The Year of the Dragon is upon us, and everything is bold, red and gold! So usher some good vibes into your home and wardrobe with a CNY shopping trip to Cluny Court. There, you’ll find everything from eye-catching Chinese New Year flowers, fabulous Chinese New Year clothes and more.
When it comes to Chinese New Year clothes, red rules!
Embrace the tradition of donning auspicious red! You’ll discover a host of stylish Chinese New Year clothes at boutique Rue Madame (#02-11). Stand out in the Xirena Lolo Top Blouse paired elegantly with the Xirena Tannis Skirt. Both are crafted in luxurious woodblock medallion printed cotton silk twill, oozing a refined elegance. Then, complete your festive look by carrying your ang bao and gifts in the stylish Inoui Tote Bag, emblazoned with a fiery dragon motif to usher in good fortune throughout the year.
Chinese New Year outfits for the whole family
At this time of the year, The Elly Store (#02-31/33) has us all swooning over its adorable family twinning sets as well as kids’ cheongsams, dresses, shirts, shoes and more Chinese New Year outfits. The new CNY 2024 collection, a fresh and modern take on traditional designs, is certainly no exception. Discover 26 prints across 178 styles for your little girl, boy and adults alike, featuring details like cute knot buttons and mandarin-style collars, pops of colours and updated silhouettes. Don’t miss the special collaboration with Disney, including adorable prints such as the Lo Hei Mickey and Mickey Tiles.
Chinese New Year shopping for jade jewellery
If you were waiting for a perfect occasion to spoil yourself or a loved one with some special jewellery, this Chinese New Year might be it. At Mo Li Hua (#02-29), you’ll find stunning vintage jewellery carefully sourced by the team to suit every occasion. We’re especially loving the collection of jadeite jewellery, including this delicate Jade Cabochon Bracelet crafted in 20k yellow gold and set with five type-A natural jade cabochons.
Treasure trove of home décor
Known for its gorgeous tablescapes and home décor pieces, Iggy’s Crafts (#02-39) is where you’ll find everything you need to turn your next family dinner into a visual feast. This season’s new arrivals feature a blend of traditional Chinese New Year aesthetics and vibrant tropical themes. From whimsical zodiac inspired designs to playful colours (bold reds, sunny golds and lively oranges), you’ll find them woven into the range of plates, tea-ware sets, napkins, decorative ornaments and more.
Chinese New Year flowers
No Chinese New Year shopping is complete without some bright festive florals! Flower Drum (#01-01B) specialises in premium and bespoke hand bouquets, table arrangements and flower stands. Additionally, the team can even help curate beautiful personalised flowers and gifts for all occasions. Under the shop’s auspicious red lanterns, you’ll find an array of festive Chinese New Year flowers like orchids, peach blossoms, narcissus, peonies and more, representing prosperity and joy, and perfect for brightening up your celebrations.
A stylish table setting for reunion dinners
The new collection at Lemongrass & Aubergine (#02- 26) brings a touch of festive chic you can add to your Chinese New Year flowers. Crafted with a luxurious linen and cotton fabric and vibrant colours, the Singapore-inspired dragon table linens and napkins will give your dining area a unique flair. Meanwhile, the “unbreakable” Singapore Wine glass was designed for CNY celebrations as well as events like weddings and birthday parties. Auspicious in red and white, it’s the perfect glass to have a drink from without any worry of it breaking into shards!
This article first appeared in the February 2024 edition of Expat Living. You can purchase the latest issue or subscribe so you never miss a copy!
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