Cheongsams, Qipao, And Chinese New Year Clothes For Kids 2023

Where To Shop For Traditional Clothing In Hong Kong For The Whole Family?

It’s on – Chinese New Year outfits are hitting the streets and schools for the year of the Rabbit! Tis’ the season to dress to impress for Chinese New Year events, school celebrations, family gatherings, and more. Little Steps has shopped the markets, designers, and boutiques to give you the scoop on where to buy the perfect Cheongsams, Qipaos, Hong Kong-style costumes, and Chinese New Year outfits for your babies, toddlers, boys, girls, and adults too! We also included a qipao rental company in Hong Kong – score!

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  • KIDS: Cheongsams, Traditional Chinese Dress, Rompers & More!

    Where To Shop For Chinese New Year Clothing For Kids In Hong Kong?
    1. Ganas Kids: This children's apparel brand based in Hong Kong offers clothes and accessories in playful Asian designs for babies and kids aged 0-3. They personalize too making it an awesome option for kids to stand out this Chinese New Year.  Their limited edition Chinese New Year bodysuits are back! 'Fat go zhutou' is a local take on a traditional Chinese New Year greeting for abundant wealth.
    2. Cotton On: This family-favorite brand is joining in on the fun this year with some great CNY-themed t-shirts (currently buy 1 get 50% off) as well gorgeous red dresses for the girls and tiger-printed shirts for the boys!
    3. Etsy: We all love Etsy and for CNY, they have a nice and small collection of cheongsams for girls, adorable rompers for babies, and some cute CNY-inspired tops for moms. Check them out online, international delivery varies, so best order soon rather than later!
    4. Sea Apple: This unique label comes from Singapore, but also ships overseas. They offer a beautiful and chic selection of Chinese New Year outfits that are designed for a modern family.
    5. Yue Hwa Chinese Products: Another notable seller of traditional Chinese products in Hong Kong, Yue Hwa is a leading market retailer selling a variety of Chinese products with genuine quality, from healthcare, arts, and crafts to clothing... You can also shop online!
    6. Retykle: We love upcycling and creating a new life for old garments.  Retykle is Hong Kong's online consignment shop and they offer a variety of slightly used and new CNY-styled clothing options. You can shop for designer children's clothes in all shades of red for the new year at a discounted price.
    7. More Traditional Chinese Outfits For Kids:  There are a variety of shops in Hong Kong that offer traditional Chinese Outfits online for babies and kids.  You will find a few of our favorite shops below:
  • MOM / DAD FINDS: Cheongsams And Chinese New Year Clothing For Adults

    Where To Shop For Chinese New Year Clothing For Adults In Hong Kong?

    Get festive and buy your Cheongsam to have a matching outfit with the little ones:

    1. Shanghai Tang: A premium designer brand offering modern Chinese outfits, designer qipaos, and Mandarin collared shirts for men.
    2. AliExpress: When in doubt, head to AliExpress, this online store always saves the day. They have various traditional Chinese New Year outfits for the whole family. Make sure to place your order ahead of time, as delivery times vary.
    3. H&M: This Swedish brand always offers a cute and laidback collection of Chinese New Year outfits closer to the actual date. Make sure to check out their stores all over Hong Kong as well as online!
    4. Classics Anew: A young Hong Kong-based fashion label providing a renewed version of the traditional style Cheongsam with contemporary elements.
    5. Yan Shang Kee: Want to try wearing Qipao, but do not want to own it? No worries- Yan Shang Kee provides a Qipao /(Cheongsam) rental service. Book a fitting session with them, try on the styles you like, and take a stroll in Central in your groovy Chinese traditional outfit. What's more? The hairstyling service is included in the rental price, so you get an authentic Qipao experience.
    6. Style Carousel: Style Carousel is a curated online marketplace for bespoke pieces and luxury fashion rentals. For Chinese New Year, they have partnered with Yi Ming for Qipao/Cheongsam rentals. Shop for designer rentals for CNY (it's great for the environment too)!
    7. Yi Ming: For more contemporary qipaos and cheongsams, head to Yi Ming for a great selection of New Year's garments.
    8. GOD: Currently stocking a wide and modern selection of qipaos and cheongsams.
    9. Cammie Chan Cheongsam: Creates beautiful and quirky cheongsams for the whole family, even your furry friends!


  • THE MARKETS: Cheap And Affordable Cheongsams

    Where To Shop For Chinese New Year Clothing In Hong Kong?
    1. Stanley Market: You will find plenty of dress-up gear here - babies. boys, girls!
    2. The Lanes: Close to Central near right off Queen's Road Central...browse away!
    3. Pottinger Street: Plenty of outfits for all ages.
    4. Ladies Market: The famous market in Wan Chai that has anything that you can imagine!

    Click here to check out our guide to the top 10 markets in HK.

    Editor's note: Markets were hit hard during COVID times, now is a good time to support local!

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