Box of Bricks
Third floor, Mid Valley Megamall, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, KL (03 2201 4532); Second floor, Suria KLCC, KL (03 2181 0127); First floor, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, PJ (03 5611 2429/ www.boxofbricks.com.my). Box of Bricks is the equivalent of a well-stocked library, just instead of magazines and leather-bound books, there are shelves and shelves with neatly arranged LEGO box sets. Any LEGO-crazed kid (and adult) would spend hours perusing through the box sets ranging from Star Wars, Scooby Doo, Frozen and so much more. There’s even a section of the store where kids can play with LEGO. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself playing along with the little ones. Daily, 10am-10pm.
old), RM75; Adults (12 years old and above), RM85.
Marché de Noël Charity Bazaar Carcosa Seri Negara (www. marchedenoelkl.com). Organised yearly to raise funds for Make-A-Wish Malaysia and A-Heart-ForA-Heart, this charity bazaar has clothes, trinkets and food where all proceeds go to the above mentioned causes. Find everything from baby products and skin care to delicious food. Thu, Dec 3, 9am-4pm.
Snoopy Dreamland at The Shore Shopping Gallery 193, Pinggiran @Sungai Melaka, Jalan Persisiran Bunga Raya, Melaka (06 282 2666/www.theshoreshoppinggallery. com). To celebrate the first anniversary of the Shore Shopping Gallery, Snoopy will be making his presence known for three fun months. The mall will be transformed into a Snoopy dreamland with up to 100 Snoopys of 1-metre in height scattered around the mall. There will also be a display of a 3.33 metre Snoopy sculpture. Snap a selfie with Snoopy and add #DreamBigSnoopy or #SnoopyAtShore to win yourself mystery prizes. Nov 21-Feb 28 2016.
Weekend Market by-the-sea Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, Penang (04 899 5228/ www.straitsquay.com). Picture your typical pasar malam (night market) but this time, by the pristine sea and with the ambience of a laidback weekend. Find everything from clothes, food, toys, homeware, antiques, books and more. Every Saturday and Sunday, 10.30am-10.30pm. Bintang, KL (03 2141 8303); Second floor, Suria KLCC, KL (03 2162 7675); Second floor, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, PJ (03 7725 5185); Ground floor, Paradigm Mall, PJ (03 7887 6899/www.gap.com). GAP Kids is a favourite with harried parents as they have a fantastic range of colourful, comfy and fashionable kids wear, from denims and khakis to dresses, tops and T-shirts. White gift boxes are also available for free, both medium and small sized, should you decide to gift your purchases. Daily, 10am-10pm.
Second floor, Bangsar Shopping Centre, 285 Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, KL (03 2092 1806); Second floor, Suria KLCC, KL (03 2302 1508/www.facebook.com/ GingersnapsMalaysia). The idea of Gingersnaps was developed out of a passionate excitement for kids’ clothes and maternity wear. They understand fashion is ever-changing and constantly evolving; that’s why their children’s wear is trendy and very fashion forward. Also, they pay attention to store setting, service, packaging and visual merchandising. A tapestry of continual progress, Gingersnaps is more than just clothing, it’s fashion. (Bangsar) Daily, 10am-9pm; (KLCC) Daily, 10am-10pm.
Fifth floor, Pavilion KL, 168 Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL (03 2141 7703); Second floor, Suria KLCC, KL (03 2164 3310); Second floor, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, PJ (03 7727 8640/www.guesskids.com). GUESS is the most widely recognised brand in the world, known for quality, trendsetting style and marketing creativity. What started out as a small jeans company in California now stands out for its collections of vibrant colours, comfortable and seasonally inspired printed designs for babies, toddlers and children. Promotions are quite a regular occurrence, and only while stocks last. (Pavilion & KLCC) Daily, 10am-10pm; (1 Utama) Mon-Thu & Sun, 10am-10pm, FriSat, 10am-10.30pm.
First floor, the Curve, Mutiara Damansara, PJ (03 7710 5651/www.madwave.com.my). All the way from Russia, Mad Wave carries a full range of swimwear for toddlers, juniors and adults. Their swimwear fabric is designed with anti-UV properties to protect skin from the tropical sun. The shop also stocks products designed for competitive swimming. With comfortable and trendy designs, you will be able to find things for yourself and your kids here. If you are a gadget lover, check out their range of waterproof MP3 players. Daily, 10am-9.30pm.
Obaibi & Okaidi
Fifth floor, Pavilion KL, KL (03 2141 5469); Second floor, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, PJ (03 7722 1148/www.okaidi.com). French chic for cute kids, Obaibi is for newborns up to three years old while its sister, Okaidi, caters for children aged two to 14 years old. Timelessly designed, this sibling duo brand is modern, practical, colourful and comfortable wear for newborns and kids. Daily, 10am-10pm.
First floor, The Mines Shopping Mall, Seri Kembangan (03 8940 8289); Second floor, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, PJ (03 7725 4673/ www.pepemom.blogspot.com). If you are looking for a fresh new look for your little one, drop by Pépé. They offer a range of adorable clothes and accessories specially made for the Pépé brand. Pépé also offers personalised baby announcement gift boxes that feature a fine assortment of keepsakes and gifts. Daily, 10am-10pm.
Level G3, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL (03 6206 4109/ www.whimsigirldesign.com). Bonpoint with a Malaysian touch, this local children’s label mixes textures and colours in a subdued, classy way. You’ll love their gorgeous interpretations of Malaysian culture. Each tiny outfit inspired by traditional wear only comes in a run of