New Year, New Wardrobe: Love, Bonito’s Lunar New Year and Activewear Collection in photos

Now that we’re done with NYE celebrations, on to the next big event: Ringing in the Lunar New Year on January 22! If you’re following Chinese traditions or are feeling superstitious, here are a couple of vibrant and bold outfit suggestions that can definitely bring in luck this 2023, as well as positive feedback from your family and friends during reunions (or mahjong sessions). Our favorite Singapore-based clothing brand Love, Bonito recently released the first out of many weekly pieces featuring feminine styles and mother-daughter twinning sets for all occasions. These can be spotted on their website from December 26 to January 23:


(L-R) Paige Pleat Flare Skirt (Vermillion), Chantal Elastic Off Shoulder Trapeze Dress (Vermillion), Clover Lace Column Dress (Vermillion), Brynn Fit & Flare Linen Dress (Orange)

Featuring a range of cosy knits, camisoles and dresses, this collection captures the lightness of the new season with bold, vibrant colours, symbolic of a vibrant year ahead. The Paige Pleat Flare Skirt features a unique flare silhouette and includes functional side pockets to hold multiple red packets! For an all-day steamboat-friendly look, the full-length Chantal Elastic Off Shoulder Trapeze Dress emphasises comfort for endless enjoyment of New Year goodies. The modest Clover Lace Column Dress is a stunning piece for family visits with its embroidered guipure lace detailing and sleeveless design. Opt for a more casual look with Brynn Fit & Flare Linen Dress, which provides a flattering fit with its sweetheart neckline and ruched detail.


Rabbits are known for always being active! To keep up with an eventful Year of the Rabbit, check out cheak’s latest lifestyle collection called Recreation which features five new styles and four refreshing new colors.

The buttery-smooth Courtside Dress comes with functional pockets and is ideal for a game of tennis or a brunch date out with friends! Our first-ever Courtside Bra and Courtside Skirt is a fun matching set that provides medium support and is suitable for low intensity activities to burn off calories from the New Year snacking. Designed for lounging comfortably, the Cosy Cropped Hoodie and Cosy Cropped Jogger are a statement set perfect for post-feast relaxation.


Love, Bonito debuts its new in-house print Humble Abode, which features embroidered motifs of familiar objects and scenes from home. This playful print seeks to spark heartfelt conversations amongst our loved ones with an adorable lineup of matching styles. Perfect for mother-child twinning all year round, these complementary looks will brighten up any family album.


Get lucky this Lunar New Year and stand a chance to win one set of Limited Edition Mahjong Set and one set of Love, Bonito Limited Edition Mini Lucky Cat! From 28 December 2022, to 6 January 2023, participants can follow Love, Bonito’s Global Instagram account and engage with the brand’s Lunar New Year giveaway post by liking, tagging a friend and commenting why they want to win the giveaway. Prizes will be awarded to 3 winners in real time during the brand’s IG Live: Spring 2023 Collection Preview on 7 January 2023, 11am. 

What pieces are you eyeing? Mine’s on the Clover Lace Column Dress and their Felicity Orange Bag in Prosperous Blooms!

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