Where to buy decent quality shirts at a decent price

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Re: Where to buy decent quality shirts at a decent price

Post by superferret » Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:04 pm

The area around the Russian market next to KFC has some "export" shops, those ones are really hit and miss but worth a try.
There's also a three story one in particular that has quality stuff,
I don't remember the name, it's right there on that street, usually empty because the prices are higher, you have to get them to take you upstairs.
That's the only place that I find quality jeans in Phnom Penh.
https://www.google.com.kh/maps/@11.5406 ... 312!8i6656

As for having shirts made, they can make really nice shirts but it's a challenge getting the fit right. It's best to take a well fitting shirt and have them copy it,
sometimes that works other times even that does not. If you're able to figure out how to get them to do the right fit and fabric the shirts can be really good value.
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Re: Where to buy decent quality shirts at a decent price

Post by Duncan » Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:04 pm

I have noticed that when buying shirts off the rack,, already made,, the size on the shirt means nothing here I

would concider myself a average size wearing a M or a L ,, but here I always need a XL or XXL,
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Re: Where to buy decent quality shirts at a decent price

Post by that genius » Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:10 pm

Tailor will charge between $10 and $25 for a long sleeved shirt, button-up collar, depending on how rotund thou art and the material

Any market
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Re: Where to buy decent quality shirts at a decent price

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:02 pm

I'm always amused when vendors call to me "Sir, hab your sigh" and I respond "no, you don't." "Mien, bong! 3XL!" like that's meaningful.

Oddly, there's a fabric shop inside Central Market that does good prices, although you'll have to haggle until they get to know you're local. Standing under the clock tower, locate the arm of the complex with the sequin dresses on the right corner of the arm (this won't be meaningful if you don't already know Central Market) - directly to the right of that sequin dress shop (so, along the arm) is a shop with a literal wall and then mountain of fabrics for pants and shirts. A younger guy and his mother run it, push hard and you'll get decent pants fabric at $4 per metre, and shirt fabrics from $2.5 to $4 depending on weight.

I pay $4 to $6 for tailoring per garment. You can haggle down to $4 if you're getting at least 4 garments made. The tailors around O'Russey are pretty standard and will all start high if they think you're a noob or a tourist. I can recommend a tailor in BT if you're out this way.
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Re: Where to buy decent quality shirts at a decent price

Post by pczz » Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:01 pm

There is another batch of tailors on st 244 between about 107 and 113. Havent tried any yet
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Re: Where to buy decent quality shirts at a decent price

Post by pczz » Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:02 pm

there is another batch of shirt makers south of orrusey on street 214 between about 107 and st 113
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Re: Where to buy decent quality shirts at a decent price

Post by Imposter555 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:25 pm

pczz wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:02 pm
there is another batch of shirt makers south of orrusey on street 214 between about 107 and st 113
must be these https://www.google.com/maps/@11.5599415 ... 6656?hl=en
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Re: Where to buy decent quality shirts at a decent price

Post by pczz » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:14 am

yesp, that's them and then turn down 113 and its pretty much tailors all the way to orussey
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