people in fashion industry always said : French design, the British fabric, Shanghai workmanship. Once upon a time, the “Shanghai tailor” were very popular among the fashion industry.
Once you enter the market, you can see almost all the shops are using several languages to write their billboards as 80% of the customers are foreigners. “Tailor” is the most prominent feature, not only satisfying Chinese and foreigner’s requirement for tailored fit clothes, but also bringing them unique clothing characteristics.
Tailor-made clothing in a foreign country is very expensive, but spending very little money here will be able to get a perfect fit for much less. For this reason, many visitors from abroad keep coming here.
What can you get there: soft-spinning material, tailor-made.
Price: about 677 RMB per person.
Website: no official website.
How to get there: Several minutes away from Metro Line 8, Lu Jia Bang Road Station.
Address: No. 399, Lu Jia Bang Road, Huangpu District. 地址:黄浦区陆家浜路399号