10 Stylish And Unexpected Ways You Can Wear Red This Chinese New Year
Although red symbolizes good fortune and luck, trying to incorporate the colour into your outfit without looking like a walking ang pow may be a challenge. Fret not because here are 10 ways you can huat (in style) this Chinese New Year!
Additional Reporting: Nicholas Chan
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1. Pair red with pink
One of our favourite colour combinations to wear is red with a hint of pink. Pair with neutral accessories to keep the look not too OTT.
2. Put a beret on it
Accessories are a quick way to spruce up your outfit. Try a cute red beret to give your outfit a little je ne sais quoi.
3. Red lipstick and shoes still count
And if pulling off a red outfit really isn’t your thing, you can easily get away with a pair of cute shoes and pop of bright red lippy!
4. Go casual
If your style veers more on the casual side, try a hoodie paired with a printed silk skirt.
5. Try a jumpsuit
Don’t particularly fancy dresses? Try a red jumpsuit instead. Pair it with a crop top or a white shirt and you’re good to go.
6. You won't go wrong with a power item
If your functions tend to be on the formal side, how about trying a chic and classy coat dress? This is one outfit which will definitely help you stand out from the sea of dainty cheongsams.
7. Work a print
A casual flowy printed dress is a great way to introduce other colours while still retaining a subtle hint of red in your outfit.
8. Play with your accessories instead
Adding a red bag to your look will definitely lessen the pressure to be in a full-on red outfit.
9. Try colourblocking
Red might be an intense colour for some, so colour-blocking it with a neutral will help to pare things down.
10. Make your top the focal piece
Not looking forward to dressing up? Simply throw on a red shirt and a pair of tailored shorts. You’ll still look like you’re enjoying the festivities without looking sloppy.