A new year, a new beginning. What better way to celebrate this Chinese New Year with a new wardrobe? Here are five ways to celebrate this Monkey year in style!
First on the list is, of course, KIPLING. The adventurous monkey gets a makeover into a vibrant Monkey Print Collection. It is a great way to get into the Year of the Fire Monkey without looking too over the top – thanks to the lovely combination of pink and blue.
There is no surprise seeing Kate Spade on this list. Known for their quirky and adorable bags and prints, the monkey year opens up a whole world of inspiration for them. But, there is one that has caught my attention. Is anyone seeing Sun Wu Kong here? The clasps on the top reminds me of his famous headgear!
Add an auspicious note to your wardrobe with some accessories from COACH. Boasting a luxurious red, their selection of leather bags, wallets and cases are sure to steal the limelight at gatherings. They also have the sweet, pastel Floral Print or Delancy Snow Set Rose Gold Plated Strap Watch fitting this year’s Pantone Rose Quartz!
The quintessential English brand also gets into the lunar new year mood with their classic Button Spot print in bright red and berry hues. There are roomy totes, stylish bowler bags and even a mini rucksack for the mini ones.
Sneaker-heads are not left out. Limited editions of D Lillard 2 and D Rose 6 sneakers are all decked out in a vibrant “Fire Monkey” theme. The show stopper has got to be the fanged monkey graphic print in red and gold!
With all those fun accessories, its time to get a matching outfit. H&M has us covered with a fun and modern interpretation of the zodiac for men, women and children! The collection has strong palettes of red in kimono jackets, skirts, sweaters and so much more for your choosing. It sure makes shopping even more fun when you get to see the handsome Choi Siwon of Super Junior and beautiful Liu Wen modeling the vibrant pieces.
Get a little fancy with Hong Kong Designer, Wendy Yue’s stunning celebration of the new year, her traditions and fine gems. Her pieces are dramatic yet an accurate portrayal of this year’s Zodiac – 栩栩如生 (Xu Xu Ru Sheng)!
Ulysse Nardin and Harry Winston
Luxury watches get the new year treatment for both men and women. Ulysse Nardin brings on a good vibe with a “playful and happy” monkey on the dial while Harry Winston dresses up the pink mother-of-pearl dial with flecks of 24K gold and a 18K gold monkey inspired by an ancient Chinese art form, Jiangzhi.
You may dress the part but do you look the part? There’s no need to worry as MAC Cosmetics has launched a beautiful line inspired by Chinese Opera.
And, the list goes on! So how will you be dressing up to welcome the Year of the Monkey?