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What's New...

Brocade Apparel has a brand new location! Congratulations to Brocade Apparel's grand opening of new location at 711 E Garvey Ave. Monterey Park, CA 91755. We look forward to seeing you at our new store!

By Appointment Only

Friday: 12:00-5:30

Saturday: 12:30-5:30

Sunday: 12:30-5:30

Brocade Apparel is officially open with limited capacity. Appointments are required for in-store visits, customers must follow the latest Los Angeles County, California State, and CDC guidelines for entering our store. We will provide sanitation devices such as sprays and wipes, masks are required inside the store. Thank you very much four your patience and cooperation.

Our hearts go out to all those impacted by COVID-19, and we hope you are staying safe during this time of uncertainty. The situation is changing rapidly, and to do our part in slowing the spread of the virus, we are temporarily closing our store and only operating online and by special appointments that are urgent only. We realize the impact this might have on our customers and greatly appreciate your understanding and help through this challenging time. Please make sure to contact us in advance before physically coming to our store. Strong together we believe we will all emerge from this better than ever before!

Happy 2020! Gong Xi Fa Cai!

We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website. There's much more to come!

Brocade Apparel and Helen Zhou are in Hollywood! Designer Helen Zhou was a featured star in "Tailored To Fit", a short documentary directed by Oscar-winning Documentary director Mark Johnathan Harris and Chinese-American female director Xin Li. The film has already won many awards in the US and Asia since its premiere. Congratulations to Helen and the film's amazing directors! 

Happy Holidays! Brocade Apparel is having its annual WINTER HOLIDAYS

PROMOTION starting now! We are offering our traditional $899 for 3 Qi Pao* winter package. Hurry in before ends!

Independence Day ~ Brocade Apparel will be closed on July 3rd and 4th, 2017, in celebration of Independence Day. We will resume our normal business hours starting July 5th, 2017. We wish everyone a happy 4th of July! 

* applies to select Qi Pao dresses and Cheong-Sam, please refer to actual sale/promotion prices on each item

NOTICE! Please refer to our UPDATED Store Hours

Monday: 11:30-5:00

Tuesday: CLOSED

Wednesday: 11:30-5:00

Thursday: 11:30-5:00

Friday: 11:30-5:00

Saturday: 12:30-5:00

Sunday: 12:30-5:00

Notice: Brocade Apparel will be closed on Friday 4/7/2-17 and Saturday 4/8/2017. As our business is expanding rapidly, we have to travel to off-site customers and business partners. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and will resume our normal business hours on Sunday 4//9/2017. We look forward to assisting you!

NOTICE: The Annual Temple City Camellia Festival is here! This means that Las Tunas Dr. and its surrounding roads will be closed for pedestrians only on Feb. 25th, 2017. Please note that Brocade Apparel will be open during our normal hours, and in support of the festival, we kindly ask that our customers park at designated parking lots. Thank you so much for your cooperation and understanding, and we look forward to seeing you this weekend! 

Notice: Brocade Apparel will be closed today Feb. 4th, 2017 for a private event.

We sincerely apologize for any and look forward to seeing you when

we resume normal hours on Feb. 5th, 2017.

Notice: Brocade Apparel will be closed from Jan. 27th - Jan. 29th during Chinese New Year. Please contact 626-688-6449 should you have any questions during our off time. We look forward to seeing you when we resume! Happy New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai!!

Congratulations to Helen Zhou for receiving yet another international design award! This award was presented to Helen Zhou for her most recent Qi Pao gown designs at the "USluke Cup US International Qi Pao Contest". Bravo Helen! 

ATTENTION: Brocade Apparel will May 5th to May 10th. We are in the midst of our International Qi Pao Contest which will be held in Beverly Hills on Mother's Day.

For more inquiries regarding the contest, please contact us at 626-688-6449.

We will resume our normal business hours starting May 11th and look

forward to seeing you back in our store!

Brocade Apparel will be closed on March 20th, 2016. We will resume as normal on March and sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. We look forward to seeing you soon!  

*Congratulations! Brocade Apparel and designer Helen Zhou have been invited to be the sponsor for grand-scale Chinese TV series "Women Wearing Qipao 穿旗袍的女人".

In addition, Helen is also the Artistic Director and the Casting Director for

the auditions of actresses. For more information on auditioning for

"Women Wearing Qipao", please contact Brocade Apparel today for

requirements and guidelines.

*Brocade Apparel 2016 designs are now available. Please visit New Picture 1

for some of the new designs.

