With ethically sourced organic threads, high street children’s fashion staples, or cute and chic designs, here are some of the best places to get kids’ clothes in the city.
The youngest members of the family seem to shoot up faster than you can say “Happy first birthday!”. Before you know it, they’re in big-kid clothes and have an opinion on what they want to wear to playdates, school, college, and so on. To help keep up with your not-so-little one’s growth spurts, we’ve asked the mamas in our office which are their go-to stores. Whether it’s shopping small accessories like sunglasses or playing dress-up for a wedding, we’ve rounded up some of the chicest, trendiest and most comfortable threads that Hong Kong has to offer for kids.
Need a beautifully crafted gift? Or perhaps you’d like your bubba to rock an effortlessly chic French style? Niny Mini offers that and more! Founded by Hong Kong-based French Mama Nelly Malazdra, you’ll find a beautiful collection of clothing, accessories and personalised gifts for newborns to toddlers. A local family business, items are handmade in small batches (with gorgeous French designs) so not only are they kind to the planet but each piece is also unique. We love the hand-knitted outfits made by Nelly’s mother in France! Look out for the embroidered swaddles, vintage-style suitcase gift hampers (that can be customised), wooden teethers and more. While all items are different, there is a clear thread woven through marking Niny Mini’s timeless designs.
Sassy Mama readers will get 10% off their first purchase plus free personalisation on a selected gift when using the code SASSY2021 at the checkout.
Shop sustainably when it comes to threads for the family at this new online clothing and accessory store. Launched in August 2021, it stocks simple yet sophisticated designs (with some bolder prints for kids) which are all ethically produced and socially responsible. You’ll find a wide range of items for all the family from organic sources, using natural or recycled materials, zero allergens and long-lasting material. With a special focus on the younger members of your crew, there’s a wide range of kids’ clothing that’s gentle on delicate skin, while also being kind to Mother Nature.
Founded by a Hong Kong mama, Linda, all items are carefully curated from collections ethically made in Europe. In fact, many products are handpicked by Linda’s daughter and son, so your kids will love them, too! Make sure to take a look at the Instagram page as well to get some inspiration.
BabyChinos – New and preloved kids clothes, high street and designer
For kids clothes from birth to 12 years, you’ll find a huge range of new and preloved high street and designer kids brands starting from as little as $50. BabyChinos is on a mission to reclaim discarded children’s clothes to reuse, so you can also sell on the items you no longer need! There’s also free shipping on all Hong Kong orders.
Bonpoint – French fashion house for children
Do you have a special occasion coming up? Or maybe you just want your kids to look chic on a daily basis. This French fashion house for children (newborn to 14-year-olds) has you covered. Though not light on the pocket, you’ll find seriously cute bloomers to adorable cardigans and trends for your tweens and teens. It has everything you’ll need to have the best-dressed kid.
Cotton On Kids – On trend kids clothing, budget-friendly
Cotton On Kids is an easy (and trendy!) option that won’t break the bank. Check out the latest it has to offer in terms of kids clothes, accessories and more. It’s a go-to for funky tees with cool graphics.
Decathlon – Sporty kids clothes
This megastore will get the whole family kitted out with cute activewear from head to toe! Sporty summer camps or school PE classes are sorted.
H&M – High street kids fashion
You can’t go wrong with H&M as a go-to for affordable children’s fashion from tots to teens. With stores across the city, they stock everything from party dresses to trousers, PJs to pants, so it’s inevitable that most mamas will make a trip here for kids’ clothes while living in the 852.
Jacadi – Chic clothing for newborns to tweens
Parisian chic is the order of the day here. It’s on the higher end of the price spectrum but you know you’re paying for quality and style. It carries clothing for newborns, all the way up to 12-year-old boys and girls. Think cute cotton bloomers for babies, smart shirts and pretty, printed dresses.
Kyle & Vivian – International kids clothing up to 6 years old
This adorable boutique is a treasure trove of baby and kids clothing from around the world. You’ll find one-of-a-kind items for kids (age 0 to 6 years) from the US, UK, Poland, Spain, Iceland and more. Formally an online-only store, you can now head to its new location in Causeway Bay.
Little Busy Baby – Local kids clothing store with natural and ethically made items
A small business hoping to make a big difference, Little Bush Baby was started by Domenique who’s South African born and Hong Kong-based. This beautifully curated site stocks brands that are of high quality, natural and ethically made. A portion of proceeds from every purchase also goes towards helping children in need. Get the kids looking sharp while you feel great about it!
Marks & Spencer – UK kids fashion staples
There is no way we’re forgetting to put Marks & Sparks on our list. A mama’s go-to shop, you’ll find a fab range of kids’ clothes, perfect for all occasions. Think everyday items including underwear, baby onesies and sleepsuits, beach, partywear and more.
moodytiger – Low cost, comfortable kids threads
For comfortable yet affordable athleisure, Moodytiger has you covered. Not only is the selection fresh and clean-cut, but it’s also sun-safe as well. Think tanks and tees, casual pants, jackets, sweatshirts, running shorts, funky leggings and more. From ages 2 up to 12+ years, Mama can get in on some twinning action as well.
moodytiger, Shop B231B, Level B2, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.hk.moodytiger.com
Mothercare – Quality and long-lasting kids clothing from birth to 10 years
If you’re looking for a good place to start your kid’s shopping spree, visit Mothercare. It has all the basics for kids up to 10 years old. Think five-piece packs of cotton underwear, vests, bodysuits and PJs. This UK brand offers a whole range of soft cotton items and fun designs.
