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Fashion Special Collections To Shop For A Fashionable Lunar New Year

Special Collections To Shop For A Fashionable Lunar New Year

Special Collections To Shop For A Fashionable Lunar New Year
By Tania Jayatilaka
By Tania Jayatilaka
January 29, 2019
In honour of the approaching Lunar New Year, we've put together the fashionably festive collections that have topped our shopping list this far.

TUMI 2019 Chinese New Year Collection

Clockwise from the top: Troy crossbody, Hagen backpack, and Witney backpack from TUMI’s special edition 2019 Chinese New Year collection. (Photo: Courtesy of TUMI)
Clockwise from the top: Troy crossbody, Hagen backpack, and Witney backpack from TUMI’s special edition 2019 Chinese New Year collection. (Photo: Courtesy of TUMI)

Available in TUMI stores at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Suria KLCC, The Gardens Mall and Sky Avenue this February onwards, TUMI’s latest CNY collection celebrates the Year of the Pig with classic black silhouettes and subtle decorative accents in pops of red.

Exclusive to the Asia Pacific region is this new limited-edition women’s Voyageur assortment in black and red. Bright red zipper pulls, a fine palm tree jacquard fabric and a custom monogramming tag bearing the illustration of the Pig zodiac sign: the new Voyageur bags are a classy and subtle way of channelling more red tones into your everyday look.

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Burberry Chinese New Year Campaign

Zhao Wei wearing a sleeveless keyhole detail top with a
round buckle leather belt, a reissued Society-print silk
scarf and gold plated link drop earrings. (Photo: Courtesy of Burberry)
Zhao Wei wearing a sleeveless keyhole detail top with a round buckle leather belt, a reissued Society-print silk scarf and gold plated link drop earrings. (Photo: Courtesy of Burberry)
Zhou Dongyu wearing a Vintage check wool jacket with
palladium plated link drop earrings. (Photo: courtesy of Burberry)
Zhou Dongyu wearing a Vintage check wool jacket with palladium plated link drop earrings. (Photo: courtesy of Burberry)

Chinese actresses and Burberry brand ambassadors Zhao Wei and Zhou Dongyu make their campaign debut with the brand with its Chinese New Year campaign, featuring an eclectic mix of classic and modern – from archive-print scarves, trench coats and classic tailoring to urban-chic hoodies, t-shirts and joggers.

Fun fact: shot and directed by photographer Ethan James Green, Burberry’s new campaign celebrates family traditions and togetherness, inspired by classic portraiture with an edgy contemporary twist.

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Bottega Veneta Chinese New Year collection

BV Luna crossbody satchel, hand-enameled key ring and women's Intrecciato Checker sneakers. (Photo: Courtesy of Bottega Veneta)
BV Luna crossbody satchel, hand-enameled key ring and women's Intrecciato Checker sneakers. (Photo: Courtesy of Bottega Veneta)

Here’s how Bottega Veneta celebrates the Year of the Pig: introducing an auspicious collection of leather goods, shoes and jewellery for men and women, fronting rich tones and playful details galore.

Favourites like the BV Luna crossbody satchel and the Piazza emerge in a deep Baccara Rose hue while lovable zodiac sign charms have worked their way into hand-enameled key rings, leather key ring charms, and even an engraved gold plaque on the women’s Intrecciato Checker sneakers.

Mulberry Lunar New Year Capsule Collection

Photo: Courtesy of Mulberry
Photo: Courtesy of Mulberry

Mulberry’s beloved Amberley Satchel and Mini Seaton pieces will boast a uniquely bespoke touch this Lunar New Year.

Available in scarlet or black croc printed leather, these special edition bags are adorned with a bespoke printed scarf designed by artist Li Rui in homage to the serene traditional landscapes that are featured prominently in ancient Chinese artworks. Shop this unique capsule collection at Mulberry in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. 

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Salvatore Ferragamo Chinese New Year Capsule Collection 2019

Calf skin bag, 'Auspicious Pig' foulard and ballet flats in Salvatore Ferragamo's CNY capsule collection. (Photo: Courtesy of Salvatore Ferragamo)
Calf skin bag, 'Auspicious Pig' foulard and ballet flats in Salvatore Ferragamo's CNY capsule collection. (Photo: Courtesy of Salvatore Ferragamo)

Shop the new limited-edition capsule collection by Salvatore Ferragamo for elaborately crafted accessories, leather goods, shoes and silks that welcome the Lunar New Year.

A specially-designed ‘Auspicious Pig’ floral print foulard in red welcomes the year of the Pig. The Calfskin bags, ballet flats and even a studded leather bracelet in this collection bear the distinct Vara bow ornament for a youthful pop of detail.

