Few days to go and Year of the Pig is officially here. Aside from eating our favorite food like tikoy, round fruits, and dumplings, Chinese New Year is also the time where several brands release their limited-edition collection. A lot of beauty and lifestyle brands already launched their special products, with that, allow us to list down CNY-inspired items that are now available in the Philippines:
1. MAC Lucky Red
Almost every year, MAC is launching a special Lunar New year collection. For 2019, the collection includes three of their best-selling red lip colors (P1,150): Lady Danger, Russian Red, and everyone’s favorite, Ruby Woo. Latest lippie shades Lotus Light and Lucky in Love, new powder blush duos, and powder/blush brush are also included in the collection.
2. Starbucks Year of the Pig Tumblers
If one of your resolutions this 2019 is to begin a zero-waste lifestyle, start it by buying a tumbler that you can use everyday. If you’re looking for something cure, you might want to check out these Year of the Pig-inspired tumblers from Starbucks. It comes in two variants: 12oz Water Globe Tumbler (Php 845) and Dancing Pigs Tumbler (Php 1,345).
3. H&M Lunar New Year Collection
If there’s a limited-edition makeup for CNY, of course there are stylish clothes, too. Swedish brand H&M came out with a collection for the upcoming Lunar New Year. It includes blouses, dresses, jackets, bags, pants, shoes, and accessories in bold and subtle colors. More options, more fun!
4. Vans & Purlicue “YOTP” collection
In partnership with Chinese designer brand Purlicue, Vans released CNY-inspired versions of the Old Skool, Sk8, and Era. Described as “laid back” but “not lazy,” it features playful and delightful details like gigantic midsole branding tags, detachable Sidestripes, and extra-wide and flat laces.
5. Miniso Pig Plushies
Looking for huggable items that channel the joyful vibe of the Year of the Pig? Miniso gotchu, fam. The Japanese fast fashion brand has adorable and fluffy pig plush toys in dinosaur and bunny costumes. They also have super soft pillows, cute eye masks, and novelty neck pillows.
6. Superdry Chinese New Year 2019 Collection
To commemorate the Lunar New Year, Superdry has created an exclusive collection of limited-edition pieces that includes bombers, joggers, hoodies, and t-shirts. The varsity jacket for women featuring delicate floral detailing and tiger patch motif is a must-have! The collection is only available at SM Mega Fashion Hall and Ayala Center Cebu.