MulGlee – Hong Kong-based kids fashion label with small batches and natural fabrics
Founded by a Hong Kong mama, these beautiful girls’ dresses are handmade using natural fabrics (mainly cotton, but also linen and poplin) from Hong Kong, Australia and India (where Praveena is from). Several Sassy Mamas love these gorgeous dresses with classic cut (not revealing at all) and you can even have an item custom made if you so wish. Items are never mass-produced in the fight to reduce waste.
mimi mono (Formally Naomi Wear) – Classic and simple Japanese inspired pieces
Simple, comfy designs that are functional and playful. This Japanese-style kidswear label is all about allowing kids’ true colours to shine through their outfits. Many items are inspired by Japanese kimonos, and the label’s family collection offers matching options for the littles ones and mamas. There is a flagship store in Causeway Bay and smaller outlets in various malls across Hong Kong (scroll down the website’s homepage to find retail locations).
Petit Bazaar – Children’s clothing, toys and more
Bringing chic children’s clothing, toys and décor from France to Hong Kong, Petit Bazaar has skyrocketed since it first opened in 2010. Its unique yet affordable offerings for kids are always in high demand with Hong Kong mamas.
Retykle – Preloved children’s designer and high street clothing
We here at Sassy Mama are huge fans of Hong Kong’s first online consignment store, Retykle. Because kids grow so quickly, it’s sometimes hard to justify spending money on new clothing. Retykle is the answer to your concerns. You’ll be able to find gently used (and even new with tags!) high-end designer clothing for babies and kids (up to age 12), and get a feel-good factor knowing that you’re purchasing recycled clothing. If you prefer to check the clothes in person, you can visit Retykle’s large showroom that’s open on weekdays.
Seed Heritage – Trendy styles for kids, teens and mamas
This Australian brand is renowned for stylish women, teens, and of course, kids’ clothes in Hong Kong. Its adorable prints and high-quality cotton will make you want to buy the entire store. Trust us when we say it also does great sales, so make sure you don’t miss out!
Snug-a-licious – Cosy and comfortable kids clothing
Started by Suzie Levett, one of our That Mamas, Snug-a-licious is all about cosy and comfortable clothing that makes you just want to snuggle in for the evening with your family. We love their Bamboo Lounge Pants and short-sleeve T-shirts with cute designs. Don’t miss out on their super soft sleepwear and enjoy free shipping in Hong Kong for orders over $300.
Tachéri – Hong Kong-based mama and Daughter accessories and kids clothing
Designed for mamas and daughters (up to 6 years old), the award-winning Tachéri is based right here in the city. The “third child” of Hong Kong Mama Roomila, she takes great pride in producing comfortable party wear for girls and jewelled headbands for mums and daughters who love twinning. Keep a lookout on Tachéri’s Instagram page for new styles, updates and launches.
Velveteen – Beautiful yet durable kids fashion
This brand has many Sassy Mamas “oohing” and “ahhing” at the gorgeous designs (some even have matching outfits for mums!). It’s all about the ruffles, bows and lace, and all clothes are made from high-quality, durable material that’s guaranteed to last. We love its colour-blocking outfits that are sure to primp your little princes and princesses for a night out with mum and dad. Keep a lookout for its warehouse sales usually held at it’s showroom in Wong Chuk Hang.
Zara Kids – High street staple kids clothing
You always know what you’re getting with Zara’s adult clothes, and its kid’s collection is no exception. Expect affordable pieces that reflect the latest seasonal trends for all. It caters for kids, from babies of three months old through to 14-year-old teens. To make the shopping experience even easier, why not browse from the comfort of your own home and choose to have your purchases delivered to your nearest Zara store for free!
More Kids Clothes In Hong Kong Or Online
- Alex And Alexa, online kids clothing, www.alexandalexa.com
- Bloomingdales, online kids clothing, www.bloomingdales.com
- CIGOGNE BèBè, organic kids clothing, www.cigognebebe.com
- Cotton Pigs, reversible kids rompers, www.cottonpigs.com
- HÄP & CRAFT, kids clothing basics with options for mama as well, www.kids-hapandcraft.com
- Malabar Baby, ethically sourced fabrics for mama/daughter twinning, www.malabarbaby.com
- Next Direct, online kids fashion go-to from the UK stocking everything you need with delivery to Hong Kong, www.nextdirect.com
- Nordstrom, online kids clothing store, www.nordstrom.com
- Organic Mom, organic kids clothing store in Hong Kong, www.organicmom.com.hk
- The Wee Bean, organic baby grows and cute designs on T-shirts, www.theweebean.com
Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2018, updated in 2019 with a further update by Alex Purcell Garcia in June 2021 and again in October 2021.