Princeton Insider – Chinese New Year: Shop Red
Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with Red-Colored Gifts!
In traditional Chinese art and culture, red is considered to be a very auspicious color. For example, monetary gifts are often packaged in red envelopes signifying fortune and good luck. In honor of 2016’s Year of the Monkey, Princeton Magazine has chosen to shop red! Simply click on each product image to purchase and bring a little luck into your own life.
Smashbox, Be Legendary Matte Lipstick, Macy’s
Mad For Mattes! Just one swipe and you’ll see this is the stuff beauty legends are made of. Our ultra-luxe formula glides on for show-stopping, saturated color every time.
Big Top Collection Balloon Dog, BarkShop
“If only balloon animals could hold up my books!” Yes, we heard your cries of despair, and you’re not alone. But now, there’s hope. You, along with millions of others, can finally keep your books upright with balloon dogs. These bookends possess all of the advantages of traditional balloon animals (look adorable, evoke childhood nostalgia), without the traditional weakness (won’t pop, deflate, float away). We heard you, and we listened.
Karl Lagerfeld Kids Red Logo Tee, Alex and Alexa
For a stylish addition to his casual collection, look to Karl Lagerfeld Kids. This stand-out red tee features the words ‘Karl Lagerfeld’ printed to the front in white split between three rows. The vibrant piece boasts a soft cotton blend, short sleeves and a classic crew neck making this the ideal piece to wear on playdates or casual days out with family. Team the tee with denim shorts and canvas shoes for a cool look that he’ll love.
Le Toy Van Dotty Kettle, Alex and Alexa
This Dotty Kettle from Le Toy Van will be a pretty gift for your child this season. This painted wooden toy boasts an all over white dot design, with a detachable lid and bluebird whistle included on the spout. Perfect for making pretend cups of tea, your little one’s imagination will be encouraged with this piece.
Tory Burch, Leather Temple Red Sunglasses, bloomingdale’s
With retro round frames and two-tone leather temples, Tory Burch’s glam-girl sunnies stand out from the pack.
FENDI, Crystal Embellished Cat Eye Sunglasses, bloomingdale’s
Transparent pink frames with pink gradient lenses (100% UV protection). Large crystal detailing at frame corners; zig-zag sides with logo.
Swirly Swivel Chair in Red, Dot & Bo
We love a lot of chairs but this one instantly puts a retro spin in any room. In comfy red wool with a sleek chrome base, it adds just the right amount of color and sass.
Bait Footwear, Petal Me This Heel in Ruby, ModCloth
Add some ‘punch’ to any outfit with these fantastic shoes.
Abacus Drops, Baublebar
Organic scarlet stones in an architectural silhouette add a minimal touch of color.
Sara Pink Cashmere Beanie Hat, L.K. Bennett London
Top off your cold-weather look with Sara. Crafted from a super soft wool and cashmere mix and finished with a by-product rabbit fur pom pom, it’s the chicest way to stay snug when the weather cools. Team with the matching scarf to stay both warm and stylish.
Cedar Street Small Hayden Satchel, Kate Spade New York
A scaled-down silhouette and optional crossbody strap make this sleek saffiano leather satchel from kate spade new york as versatile as it is sophisticated.
Red Sanding Sugar, DEAN & DELUCA
Brilliant, well-polished gems, these pure crystal sugars lend sparkle and a splash of color to cookies or pastries. For serious endeavors or whimsical explorations, these granules provide an artist’s palette for the baker.
Pebble Leather Wrap Bracelet, Brooks Brothers
This bracelet is crafted in pebble leather with light gold hardware. Imported.
Zoe Drops, Baublebar
Bright red leather blooms make for a fun, whimsical statement.