Struggling to find oh-so-stylish yet age-appropriate clothing for children? Here are our top picks for kids, tweens and teens fashion. A visit to these independent boutiques and stores will start you out right!
Happy Step Store
Good quality shoes are absolutely essential for growing feet. Happy Step Store stocks orthopaedic-approved baby and kids shoes that are both trendy and comfortable – perfect for discerning, fashion-conscious younglings who want the best of both worlds. Shop a fab selection of children shoes, from beach-friendly open sandals in irresistibly cute prints, to stylish sneakers for dressier days. This online store is a godsent for parents with picky kids!
Currently, the online store offers two reputable Italian brands, Falcotto and Naturino, with shoes for toddlers taking their first steps all the way up to size 35. We’ve got our eye on the anti-slip, lightweight sandals from Naturino, which are a best-seller in hot and humid Singapore.
Check out chic online shopping portal Angelibebe, which stocks premium children’s fashion brands from Europe and America, for those aged 0 to 14 years old. Expect to see familiar names like Sonia Rykiel Enfant and Le Petit Tom. Perfect for anyone who want to dress up their kids without the hassle of shopping malls, Angelibebe’s snazzy site makes buying high-quality brands dangerously easy – it’s just a click away.
We’ve got a soft spot for earthy tones and flowy fabrics, so imagine our delight when we discovered this lifestyle store! Shop simple yet elegant dresses and tops from popular labels Numero 74 and Chandamama. Cuckoo stocks over 25 brands carrying accessories, apparel and furniture for babies to ten-year-olds, including Sebra Interior (for children furniture) and Mrs Mighetto (for quirky art prints), both of which are exclusive to this haven for the stylish ones.
If you’re looking for cute matching outfits for your kids, as well as yourself, you need to check out Ksisters. This is a Korean-style online boutique run by Jungmin Lee, who is a Korean mom of two kids. Jungmin seeks to bring good quality and fabulous kids wear design to Singapore. Be quick if you want to buy these cool pieces as every week preorder starts on Thursday and it often sells out in just one to two hours!
Shopping at Tiffany’s
Well known by both expats and locals for its fashion-forward designs in realistic size ranges, this boutique is a one-stop shop for dresses, jumpsuits, cute tops, shorts and accessories for both mums and teens. Owner Tiffany Maughan helps to curate her ranges for young adults with the help of her daughter Mackenzie on regular buying trips, and you’ll find anything from gowns for prom to beach-appropriate maxis at affordable prices. Fresh designs arrive weekly, so if you see something you like, we advise snapping it up pronto!
The WYLD Shop
Founded by Aussie native Kara Bensley-Austin, this online boutique brings Australian high-street chic to Singapore’s shores, with the majority of designs being exclusive to her store. There’s plenty to browse through, including breezy dresses, cute bikinis, trousers, skirts and even sleepwear. Labels include Indikah, Minkpink, Liberty Lee and Paint it Red. The team also holds frequent pop-up stores, trunk shows and shopping parties for keen young fashionistas.
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