Lunar New Year marks the beginning of a brand-new year in the Chinese calendar, and it’s undoubtedly one of the most important festivals in Hong Kong. With the Year of Rooster kicking off on 28 January 2017, a number of fashion brands have decided to celebrate the occasion by launching special edition products. Scroll down to see some of our favourites, and be sure to get your hands on them before they disappear from stores.
Elegant, practical and timeless, this Dionysus top handle bag by Gucci (HK$23,900) features an intricately engraved gold ‘Ramage’ decoration on red calf leather and includes a tag that reads ‘Gucci Limited Edition’ inside.
Gucci, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central Central, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2524 4492, gucci.com
This black flower pouch by Loewe (HK$9,450) features a striking daffodil (narcissus) motif design made using a special marquetry method, which is of the house’s signature techniques of advanced leathercraft.
Loewe, 305-306A, Times Square Hong Kong, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong; +852 2997 1070, loewe.com
If you prefer subtle embellishments, Ramesh Nair, artistic director of Moynat, has created two leather charms (HK$3,300 each) with original illustrations of rock ‘n’ roll-inspired roosters. Simply attach them to your handbags and you’re good to go.
Moynat, Shop G13, G/F, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2596 0555, moynat.com
This dress (HK$3,490) from Kenzo’s capsule collection features one of the brand’s signature emblems, a tiger, which is here reinvented with gold, silver and rooster red for a festive flair.
Kenzo, Shop B10, B/F, The Landmark, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2530 0160, kenzo.com
A unique signature design by Hogan, these H222 multiplatform luxury sneakers (HK$4,600) are made from white leather with red and black detailing and enhanced with a distinctive golden ‘H’ on the sides.
Hogan, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong; +852 2918 0181, hogan.com
Featuring multicoloured panels and a detachable shoulder strap, this Versace Palazzo Empire bag (HK$21,300) also includes a metal tag engraved with ‘Versace Chinese New Year Special Edition 2017’ on one side and a gold metal embellished Swarovski Rooster charm on the other for a fierce and striking appeal.
Versace, Shop A, G/F, 12 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2561 5018, versace.com