Bvlgari Lunar New Year Special Editions

Photo: Courtesy of Bvlgari
Photo: Courtesy of Bvlgari

With less than 600 pieces available worldwide, Bvlgari’s Fiorever Necklace Lunar New Year Special Edition intertwines rose gold with rubies and diamonds.

Look out for other exquisite limited editions like the Bvlgari Serpenti Forever Diamond Blast Bag in a quilted matelassé of radiant red and the Bvlgari LVCEA Tubogas watch, sporting a ruby red dial in a bracelet of steel and rose gold.

Diageo Malaysia Limited Edition Whiskies

Johnnie Walker Blue Label Pioneering Cities Limited Edition. (Photo: Courtesy of Diageo Malaysia)
Johnnie Walker Blue Label Pioneering Cities Limited Edition. (Photo: Courtesy of Diageo Malaysia)

Up your gifting game this festive season with special edition Johnnie Walker and The Singleton of Glen Ord whiskies from Diageo Malaysia.  

The Johnnie Walker Blue Label Pioneering Cities Limited Edition, for instance, was designed by exclusively for the Malaysian market, its casing adorned in lion dance illustrations and notable Malaysian landmarks. Other highlights include the John Walker & Sons XR 21 Ru Yi pack, made from the rarest of Johnnie Walker whiskies.

Take home the Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve and you’ll also receive a special whisky flask with the festive pack.  

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Gucci Chinese New Year Collection

Men's & women's Ace sneaker with Three Little Pigs (Photo: Courtesy of Gucci)
Men's & women's Ace sneaker with Three Little Pigs (Photo: Courtesy of Gucci)

Photographed by Frank Lebon, Gucci’s 2019 Chinese New Year campaign will put a smile on your face with its whimsical collection of special accessories and ready-to-wear items.   

From men’s and women’s sneakers to watches, sweaters, jackets and limited edition ‘flying pig’ brooches, this fun collection celebrates the year of the Pig with flair. Expect a lot of Disney’s Three Little Pigs illustrations and several other conspicuous porcine details.     

Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Year of the Pig

Photo: Courtesy of Chopard
Photo: Courtesy of Chopard

Driven by an ultra-thin L.U.C movement, Chopard’s collection of precious L.U.C XP Urushi timepieces makes a comeback this year with a brand-new dial in honour of the Pig’s zodiac sign.

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This hand-crafted watch is limited to just 88 pieces, the dial of this L.U.C XP Urushi Year of The Pig was created through a traditional Japanese lacquer technique known as Urushi.   

Blancpain Limited Edition Traditional Chinese Calendar

Photo: Courtesy of Blancpain
Photo: Courtesy of Blancpain

Collectors can look forward to this year’s Blancpain Traditional Chinese Calendar, a limited-edition timepiece featuring the symbol of the pig at the 12 o’clock window of its Grand Feu enamel dial.

A marvel of watchmaking prestige, this Villiret collection combines the Gregorian calendar’s date together with the main indications of the Chinese calendar. This year’s 50-piece limited edition features a hand-assembled white gold oscillating  weight engraved with the zodiac sign of the year. This model is also available in an unlimited red gold version with a guilloche oscillating weight.

Versace Spring Summer Resort 2019 Tribute X Collection

Photo: Courtesy of Versace
Photo: Courtesy of Versace

Momentarily laying aside its signature medallions, Versace adopts a new minimalist look for the iconic Tribute bag for the first time in its Spring-Summer 2019 Collection.

The latest collection bursts with colour, energy and high-frequency detailing that’s meant to capture the eye of millennials and while kicking off those new year vibes in style.

Max Mara Chinese New Year 2019 Special Editions

Photo: Courtesy of Max Mara
Photo: Courtesy of Max Mara

Now available in Max Mara's flagship store in Pavillion Kuala Lumpur is the brand’s special CNY collection, a combination of traditional shapes and innovative ideas with an edgy yet sophisticated aesthetic.

Exquisitely crafted bags, sneakers, pumps, capes and accessories in this collection take on a festive ruby red colour in ode to the Lunar New Year.  

Bonus: Dignity For Children Foundation’s dignityPao

Photo: Courtesy of Dignity Foundation For Children.
Photo: Courtesy of Dignity Foundation For Children.

Go green this Chinese New Year with Dignity’s reusable dignityPao angpao packets upcycled from Malaysian batik fabrics. These eco-friendly angpao packets were designed by the foundatin’s social enterprise, sew X dignity to encourage a more sustainable means of giving.

Priced at RM88 for 10 packets, the proceeds from the sale of each dignityPao pack will go towards supporting underprivileged children’s education.

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