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14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

Quit fiddling with fussy laces or buckle straps; slip in and out of these comfy shoe finds with ease when you’re doing your Lunar New Year house visits
 

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Unfussy shoes for your Lunar New Year house visits. Image: ASOS

You know that problem: You’re in and out from one house or HDB flat to the next, as you go on a chain of house visits every Lunar New Year. You’ll be putting your shoes on and off more often than you might even while shoe shopping.

So avoid that scramble for shoelace tying and the ache of wearing heels with these comfy and chic sandals and mules; we’ve a pair for every budget too!

Charlotte olympia kitty flats, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

1. Charlotte Olympia beaded slippers, $530 from On Pedder
Feline fans will find it hard to resist this beaded, almost Peranakan-esque beaded slippers. It will go so well with that new cheongsam you’re wearing; see how you can style such shoes with cheongsam here.

charles keith mules black, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

2. Faux leather square-toe mules, $49.90 from Charles & Keith
Seriously, mules are the answer. The ultimate lazy-person shoe is perfect for those days when you’re in and out from one house visit to another.

netaporter stella mccartney sliders, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

3. Stella McCartney canvas platform sandals, $964.39 from Net-A-Porter
This cool designer find features a sporty striped band and a zig-zag platform for the fashion-forward folks.

Robert Clergerie platform slide shoe, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

4. Robert Clergerie leather platform mules, price unavailable from On Pedder
Its cool aquamarine platform makes you do that double take, while giving you that added height.

Sophia webster bananas slides, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

5. Sophia Webster embroidered leather sliders, price unavailable from On Pedder
Leave it to quirky shoe queen Sophia Webster to put bananas on pool sliders; super cute and easy to wear for this festive season.

suecomma bonnie studded sandals, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

6. Suecomma Bonnie leather studded sliders, $499 from Cool-Find
Need a bit more attitude on your shoes? Your sleek black sandals don’t have to be boring, like with this pair that’s lined with gold studs.

Suecomma bonnie laceup sandal, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

7. Suecomma Bonnie leather sandals, $499 from Cool-Find
It's sporty and preppy, minus the fuss of actually re-tying the laces. Again, the zipper at the back is that much needed time-saver.

asos sandals, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

8. Faux leather embellished slingback sliders, $97.03 from ASOS
The hardware adds a glam touch to your standard strappy sliders; the elastic slingback strap means you’re saved the time from fussing with an unnecessary buckle strap too.

pazzion sandals, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

9. Leather sandal flats, $69 from Pazzion
Add a polished touch to your sandal flats with a gold cuff strap.

charles keith elastic sandal wedge, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

10. Elastic sandal wedges, $49.90 from Charles & Keith
The contrasting blues and black piping add an athletic touch to this strappy find.

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11. Ancient Greek Sandals perforated leather sliders, price unavailable from La Collection at The Shoe Salon
This luxe pair of slides harks back to those wooden clogs your mum and grandmothers may have worn, now styled with this thicker perforated leather strap.

Rubi sandals zalora, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

12. Rubi faux leather sandals, $19.95 from Zalora
The thick double strap sandal is still very on-trend, so why not grab another staple pair in white; the black buckles are a nice contrast against the stark white straps too.

asos floral plimsolls, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

13. Cotton canvas plimsolls, $48.52 from ASOS
It’s hard to resist festive florals. This watercolour-style print is also so suited for the upcoming holidays (and casual Fridays).

Koom sheshops plimsolls, 14 slip-on shoes and sandals for Chinese New Year

14. Koom cotton canvas plimsolls, $44.60 from SheShops
Lightweight with elastic sides, these plimsolls may soon become your weekend favourite.

STOCKISTS
ASOS, http://www.asos.com.
Charles & Keith, http://www.charleskeith.com; store locations can be found here.
Cool-Find, http://stm.cool-find.com.
La Collection at The Shoe Salon, Takashimaya Department Store, Level 2.
Net-A-Porter, http://www.net-a-porter.com
On Pedder, Scotts Square, #02-10-13 and Ngee Ann City, #01-12.
Pazzion, http://www.pazzion.com; store locations can be found here.
SheShops Online Store, http://shop.sheshops.com.
Zalora, http://www.zalora.sg.

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