How to celebrate Lunar (Chinese) New Year and Fashion to Celebrate!

chinese new yearWhat is the best way to celebrate Lunar New Year and what exactly is one to wear for this extravagant holiday? This year,  Lunar (Chinese) New Year is on February 19th, which will give you plenty of time to plan that perfect outfit and celebrate the holiday with a bang.

To celebrate, you can start with the ever so popular New Year’s Eve dinner. Who doesn’t like to get together with friends and family to celebrate and indulge in yummy food and drinks? The most popular dinner meal is fish with dumplings, which represent prosperity in the New Year.Fireworks anyone? To welcome in the New Year, many begin the fireworks show after midnight. A few days before all the festivities, a full and complete cleaning of your home is a traditional way to kick things off. After the cleaning, decorate! Many decorations are red and scattered throughout the home and are often upside down, another popular tradition.

In terms of Fashion for the popular event, there are tons of designers to choose from. Jason Wu is known for the elegant clothes and handbags and can be a great option for the New Years outfit of choice. Demi Moore, Reese Witherspoon and Michelle Obama all have worn Jason Wu on the red carpet or to balls and events. Alexander Wang is a widely known designer that even has his own collection at H&M. The amazing designer outfits show stopping ladies like Rihanna, Ciara and Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. From handbags to shoes and clothes, he can do no wrong. The incredible designs of Miu Miu are internationally known. The handbags and fashion lines are stunning. The collections are nothing less than high end and exuberant. What could be a better way to ring in your New Year?

Emily Hughes

Emily Hughes

Emily Hughes is a fashion blogger. She attends Appalachian State University.