It’s always exciting to shop for new outfits for Chinese New Year; and now that we can welcome eight visitors to our home at any one time, it’s time to play dress up again. Check out our picks of festive outfits from NET-A-PORTER.
Start with red; it is the colour that’s most favoured for CNY. It’s joyous and symbolises good luck. Also, the parents will be extremely pleased.
Above: Gucci Embroidered Cotton-jersey t-shirt, $804
Gucci grosgrain-trimmed embroidered bonded-cotton playsuit, $2,680
Chloé printed tie-neck silk crepe de chine blouse, $1,816
Above: Bottega Veneta silver-tone and leather hoop earrings, $839
Saint Laurent solferino medium leather shoulder bag, $3,975
Valentino Garavani Waffle small studded quilted leather shoulder bag, $2,819
Above: Bottega Veneta Lace-up Leather-trimmed mesh sandals, $1,426
Gucci new ace leather-trimmed logo-print velvet sneakers, $872
Givenchy logo-print rubber slides, $429
Florals lend a more feminine touch to the outfit. We especially love the Gucci lace socks in a deep burgundy red — a lovely choice since we take off shoes in homes here.
Above: Zimmermann poppy belted floral-print linen jumpsuit, $1,225
Saint Laurent Floral-print twill shirt, $789
Horror Vacui Marchy Ruffled Floral-print cotton Blouse, $644
Gucci Lace Socks, $165
Not a fan of red? Try pink — it’s considered to be a shade of red and holds all the good meanings of red.
Above: adidas originals striped cotton-twill jumpsuit, $100
Gucci intarsia wool and cotton-blend cardigan, $1,808
Balmain double-breasted cotton-piqué blazer, $2,329
Bottega Veneta The Pouch large gathered intrecciato leather clutch, $4,913
Another auspicious colour to wear is gold, which symbolises wealth. Keep the metallic bling to your accessories and go for more muted pleasing neutral hues for your clothes.
Above: Cult Gaia Sybil Striped linen and silk-blend jumpsuit, $710
Zimmermann Brighton belted printed linen playsuit, $826
Fendi Baguette mini embossed metallic leather shoulder bag, $2,239
Golden Goose hi star distressed glittered leather and suede sneakers, $860
If you insist on wearing black because that’s usually all you wear, add some touches of red or gold to the piece.
Above: Gucci Metallic Intarsia wool-blend sweater, $1,168
Balenciaga oversized intarsia cotton-blend cardigan, $1,465
Burberry checked merino wool-blend cardigan, $886
🧨🧨🧨 Happy New Year! 🧨🧨🧨