Celebrate the Year of the Rat: The Luxury Edition

Jan 19, 2020 | China, NEWS, SHOP, STYLE, Trending

This year, Rats are set to rule the world with their natural confidence, sharp wit, intelligence, and a strong sense of teamwork. Rats can be a force to reckon with, and they can run the gamut from being shrewd to being amiable and gentle. Can any of these lux items reflect the Rat in you?

1. Nike’s Kyrie 6

Nike’s Kyrie 6 is getting a fresh makeover this year as the brand releases its special edition just in time for the Chinese New Year. This iteration features a fresh, multi-colored strap, combined with bright, neon accents. “CNY” has already been released last January 1 for loyal fans of Kyrie 6, so grab it when you can.

2. Gucci’s Online Exclusive Disney x Gucci GG Marmont Small Shoulder Bag

Built with every bit of love that fans of Disney have for classic Mickey and Minnie, Gucci’s early year offering is the perfect bag for those who want to greet the Year of the Rat with style and grace. With beautiful prints from classic Mickey & Minnie scenes, this bag definitely brings the golden age of Disney zooming into 2020.

3. Montblanc’s Signs & Symbols Collection

What better way to greet the Year of the Rat than with the opulence and power of the dragon? Montblanc’s newest Signs & Symbols collection features two fantastic writing instruments for the discerning writer.

The Vermillion Dragon Limited Edition 88 is made of sterling silver and red garnets, complete with a striking depiction of the fiery Vermillion dragon. The lighter colored Vermilion Dragon Limited Edition 8 is perfect for those who prefer a lighter colored writing instrument with a light golden hue.

4. Fendi’s Baguette and Crossbody

Fendi has focused on reimagining its classic bags this year. The Peekaboo recently turned a decade old, but it remains a beautiful top-tier choice if you’re interested in passing on something to your children. It is feminine, timeless, and perfect for any collection.

The Zodiac-themed Crossbody bag, on the other hand, has enjoyed a cute and iconic reboot, and now comes with removable straps (both long and short), so it can be used as a clutch, or worn across the body.

5. Louis Vuitton Rat Bag Charm & Key Holder

If you’d like to have an almost delicate bag charm and key holder from the iconic brand LV this year, the LV Rat Bag Charm & Key Holder is currently being retailed for just $480. LV introduces a most classic, symmetrical, monogrammed design this year, that’s bound to attract the best fortunes for everyone in the Year of the Rat.

6. Chopard’s L.U.C. XP Urushi Year of the Rat Timepiece

Chopard has teamed up with the Yamada Heiando Studio to create limited edition métiers d’art – the L.U.C. XP Urushi Year of the Rat Timepiece. The timepiece features a leather strap, a classical Rat backdrop, zodiac signs, an 18-karat rose gold build, and a specially designed movement (L.U.C. 96.17-L calibre).

7. Adidas Ultra Boost 20 Chinese New Year Black

Where Nike treads, Adidas is never far behind. The black Boost 20 has a core black make coupled with a gold metallic side design, plus a surprising unisex floral imprint that begins from the sole, all the way to the top of the shoes. Perhaps a good choice if you are trying to balance out the colors in your collection, and you want something different this Year of the Rat?

8. Nike Air Jordan 13

The legendary Air Jordan 13 has undergone a Chinese New Year revamp and refresh this year, with Nike providing tantalizing snapshots of the new lush new designs that features bright embroideries and graphics inspired by the Year of the Rat. Pink accents are figuring dominantly in many Rat-inspired releases this February, as well as the image of the rose, as is the case of the Air Jordan 13.

9. LEGO Chinese New Year Sets

LEGO has really outdone itself with two massive releases to celebrate the Chinese New Year with the rest of the world.

The 80104 Lion Dance and 80105 Chinese New Year Temple Fair are both well-textured and exciting LEGO spreads, featuring plenty of new items that make both sets a good investment.

From distinct marketplace scenes to the possibility of erecting a massive temple with a yellow clay roof, the Year of the Rat is already smiling upon LEGO lovers everywhere.

10. MAC Lunar New Year 2020 Collection

This is a limited edition release from MAC that provides distinct and highly collectible geometric designs on the cases, plus cute pink and blue packages. The collection is said to have been inspired by the Forbidden City.  Most of the items have already been SOLD OUT.