Alas, the yearly festive occasion is upon us!

If you have yet to put together a new outfit (or two … or even three), well, fret not! This little Chinese New Year shopping guide of ours, filled to the brim with only the best fashion picks, will ensure that you stand out and look extra stylish in those family portraits. What are you waiting for?

 

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Still hanging onto the thought of wearing a cheongsam this Chinese New Year? Why not switch up to a more romantic look, by opting for a dainty, broderie dress with plunging v-neckline and ruffled sleeves for that extra drama? Pair it with auspicious accents of red.

 

Johanna Ortiz Vittoria embellished cotton dress – USD $2,700

Gucci Padlock small embossed leather tote

Alexandre Birman Clarita bow-embellished suede sandals – USD $500

Ileana Makri 18-karat gold diamond necklace – USD $932

 

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As we all know, no Chinese New Year is ever complete without flowers. This bold number with its fresh and chic way of wearing nature’s blooms in graphical style helps to boost the fun-factor when trotting between family home visits. Plus, it makes for a great #ootd.

 

Mary Katrantzou Shane Floral-Appliquéd Cotton-Blend Shirt – USD $820

Mary Katrantzou Clovis Floral-Appliquéd Wool-Crepe Mini Skirt – USD $776

LOEWE CNY 2017 Barcelona Bag – SGD $4,250

 

 

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Nothing ever beats wearing a sweet floral shirt dress on CNY. For starters, it is classy, sensible and modest. Most importantly, it adds a dignified look to your ensemble. Perfect for visiting conservative relatives including your stern grandmother who would balk at anything above-the-knee. Keep it original with a stunning pair of gold boots.

 

Gucci Pleated printed silk crepe de chine dress – USD $4,307

Furla Club Mini Crossbody in Ruby – SGD 915

Poh Heng ‘The Heart of Wisdom’ Pink Sapphire and Citrine heart-shaped pendant set in 18K Rose Gold with Diamonds

Bimba Y Lola Ankle Boots

 

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WHY DON’T YOU try something new this Chinese New Year by going down the unconventional route?

Shake things up by rocking the 1980s fashion vibes off the socks of your relatives. Channel your inner Bananarama when donning this pair of eclectic appliqué jeans from House of Holland embellished with extra hearts to boot, and complete the look with a white, fluffy shearling coat with totes-adorable ribbons. Not forgetting, the Shanghai Tang hobo bag, which is embroidered with the ‘Queen of Flowers’ Peony flower – signifying fame and fortune.

Sandy Liang Women’s White Lambeaux Convertible Shearling Coat – USD $2,300

House of Holland Appliquéd Mid-Rise Bootcut jeans – USD $237

Shanghai Tang Peony Plate Embroidery Leather Hobo Bag – SGD $1,134

Melissa Jean + Jason Wu VI Flats – SGD $135

Prada Minimal Baroque SPR 23NS – SGD $575

 

Photo Credit: Aimee Song

Styling by Jessica Ye

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Posted by:Jessica Ye

Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Couture Troopers. Former editor of Designaré Magazine and a first class honours graduate of LASALLE's BA(Hons) Fashion Media & Industries Degree. She is a true-blooded leo who thinks that over-commercialism kills art.

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