Chinese New Year: Five stylish must-haves
Good fortune, wealth, happiness and longevity: these are the key foundations that symbolise Chinese New Year. People around the world are currently celebrating the Year of the Monkey by honouring ancient traditions.
Cleaning house and discarding unwanted things are the initial activities in the run-up to the beginning of the festivities. After the clean-up, purchasing new clothes to wear during the 15-day celebration period symbolises a fresh start into the New Year. To mark the new beginning in a stylish manner, following are 5 fashion items to add to your closet that should spread good fortune:
1. Beaded prom dress, £235, Karen Millen
Inspired by the colour red symbolising good luck, this exquisite embroidered red dress is from Karen Millen’s 20-piece Lunar New Year capsule collection.
2. Caution to the wind monkey crossbody, $398, Kate Spade
Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with this adorable crossbody purse. The cheeky little thing is a perfect accessory to complete any outfit with a playful touch.
3. Prada Arcade bag, £1,800, Prada
This lucky red opulent shoulder bag from Prada’s The Monkey Chatters collection is exclusively dedicated to Chinese New Year 2016.
4. Women’s Gucci Tian high-top Sneaker, £380, Gucci
Inspired by traditional Chinese motifs, these high-top sneakers will guide wearers along a delightful trail toward new beginnings and a prosperous Lunar New Year.
5. Jungle fever square, £210, Louis Vuitton
Bold but ever so chic; be prepared to have some serious jungle fever with Louis Vuitton’s silk scarf. Don’t get yourself into any monkey business by uncompromising with effortless style.