Rose Chan Doll is the mascot of Takashimaya and was born in the autumn of 1959. In the Christmas of 1994, Takashimaya Singapore presented ‘Rose Chan’ to Singapore for the first time. These ‘Valentine Rose’ were issued on a limited quantity of 3000.
Since then, her fans have seen her in a variety of different outfits evoking diverse moods and themes. In addition, she has donned a United Nations parade of ethnic costumes, including Spanish, Japanese, Peranakan, Dutch, Chinese and the traditional garb of a Venetian gondolier.
Rose Chan Happi Coat 2018
In 2018, Rose Chan is dressed to celebrate the bloom of a Silver Milestone in Singapore with a traditional Japanese Happiness coat. An outfit of celebration used in festivals around Japan. On Rose Chan’s happiness coat, you will see the Dendrobium Takashimaya Orchid patterned throughout with striking rosy pink sepals and petals.
Rose-Chan Peranakan 2017
Born 1959, Rose Chan debuted in Singapore 1994 as the “Valentine Rose”. This 2017, she dons the Peranakan Kebaya and Sarong in appreciation of this centuries old culture.
Rose Chan’s Kebaya, is embroidered by master tailors in florals that reflect her gentle nature. The Javanese dyed Batik Sarong of bold colours represent Chinese culture with peony flowers, while her intricately beaded slippers polish off this elegant look.
Altogether, this outfit of varying elements come in a melodious display of cultural symphony that transcends generations.
Rose-Chan Vietnamese 2016
Rose Chan, a beautiful display of culture, clad in the traditional Ao Dai with beautiful Lotus Flowers this year, exuding the beauty of Vietnam Women. Traditional and classy, she represents delicacy and purity in all its form.
Rosa la Gondolier
Rose-chan Goes Green
Ao Dai Rose
London Ceremonial Guard
Peranakan Sarong Kebaya