|Foreigners are shopping in Zen Plaza (Photo:VH)|
Known as the leading shopping centers in
This is the second time those centers have received the recognition. The first time was in late 2004.
Each shows its own advantage
While Zen Plaza sets the target to become the fashion center where Vietnamese designers are encouraged to show their talents, the Tax Trading Center tries to catch the eyes of international tourists thank to its convenient place in the city’s center. Coming into life later than the above two,
Nguyen Ngoc Hoa, 34, owner of Xuan Lan D6 Shop in
Sue Howarth from
Sue was confirmed by the website that it is safe to buy goods at places with the symbol of a crane which is granted by the city’s department of tourism to those shops meeting the demands of their standards.
Meanwhile, being regarded as Saigon's premier department store,
The store’s managing board says customers including about 20 per cent of international buyers not only purchase popular products of all kinds but also those of such well known and high standard brands as Cartier, MontBlanc, Gucci, Bvlgari, S.T Dupont, Dunhill, Bally, Furla which are on sale on the first floor.
Diamond Department Store
Different from what
After changing its name from Nhat Nam Plaza to Zen Plaza in 2003, Zen Plaza was considered to be one of the biggest fashion centers in Viet Nam with its own team of 20 designers including such famous Vietnamese ones as Minh Hanh, Nguyen Sa, Viet Lien, Huong Giang and others and a number of international fashion designers.
Thanh Quyen from Ha Noi says whenever she visits HCM City, she comes to Zen Plaza to pick up her favorite fashion items or at least just to satisfy her eyes with all kinds of beautiful clothes on display for sale there. Quyen says she loves Minh Hanh’s fashion designs very much and she can find them in the plaza.
Besides reserving space for the showrooms of the above-mentioned designers,
Most importantly, Zen regularly organizes a fashion show per three months for designers to introduce their new collections inside or outside the plaza and another once a month in the plaza.
“We are planning to cooperate with foreign partners to export Vietnamese fashion costume to Asian markets, especially
Together with these three shopping centers, twenty five others have also received the city tourism service’s recognition for quality, making