Hey there! If it’s your first time coming to Shanghai and don’t know where the fabric markets are, check out this list to find out where you can find and buy your suits!
1. South Bund Fabric Market (上海南外滩轻纺面料市场)
If you search the name “South Bund Fabric Market” on google map, you will find it is also called as “Fabric Market”. It is only 15 minutes away by bicycle from another famous fabric market, Shiliupu Fabric Mall, in Shanghai. There are suits, cheongsams and various custom-made garment shops in the South Bund Fabric Market. The biggest advantage of this market is that you can find many little stalls with all kinds of fabric. You can negotiate with the seller and make a great deal.
Address: 399 Lujiabang Lu, Huangpu, Shanghai, China
Opening hours: 09:30-18:00, Daily.
2. Shiliupu Fabric Mall (上海十六铺面料城)
Shiliupu Fabric Mall is also named as “Shiliupu Material Shopping Market” on google map. As I mentioned before, it’s very close to the South Bund Fabric Market. If you have plenty of time, you can visit both markets and you’ll definitely find the best deal for you. You can also find varieties of fabrics and customized stitching here. There are so many foreigners coming to this market to order their customized suits.
Address: 168 Dongmen Rd, Huangpu, Shanghai, China
Opening hours: 09:00-18:00, Daily.
3. Xinqipu Costume Market (上海新七浦服装市场)
Xinqipu Costume Market is one of the biggest fabric markets in Shanghai. Actually it’s already becoming a big area for clothing. This huge clothing and fabric is called Qipu Road Clothing City. It expands on both sides of Qipu Road as the main trunk, including Shanxi Road, Qipu Road, Henan North Road, Tiantong Road, Zhejiang Road, and Fujian Road, passing through Henan North Road and Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street Connected together. The shopping environment has been upgraded to a higher level, and it has become a comprehensive commercial area with foreign trade clothing wholesale.
Address: 179 Qipu Rd, Zhabei Qu, Shanghai, China
Opening hours: 10:00-21:00, Daily.
4. Qipu Flourish Clothing and Accessories Market (七浦兴旺服饰市场)
Qipu Flourish Clothing and Accessories Market is located in the Qipu Clothing area. If you want to find more choices, here is definitely a place to go.
Address: 168 Qipu Road, Hongkou Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Opening hours: 07:00-18:00, Daily.
5. Maoming South Road (near Huaihai Road)
If you want to find out where you can buy high-end suits made by bespoke tailors, you should definitely visit this area. There are a few Boutique stores located on this road. You will find each store has a huge window which shows their suits on mannequins. It’s free for you to walk in and have a talk with the tailors. Most of them are able to communicate with you in English.
Address: Maoming South Road and Huaihai Road
Opening hours: 10:00-17:00, Daily.