Ladies, Meet Your Match: Lucky Colours to Wear for CNY 2018
Still wondering what to wear for CNY? Accessorise your Chinese New Year’s outfit with these lucky colours of the year. As 2018 is the year of the dog, the auspicious colours relate to earth and fire elements. Think warm earth tones like brown, beige, sand and yellow, and lush shades like orange, purple, pink, and not to forget the colour of the season – red.
We’ve curated a list of accessories in this year’s lucky colours. All of the below promotions (and more) can be found at our 4-day CNY sale.
When: Thu 25 Jan to Sun 28 Jan 2018
Where: Takashimaya Department Store
1. It’s party time – Watches
Folli Follie Santorini Flower Classy Watch
Skip the clunky bangles. This rose gold flower motif blooms on your wrist with an elegant orange strap.
Fossil Ladies’ Leather Strap Watch
If you like timeless, minimalist watches like Daniel Wellington, the neutral colours of this tan leather watch with slight hints of gold will make your style look effortlessly chic.
GUESS Funfetti Watch
Start off the year with a splash of gold on hot pink. Take this vibrant arm candy to dinner with the relatives and show off your fun and bubbly side.
2. Flaunt your bling – Accessories
Pandora Exclusive Bracelet Set. Limited to 20 sets only. Free jewellery roll with minimum net purchase of $300.
Pink is the new red if you want a modern and youthful take on your CNY outfit. Pandora has a whole collection of charms to commemorate your year. If you have your eye on this set however, don’t wait as it is only limited to 20 pieces.
Stonehenge She Necklace and Earrings Set, Silhouette Ring and Mineral Crystal Watch
What’s CNY without some bling? Simple yet enchanting for going out or everyday work wear, give your ensemble a classy dressing up with crystal-studded flashes and gleaming rose gold with this collection from Stonehenge.
Kenji Freshwater Pearl Necklace and Bracelet Set
If gold is not your jewellery of choice, how about the natural beauty of pearls? Bright and luminous, pearls bring about modern and elegant finesse to a lady’s dress.
3. Toting around town – Bags & wallets
Bonia Leather Cherry Blossom Sonia Bag
Up: $620 each
Now: $558 each
An embodiment of springtime – Bonia’s Sonia bag for CNY are statement making and full of feminine charm. Pretty oriental cherry blossoms illustrate this structured handbag, along with a detachable pompom for a touch of whimsical girlishness. Like fine wine and pale blossoms – available in maroon and pink.
Fion Leather Tote and Shoulder Bags, Leather Wallets and Card Holders
If simplicity is your style, Fion’s tote and shoulder bags in true red may be your go-to bag for bringing to festive celebrations. Pick up a slim cardholder or wallet if yours is already wearing out.
Clutch Me By Q – Hand-beaded Clutch
Up: $159 each
Now: $148 each
Got a dog? Match your accessories with your precious friend. Bring this fun and too adorable clutch with you for a conversation starter at family lunches this CNY.
4. Top to toe – Shoes
Aldo – 20% off
Whether you’re walking tall in wedges or standing pretty in flats, one thing you can be sure of is you’re always doing it in style. Aldo’s spring collection comes in warm shades of lipstick red, vermillion and pastel nude with gold trimmings.
How about a change of shops for something new? Newcomer Spanish brand Victoria is known for designing iconic fashion sneakers for uptown street wear. Glam up a simple dress with glittery sneakers or go casual but cool in white shoes.
Itti & Otto – 20% off
Itti & Otto’s shoe collection line up perfectly with this year’s lucky colours and are ideal as formal wear to work or fancy occasions. Wear with dress pants or flowy skirts, drape on some accessories and you’re good to go.
5. New year new face – Cosmetics & Skincare
SK-II Limited Edition Facial Treatment Essence (230ml)
SK-II’s award winning miracle water gets a limited edition facelift in bold red this CNY. Said to be inspired by the Chinese character meaning ‘Dream’, in celebration of women everywhere who follow their aspirations for the Lunar New Year.
LANCÔME L’Absolu CNY Lipstick
Now: $48 each
New beginnings are not quite complete without a brand new addition to your make up set. Make this year, your year. Swipe on LANCÔME’s lipstick in glamorous pink and red and be ready to take on 2018.
6. Lingerie sale
Brands on sale: Triumph, Sloggi, Aimer, Essence
While you’re busy shopping for clothes and accessories, don’t forget to throw out your holey underwear and trade them up for some lucky new ones, especially when the sale is hot.
7. Don’t miss our End of Season Sale
Up to 50% off on branded boutiques and international collections await you from brands like Ted Baker, Diane Von Furstenberg, Versace, Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger. Shop at designer boutiques from Level 2 to Level 4.