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Three Reasons to buy a custom-made Christening gown.

Christening and Communion gowns are cherished possessions like wedding dresses.

1. Personalisation

The christening gown standard is a tradition, not a requirement. Therefore, it is okay for parents to have fun with different ideas and provide their little ones with a gown like no other. Such fun features may include hand smocking, smocking with beads, hand embroidered bullion roses.

 2. Bespoke

Christening gowns are made to be traditional and tasteful to capture the young one’s innocence being welcomed into the faith. Often, this means longer gowns, either past the ankle or around the ankle. However, the traditional christening gown has been given many modern twists.  One thing you’re guaranteed, is that your christening gown when handmade by an experienced seamstress, will be beautiful and of innocent colour and made from high-quality materials such as silk or pure cotton.
You may like to check out our Victoria Silk Christening Gown for precious girls.

3. Creating an heirloom

The sentiment of knowing your great grandmother, grandma, and mother were christened in the gown your daughter will be christened in adds a lot of value to a gown. That value that is placed on a family christening gown may even be greater if the gown has embroidery and hand sewn by a professional seamstress.

You may like to check out our Heirloom Rompers for beautiful baby boys.

At Amelia’s, we custom sew Christening gowns with a 2–3-week lead-time and deliver them throughout New Zealand and Australia.  If you’ve got need for a Christening gown, we would love to help you.  Please get in touch here.

September 13, 2021 by Rebecca Bishop
Summer 2017

Summer 2017

All our summer stock has now dropped, and there is SO much to love. Cool prints and cuts from Milk + Masuki, cute illustrated prints in practical styles from Wilson + Frenchy, beautiful 100% linen rompers, dresses, skirts and shirts by Blue Goose in gorgeous sorbet colours, colourful prints from our new brand Neon Kite, cute chambray numbers from Sooki Baby and lots more - browse online now or pop into store
November 22, 2017 by Lydia Bishop
AUTUMN AND WINTER INSTORE NOW!

AUTUMN AND WINTER INSTORE NOW!

Gorgeous new range of Wilson and Frenchy for Littlelies, a pink Flamingo Print, Gold Spots, Moon Aztec all in practical zipsuits with feet.

Edgy Radicool and Kissed ranges with great styles for bigger kids, designed here in New Zealand.

New Carbon Soldier ranges in too – ‘Buy me a coat’ range with fur features and  ‘Little Jumping Joan’  shift dresses.

Great news, Bobux shoes go up to size 33 now, including some good school shoe options in black.

New merino for winter from Linzi Merino

Great styles and great prices for Milky, right up to size 7.

Pop in for a browse....

April 10, 2017 by Rebecca Bishop
HOOT KID + DESIGNER KIDZ ON SALE

HOOT KID + DESIGNER KIDZ ON SALE

Gorgeous party dresses and easy play clothes now on sale! 20% off the entire range...

Come instore or buy online today!

November 16, 2016 by Rebecca Bishop
Tags: Sale
Spring and Summer Instore and Online now!

Spring and Summer Instore and Online now!

We are putting the summer ranges on the racks right now and it is SUPER exciting!

Pretty dresses for wee girls from Freshbaked. Gorgeous knitted tee and short suits by Beanstork for our baby boys. The Carbon Soldier range is beautiful too, in linens in soft grey and chartreuse with gold metal embellishments. Playful prints in comfy cuts by Sooki Baby and our new brands Wilson & Frenchy and Milk & Masuki! - come in and see for yourself, things will be moving fast with all this spring sun!

October 17, 2016 by Lydia Bishop
Our renovations are now complete!

Our renovations are now complete!

Amelia's now has a fresh, modern look...pop instore to have a look!
September 27, 2016 by Lydia Bishop
Annual Winter Sale on now!

Annual Winter Sale on now!

Amelias great winter sale starts today - come in-store, great savings to be made on Carbon Soldier, Milky, Freshbaked, Radicool, Sooki Baby and so on! 25% off all clothing and 20% off Bobux shoes. A perfect time to stock up on your essentials for next winter as well! 

July 25, 2016 by Rebecca Bishop
Amelias now has a website!

Amelias now has a website!

 

Hooray! Our new online store has launched this month to mark our 25 year anniversary. Amelia's has been dressing New Zealand's most stylish children for 25 years. We also decided that our birthday was a good time to do a wee photo-shoot of some of our pretty little wearers!
July 20, 2016 by Rebecca Bishop