We just ushered in the New Year, but Chinese New Year is fast approaching! Haven’t gotten your new outfit for the occasion? Here are 20 ideas – in the lucky colour red, no less – so you can look fabulous in those family portraits. Because you know they will tag you on Facebook.
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Traffic People Short Sleeve Midi Shirt Dress, $162.48, ASOS
Be at the centre of attention with this flowy shirt dress.
TALL Red Spot Mini Tea Dress, $116, Topshop
Polka dots is always a safe option for prints.
Floral Wrap Dress, $79.90, Topshop
Be the flower of the party with this floral number.
Tie Strappy Playsuit, $59.90, Topshop
To get more bang for your buck, make sure your dress can be used on casual days, just like this casual playsuit.
Short V-neck jumpsuit with choker, $39.90, Bershka
Forgo necklaces with this choker jumpsuit.
Bardot Heat Wave Off-the-Shoulder Midi Dress S$169, Nasty Gal
If your grandmother thinks your strapless dress is too revealing, opt for this off-shoulder. Hey, it comes with sleeves!
Slice of Life Wrap Dress, $126, Nasty Gal
Want to wear something dark but don’t want to piss off the older generation? Choose the deeper shade of red, maroon.
Silky Way Plunging Jumpsuit S$184, Nasty Gal
Upgrade your regular jumpsuit look with something flowy for a more elegant finish.
High neck ribbed dress, $35.90, Pull & Bear
Pair this with a pair of heels for the reunion dinner, then trade your heels for sneakers for drinks with the cousins.
Short dress, $14.90, H&M
Pair this with a denim jacket and you’ll look runway-ready in a jiffy!
Patterned dress, $14.90, H&M
Want something more fun? Opt for prints.
Ribbed jersey dress, $24.90, H&M
This one’s also good for the casual weekends.
Short Check Dress, $69.90, Zara
Don’t want to lose your too-cool-for-school vibes even on CNY? You’ll love this chequered dress.
Babydoll ponte di roma dress with flared sleeves, $35.90, Bershka
Keep thing simple yet elegant with this dress with flared sleeves.
POMELO SOHO Torri Front Pocket Jumper – Burgundy, $39, POMELO FASHION
This jumper gives your outfit an edgy touch without discounting the lucky colour.
POMELO SOHO Mikki Floral Wrap Dress, $44, POMELO FASHION
If CNY is a casual affair for your family, this printed wrap dress that is not too dressy is perfect for the occasion.
CLOSET Seam Detail Long Sleeve Bodycon Dress, $114.90, Zalora
This one doubles up as office wear too!
ZALORA Essential Sleeveless Bodycon Dress, $29.90
If you prefer a simple, no-frills option, this one’s for you.
Dress with shirt collar, $35.90, Pull & Bear
Look preppy for the occasion with a collared dress.
Oh My Love Plunge Scalloped Lace Midi Dress, $103.46, ASOS
Lace can make any outfit look dressy.