Lunar New Year is right around the corner and we’re getting excited just thinking about all the fun, food and family festivities it brings! If you aren’t feeling intrepid enough to take on the anachronistic cheongsam, there are still many ways to be festive and creative with your new clothes. Take inspiration from the oriental-themed pieces below and discover how you can incorporate them into your Lunar New Year outfits in five different ways.
These bold printed blazers are great for taking your outfit to the next level. The colours used here are very festive, and they inject an Asian flair to any outfit suitable for Lunar new year! Pair your blazer with a simple t-shirt and denim skirt for a day look, or your favourite dress for a night look.
These oriental-themed accessories are best paired with a simple outfit. Wear your favourite boyfriend jeans and off-shoulder top with a quirky and fun bag! This pagoda box clutch is such a conversation starter that we’re sure it’ll take the attention of your pesky relatives away from your love life.
Printed Bomber Jackets
Designers from all over have given the classic bomber an upgrade with bold prints and beautiful embroidery. There is no better occasion to embrace this trend then Lunar New Year! With these vibrant pieces, it’s best to tone them down with your favourite basics. Keep it simple with a darker palette, or throw in some personality with boot-leg jeans.
Printed Silk Trousers
Nothing is more festive than these oriental floral prints and silk. Plus, a pastel palette creates such a feminine look! Remember to keep the accessories to a minimum so that you don’t look too over-the-top.
Monochrome Print Dress
Go for an understated look with this monochrome print dress! The classy black and white colour scheme lets you go for interesting Asian-inspired accessories such as tassel earrings or a leather-woven bag and shoes.