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Mahaco Impex

51 Arab Street | Kampong Glam Shop Houses, Singapore 199748, Singapore
+65 6396 0696
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Very helpful staff

I was searching for a certain colour shawl or fabric to match an unusually coloured dress. The... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
via mobile
Our wedding dress.

We got married last week, 11 August. 2nd time for both of us. Bought the material for a summer... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Richard F
via mobile
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51 Arab Street | Kampong Glam Shop Houses, Singapore 199748, Singapore
Kampong Glam
+65 6396 0696
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Reviewed 10 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.

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Reviewed 19 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

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 11 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

2  Thank Sandiv68
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

1  Thank mmmySouthCoast
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
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We found some lovely fabric in the shop but there was not enough for our needs. The owner arranged for more to be made for us and then shipped to Australia. He was fantastic to deal with . Communicated well via email. The fabric has...More

Thank JoCoJin
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was the best fun ... we learnt so much about silk and what's not pure silk. We bought several lengths and also some German linen which was an unexpected bonus. Went back the next day because we'd forgotten to buy lining. A lovely light,...More

3  Thank Liz H
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The staff are very knowledgable and the have wide range of lovely fabrics but the letdown both times I have been here has been their recommended dressmakers. The first time I could not get their preferred dressmaker Sandra and was not told that I was...More

Thank VwmuchFood4fun
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I came here today with my parents and my husband to pick up some silk. I had researched the store before arriving here from America and I am glad that I came! There are lots of fabric stores on Arab street but I decided to...More

2  Thank 57amandah
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I have got the reversabler silk coat for the Wedding of my son yesterday. It is a sensation. Thank you so much. It is perfectly tailored à la Haute-Couture, it sits perfect and I love it!! You are the best  Thank you again for...More

1  Thank Coonie25
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
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9 May 2015|
Response from Sandiv68 |
I'm certain this is the site. 3w mahaco com sg