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Mahaco Impex

51 Arab Street | Kampong Glam Shop Houses, Singapore 199748, Singapore
+65 6396 0696
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Brilliant place

Went to Mahaco silk shop after reading reviews here. Tried others first but this was by far the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eira P
,
Wells, United Kingdom
via mobile
Spoilt for choice

I found this wonderful shop after searching on trip advisor and it certainly lived up to the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Chris M
,
Lausanne
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51 Arab Street | Kampong Glam Shop Houses, Singapore 199748, Singapore
Kampong Glam
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+65 6396 0696
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Mahaco silk shop after reading reviews here. Tried others first but this was by far the best, not the cheapest but felt I could buy with confidence. Bought exactly what I wanted with Lots of helpful advice. All the family were great, even...More

1  Thank Eira P
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I found this wonderful shop after searching on trip advisor and it certainly lived up to the reviews. The staff were delightful and the selection of genuine silk was amazing. I was even shown the test to authenticate the real deal. Beautiful Italian silks in...More

1  Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Hands down this is the best place to shop for silk. The service is very good and the staff is knowledgeable.

2  Thank Mister T
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Good service by the staff who attended to us, no hard selling, the scarf is legit, I bought the silk + cotton scarf for $38sgd, pure silks scarves starts at $70++ a piece, they also have gift items that are priced for $6sgd, the shop...More

1  Thank neomoht
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

My friend was visiting Singapore so I took the opportunity to purchase a small quantity of fabric via email & have it delivered to her hotel. Mr Mabir Singh was beyond helpful with my order ensuring I received the correct fabric I shall definitely use...More

1  Thank C R
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I was searching for a certain colour shawl or fabric to match an unusually coloured dress. The staff at Mahaco found the perfect match. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank MPSelvaggio
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We got married last week, 11 August. 2nd time for both of us. Bought the material for a summer dress for the garden party which was held to celebrate. Expensive, especially as it was made up by a professional dressmaker, but worth every penny. No...More

2  Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

probably the only shop that is selling genuine silk in that area. they taught me the trick to identify genuine vs fake silk and i have to say i was amazed. all this time i was buying fake silk from other shops and didn't know...More

3  Thank Sandiv68
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I have bought "silk" in several locations in this part of the world and usually I accept that it is more likely to be polyester than silk! From time to time I have asked them to do the burn test but in this shop I...More

2  Thank mmmySouthCoast
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

As a Canadian I knew nothing about buying silk. My daughter has MS and I wanted to buy a silk sheet for her bed, but Asian beds are shorter than ours. I went to this shop as it was so well recommended and was given...More

1  Thank Adventureglo61
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Nearby
Kampong Glam
This traditionally Malay enclave of Singapore offers
an alluring array of shops, cafes, and bars. A walk
down Haji Lane offers quirky shopping, while one block
over, Arab Street is a treasure trove of brightly
coloured fabrics, clothing, and Turkish rugs. Stop for
a leisurely coffee or cocktail and watch local kids
play traditional games along the lane. Also home to
the Malay Heritage Centre and one of Singapore’s most
...More
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I'm certain this is the site. 3w mahaco com sg
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