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It’s time to paint the town red. February 5th will mark the first day of the Lunar New Year, welcome the auspicious Year of the Pig. This age-old tradition that garners the attention of millions is steeped in tradition and celebrating in style.
Beaming with celebration, family, and parades, the Lunar New Year is the biggest Chinese holiday of the year. The event is also known as the Spring Festival, marking the end of the coldest days. In China, the festival ends on the first full moon of the New Year with the Lantern Festival celebration. Locals welcome the new season by planting, harvesting and seeking fresh beginnings.
According to ChineseNewYear.net, those born during the Year of the Pig are energetic, enthusiastic, and always striving to live life to its fullest. The Chinese zodiac sign signifies a gentle, compassionate, resilient and driven person. The festivities aren’t just for those celebrating a birthday though; millions from around the entire world celebrates the Lunar New Year. Even fashion and beauty brands are getting in on the festivities!
When it comes to our favorite retail brands, we love a great trend. Major designers are jumping in with Lunar New Year festivities with limited-edition collections to celebrate the Year of the Pig. From Gucci’s Three Little Pigs collaboration with Disney to Givenchy’s Spring Festival-inspired lipstick, the options are endless. We’ve rounded up our favorite Lunar New Year selections found at the best mall in Miami.
Ophidia GG backpack with Three Little Pigs at Gucci, $1,690
Mr Bags Pouch at Longchamp, $280
Pig Bag Charm at Coach, $85
Giorgio Armani Chinese New Year Highlighting Face Palette at Nordstrom, $75
Estee Lauder Year of the Pig Compact at Bloomingdale's, $200
129SHSES Powder Blush Brush at MAC Cosmetics, $36
Le Rouge Lunar New Year at Givenchy, $40
Sunday Riley 4-Piece Lunar New Year Set at Macy's, $52
Lunar New Year Bento Box at Sugarfina, $65