Ah, the Lunar New Year – a time for joy, celebration, and a touch of chaos. While it’s hailed as a moment of renewal and festivity, let’s face it: festive seasons have a knack for stirring up excitement and, well, occasional mayhem. It’s a bit like Christmas, but with a dragon’s roar and a splash of auspicious red. As you gear up for the Chinese New Year (CNY) and embrace the spirit of the Dragon, get ready for more than just vibrant parades and joyful reunions. Here’s a sneak peek into the festive and exquisite CNY accessories collections of some of your favourite brands. Brace yourself for a stylish Lunar New Year ride, and let’s dodge the sartorial baubles together…
Artful Embroidery and Iconic Styles
Stuart Vevers collaborates with artist Lian Yang for a capsule collection celebrating the Spring Festival. Blending traditional Chinese art with Coach’s distinctive visual language, the pieces capture the festive spirit with cloud patterns and lotus flowers in artful embroidery. In this collection are iconic bags, including the quilted Tabby, the Bandit, the Sammy, and the Idol, paired with special dragon-shaped pendants.
The Power of Bags
As a symbol of imperial power and strength, consider finishing your look with the perfect bag essentials from Kate Spade New York. For versatility, opt for either the Dakota or the Gold Metallic Crinkle Small Shoulder Bag. If you prefer a more understated yet interesting touch, the Trapunto Medium Convertible Shoulder Bag in Cream and the Trapunto Small Crossbody Bag in Black may just fit the bill.
The First Sunrise with You
Bottega Veneta kicked off the Lunar New Year with “The First Sunrise with You,” starring actress Shu Qi. Directed by Jess Jing Zou, it captures Bottega Veneta in motion with exclusive designs for the festivity. Themed around the Year of the Dragon, highlights include Andiamo, Sardine, Orbit sneakers, and a bespoke Jodie with a dragon-tail handle.
The Unleashing of Luxury Streetwear
This Lunar New Year, MCM teams up with A BATHING APE® (BAPE®) for a highly anticipated capsule. The collaboration elevates luxury streetwear with a fearless play of patterns and playful graphic applications. It seamlessly fuses BAPE®’s notorious shark motif with MCM’s signature Visetos. The collection also includes handheld pouches and more, each enveloping the infamous BAPE STA™ logo with a golden dragon. This not only completes the ensemble but also exudes unapologetic confidence and irreverent style in the new year.
Embracing Colour and Modern Style
Furla welcomes the Lunar New Year with vibrant modernity in the 2024 Special Capsule Collection. Collaborating with actor and singer Karry Wang, the collection takes inspiration from the vivid imagery of orchids. Known for his sunny and positive attitude, Karry Wang perfectly embodies the spirit of the collection. Seamlessly merging the distinctive colours of orchids with Chinese characteristics, the result is a captivating transformation of FURLA’s iconic Candy Bag.
The Twin Bliss Collection
In anticipation of the Majestic Dragon’s reign, Shanghai Tang and Pazzion warmly invite you to explore their capsule collections. Titled the Twin Bliss Collection, this collaboration with acclaimed artist Long Di seamlessly weaves together traditional motifs with Long Di’s distinctive style while capturing the lively ethos of Shanghai Tang’s mantra, “Make Life a Party.” From bracelets to earrings, bags, and scarves, the delightful array of products expresses the profound symbolism of dragons and phoenixes in Chinese culture.
As we usher in the Year of the Dragon, these CNY accessories collection go beyond mere add-ons. It also serves as a statement of style and cultural celebration. Coach reimagined its iconic bags and adorned them with dragon-shaped pendants, concurrently, Kate Spade New York provides powerful bag essentials. Additionally, Bottega Veneta contributes to the festivity with a cinematic campaign, and MCM collaborates with Bape for fearless luxury streetwear. Meanwhile, Furla brings a vibrant collaboration with Karry Wang into the mix. Each collection encapsulates the essence of the Lunar New Year uniquely. If you’re still searching for the perfect accessories to elevate your festive look, dive into these curated CNY capsule collections for an Instaworthy celebration.