Chinese New Year: All About Red

According to legend, Chinese New Year began with a battle against a mythical beast when, to protect themselves, people would […]

According to legend, Chinese New Year began with a battle against a mythical beast when, to protect themselves, people would put up red lanterns and lit fireworks to scare the evil away…

Chinese New Year Dragon

These days, it’s still custom to celebrate; with New Year’s feasts, decorating houses with lanterns and exquisite calligraphy posters, along side gifting money in red envelopes.

Red is key during the festival, from the explosion of the bright fireworks to the glow of the fabric lanterns – people typically wear completely new clothes to symbolize a new beginning in the new year.

Chinese Decorations

Looking for something for the celebrations? Check out our stunning red designs perfect for this symbolic celebration of colour…

The Daymee Dress, the ideal style for a dressed up meal , with a feminine silhouette, layered full skirt and classic lace panels.

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The Irah Dress is ideal for the evening part of the celebrations, be it cocktails or dancing, with its stunning fitted shape and modern frill side detail.

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Nod to the celebration with subtle hints of red in your look with our post-box red accessories…

Carmina Shoe

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Connie Scarf

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Want to know what 2014 has in store for you?

Astrology hints that 2014 is to be a period of moving fast, surprising romance and spontaneous adventure. Horoscopes say it’s an ideal time to travel off the beaten path and take decisive action. So be it an exciting holiday or a new adventure closer to home, Coast wishes you a very Happy Chinese New Year x

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