Looking for stylish, traditional Chinese clothes and accessories for you and the little ones this Lunar New Year? Here’s an edit of nine brands from some of our favourite stores in Singapore.
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Its Oriental Origami collection for Chinese New Year is inspired by the Japanese art of folding paper, and features motifs such as paper cranes and swallows.
The options for kids range from baby rompers to cheongsam for girls and shirts for boys ($39.90 – $65.90). Mums have a choice of playsuits and cheongsam, while Dads can pick out colourful shirts ($88 – $138).
The label also collaborated with local brand Bowtiful to create a range of matching hair accessories ($22 – $28).
The home-grown accessory brand’s Chinese New Year collection includes stylish mini-me versions of its shoes, from size 16.
They range from $29.90 to $36.90, while the women’s range is from $46.90 to $59.90.
There are also adorable dog-themed pouches and bags.
Get them online and from its physical stores.
Launched by a mumpreneur, this fashion brand is loved for its sleek silhouettes and luxe details.
Its festive Enchanted Garden collection has a few twinning pieces, including a floral embroidery cheongsam ($380 for mums, $90 for girls), a blue linen shirt ($80 for dads, $40 for boys), as well as resort tribal outfits for Mummy, girls and boys ($40 – $200).
The kids garments are only available at their online store.
From sweet ballerina flats to casual yet glamorous espadrilles, and even sporty sneakers, this shoe label’s Mummy + Me collection has you and your little girl covered for every occasion.
Prices range from $76 to $99 for women’s shoes and $63 to $79 for girls.
It’s available online and at Pazzion stores.
If your little girl doesn’t like a tight-fitting cheongsam, this brand’s cheongsam Twirl dress ($45) gives her the freedom to run around.
Made of cotton, it’s suitable for ages one to eight (buy one size up as the cutting runs small), and comes with a matching hairclip and bloomers.
The label stocks a large variety of festive clothes, and there is a Mum-and-daughter cheongsam set, as well as other non-festive twinning outfits for the whole family.
Contemporary with a touch of street style sums up this label’s festive collection – its pretty floral dress, for instance, was inspired by orchids during a late evening walk.
Choose from T-shirts, blouses, skirts and dresses ($49 – $89).
If you prefer eco-friendly clothing for your kids, this Singapore-based brand now has bigger sizes for up to age five in its collection of baby and children’s wear.
Think printed long jumpsuits, leggings and T-shirts ($35 to $45), made with organic cotton and eco-dyes.
Order it online and at The Playfair.
How cute are these matching printed outfits for your little boy and girl? The festive firecracker bows that dot these garments are perfect for welcoming the New Year.
Their CNY collection includes cheongsams ($79) and blouses ($49) for girls and mandarin collar shirts ($59 – $69) for boys. Mums aren’t left out either, the brand stocks skirts ($148) for ladies in colourful prints.
Get them online and at Eclecticism + Lauren Jasmine and The Playfair.
Sea Apple’s Chinese New Year collection impresses with their stylish and modern pieces that are perfect for the festive period.
Check out their cheongsams, samfus and two piece outfits ($59 – $84) for girls and mandarin shirts and bermuda shorts ($39 – $54) for boys. There are also cheongsams and rompers ($54.90 – $64.90) for babies.
Don’t miss out on the ‘Year of the Dog – Woof!’ collection ($32 – $52), too! It features an adorable puppy-themed print on rompers, shirts, dresses and more.
Preorder now and they’ll deliver your garments by end Jan, so it comes just in time for Chinese New Year.
Available online, as well as at Keepers, The Playfair, Tangs, Nana & Bird and Motherswork.
By Felicia Wong, Young Parents, January 10, 2018 / Additional Reporting: Debby Kwong, February 2018
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