There is always a good excuse to dress your little person in some sparkle, whether a society event, birthday party, Christmas and New Year party or a wedding celebration. Your kids might not be the dressing-up sort and prefer to wear casual clothes like trendy Converse pumps in the summer and cozy biker boots in the winter. Or perhaps your little tikes prefer grime to bowties. Little Steps Asia has explored Hong Kong and international shippers, searching for such finery, the prettiest dresses, and the most dapper suits and bowties. Whatever they prefer, sometimes an exceptional event in their diary means that you can temporarily get them out of their scruffs and into formal wear. As a parent, you’ll be oohing and aahing at their inimitable cuteness.
Retykle is an innovative luxury resale platform enabling you to buy luxury and designer children's clothing at a fraction of their usual retail price. The brand's founder has a background in luxury fashion and hates to see beautiful clothing go unloved. Retykle makes buying formal clothing easy, saves you lots of pennies, and is eco-friendly. The easy-to-use e-commerce site is in user-friendly sections such as brand, item, or age. There are regular sales and many other items available such as car accessories, toys, and games. Retykle is a magical experience, you never know what you will find, so it’s worth planning ahead.
Bonpoint has been charming children for over four decades. The house's style is immediately recognizable by its use of beautiful fabrics, delicately hand-sewn seams, exquisite embroidery, charming hints of sparkle, and always full of fantasy and magic. Each outfit evokes an elegance expected of a Parisian fashion house. The dressmakers ensure they adhere to the exacting standards; you'll always find six stitches per centimeter instead of five, hand-stitched bias, invisible hems, and rolled finishes in their tailoring. Their clothing range is perfect for any luxury event and allows the wearer a little humor and fun. Bonpoint Vintage encourages families to rediscover clothing from previously-loved collections passed down from generation to generation. Free delivery and returns for orders over €200.
Hong Kong-based Tachéri provides girls under six with pretty handmade party dresses, flower girl dresses, and headbands. Roomila Chandra, the founder, takes great pride in producing comfortable party wear for little girls and mums who love to twin. She’s working on a new website which should be launching soon, but for now, follow Tachéri’s Instagram page for new styles, updates, and launches.
Tachéri, +852 9317 6801, firstname.lastname@example.org,https://tacheri.com/, https://www.facebook.com/tacheriofficial/, https://www.instagram.com/tacheriofficial/
Bloomingdale’s has to be one of the all-time favorite department stores. While there is no physical store in Hong Kong, you can order online until your heart is content. Bloomingdale's has been around since 1872, providing shoppers with a luxury experience, the latest fashion, accessories, and formal wear. The intuitive online store allows you to refine your search for formal and party clothes, flower girl dresses and page boy suits. If you are a Loyallist, you may be entitled to free shipping. Sign up for their newsletter and receive 15 percent discount on your first order. New York fashion straight to your door
KiDS is a socially responsible business that aims to recycle children’s fashion while raising money to benefit children less fortunate than your own. KiDS allows you to buy pre-loved, high-end kids' fashion from Armani, Burberry, Dior, and Ralph Lauren. The prices are well below retail cost, sometimes up to 90 percent less. They aim to make a difference in underprivileged children's lives. Donated pre-loved clothes are sold, and the proceeds are given directly to finance a child in Hong Kong or China. The proceeds of one designer dress can finance the entire education and healthcare of a child. If you have any clothes to donate, they’d be very grateful to receive them.
Malaysian-born Han Chong graduated with a womenswear design degree from London’s Central Saint Martins. His clothing range started for women, but he recently introduced his first collection for the younger generation. Designed in London, the collection features styles inspired by feminine codes and iconic details, including effortless shapes and joyful patterns. Han makes a conscious effort to improve his contributions to the circular economy and is committed to reducing his impact on the environment by using responsibly resourced fibers. Self-Portrait has a comprehensive online store, or you can pop into their Hong Kong flagship store at ONE IFC MALL. The clothes for women and girls are powerfully pretty.
Self-Portrait, Shop 1053B, Podium Level, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, https://www.self-portrait.com/collections/kids
Harvey Nichols has been one of the leading UK suppliers of the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. Today, it’s internationally renowned for expertly edited fashion for kids and adults alike. The flawlessly curated collection of kids’ clothes boasts niche and established labels that sit comfortably next to accessible everyday collections, offering kids the must-have clothes. Harvey Nics has an online store and two impressive stores in Hong Kong which carries labels such as Zimmermann and Stella McCartney, Givenchy, and Versace.
Harvey Nichols, 15 Queen's Road, Central and Pacific Place, 88 Queensway Hong Kong, https://www.harveynichols.com/
Nathalie Genty founded Melijoe in 2007. As a mom, she realized the world was crying out for a one-stop shop for all things style. Her dream was to offer the most beautiful clothes, coveted brands, and the latest collections curated with an expert eye and a unique, modern visual identity. Her well-considered website has fashionistas falling in love with her mini-style! You’ll find designer items from French and international labels, haute couture pieces, limited-edition capsule collections, and mini-me looks straight off the runway. Labels include Kenzo, Molo, and Sonia Rykiel. Deliveries are within a few days across the world. Sign up for the Melijoe newsletter and get 25 percent off your first order.
J Crew makes classics with a twist. Their timeless collection of clothes is designed to last season after season. They have a distinct heritage that they elevate with modern designs and fabric technology. J Crew collaborates with some of the hippest brands and loves mixing leopard print, gingham, and stripes. They are responsible for the planet, choose eco-friendly fabrics, and support their factory workers without compromise. Girls' dresses include the prettiest ruffles, puffs, and bows, while the boys' collection is understated and incredibly cool. J Crew offers international shipping in a matter of days.
J Crew, https://www.jcrew.com/
Next is a long-standing British multinational clothing and footwear brand with hundreds of stores across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Next is a great go-to brand for special occasions and formal wear for kids. They have the cutest dresses for girls alongside gorgeous blazer sets for boys. Home delivery is free on orders over HK$300
Next Direct, https://www.nextdirect.com/
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