We list out all the top spots to buy Chinese New Year outfits like qipao dresses, Mandarin collar shirts and modern cheongsam in Singapore. Nab these Year of the Dragon outfits for the whole family!
Looking to pick up new qipaos and cheongsam in Singapore for Chinese New Year (which begins Saturday, 10 February 2024)? Between family reunions at all the best restaurants and school celebrations, it’s time to get your Chinese New Year clothes sorted. Ditch fast fashion styles and instead look to these cute Year of the Dragon prints and designs from local brands in our list of top 2024 CNY fashion looks, including modern cheongsams, gorgeous qipao dresses, Mandarin collar shirts, cute kids’ cheongsams and more!
Keep scrolling for where to buy 2024 qipao and modern cheongsam in Singapore!
Bochechas: matchy CNY outfits & cheongsams
Bochechas is a local clothing brand founded by a mum on a mission to bring practical and sustainable kids’ clothing to Singapore. They are known for their distinctive and bold prints crafted with premium fabric, such as Liberty London Tana Lawn and Irish Linen. Parents will love their collection of kids’ cheongsams and more because they’re breezy and provide a blend of style and comfort, making them the perfect choice for navigating house visits in Singapore’s tropical climate! Explore their latest Fly Up High CNY 2024 collection, featuring dragon prints that resonate with the spirit of the lunar dragon year. Whether you’re looking for matching outfits for the whole family or something unique, Bochechas has you covered. Bochechas has also opened a flagship store at Great World, and CNY pop-up store at TANGS at Tang Plaza, adding to the success of its Takashimaya and i12 Katong locations, so you can comfortably try on the wide range of sizes before purchasing!
Le Petit Society: cheongsam tops and outfits for CNY
It’s no secret that Le Petit Society’s CNY threads are some of our faves, and their designs for the kids’ cheongsams in Singapore get cuter every year! Regardless of your family’s style, you can choose from pastel cheongsams to cheongsams with a rainbow motif, modern cheongsam tees with gold dragons and more. We love their matchy matchy Chinese New Year outfits that create a perfect look for that Insta-worthy shot!
Chubby Chubby: modern qipao dress
Chubby Chubby is known for its fun, quirky, graphic prints that make its CNY range and cheongsam collection well-loved by children and parents alike! Their 2024 CNY collections range from more traditional cheongsam outfits to modern qipao dresses and prints, so you can alternate between different looks for CNY Day 1 and 2! The bright colours will lift anyone’s mood this festive season and will definitely make for great photo ops.
Maison Q: reversible cheongsam
Two designs in one CNY outfit? In many, many, fun prints? Maison Q’s signature reversible tops, modern cheongsam dresses and onesies are back for CNY 2024 featuring majestic dragon prints in their Imagine collection! Designs are available for littlies as young as 6 months to adults!
The Missing Piece: homegrown modern cheongsam
This boutique homegrown brand offers gorgeous looks for traditional wear including modern cheongsam, qipao dresses and cute CNY outfits for kids, ensuring every member of the family looks glamorous for CNY house visits! All their fabrics are breathable, soft and kid-friendly. On the pricier side, but the quality shows for these gorgeous CNY outfits and cheongsam in Singapore!
Read our interview with Missing Piece founder (and mama) Fock Ee-Ling on her tips for choosing a cheongsam!
Sea Apple: cotton cheongsam collection
This year, the folks at Sea Apple present a full collection of traditional and modern cheongsams in Singapore, as well as other CNY outfits for the whole fam featuring dragon elements for the Year of the Dragon! Expect comfy clothing for the young and old that is made from 100% certified GOTS organic cotton.
The Elly Store: stylish cheongsam tops
Elly is a stalwart on our annual Chinese New Year clothes list, and with good reason – their prints for kids’ cheongsams are always playful and oh-so adorable, while mums and dads get to take their pick from modern cheongsam tops with a range of prints that suit all personalities. They’re all about clothes that are classic, chic and fun, yet comfortable enough for kids to run and play in.
Little Qipao: cheongsam dress
One of the biggest stockists of CNY family fashion, qipao dresses and modern cheongsam in Singapore, Little Qipao can kit out the whole fam in coordinating prints and colours. We particularly like their bold geometric prints.
Melon: minimalist CNY outfits for kids
Could we love stylish and comfortable, minimalist kids’ wear line Melon any more? Their CNY range will start you off bright and fresh for the new year, and the best part is they can totally be worn all year round!
Kiddy Palace: cheap cheongsam for kids
We love heading to Kiddy Palace whenever we’re in a pinch for occasion wear, because they have multiple locations islandwide and always have fancy yet affordable options for both girls and boys! So you’ll find some traditional and modern cheongsam for kids here. You can even complete your kids’ look with their range of shoes and accessories from cute bags to hair accessories.
Little Kooma: cute cheongsam for kids
If you’re only shopping for kids’ cheongsam in Singapore, check out Little Kooma. We love the variety of cheongsam prints Little Kooma stocks for little ones as young as three months old! From a cheongsam romper with pink flowers to a blue cheongsam top with blue cats, you’ll find something at Little Kooma for even the pickiest kiddo!
The Cheongsam Shoppe
We love the chic, timeless and modern cheongsam designs at The Cheongsam Shoppe. While it stays true to the traditional style, you’ll find gorgeous prints and a wide range of colours. Whether you want a more traditional cheongsam dress or a versatile cheongsam top to pair with your favourite skirt or pants, The Cheongsam Shoppe is the place to go!
Looking for simple but classy cheongsam designs? Joli Pretty creates stunning cheongsam dresses, qipaos and cheongsam tops, including gorgeous batik cheongsam tops. Though they’re a little pricy, each piece is carefully tailored with airy materials so you’ll be cool and comfortable all day.
Make a statement this Chinese New Year with YeoMama Batik’s cheongsam dresses and tops that are beautifully designed with fun, colourful batik prints. Opt for a batik cheongsam dress, cheongsam jumpsuit, playsuit or even a cheongsam top. Plus, they have adorable cheongsam for kids and men, too!
The epitome of class and elegance, you’ll find traditional qipaos at Shanghai Tang. Though it’s not your everyday cheongsam dress, Shanghai Tang’s intricately knitted qipao dresses are certainly worth the investment for special occasions. Just be prepared to pay quite a sum of money for their qipao dresses!