Peas and Plums
Peas and Plums is the fruit of labour by two Singaporean ladies who love fashion and e-commerce. Their in-house designer painstakingly sews every sample piece in order to understand the intricacies and practicalities of each design before signing off for production.
If you want and prefer to browse and feel your clothes for your CNY shopping, Peas and Plums will be showcasing their CNY’19 collection at the Keepers Red Letter Sales from 11 – 13 Jan 2019 at the National Design Centre. There will be a clearance sale on their old stock too, so don’t miss it out!
Price range: $60 and above
If you are looking for matching festive apparels perfect for the family this new year, Baby Pixie offers hand made chic cheongsam at affordable prices! An online store boutique selling made in Singapore designer quality and value-priced children clothing. Check out their sale items for past designs.
Price range: $49 and above
Conveniently Located in the CBD, Miz Apparels is a must-see for women working in the area. Miz offers quality and pretty pieces sourced and manufactured in Korea, including a ‘Mummy & Children’ section. Prices are on the steep side, but you get your money’s worth in impeccable workmanship, authentic designs and quality fabric.
Each design comes in limited quantities so the nicer ones always run out fast. Alternatively, you can also make your purchases from the online store where you get free shipping for purchases over $200 and above.
Where to find:
1 Raffles Place #04-16/17
Tel: 6536 7220
8A Marina Boulevard
#B2-13 Marina Bay Link Mall
Tel: 6636 8513
Price range: $79 (child), $169 (adult)
Joli Pretty is an online shop which was set up to share the love with modern Cheongsam that brings its charm in shapes and prints that fits our modern lifestyles. It offers family-style traditional Chinese wear in a fun and fashionable style.
Every piece of fabric is handpicked and sourced from Singapore, the U.S, Japan, Korea and other parts of Asia which is later delicately pieced together by impeccable craftsmanship.
Every Chinese New Year, they will introduce a collection of mother and daughter set. Their handmade dresses for little princesses are treated the same way as mama’s, with soft cotton lining, zakka tag which is gentle on delicate skin. The little cheong sams even come with side pockets, to put your little girl’s ang baos or toys.
Price range: $49 and above
The Missing Piece
The Missing Piece is a homegrown store in Singapore committed to providing limited edition contemporary matching prints for the whole family. Making it their mission to source for materials, with handpicked details, that appeal to the little ones and provide ultimate comfort in Singapore’s tropical weather.
Price range: $60.00 and above
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Elly is a home-grown children’s fashion label created in 2009. Their designs are guided by the principle that children’s clothing can be beautiful without compromising comfort and practicality. Even though it is the fashion for children, Elly is about making each collection fun and distinctive.
The Elly Store is at #02-29 Cluny Court 501 Bukit Timah Road Singapore 259760
Elly clothes are also available at:
TANGS at TANG Plaza
Kids Department Level 2
310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864
TANGS at Vivocity
Kids Department Level 1
1 Harborfront Walk, #01-187
Motherswork Great World City
(for 0 to 6 years)
1 Kim Seng Promenade #02-16 Singapore 237994
Price range: $39 and above
Online marketplace Zalora has in stock Cheongsam dresses from several brands.
Price range: $29.90 – $148
Our Bitsy Prints
Started by a duo who are so in love with modern Cheongsams, they wish they could go around wearing them every day! Touted as one of the very first online modern Cheongsam shops in Singapore, they hope to share their love for the everyday Cheongsam at an affordable price. Some of their designs are also available in children’s size.
Price range: $118 and above
Comfortably tucked away among the rows of shops in Chinatown complex, it is easy for one to miss Golden Scissors. Golden scissors is a shop specializing in traditional wear, with almost 40 years of experience. Designs range from traditional wedding tea ceremony outfits to modern cuts with flared waistlines and halter-necks with daringly low backs.
Price range: $68 for a simple cotton print to $398 for a dress
Where to find them: Blk 32 New Market Road #02-1112 /1114, People’s Park Plaza, Chinatown
Opening Hours: 1pm to 8pm everyday
The Closet Lover
The Closet Lover (TCL) is a homegrown fashion brand which started with a passion for fashion and the aim to bring in affordable pieces. TCL also offers shoes and accessories to complete the traditional yet chic look. TCL retail outlets are also conveniently located in shopping malls, which makes it easier for you to head down and start your Chinese New Year shopping.
Where to find them: 200 Victoria Street, Bugis Junction, #03-15, Singapore 188021 | 313 Orchard Road, 313@somerset, #B1-30, Singapore 238895 | 3 Westgate Drive, Jurong Westgate, #02-32, Singapore 608532
Price range: $38.90 and above
Lark and Peony
Lark and Peony’s main focus is the modern Cheongsam that uses beautiful quality fabrics mainly from Japan, Australia, USA and other parts of Asia. Conceptualized and designed for the modern woman, they endeavour to revive the nostalgic love of Cheongsams among contemporary dressers by weaving modernity, comfort and sensibility into every piece.
New pieces and their own super local prints will make their first pop-up debut.
Price range: $138 and above
Tong Tong Friendship Store
Tong Tong is a fresh take on the tired stereotypes of Chinese clothing, creating wearables that don’t shout “costume” and pieces that don’t look out of place. Tong Tong Friendship store is one of the pioneers in Singapore introducing wearable contemporary cheongsam dresses. Light-hearted and quietly quirky, but always with a respectful nod to tradition, the clothes are inspired by the classics, but thoroughly in-tune with the modern woman.
Tong Tong Friendship Store
100 Beach Road,
#01-05 Shaw Towers
Tel: 6396 3887
Opening hours: Mon – Sat, 12pm – 8pm
Closed on Sundays & Public holidays
Price range: POA (Price on application)
Launched in 2010, Ong Shunmugam is a contemporary women’s wear label with a simple quest to craft beautiful clothes by focusing on sartorial construction instead of fast fashion; on cut and fit before look; on longevity over excess. Ong Shunmugam collections have been presented at Audi Fashion Festival and Future Fashion Now events.
Exclusively available at Atelier Ong Shunmugam. Appointments and orders write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Price range: $399 and above
Opening hours: Mon – Sat, 12pm – 7pm
Where to find them: 43 Jalan Merah Saga, 01-76, Singapore 278115
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