Accessorise Your Way From Chinese New Year Through To Valentine’s Day In 2019
It’s going to be double the happiness this festive February as we ring in Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re looking to sport bold red and gold hues to attract all the ong you can for the upcoming Year of the Pig or as a symbol of romance while scouting for your prince charming, feast your eyes on these accessories and diversify your existing collection. Needless to say, there’s a whole lot you can show off here!
There’s no better way to give your ang paos a home than a shiny, new handbag and Coach’s auspicious collection is at the top of our list. Featuring materials such as leather and its signature coated canvas, these designs are as versatile as they are practical. We’d look into the Dreamer (4th bag from the left) as a take-everywhere bag, and the Parker in Colorblock Signature Canvas (1st bag from the left) for grander affairs!
The Lunar New Year collection by Coach is available exclusively at Coach Pavilion Elite. Make purchases of RM2,100 and above and get a special passport case with free monogramming customisation.
Constituting passion, abundance and prosperity, Atelier Swarovski’s Graceful Bloom boasts striking ruby-coloured stones, complemented with champagne gold-plated filigree leaves and other gold accents. Regardless of what you choose as an ensemble, these precious pieces will certainly add poise, sophistication and some fun sparkle whilst you turn heads in the room. They make great Galantine’s Day gifts too.
The Atelier Swarovski Graceful Bloom Collection can be purchased at Swarovski Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.
Dolce & Gabbana
Your social calendar is probably packed to the brim visiting your friends and family, but hey, at least you can do it in absolute style with Dolce & Gabbana’s opulent Gold Collection of men’s and women’s sunglasses enveloped with 18-karat gold plating. Available in shades of white, pink and yellow gold, the women’s style have round frames, mirrored lenses and a slim profile whereas the men’s are a classic aviator-style with a double bridge.
Dolce & Gabbana’s Gold Collection are available at select Luxottica stockists within Malaysia.
The ubiquitous Longchamp bag has gotten a quirky refresh this Year of the Pig with an oh-so-adorable collection in collaboration with one of China’s most influential fashion bloggers, Tao Liang, a.k.a. Mr. Bags. The iconic Le Pliage® Cuir receives a witty spin in the form of bold white lines that represent the hog, with a curly tail on the front and a pair of pointed ears and two dots for eyes on the back, as well as a tiny fart hidden under the top flap.
Available in black and pastel pink, the Longchamp x Mr. Bags limited edition collection is now available at select Longchamp stockists within Malaysia.
From “like” to “love” and beyond, jewelry is always a good idea to mark significant moments in life and it doesn’t just have to be between two significant others. Regardless of who you hold dear, Poh Kong’s timeless earrings, pendants, diamonds and rings are crafted to impress just about anyone. Of course, a handful are also offered in pairs to mark the union of hearts between actual lovebirds.
Poh Kong’s Valentine’s Day lineup includes D’first, Hemera, the Love Collection, Disney Charm Collection and Happy Love.
To mark the arrival of the Year of the Pig, the Italian fashion house unveiled a limited edition capsule collection of accessories, leather goods and silk, fusing Ferragamo’s legacy and the warmth of the upcoming spring season. While the entire capsule collection is to die for, our eyes are glued onto the calfskin bags ornamented with the iconic Vara bow and covered in tiny studs for a juxtaposing casual cool ruggedness.
Salvatore Ferragamo’s Year of the Pig capsule collection is now available at its retail boutiques within Malaysia.
In an unexpected turn of events, Ray-Ban introduces its Chinese New Year Special Edition sunglasses that takes things back a notch.. in a good way, of course! The unique sunglasses, meant to be paired with your vibrant clothing to commemorate the prosperous occasion, feature crystal clear transparent frames with washed Bordeaux lenses. It also has “Special Edition” engraved on the right temple and comes in a red case.
The 2019 Special Edition Ray-Ban retails for RM629 and is available at selected authorised Ray-Ban optical stores.
If subtlety isn’t your strong suit, Jimmy Choo’s Spring Summer collection for 2019 is calling out to you. Evoking a sense of drama and daring confidence, the bags are crafted from a diverse range of fabrics like natural raffias to plush velvets. Choose from the Cloud minaudière with a ruffled cuff detail handle, the Callie clutch with two styling options, or the Allegra carry-alls made of smooth Nappa leather, amongst others.
Jimmy Choo’s Spring Summer 2019 collection also comprises a wide selection of shoes.
Even if pong teh and glutinous rice dumplings aren’t going to be a part of your menu any time soon, you can still rock Habib Jewels’ Eastpiration collection that takes cue from the rich and vibrant Baba Nyonya or Peranakan Chinese heritage. Adorn your kebaya look with the delicate kerongsang, cucuk sanggul (gold hairpin) and gold belt, or step out in the Auspicious Diamond pendant and Rose Gold necklace.
Habib Jewels’ Eastpiration collection is now available at all Habib Jewels retail boutiques within Malaysia.
If your festive season involves travelling of any kind, TUMI’s refreshed and limited edition Voyageur collection is your best bet for lugging all your essentials around. Available in a distinctive Black and Red combo, TUMI pays homage to the Year of the Pig with three iconic silhouettes – the Hagen Backpack, Witney Backpack and Troy Crossbody – complete in classic black hues, paired with gold hardware and festive red zipper pulls alongside a custom monogram tag.
TUMI’s limited edition Chinese New Year collection will be available at TUMI Pavilion KL, Suria KLCC, The Gardens Mall and Sky Avenue from February 2019 onwards.
Love is one of the most effervescent forms of expression and Swarovski champions that notion this time around with a modern and sophisticated assortment of feminine styles in a soft palette of nudes and pinks. The Lifelong Bow reimagines the flowing ribbon that symbolises eternal love, whereas the One is a variety of stackable rings, adjustable necklaces and chokers, all in the most pretty shade of millennial pink.
Swarovski’s Valentine’s Day 2019 collection is now available at select Swarovski retail boutiques.