Last weekend, we ushered in the Year of the Dog. As with preceding CNY celebrations from past years, the celebrations were a convivial and joyous for all of us — and it seems like these celebrities are singing the same tune as us.
These celebs took to the gram to show us how they celebrated Chinese New Year and we must say, the amount of positivity and jubilence shown in their posts is seriously uplifting. Not to mention, they all looked stunning in their de rigueur ‘new outfits’.
Here are 10 celebrities who caught our eye this CNY 2018 with their gorgeous new frocks.
Fann Wong joins husband Christopher Lee and son Zedd as she tosses the yusheng for good fortune during day 1 of CNY with the rest of her family. She wore a chic polka dot dress in black and white — a fail-safe choice for looking classy.
Photo: Instagram / Christopher Lee
Newlyweds Sheila Sim and Deon Woo (who famously met each other on a dating app) celebrated their first ever CNY together as a married couple after tying the knot in January this year. They were joined by their niece in this uber adorable photo, as Sheila dressed in a festive yellow wrap dress.
Photo: Instagram / Sheila Sim
The idea of wearing a colour as outlandish as yellow can be intimidating, but we’ve got good news for you: it can look incredibly stylish too. Case in point: Paige Chua looked radiant in a mustard long sleeve top with wide sleeves and geometric black stripes and a pair of eye-catching metallic gold trousers.
Photo: Instagram / Paige Chua
CNY 2018 was a big one for Taiwanese pop star Jolin Tsai as she kicked off the lunar new year performing on stage at the Jiangsu Tv New Year Gala. She wore an off-shoulder plaid dress in yellow for her performance.
Photo: Instagram / Jolin Tsai
Hong Kong actress Charmaine Sheh had on a simple white dress with immaculate detailing for the fifth day of Chinese New Year. She teamed the dress with a pair of white pointed toe ankle boots for an elegant and classy look.
Photo: Instagram / Charmaine Sheh
On the first day of Chinese New Year, Ya Hui dressed in a fun and artful asymmetrical striped dress with ruffles. If you like this look, here are some styling tips for rocking frilly ruffles. Keeping a positive mindset for the new year, her Instagram caption reads in Chinese: “It’s a new year, so try not to overthink. Happiness and health are more important. Be calm, zen and happy.”
Photo: Instagram / Ya Hui
Chinese model Liu Wen celebrated CNY with her friend Wendi Deng Murdoch, a Chinese-American movie producer and business woman. Wearing a stunning oxblood leather coat while layering up in a black hoodie and high neck top, the model posed in front of a prolific mandarin orange plant.
Photo: Instagram / Liu Wen
Amidst her busy schedule as she preps for a new role in a project that has yet to be announced to the public, Jeanette Aw takes time off for some ‘me time’ while surrounded by nature this Chinese New Year. Jeanette kept her outfit casual and breezy, opting for a bright yellow top with wide straps and a pair of white shorts.
Photo: Instagram / Jeanette Aw
This Chinese New Year was Jesseca’s first as a newlywed with her hubby Jeremy Chan. The Malaysian-born actress shared with The Singapore Women’s Weekly that she usually returns to Langkawi to spend the whole Chinese New Year season with her family, but this year, she chose to spend it with her in-laws in Singapore instead before visiting Langkawi on the second day. On the first day of CNY, she wore a simple yellow tank top and a colourful printed skirt.
Photo: Instagram / Jesseca Liu
The ever-spunky Carrie Wong turns to a red velvet top with a low-cut neckline, a pair of black trousers and high heeled ankle boots to help her nail her OOTD on day 1 of Chinese New Year. To complete her look, she threw on a pair of oversized sunnies for a cool disposition.
Photo: Instagram / Carrie Wong