Dressing for Luck this Lunar New Year

[By Kendall Gan]

Once again, it’s time of the year for house visiting with your folks during Lunar New Year and you are expected by your elders to be dressed in auspicious colours no less. Are you tired with the usual suspects of red, orange and pink? According to the traditional Chinese masters, 2015 is the Year of the Wood Ram. So to be in harmony with the flow of energy and befriend the ‘qi’ of the ruling Wood Ram for good fortune, why not dress yourself in shades of green and brown? Here are some choices in line with these two lucky colours associated with the wood element, proving that one can dress auspiciously without losing your experimental edge in fashion!

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Metallic emerald green pleated pantsuit from Balmain, pre-fall 2015

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Abstract floral print mini coat dress with silver buttons and embellishment details from MiuMiu Resort 2015

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Blumarine S/S15 jade green sleeveless shift dress with whimsical floral applique

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Quirky printed shirt dress with apron wrap from Peter Som S/S 15

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Valentino folklore tunic dress in aqua, brown and moss green

 

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