When it’s not possible to trot down to the store, decent fashion is just a click away. Plus, with free shipping and a reliable returns and exchange policy, why would anyone say no?
It’s hard to deny the convenience of online shopping, especially if you’re a parent. Firstly, making it out of the house in one piece and going down to the shops is an expedition on its own. If the kids tag along that’s a whole other odyssey.
So, it’s safe to say that online shopping has been a godsend when it comes to buying clothes for the little ones. Whether you’re looking for some specific threads or trying to get one step closer to perfecting the art of getting things done fast, we’ve rounded up our favourite online clothing stores for kids to get your started. We’ve even got one for every #stylespo, so click away!
FOR BASICS: Uniqlo
This Japanese store is top on our list when it comes to basics and loungewear. You’ll be able to pick up some seriously comfy skirts and trousers, great for Singapore’s warm weather, and even comfy jammies not just for the kids, but also for you! We love Uniqlo’s UT collection featuring seasonal collaborations with franchises like Disney, Marvel, anime and all your favourite Sanrio characters!
Free shipping? Yes, for orders over SG$60, or click, buy and collect for free at a Uniqlo store near you.
Return policy: Return within 30 days.
Shop at: www.uniqlo.com/sg
FOR URBAN CHIC: Next
Next has clothes for every occasion, from fancy parties to trips to the park. We’re fans of the bowties in particular and those fuzzy onesies would suit any bub to a T. The online store also stocks character collections like Captain America and DC comics for your superhero-loving kiddos, plus popular labels like Converse and Adidas. The teen collection is also worth a check out.
Free shipping? Yes, for orders over SG$50 and SG$6 for anything below.
Return policy: Return within 28 days to the UK for a full refund, postage is at your own cost.
Shop at: www.next.sg/en
FOR UNIQUE PRINTS: Coco and Ginger
Named after founder Saffron Pugh-Blaby’s own bubbly daughters, Coco and Ginger’s pieces are best described as a modern take on folk textiles. Inspiration is taken from the colours, folk art and traditions seen around Bali and converted into embroidered playsuits, screen-printed and hand-stitched dresses, leotards and jumpsuits – all with a unique tropical vibe, of course.
Free shipping? Yes, for orders of over AU$200 (SG$203) and AU$20 for anything below.
Return policy: Exchange is offered for incorrect or defective items only and must be made within 10 working days.
Shop at: coco-and-ginger.myshopify.com
FOR BEACHWEAR: Boden
Based in the UK, Boden has stylish and age-appropriate prints with some pretty surprising themed collections (unicorn prints, anyone?). Made for kids up to 16 years old, there’s something here for every season – from brightly-coloured sundresses for some fun in the sun to knitted cardigans to keep cosy on a rainy day. All pieces are machine washable and there’s even an impressive range of beach footwear, including silver gladiators and printed flip flops.
Free shipping? No, shipping to Singapore costs £12.00 (SG$22) for standard delivery (8-10 days) and £15.00 for premium delivery (5–6 days) if you need to put a rush on that order for a special occasion.
Return policy: Not available in Singapore, but if you’re within the UK and other selected countries, you can return your order within three months.
Shop at: www.boden.co.uk
FOR DAILY WEAR: June & January
June & January (formerly Little Hip Squeaks) is run by a team of women (including mums) and stocks comfy clothing with plenty of fun, bright colours and bold patterns. From mini-skirts and joggers, to adorable peplum tops and swing dresses, these clothes suit all kids up to six years old. June and January has even partnered with Kidizen, a marketplace that allows customers to buy and sell pre-loved clothes from their brand – talk about keeping it all shades of green!
Free Shipping? No, and international orders may also be subject to duties and/or taxes based on the full retail value.
Return policy: Returns and exchanges are accepted within 30 days, but you’ll have to pay for shipping.
Shop at: www.juneandjanuary.com
FOR TRIPS TO THE PARK: Pocket Pig Diary
This Singapore-based online shop stocks some seriously cute outfits for kids. Whether you’re looking for unisex bunny-eared rompers, shirts with tattoo sleeves or cheongsams and mandarin collars for a special occasion, Pocket Pig Diary has it all. You can even get matching outfits for the entire family for that all-important family day out, or just a mum-and-daughter matchy set for girly bonding sessions.
Free Shipping? Yes, for orders SG$50 and above, SG$3 for anything below.
Return Policy: Returns are accepted within 15 days after purchase.
Shop at: Shop.pocketpigdiary.com
FOR COLD WEATHER: Misha and Puff
If you’re heading to cooler climates for your annual ski trip, Misha and Puff is the place to go for knitwear. Made for infants and children up to eight years old, each piece is hand-knitted in Peru using Merino wool. You’ll find all the gender neutral jumpers, pullovers, jackets and dresses you need for that trip to Europe, along with comfy leggings made from pima cotton and knitted bloomers. Expecting some rainy weather? They also stock a variety of good quality rain boots and socks.
Free Shipping? Yes, for purchases US$300 (SG$393) and above, US$25 for anything below.
Return Policy: No returns or exchange for all orders outside the U.S.
Shop at: shop.misha-and-puff.com
FOR SHOPPING ORGANIC: Tinydipity
Keen to shop with a conscious? Tinydipity not only stocks its own in-house collection (which is handmade), but also labels from the UK, USA, Europe and Scandinavia. Clothes are made from 100% certified organic cotton and safety tested textiles. You’ll find all sorts of styles here, including sailor dresses, jumpsuits, onesies and unisex scissors shorts, made with the adorable and quirky designs that Tinydipity is synonymous with.
Free shipping? Yes, for all orders within Singapore. Orders are shipped out within two to three working days.
Returns policy: Exchangeable within three days of purchase
Shop at: tinydipity.com
FOR LUXURY KIDS WEAR: NICKI’S
NICKI’S stocks a hand-picked collection of lux premium children’s wear for babies to teenagers. This exclusive marketplace stocks over 180 designers and independent labels and is great for bulk-buying across different brands, so you can grab a pair of shorts from GUESS and a dress from Dior, and send it over all in one click!
Free shipping? Yes, for orders over €200 (SG$324) and €19 for anything below.
Returns policy: Free returns within Germany within 14 days of purchase. Shipping fees required for other countries.
Shop at: www.nickis.com/en
FOR TEENS: Hot Topic
Teens ready to explore their individuality can check out Hot Topic’s range of clothes and accessories. Full of music and pop culture references, the collection includes statement pieces like graphic tees for Marvel-loving teens and Disney-inspired swimwear for wee ones.
Free shipping? No, shipping is determined by the weight of your order and country. Also doesn’t include custom fees
Return policy: Exchange/return within 30 days of purchase
Shop at: www.hottopic.com
FOR QUIRKY INDIE LABELS: Tictail
Tictail is an online marketplace for independent fashion brands, art and home decor. It serves as a platform for small businesses across the globe to reach a wider audience, and their kids’ collection is pretty impressive. Check in regularly to see what’s trending and have your pick of quirky and fun kids fashion. Each shop has its own shipping and returns policies, so be sure to read the terms and conditions before making a purchase.
Shop at: Tictail.com
Top image: Uniqlo
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