Looking for cute kids’ cheongsam in Singapore this Chinese New Year? Nab these CNY dresses, qipao and Mandarin collar shirts for girls, boys and babies!
Chinese New Year begins Sunday, 22 January 2023! Between family reunions at all the best restaurants and school celebrations, it’s time to get your little ones’ Chinese New Year clothes sorted. Ditch fast fashion styles and instead look to these cute Year of the Rabbit prints and designs from local brands in our list of top children’s CNY fashion looks for 2023, including kids’ cheongsams, Mandarin collar shirts and more in Singapore! If you find designs are selling fast, we think you’ll find a great selection at major department stores. When all else fails, the CNY fairs in the atriums of some malls should have kids’ cheongsam in a pinch!
Keep scrolling for where to buy kids’ cheongsam and Mandarin collar shirts in Singapore!
Bochechas: matchy CNY outfits & kids’ cheongsams
Bochechas is a new, sustainable local brand that’s big on using premium high-quality fabrics that are weather-appropriate for the whole fam. All their clothes are designed here in Singapore with fabrics imported from Europe! For Chinese New Year clothes, you’ll find modern kids’ cheongsams in multiple shades and prints (the Rabbit and Orchid prints in particular are *chef’s kiss*) and lovely matching shirts for siblings and parents.
Chubby Chubby: modern CNY collection
Chubby Chubby is known for its fun, quirky, graphic prints that make its CNY range well-loved by children and parents alike! Their latest collection features more modern dresses and prints, so if you’re looking for traditional-looking cheongsam-inspired outfits you can have a look at past collections (that also happen to be on sale!). The bright colours will lift anyone’s mood this festive season and will definitely make for great photo ops.
Chubby Chubby, www.chubbychubby.sg
The Elly Store: matchy CNY outfits
Elly is a stalwart on our annual Chinese New Year clothes list, and with good reason – their prints are always playful and oh-so adorable on babies and kids. They’re all about clothes that are classic, chic and fun, yet comfortable enough for kids to run and play in.
The Elly Store, #02-29 Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259760, Tel: (+65) 9628 0338 (WhatsApp), multiple stockists, www.theellystore.com
Le Petit Society: pastel florals for CNY
It’s no secret that Le Petit Society’s CNY threads are some of our faves, and it seems their designs just get cuter every year! This time around they’re playing with lots of pastel florals with lovely mandarin-collared options and cheongsam even for the littlest ones in the family.
Le Petit Society, www.lepetitsociety.com
Little Qipao: kids’ CNY fashion
The biggest stockist of CNY family fashions and kids’ cheongsam in Singapore, Little Qipao can kit out the whole fam in coordinating prints and colours. We particularly like their bold geometric and pineapple prints.
Little Qipao, www.littleqipao.com
Maison Q: reversible kids’ cheongsam
Two designs in one outfit? In many, many, fun prints? Maison Q’s signature reversible tops, modern cheongsam dresses and onesies are back for CNY 2023 with their new collection! Designs are available for littlies from 6 months to tweens up to 12 years old.
Maison Q, www.maison-q.com, other stockists include Takashimaya, Tangs and Motherswork
Melon: minimalist CNY kids clothing
Could we love stylish and comfortable, minimalist kidswear line Melon any more? Their Fresh Edit will start you off bright and fresh for the new year, and the best part is they can totally be worn all year round!
The Missing Piece: homegrown brand for CNY clothing
This boutique homegrown brand offers gorgeous looks for girls and boys. (They even do custom pieces and cheongsam for special events!) All their fabrics are breathable, soft and kid-friendly. On the pricier side, but the quality shows!
Read our interview with Missing Piece founder (and mama) Fock Ee-Ling on her tips for choosing a cheongsam!
The Missing Piece, 501 Bukit Timah Road, Cluny Court #03-05, Singapore 259760, www.iwantthemissingpiece.com
Sea Apple: cotton CNY collection
Both we and our kiddos are Sea Apple devotees when it comes to modern cheongsam and other CNY dresses and outfits; they always bring it with stylish cuts and unique prints made from 100% certified GOTS organic cotton that stand out (but in a good, understated kinda way).
Sea Apple, seaappleshop.com
Kiddy Palace: affordable CNY outfits
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 definitely find some traditional and modern cheongsam for kids here. You can even complete your kids’ look with their beautiful range of shoes and accessories, from cute bags to hair accessories.
Kiddy Palace, multiple locations, kiddypalace.com.sg