This year’s lunar celebrations are fast approaching – are you still looking for a new cheongsam/qipao or outfit to welcome the Chinese New Year? We take a look at some of the gorgeous Chinese New Year-inspired collections out there now that you can add to your wardrobe.
Trust Doublewoot to give you choices galore when it comes to dresses and outfits – there is a diversity of styles and colours you can find online. Just make sure you act quick because their most beautiful designs run out pretty fast!
Dojustia Jumpsuit Cullots (Mauve) from Doublewoot -RM 159
Durhoqa (Yellow) from Doublewoot – RM 149
Ever-reliable H&M has a Chinese New Year collection that allows you to mix and match tops and bottoms in bold but classic colours. If you fancy dresses, they have some straight-cut offerings now that combine style and comfort. Visiting houses will be a relaxing breeze!
Dress with a flounce from H&M – RM49
Patterned dress from H&M – RM149
If you’re looking for something unique yet beautifully made, look no further than Cassey Gan. Her dresses and outfits may not be typically Chinese New Year-sy, but with their quirky and stylish charm, you’d be guaranteed to turn a head or two.
LPO3 by Cassey Gan – $189.00 SGD
SK01 by Cassey Gan – $189.00 SGD
Melinda Looi does Chinese New Year as only she can – Vivid oriental prints inspired by Shanghai, in a unique mix of fabrics such as jacquards, batik and laces. Check out the modern cheongsams in her Hi-Tea in Shanghai collection on her website.
For prices and contact details, visit the Melinda Looi website here.
Whether they are separates or one-pieces that can complement your existing wardrobe, Zalora gives you plenty of options to bring in the Lunar New Year with style.
Mandarin Collar Fit & Flare Dress from Zalora – RM149
Tube Midi Dress With Choker from Zalora – RM 79
Dramatic and alluring, Innai Red’s first Chinese New Year collection is one for the woman who wants to make an entrance. Their Lady Jane collection is only available at their boutique, but check their website out to swoon at the incredible dresses on offer.
For prices and contact details, visit the Innai Red FB website here.
Khoon Hooi’s beautiful Qi Pao collection is a dazzling array of cheongsams that have a diversity of colours and cuts for different body shapes. Indeed he has said his cheongsams aren’t just for skinny girls!
For prices and contact details, visit their website here.
Love, Bonito has choice after choice of Chinoiserie chic on offer, whether dresses or separates, and they are often lovely and modern pieces that won’t break the bank.
Ildren Lace Pleat Cheongsam from Love, Bonito – SGD 59.90
Orhanja Lace Peplum Top (Baby Blue) from Love, Bonito – SGD 39.90
Duchess & Co
Some lush looking cheongsams are in Duchess & Co’s Chinese New Year collection, named JÙ. Bright and bold, they’d make a fine addition to your wardrobe.
JÙ 聚/剧 Lace crop top from Duchess & Co – RM 289
JÙ 聚/剧 Qipao from Duchess & Co – RM 399
By Nellie Liang
Images from: Doublewoot, Duchess & Co, Love, Bonito, H&M, Innai Red, Melinda Looi, Cassey Gan, Khoon Hooi and Zalora.
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