Top 10 Cheongsam Shops in Singapore
As the Chinese New Year approaches, a lot of people are looking to go shopping for new outfits especially for the festive seasons. Cheongsams are one of the favourite fashion styles during the celebrations because of their cultural significance.
These centuries-old Chinese outfits have been worn by women of all ages in South-East Asia and are now a fashionable statement of one’s heritage. When shopping for a cheongsam for this year’s CNY festivities, you may want to go for something that is modern, chic and unique. On these criteria, we have brought to you the 10 best places to go shopping for your cheongsams in Singapore. While some are pricier than others, the quality and style are assured at all of these outlets, you can even get custom-made cheongsams if you order early enough before the CNY festivities begin. Intoxiquette
Intoxiquette is the place for young office ladies who have a small-sized budget and still want to get great quality. You can get really great quality dresses for under $50. The cheongsams are made of a thin, breathable material that helps you look chic and stylish without suffocating you.
They operate mainly through their online store which you can look through for the best designs and place orders from the comfort of your home. However, if you want to get a feel of the outfits before getting them, you can also walk up to any one of their two physical outlets on the island.
Address: 02-08/09 Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Road Singapore 238843
Opening Hours: 10:30 AM – 9:30 PM
Dressabelle offers simple and cute dresses that fit every occasion and it is no different when it comes to cheongsams. Instead of the regular floral-patterned dresses offered at most stores, they offer a range of cheongsams that help you look modern and stylish while at the same time keeping in touch with tradition.
As one of Singapore’s biggest fashion companies, they offer some of the best prices when compared with other online stores. They remain one of the best places to look when searching for a large range of options to choose from at a favourable price.
Address:100AM Mall, Suntec City Mall (North Wing), JEM Marina Square
L’zzie has a large range of feminine clothing for both adults and kids within Singapore. Their line is inspired by Parisian culture and provides a feminine casual executive look for their customers. They have a lot of elegant outfits that can make you stand out during CNY family dinners.
Their collection of cheongsams is popular because of their xiaomeimei look and sheer cuteness and they can be worn not only for festivities but for everyday activities. You can browse through its CNY collections to find what’s in vogue and the best fit for your style.
Address: Bugis Junction, The Central, Wisma Atria
Opening Hours: 11:30 AM – 9:30 AM
- Golden Scissors
This is one place that does not compromise on the quality of dresses sold. Having been in business for over 40 years, they have mastered the practice of delivering top quality cheongsams to their customers for every occasion.
While the prices may be a bit on the high side, the quality of the luxurious, higher quality cloth used is almost unparalleled. They also make custom-made cheongsam dresses to cater to your very own desires. You should, however, place orders way ahead of the festive seasons.
Address: 32 New Market Rd People’s Park Complex, Singapore 050032
Opening Hours: 1 PM to 8 PM daily
Telephone: +65 8163 0178
- Mama and Misse
Mama and Misse are Singapore’s leading store for classic cheongsams including the cap-sleeved and traditional mandarin collared models. The best part is that they have something for every size (XS to XXXL) so no one is left out.
Asides the regular designs, you can also find some uncommon cheongsam styles that have batik prints and Indian sari fabric on top of the traditional mandarin collared dresses. Although the outfits are a bit pricey, you can be assured you are getting value for your money.
Address: #02-1088 People’s Park, 32 New Market Road, Singapore 050032
Telephone: +65 6533 6250
Address: #02-10 International Plaza, 10 Anson Road, Singapore 079932
Telephone: +65 6221 1865
A brainchild of Yapi PTE Ltd, Cloth.ier has been providing modern ladies with the best ready-to-wear oriental outfits. They combine traditional influences with a modern twist. Their range of cheongsams is made of quality silk, velvet and organza.
Their range extends to kids too so you can have your entire family looking good. You can either visit their sites to make orders for your favourite cheongsam or any of their outlets scattered around Singapore.
Address: #B1-07, Tanglin Shopping Centre, 19 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247909
Opening Hours: 701 Sims Drive #06-03 LHK Building Singapore 387383
- Lark and Peony
Lark and Peony are a Singaporean brand that has a beautiful range of unique cheongsams that outlast the festive season. This is chiefly because their fabrics are sourced from the only the best sources in Japan, Korea and Australia. Their vintage styled designs with colourful hues make them one of the best places for the modern woman to do her shopping.
Their signature cheongsam – the princess’ style features cap sleeves and a flare skirt and an obi belt that ensure style and comfort.
- The Happy Cheongsam
The Happy Cheongsam offers a large variety of cheongsams covering everything from casual cotton cheongsams to more exquisite cheongsam with various unique prints including brocade, ikat and batik on the traditional mandarin outfits.
Part of their unique features includes the matching mom and mini-me sets that afford you the opportunity to play dress-up and go out twinning with your little ones. The cute children-wear dresses are made for little ones between the ages of two and Six
- Tong Tong Friendship Store
What better way to rock a cheongsam than with a nostalgic old school style?? Tong Tong Friendship Store shows that cheongsams can be fun to wear with a unique 70’s inspired clothing range. The playful prints and patterns on the dresses ensure that you look stunning every time you put them on.
They have a limited number of pieces on most of their designs, making them quite exclusive. This is pretty much helpful if you like to avoid seeing the same outfit you have on two other people at your family reunion dinner.
Address: #01-04/05 Shaw Towers, 100 Beach Road, Singapore 189702
Telephone: +65 6396 3887
Zalora is one of the most popular online websites for fashionistas all over Singapore. But in addition to everyday wears which they are well known for, they also offer a wide range of cheongsams too and at very cheap prices. You can get a high-quality cheongsam piece for under $100. \
Modern cheongsam styles like playsuits and crop-tops make sure that the outfits remain relevant way past the festive season.