Be sure to see in the (Chinese) New Year with good luck AND style.
The Chinese New Year holiday encourages us to wear something new (perfect for Hongkongers who love to shop) and, of course, something in the beautiful colour of prosperity: red. According to Chinese traditions, dressing in red clothes as you enter the new year guarantees good fortune and good health. We’re all about that! We’ve highlighted our favourite red items in store right now. And since Chinese New Year is a time to spend with family, we’ve picked out a couple of items for the mini members of the family too! Happy shopping!
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Acapulco Jumpsuit from Tribe of Sunday
With a gathered halter neck, open back and low crotch wide-legged pant, the Acapulco jumpsuit from Tribe of Sunday is a perfect combination of elegance and ease. Whether you’re celebrating the holidays at a resort or attending a dinner, the flowy drape of the piece exudes sophistication from head to toe. Plus it provides enough room for you to eat as much as you’d like! Wear it with flats or heels, and layer it up with a long coat. It’s the perfect versatile holiday piece!
Available online from Tribe of Sunday (no shipping charges) for $854
House of Harlow 1960 x REVOLVE Solana Blouse
One way to instantly glam up your CNY look is to add a little lace, and this sassy piece by the House of Harlow 1960 x REVOLVE collab is a great way to do it. Whether it’s paired with trousers or denim, the intricate details of this statement piece make it perfect for any holiday celebration. The best part? The semi-sheer sleeves and back make it just as playful from the back as it is from the front!
Available online from Revolve (free shipping for orders above USD100) for $1,230.50
Shashi Blossom Earrings
Flowers are a great way to perk up a party, and thanks to these Shashi Blossom earrings, they’re also perfect for embellishing your ears! These beautiful earlobe outfits are composed of red plastic petals that have a velvety texture, centred around a sparkly crystal. They’re the perfect complement to a simple dress and will instantly amp up even the most basic outfits throughout the whole year!
Available online from Shopbop (free express international shipping) for $326.20
Vegan Crocodile Print Boots from Free People
Textured boots have been all over every fashion everything over the past year, and there’s no end in sight to that trend. So, step it up this CNY and try out a pair with a touch of red like these vegan crocodile print boots from Free People. Teamed with dresses and all sorts of bottoms, these red lovelies are sure to brighten up any holiday event, no matter what you wear. They’re a great way to walk into this new Chinese New Year!
Available online from Free People for $995
Zara Textured Ottoman Sweater
If finding a good red piece is tough for the sassy guy in your life, you’ll never go wrong with a punchy red sweater. From the new sustainable “Join Life” line at Zara, this Textured Ottoman sweater is perfect for ringing in this CNY and is made from ecologically-grown cotton! Pair it with any neutral tone bottom (navy, khaki, black, grey, denim) and feel good knowing that it was made using practices that help protect biodiversity. Plus, it’s super comfortable!
Available online and in-store from Zara for $159
Winona Dress from Velveteen
This delightful little red dress from Velveteen is a perfect pick for the season. With its long sleeves and asymmetrical frills with pin-tucking detail, it’s great for any (and all) CNY parties. Not to mention, the gold checks on the red fabric perfectly add to its festiveness! Worn with suede ankle boots, it makes for a completely chic boho-inspired look.
Available online from Velveteen for $815.60
Tacheri Bright Red Satin Flower Headband
An award-winning children’s luxury party wear brand, Tacheri creates festive pieces perfect for the holiday season, such as this bright red satin headband! Perfect for little girls of all ages, each piece is designed with comfort in mind, and created using high-quality fabrics that are all hand-washable. These beautiful headbands are a perfect way to add a little holiday sparkle to every CNY outfit!
Tutu and Tights from Marks and Spencer (Toddler)
There’s something so adorable about a little girl in a tutu and we’re all about this pretty red one from Marks and Spencer that comes with matching tights (phew, one less item to look for). The elastic band ensures that the skirt doesn’t slip, and it’s machine washable which makes it so much easier to care for. Pair it with a sweater or a top (a button-down would be really fun!) and let them bring out their inner, or outer, ballerinas!
Available online from Marks and Spencer for $299 (currently on sale for $129)
High-Top Sneakers from Zara (age 7 to 12)
Staying on trend with retro sneakers. This red high-top pair from Zara are a great way to ring in the new year while amping up your son’s street cred. What’s more, these bright red kicks also promote fashion sustainability as they’re made from Zara’s new sustainable line, “Join Life”.
Available online and in-store from Zara for $299
Year of Luck Sweatshirt from H&M (age 3 to 6)
Is there anything more festive than donning this motto for the new year! We certainly don’t think so and love this Year of Luck Sweatshirt for allowing your little boy to wear it in such a classy way. The gold lettering fits in with the graphic sweatshirt trend and against the red background, is perfectly cheerful. Our favourite part? Since it’s a sweatshirt, it can be worn by little girls as well! We love a good unisex top!
Available online from H&M for $79.90
Cable Knit Cardigan from Zara (toddler)
Cardigans FTW! As an essential, this red cable knit cardigan from Zara will keep your little man warm while still being festive for every CNY event. The shawl collar detail adds the perfect amount of sass and it transitions perfectly from winter to spring!
Available online and in-store from Zara for $259
Matching monochrome knits anyone? This cute little two-piece from H&M is made from soft, gartner-stitched organic cotton and is decorated with buttons at the shoulders, an elasticated drawstring waist and roll-edge hems. Not only will this charming set keep your baby warm and cosy, but it’ll also have your little one looking festive and totally on trend (they’ll thank you later)!
Available online from H&M for $229