*Brocade Apparel designer Helen Zhou is invited to the

11th Chinese American Film Festival in her new design:

*Congratulations to Brocade Apparel's Designer, Helen Zhou, on becoming the Vice-Chairman of The Chinese Qipao Society Los Angeles division!! This is an international Qipao society that has members from around the world. Helen Zhou is honored and proud to have been chosen for this position.

Let's give Helen a big round of applause and wish her a great year!!!

*Brocade Apparel designer Helen Zhou is invited to the Global Fortune Leadership Summit

*Brocade Apparel designer Helen Zhou is invited to The World Most Distinguished Chinese Award Gala wearing her new design: 

*Brocade Apparel designer Helen Zhou is invited to the Sino-American International TV Festival wearing her new design:

*We've added more designs! Come in today to our store or call us for more details! New photos can be found here:

New Picture 1

*Brocade Apparel will be closed from Jan. 5 2015 to Jan. 22 2015. We sincerely apologize for the

inconvenience and will re-open on Jan. 23 2015. We hope you all enjoy a wonderful winter break

and look forward to assisting you very soon! Happy New Year!

*Time flies by, and it's 2015! Happy 2015, dear Brocade Apparel customers! We would like to thank you all for your love and support for the past year and look forward to bringing you new and more exciting designs in the new year. May it be a year of good health and fortune for you all! 喜气洋洋,恭喜发财,新年快乐!


*Hello Again! We are back, and as promised, we have come with new designs! We are very excited to introduce more Qi Pao styles and fabric selections, they are unique and designed by our very talented designer, Helen. So stop by our store today to see the new Qi Paos!

*Summer Announcement! Brocade Apparel is taking its annual summer break again. We will be closed from July 18th - August 21st, 2014. This gives us a chance to recharge and bring more new and exciting designs when we return! Thank you very much and we look forward to seeing you August 21st!


*New Designs - Brocade Apparel is proud to introduce the Brocade Apparel Wedding Gown Collection. Come in today to our store or call us for more details! For more, go to New Pictures!


*Happy Year of the Horse! May it be a year of good health, laughter, and great fortune for you!



*Congratulations to Ms. Catherine Ho on winning 2013 Miss Asian Las Vegas! Ms. Ho wore custom-made sequin Qi Pao by Brocade Apparel.



Brocade Apparel was the proud Qi Pao designer for the

2013 Miss Los Angeles Chinatown Pageant.

For more information about the pageant,

please visit:

above: Brocade Apparel Designer Helen Zhou with all the winners. All winners wore Qi Paos designed and made by Helen Zhou during the pageant. Please go to Beauty Pageants for more photos.


*About Appointments: We welcome walk-ins. However, to ensure our absolute best service, we highly recommend making appointments with us, especially on weekends

and near holidays. For appointments please contact: 626.688.6449 or email us at, and we'll confirm your appointment within 24 hours.

Thank you very much!



* Congratulations to all Miss Chinatown contestants! Brocade Apparel was of Miss Chinatown contestants.




* Happy 2012! May it be a year of good health, laughter, and love to you all! A new year brings in new fabrics and new designs at Brocade Apparel, come in today to see what's New with us!


* CONGRATULATIONS! Sarah Li, a designer for Brocade Apparel, was just named 2nd prize winner of "Clever Style" Designer Contest in China.


* DEAR CUSTOMERS: Brocade Apparel does not provide renting service. Each dress is custom-made for purchase only. Thank you for visiting Brocade Apparel.

* Our current hot sellers include Haltered, Low-Cut Back, Thousand-Mile Train, and Princess-Ruffled Qi Pao. That's Not All! Pair these hot new styles with Sequin, Lace, or Royal Brocade. Come in today to have your dream dress custom-made!


* CONGRATULATIONS to the winners and contestants of Miss Chinatown L.A. 2011! We applaud your amazing accomplishments and wish you the brightest careers ahead. Brocade Apparel is the proud Qi Pao maker for the (partial) winners and contestants of Miss Chinatown L.A. 2011.


* Designer Helen Zhou has been invited to give a lecture on The Making of Chinese Traditional Dresses at the School of Design in Chengdu, China.


* CONGRATULATIONS! Designer Helen Zhou and Brocade Apparel have been special-featured by IAVC TV Los Angeles. Tune-In!


*CONGRATULATIONS! Designer Helen Zhou and Brocade Apparel have been special-featured by Los Angeles Channel 18. Tune-In! 

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