6 Inspirational Red Outfits For Chinese New Year | Clozette

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While the Lunar New Year is not like your typical New Year’s celebration, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate the festival in style. With red being the main colour to be worn during the festivities, you don’t have to worry about coming up with an eye-catching ensemble anymore because we've got them for you.

Below are six red outfits you can take inspiration from or cop to help you stand out from a sea of reds during Chinese New Year.


Casual and relaxed

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Who knew red and silver would make such a beautiful combination? If you want a no-frills look during Chinese New Year, a red maxi dress is the way to go. But instead of pairing it with gold tones, opt for silver to give it a little bit of a high-fashion touch.


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If you’re in the mood for something different, go for a darker shade of red, and make sure the material is made of velvet. Add a ton of black accessories. The result? A cool girl-approved OOTD.


Boho chic

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Got a pair of flared red pants? Then now is the time to whip them out. Wear them with a chic laced-up shirt and nude heels to ensure the colour of your pants is the centre of attention. And to complete your bohemian transformation, braid your hair for a stylish ‘do that looks comfortable and party-ready.

Power sleeves

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Whatever colour of clothes you wear, as long as you have bell sleeves on, you will surely catch the eye of everyone. Perfect if you’re heading to a celebration from work, going for a bell sleeved dress will make you both New Year-ready and office appropriate.


50 shades of red

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Ready to get into the Lunar New Year spirit? Then why not layer on different hues and tones of red to create your celebratory outfit? The key is to not go overboard with your accessories so that the attention will stay on your sleek ensemble.

Sleek jumpsuit

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Another great ensemble that can go from day to night, wearing a red jumpsuit, such as the one above, is perfect for working gals as its cut and shape already styles itself. Just add in your favourite heels and purse to complete it and you’ll be good to go!


Need more inspiration to complete your Chinese New Year looks? Then here are the perfect red lippies to welcome the new year with.



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We're easing into the new year quite a bit now. Vacation is definitely over, and everyone's back to work — especially the people in the worlds of fashion and beauty. There's a new thing happening each week! But you don't need to worry about not being able to keep up because we've got you covered. Here's the latest and hottest news we caught on our radar.


Your New Vice

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Urban Decay is the latest brand to venture into the liquid lipstick territory. The first collection, which has a huge variety of colors and comes in matte and metallic versions, will hit stores on January 19.

Blonde + Orange

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If you haven't decided what kind of hairstyle to go for this year, get inspired by this cool new hair color called "blorange". It's a combination of blonde and orange, which sometimes can also look peach and rose gold.


Something to smile about

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Kylie Jenner's lip kits are one of the most coveted makeup products right now, so it's no surprise that they're almost always sold out. It's a good thing then that the reality star created one for the benefit of Smile Train, a charity that helps children with cleft lips and palates, because the sales of the lip kit have now amounted to nearly $500,000.

New at Sephora SG

There are *lots* of new Korean brands to try at Sephora Singapore, including Blithe and Kocostar. We were there to witness the unveiling of the brands, and we're mighty excited. Follow us on Instagram @clozetteco so you can take a peek at collections and brands before they hit stores with us.


Luxury for millennials?

Louis Vuitton has tapped into the millennial aesthetic via a collaboration with hip brand Supreme. The collection is definitely more chill and apt for those who want some luxury without having to sacrifice their laidback style.

Quirky Stickers

Luxury designer brand Anya Hindmarch is translating some of their quirky designs to tech. The brand, which became massive because of its “I Am Not a Plastic Bag” design, has launched stickers for iMessage. The chat stickers have the same quirky graphics as the brand's leather stickers, which can be used for handbags and cellphone accessories.  


RIP American Apparel

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It's almost like an end of an era. Cult-favorite U.S. fashion brand American Apparel is slowly shutting down after it being acquired by Canadian brand Gildan Activewear.



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Rose gold is a colour that isn’t a classic yet, but it is just as beautiful and versatile as gold and silver. Over the years it has come and gone in fashion. But thankfully, in this decade, it is back in full force. From dresses to shoes to accessories, the entire fashion industry has once again fallen head over heels this pink-meets-copper combination.

Now, because rose gold has become such a popular shade, finding quality fashion pieces that look both trendy and sophisticated can be a little difficult. So to make things easier for you in your rose gold quest, we have listed five gorgeous rose gold fashion pieces that you need in your life, stat — and the best part: they’re all affordable.


Metallic Heels

Forever 21 Metallic Strappy Heels, USD29.90 (forever21.com)

By combining two trends –— block heels and rose gold — everyone's favourite brand, Forever 21, was able to create a shoe that would be the “icing on the cake” for a lot of different looks. Which is why, whether you’re going out or just heading to the office, you can be sure that this shoe will complement your outfit.

Surf Rider Sunnies

Charming Charlie Throwback Surf Rider Sunglasses, USD9 (charmingcharlie.com)

For those days when you just can’t be bothered to put on a full face of makeup, these sunnies from Charming Charlie will complete your look in a second. With its sleek details and flattering frames, these specs will not only protect your eye area but also add a touch of edge to your ensemble.


Phone Case

Topshop Rose Gold Bee iPhone 6 Case by Skinnydip, USD40 (topshop.com)

Dressing up your phone has never been cuter. This rose gold bee phone case from Topshop will add style and protection to your iPhone 6 without making it bulky and heavy.

Maxi Dress

NaaNaa Cami Maxi Dress With Thigh Split In Rose Gold Liquid Metallic, USD49 (asos.com)

Elegant with a hint of sexiness, this NaaNaa rose gold maxi dress is perfect to wear for weddings, balls, and black tie dinners. Plus, its material and undertone will make Asian skin tones glow and pop, so once you slip this on, you can be sure that all eyes will be on you.


Faux Leather Clutch

Chelsea28 Floral Faux Leather Clutch, USD49 (nordstrom.com)

If you like a purse that is as versatile as a black handbag, then say hello to the Chelsea28 faux leather rose gold clutch. Perfect for casually running errands or heading to a night out with your best friends, it will stylishly carry all your essentials, thanks to its sleek structure and delicate details.