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Lucky Lunar: 8 Ways To Celebrate Chinese New Year

* Stock up on goodies to celebrate the Lunar New Year
* This year is the Year of the Dog
* From fashion to decorations, SPY has you covered

Chinese New Year (or the Lunar New Year) begins Friday, February 16 and carries on until Sunday. This year, 2018, is the Year of the Dog, and will apparently be a good year to make lifestyle changes and invest in new business ventures. The dog is the eleventh character in the zodiac, and his personality is associated with loyalty and companionship, while his bark (and bite?) is associated with prosperity and wealth. Those associated with this animal are also great for giving advice and for hosting social gatherings and friendly events.

Millions of people around the world are celebrating the Lunar New Year. Here’s what to get for your celebrations.

1. Converse Custom Chuck Chinese New Year Low Top

Custom made for the holiday, these low top sneakers feature the “dog” characters on the side. The rest of the details, you can design, from color to lacing and stitch options.

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2. Converse Custom Star Low Tops

For an alternate custom shoe, this pair capitalizes on bright, traditional Chinese New Year colors, and features the classic one star silhouette. Red, of course, is a popular color associated with wealth. Wear these are you’re making money moves.

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3. Chinese New Year Photo Stick Props

Get some Instagram-worthy pics with these fun props. Featuring dragons, lanterns and firecrackers, these paper shapes are propped on 12″ wooden sticks.

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4. Chinese New Year Assorted Biscuit Tin

Bring this to a New Year’s party, or hand it out amongst your guests, as it features 46 buttery Godiva biscuits. The entire package is finished with a special New Year’s bow.

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5. Dabbing Chinese New Year Shirt

Dab your way into the New Year with this fun shirt, that’s available in a a variety of colors and sizes. Machine washable, it’s the ideal attire to welcome in this canine year.

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6. Givenchy Chinese New Year Prism Libre

This limited-edition loose powder set features four complementing pastel colors that create a color-correcting finish. The pigments are also treated with a technological atomization process that helps create a natural look.

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7. Air Jordan XXXII Chinese New Year Edition Sneakers

With an Asian-inspired design the Air Jordan XXXII “Chinese New Year” Men’s Basketball Shoe features light, breathable Flyknit fabric that wraps your foot like a sock, plus powerful cushioning that helps you explode off the hardwood. This edition celebrates brings in the new year with bold graphics and embroidered details.

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8. Polo Ralph Lauren Lunar New Year Baseball Jacket

A combination of smooth ponte and embroidered dragons, it’s the ideal piece to complete your New Year’s outfit. Made of cotton, it has a standard striped ribbed baseball collar, and a front zipper.

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