Chinese New Year style: the best looks for the Year of the Rat

From Gucci to Burberry, The Glossary’s Lunar New Year Edit celebrates new beginnings and prosperity for 2020

Chinese New Year falls on 25 January and the festivities last for 15 days, so it’s important to dress to impress as we herald the dawn of the Year of the Rat. Red is considered to be a lucky colour to wear during Lunar New Year – especially if it is your Chinese zodiac year – so plan your outfits for good fortune and celebrate the New Year in style with one of these collectible, limited-edition pieces from Gucci to Christian Dior.


Burberry small quilted Lola bag, £1,250,

Disney x Gucci silk scarf

Gucci silk scarf, £315,

Louis Vuitton Year of the Rat Bag charm & key holder,

Louis Vuitton Bag charm & key holder, £305,

Disney x Gucci oversize T-shirt

Gucci oversize t-shirt, £400;

MARNI Leather pumps

Marni Leather pumps, £550,

Chloe Aby bag

Chloe Small Aby Lock bag, £1,250,

Men's Disney x Gucci Ace sneaker

Gucci Ace sneakers, £575,

Off-White Lunar New Year tote

Off-White Lunar New Year tote, £750,

Burberry silk square scarf, £300,


Christian Dior Phoenix tote bag, £2,200,

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