When exploring Saigon you will come across a few quality local brands for kids. And while you are there, why not spoil your little ones with some adorable finds at these local kid’s fashion and home décor shops? Many of Ho Chi Minh’s best celebrate traditional crafts like embroidery and crocheting, so don’t be surprised to find scores of beautiful and intricate handmade clothes and accessories at decent prices.
Ahead, the kids shopping in Ho Chi Minh that had us going “aww” at first glance!
Emporium for baby-related needs
An emporium for all of your baby-related needs, Baby Boutique gets our stamp of approval for the sheer variety of baby equipment it has under one roof. The massive store is a lifeline for new parents in need of mother and baby essentials such as child-safe strollers, cribs, baby care products, clothing and toys. A good number of their preferred brands and products are imported from the US, UK, Thailand and Australia on a weekly basis, ensuring that parents always have access to the best products on the market.
Luxurious and exquisite bed linen
We love Catherine Denoual Maison Boutique simply for its luxurious baby bed linen, nursery items and decorative objects made from exquisite materials such as the softest Egyptian cottons, the lightest silks and pure linen. Catherine Denoual for kids bears the same sophisticated signature as its grown-ups collection, thereby creating a comfortable and luxurious atmosphere for kids’ daydreams to unfurl. Coordinated designs awash with comforting neutral tones and velvety textures create an exquisite environment for everyday living.
Unique French chic kids clothing
The secret to French dressing for juniors will be unveiled in a single trip to DLS Paris – a fashion destination with a touch of French chic for all parents in need of modern, colorful and fun clothes for girls, boys and babies. Scoop up any number of flouncy floral dresses for little ladies or sports-casual attire for little gents that are ethically manufactured for the socially conscious customer. Producing only 40 pieces per size, you and your child will always feel unique and inimitable.
Distinctive, whimsical store
Find a pocket of French whimsy in Ho Chi Minh, a city that recalls the essence of the French colonial era. Apart from a resplendent display of antique and vintage furniture and handicrafts, Liti captivates with a gorgeous fashion collection for babies and kids. Check out their cache of original designs, from whispery silk tops and dresses to delicate pieces decorated with hand-embroidered patterns and crochet lace. We promise it’ll be unlike any other store you’ve experienced in Ho Chi Minh.
Feminine and retro fashion
41 Hai Ba Trung, Dist. 1, HCMC | Also available online.
A pit stop for feminine and retro fashion, Magonn produces a sensational kids collection that will work wonders for your sassy princess’s wardrobe. Adorable and age-appropriate, their designs are liberally splashed with cutesy polka dots, stripes, and lace in striking colours. Peterpan collars, flirty ruffle hems and sailor girl’s dresses ooze vintage flair while delicate details like buttons, bows and dotted line stitches allow each dress’s personality to beam through.
Beautifully made toys and organic cotton clothing
Who can resist the irresistible charm of Nagu’s handmade smiley-faced teddies? Not your little tyke, that’s for sure. A whole host of beautifully made souvenirs await you at Nagu. The handcrafted teddy plushies come in a variety of sizes and can be custom embroidered as personalized gifts. A refined collection of organic cotton clothing for babies and kids in a variety of comfortable and relaxed styles help battle the sticky heat of the tropics.
42 Le Loi Street, Dist. 1, HCMC | Also available online.
If Thanh Thuy Children’s Boutique didn’t satiate your need for amazing kid’s clothes and home items, Ninh Khuong probably will. You’ll find beautiful hand-embroidered clothes for newborns and kids aged 0 to 14 years – and even a select few pieces for mamas. They also have kid’s accessories and other items for the bedroom, such as blankets, baby tool cases and pillows. Just like Thanh Thuy, Ninh Khuong is known for its hand-embroidered and crocheted items and can be found at several locations across the city.
Kidswear and decor made with luxurious materials
163 Le Thanh Ton Street, Dist. 1, HCMC | Also available online.
Are you wondering where we found those divine smocked dresses? Well, here’s your answer! Although Thanh Thuy Children’s Boutique specialises in hand-embroidered clothes for boys, girls and newborns, you will also be able to pick up some gorgeous pure cotton, silk and linen tablecloths, quilts and other home décor items. A favourite amongst locals in Ho Chi Minh, Thanh Thuy is the ideal hunting ground for cozy nightgowns, pyjama sets and casual wear for your little one.
Strictly kids’ fashion territory
With a storefront that’s pink like tinted candyfloss, Tuti Bella is strictly kids’ fashion territory. Founded by Mrs July Roesli and Anna Bui, Tuti Bella caters to the unique style differences between every child. Every fashion dilemma will find its solution here; with the store filled wall-to-wall with clothes, shoes, hats and hair accessories for kids aged 1 to 12. All of Tuti Bella’s trendy products are made of premium quality fabrics like cotton and linen to offer the ultimate in comfort and style.
Lovely collection of clothing for kids
Little Anh-Em trots out a lovely collection of clothes, toys and accessories for kids. Magalie Nguyen-Kim, Little Anh-Em’s French-Vietnamese designer, fills her cozy shop with a wonderful assortment of stylish kid’s wear from Petit Bateau, Coq-en-pâte and clothes of her own design. An eye-catching spread of fun toys from Little Experience, bags from Bakker Made With Love and whimsical music boxes from Trousselier help build up this kid’s haven.
We’re big fans of the Danish lifestyle and aesthetic, so imagine our delight in finding this little gem of a kids store in the oft-overlooked District 2. Pure Heaven offers high quality threads from boutique family business, Copenhagen Delights. Keep the kids comfy and carefree in casual separates and dresses with a classic Danish twist. Pure Heaven’s stylish togs are characterised by great fit and quality, with all clothing made from 100% natural fibres such as cotton, linen and silk.