Gifting Wine

The art of getting it right With several festive seasons around the corner many companies and people are browsing wine lists, considering wine to buy as present for their clients and loved ones, but what should they buy? Giving wine as company present for Christmas or Tet is very common in Vietnam. When giving a … Read more

Déjà New

In a world of mass production, finding something truly one-of-a-kind is nigh impossible. Enter Mayhem Saigon (136/1 Le Thanh Ton, D1). Opened in 2013, Mayhem is one of the city’s first and certainly best-known vintage shops, home to all kinds of clothing and accessories you can be sure no one else in Saigon will have. … Read more

Furever Gifts

For many, the joy of giving can be marred with the realization that gift-giving itself is a dressed up episode of consumerism. But what if you want to actually be charitable this season and buy your gift conscientiously? A number of Saigon charities and organizations sell gifts that directly benefit important causes, like womens’ economic … Read more

The Secrets Of Silver

Create your own, one-of-a-kind silver ring, whether as a gift for somebody or just a way to treat yourself There’s always been an aura of mystery surrounding silver, purported to do everything from improving circulation and promoting healing to staving off infections and warning to the presence of toxins. Even the art of silversmithing has … Read more

The Giving Tree

Fashion trends are constantly changing, but the simple meanings behind a lot of pieces, like the mustard seed necklace, the evil eye bracelets and the Tree of Life, remain timeless and relevant. Trang Pham, the Director and Designer behind Saigon Spring Jewelry (9A, Street 43, D2), shares her unique take on the Tree of Life. What inspired you to create your own Tree … Read more