January 22, 2019

Chinese New Year is the perfect occasion to flaunt your new threads and justify your shopping spree. However, the tradition of dressing in red from head-to-toe can be a potential nightmare as there is a fine line between festive and tacky. Love it or hate it, red is considered to be an auspicious colour and if want to increase your luck and fortune, here are a few stylish options that go beyond the typical red dress.

ASOS Design tailored mini skirt in cord

Opt for a muted shade such as a rusty scarlet or even a burnt orange instead. This gorgeous co-ord set comes with a high rise mini skirt and a matchy blazer that gives you the versatility to play around with your outfit. Match it with a monochrome top to tame down the colour and you are ready to turn heads.

Zara Animal Print Wrap Dress

Yes, animal prints are still in vogue. This wrap dress by Zara features a sexy alluring V-neckline and a flattering silhouette that will look good on every body type. Put on a pair of classic Chelsea boots and you can charm any relative of yours. 

Isabel Marant Fragment drop earrings

Earrings are a great way to add that extra pop of red to your outfit. The combination of red, blue and green with quirky geometric shapes scream “fabulous” with a capital F.  

Gucci G-Timeless striped leather and gold-tone watch

This Gucci green and red timepiece features iconic lines that run through the dial and leather strap. It is also embellished with a gold-tone little bee and pyramid stud markers that make it irresistibly classy. What’s even better, you can wear it repeatedly with multiple outfits.

Alexander Mcqueen Butterfly Two-Tone Leather Pouch

If you’re looking for the perfect purse to put all your ang pows, this edgy two-tone leather pouch from Alexander Mcqueen will come in handy. Inspired by the shape of butterflies, this pouch is a work of art on its own. 

Proenza Schouler Knit Strap Sandals

Channel your soft and feminine side with this pair of sandals by Proenza Schouler. With a contrasting cream toe strap and a bright red ankle ribbon, these stilettos will set hearts on fire. 

[Read More: Men in Red: A Guide on What to Wear This CNY]