Hoi An Ancient Town is not only famous for its ancient architectures, local lifestyle, local food, but also for shopping as well. This is home to nearly 400 tailor shops. Besides clothes, you can find gôd and beautiful shoes at reasonable prices here. These are some high recommendations of Handmade shoe shops from TripAdvisor as well as by word of mouth locally in Hoi An.
1. Friendly shop – 18 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An
Tel: (+84) 935211382
This is the most famous shoes shop in Hoi An. It also provides custom-made shoes service with almost every designs you ever desire. Friendly Shop is special because it’s the only shop that refunds money if you are not satisfied with the shoes. You can choose design on internet, using the computer or browse the catalogues.
2. 09 Shoe Shop – 65 Tran Hung Dao street
Telephone: 0510 3863 573
The reason this shoe shop is different to the many other in the Hoi An area is their honesty and customer service. They also gave you tips about site seeing in the Hoi an area and about various restaurants. When you visit them, bring along a print out of the style of shoes you would like to get made and they will tailor them for your – perfect fitting, great quality leather and good friendly service. What more would you want? The number 9 symbol for the happiness which is the reason for the shop name – not the address.
3. An Nam shoe shop – 647 Nhi Trung street
Telephone : (+84) 97 614 36 96
An Nam Shoes Shop is a small shoe shop ran by a very nice couple who speak English very well compared to other locals. The shoes are handmade from leathers you choose according to a design by your choice. Don’t be afraid to insist on a better quality shoe sole and heel! It might cost a little more but your shoes will last longer. I’ve tried making shoes in several places in my various trips to Hoi An and this shop is the best – very nice people, good prices and great shoes
4. Loc Phuoc shoe shop – 45 Tran Phu street
Telephone : 0510 391 1969
Loc Phuoc shoe shop makes a top quality shoes in a very reasonable price. Their service is really good and sell girls are very friendly and enthusiasm. The custom copied shoes are awesome, and seem to be holding up. Probably best to stick to simple designs without heels.
5. Buffalo Leather Shop – 22 Tran Phu street
Telephone: +84 (0)90 542 30 09
Coming to this shop, you don’t have to worry about any problem. You will be explained and given advice to choose materials, style, height and offered suggestions to help with the process. Most of clients are very pleasant for a wonderful experience in Buffalo. The impressive things of the shop are friendly staffs, good service and quality. The shop is a high recommendation for good quality leather.
(Source: TripAdvisor, Hoianfoodtour)