Red has always been the lucky color of Chinese New Year, which means wearing one of these red dresses could bring you good fortune.
According to Chinese folklore, red, noise and fire are the three things that scare away Nian, a horrible demon that terrorizes people on the first day of the year. No wonder the Lunar New Year is filled with all things red – from money envelopes to lanterns. Wearing red is also a tradition, and one that brings in luck and good fortune.
Here are ten red dresses to inject some luck into your wardrobe this Chinese New Year and the whole year of the dog.
Wear a simple red dress with a bit of flair this Lunar New Year. The bubble sleeve lends a trendy touch to a classic V-neck red dress. It has a hidden zip closure at the back and elastic cuffs for a comfortable fit. The dress is partially lined. Get it here.
Want to score some more lucky points this New Year? Get this red floral shift dress which gives you twice the luck with its pretty flower prints. The cotton sateen material is reminiscent of China’s traditional dress. The ruffled cutout shoulder detail gives it a modern, trendy twist.
Keep things simple with this gorgeous shift dress. The 100% organic linen material gives it a soft, crumpled look. Other details include bateau neck, three-quarter sleeves and front patch pockets. This is an oversized dress. See sizing details here.
Done a retro red dress this Chinese New Year! We love all the details on this dress: tie-cuffs, plunging V-neckline to spice things up and a playful pleated skirt with buttons. Get it here.
This is actually a summer dress but with its pretty pattern and red color, this is definitely one lucky dress. Wear it over your winter outfit for the Chinese New Year celebration. Check it out here.
The black trim makes this dress stand out! Made of lace material, this maxi dress was designed to channel the ‘70s. Wear it over your usual outfit for good luck this Lunar New Year. See more photos here.
It’s all about the material with this dress. The soft, smooth silky dress fabric that is charmeuse gives this dress a ticket to the special occasion and holiday dresses category. It is a simple shift dress with ruffle details on the sleeve. Check your size here.
Anything round spells prosperity so maybe these polka dots will do the trick! It ties on the waist to flatter any figure. It’s red too! See it here.
If you can’t stand bright red, why not opt for a deeper yet still vivid red? It’s a very simple dress accentuated with on-trend off-the-shoulder neckline with a bit of a ruffle. Other colors are also available here.
A simple yet versatile dress, you can spruce this up with heels and accessories for high fashion events, black pumps for more formal events and flats for a casual night-out. The deeper shade of red also looks sophisticated but still lucky for Chinese New Year! Get it here.
Which of these red dresses do you like most? Let us know!
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