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Year of the Tiger 2022: 12 Limited Edition Collections That Celebrate Lunar New Year

The festive season isn’t over in the fashion world, as many fashion houses have released limited edition collections to celebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Tiger.

Falling on the 1st of February this year, the Lunar New Year is just around the corner, and with it come vivid colours and designs. Thereby, many luxury fashion brands are preparing to launch their Lunar New Year capsule collections. With the tiger as the Chinese zodiac sign for 2022, rest assured to see tiger prints all around, as well as patterns that go beyond the fiery and fierce animal.

[Featured image credit: Dolce & Gabbana; Hero image credit: Salvatore Ferragamo]

Saint Laurent

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Saint Laurent’s limited edition for the Lunar New Year features the wildness of the zodiac sign with lively tiger prints on the Cardigan in Tiger Jacquard and their Teddy Derbies. For the darker colours, see their black Classic Hoodie with Printed Panther Tiger which stars a cheeky cartoon character at the back. For ready-to-wear accessories, the Baby Niki Chain Bag and Manhattan Small Shoulder Bag are also available for those who prefer a more casual and neutral interpretation of the theme.

Discover more at Saint Laurent.

Dior

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Inspired by the water tiger, Dior Homme’s Kim Jones together with American artist Kenny Scharf take the Dior men’s collection for this Lunar New Year to a more serene side. Prime examples include the Kenny Scharf Bermuda shorts, cardigan, shirt, t-shirt and sweater, dominated by white and blue colour. More traditional, on the other hand, the Kenny Scharf jacket and sweatshirt still inherit the prominent red, more classic to the Lunar New Year.

For more information, visit Dior.

Gucci

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Gucci joined the Lion’s Share Fund in 2020, and its effort to protect endangered wildlife started officially since last year. In honour of their loving bond with the felines, the collection dedicated to the Year of Tiger is vast and abundant, from the Gucci Tiger Jacquard Cardigan to the Gucci Tiger Interlocking G T-shirt, and from the Gucci-pattern Gucci Tiger GG Medium Tote Bag to the Gucci Tiger GG Modal Shawl.

Discover many more items at Gucci.

Bottega Veneta

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Bottega Veneta opens the Chinese New Year 2022 campaign with a flamboyant orange collection. Starring in the campaign are two top Asian models, He Cong and Wang Chenming. Although some items are not available in Thailand just yet, you can check out the women’s ready-to-wear pieces and Shearling Mini Jodie handbag now in select stores in Bangkok.

Prada

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Prada’s take on Lunar New Year fashion is a little different. By launching their Action in the Year of the Tiger campaign, Prada hopes to raise awareness towards the threatened big cat species. The activist campaign features Li Yifeng and Chun Xia, an actor and actress from China, in a photo series produced in partnership with Liu Song. In addition to fashion campaign, Prada has also initiated an art project inviting art schools students to create artworks with their own interpretation of the tiger. The selected pieces will be used in other campaigns to come in 2022.

Find out more about this campaign at Prada.

Alexander McQueen

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Alexander McQueen has long been known for its outlandish designs and unconventional shows, never failing to wow its audience. This year, Alexander McQueen’s Chinese New Year collection is characterised primarily by scarlet red and metallic tones. These are best evidenced in the two highlight pieces: the Curve Mini Bags and the Oversized Sneaker. Both goods are available in leather or embellished all over with crystals. For those looking for something less contemporary, there’s also a quilted metallic leather purse, credit card holder, and leather coin purse that complete the capsule.

For more information, visit Alexander McQueen.

Dolce & Gabbana

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The tiger is celebrated exclusively in this Lunar New Year collection by Dolce & Gabbana. The collection presents a wild combination of vivid colours, tiger prints, and, of course, a unique D&G animalistic print. Fine examples of craftsmanship or Fatto a Mano, the Dolce & Gabbana Lunar New Year collection is available for men, women and kids.

Discover more at Dolce & Gabbana.

Salvatore Ferragamo

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In order to celebrate the Year of the Tiger, Ferragamo has launched a digital campaign that paints a magical spring season using surreal cinematography. The ‘Tiger in Wonderland’ campaign sees Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, two Chinese artists, creating a print design that appears on the highlights of this collection – the Silk Foulard and Ferragamo Studio Bag. Other noteworthy items include an imaginative Trifolio handbag, Chelsea boots, and Gancini sneakers.

For more information, see Ferragamo website.

Miu Miu

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In this celebration of the new year to come, Miu Miu’s campaign story unveils a meeting of minds, bringing together two distinct personalities and styles to cross paths for the Chinese New Year. As the connection grows, the physical manifestation develops into the pastel Miu Wander bag, a retro varsity cardigan, and golden hair clips as the highlights.

Check these items and many more at Miu Miu.

Off-White

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The Lunar New Year capsule from Off-White is inspired by the bliss of weekend vacation featuring a jubilant water tiger. The star of this collection is the Burrow Bag in bright red, Off-White’s classic shoulder bag made special with the words “Special Edition © 2022” embossed at the front. There is also a small tiger charm at the side. Other highlights include a cotton shirt designed by Virgil Abloh, a checkered foulard, and a red bracelet with the tiger charm. Finally, touching on the weekend vacation theme, an orange U-shaped pillow and a sleep mask imprinted with “FOR TRAVEL” conclude the collection.

This collection will be available from 28 January 2022. Contact Off-White Bangkok via their official Line account @offwhitebangkok for more information.

Versace

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Versace presents new styles as well as reimagined favourites incorporating the spiritual tiger in their Lunar New Year Capsule Collection. The tiger appears across soft jersey sweats and t-shirts and as an embroidery detail on jackets and knit sweaters. For those who are fans of Versace’s signature La Greca print, you’ll love the red variation played out in the short-sleeve dresses, sweaters, skirts, men’s coated canvas backpack, and pouch.

This capsule collection is available in selected boutiques and via the Versace website.

Tory Burch

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year items from Tory Burch’s Holiday/Resort 2022 collection. The limited edition collection features Tanya the Tiger, T Monogram and the iconic Double T logo on various pieces. The highlight items are the crafted Tiger Jacquard Sweater, Tiger Patch Cashmere Cardigan, T Monogram Jacquard Embroidered Shoulder Bag, Roxanne Chain Bracelet and Stud Earring Set amongst others. On top of that, an Ang Bao red envelope set is also gifted with certain purchases in-store.

Shop the collection at Tory Burch stores or via Line official account: @toryburchthailand

Chayanin Thaijongrak

Her friends call her Paint. Chocolate is her true love; traveling is her dream. Apart from engaging with those two, she is busy trying to contemplate the world and her fat cats.

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