Chinese New Year is almost here, you know what that means! It's time to show off your best #OOTDs on the Instagram. If you already have your new outfit ready, don't forget to complete your look with a new pair of shoes too!
A pair of shoes can make or break an outfit and even the most well put-together look will fall flat without the right shoes. Better yet, the right shoes can bring a certain je ne sais quoi to your look.
Keep reading to check out eight pairs of shoes that will take your CNY outfit to the next level!
#1 New Balance M670YOR "Year Of The Rat"
Newly launched earlier this month, the New Balance M670 ($259) celebrates Chinese New Year and its zodiac animal, the rat. Covered in rich pigskin suede in neutral shades that mimic the fur of the rodent, it has a C-CAP midsole with a Vibram® sole for superior comfort and grip.
Put a stylish spin on an otherwise traditional outfit by rocking this pair of sneakers with soft salmon pink and grey colours.
#2 New Balance M1500YOR "Year Of The Rat"
Here's another pair that celebrates the Year Of The Rat! The M1500 ($289) boasts the same rich pigskin suede upper in a black hue with chocolate brown overlays and an off white collar.
If you're wearing a more laid-back outfit for Chinese New Year, this pair with muted and classic colours will complement your look well while giving you plenty of street style cred.
The two Year Of The Rat shoes are now available at New Balance stores in Novena Square, Paragon, Suntec City, Bugis Junction, Vivo City and Jewel Changi.
#3 New Balance WL850LBE*
For the ladies who have a unique style and a strong sense of individuality, the New Balance 850s ($149) are your perfect match! These shoes were designed to disrupt mainstream choices and challenge the meaning of normalcy. It's the first New Balance shoe to drop the iconic "N" logo from its sides!
Now, it's back with expressive colours, iconic wavy aesthetic and mesh and leather upper. Slip on this pink pair with black and silver details to match a feminine outfit that also has a bit of an edge!
#4 New Balance ML850YSC*
This 850s ($159) sneakers for men is in classic white and blue OG colourway that would match any look. Skip the hassle of matching different shoes to your CNY outfits and complete all your looks with this versatile pair!
*Available in all stores except Sports Hub at Kallang Wave Mall.
#5 New Balance ML850YSBˆ
A 850s ($159) pair for the men with a unique and experimental sense of style is this classic white, red and black one! This trio of colours popularised by Michael Jordan is always sure to turn heads when you wear it with your CNY outfit.
ˆ Available in all Lighthouse and Experience stores except Sports Hub at Kallang Wave Mall.
#6 New Balance M1500GNB 'Gentlemen's Pack'
If you have a dapper sense of style, these gentlemanly shoes will complete your look!
One of the most sought-after styles, the Gentlemen's Pack range justifies its weighty price tag with premium features and construction. Its full leather uppers are finished in an understated tan with contrasting accents that adds a luxe touch to a classic silhouette.
The 1500 ($309) has earthy browns and tans paired with clean white and beige and subtle accents of vibrant red.
#7 New Balance M991GNB 'Gentlemen's Pack'
Another one for the gentlemen is the 991 ($309) in burnt orange contrasted with silver and white. If your outfit has warm tones like red, yellow, green or brown, this pair will complement it well. It'll also look great with denim and monochrome outfits!
#8 New Balance M577GNB 'Gentlemen's Pack'
For those with an elegant and understated style, this 577 ($309) is for you! Navy and dark brown adds a subtle pop of colour to your look without overwhelming the rest of your outfit.
The Gentlemen's Pack range is available at New Balance Jewel Changi, Suntec City Mall, Velocity at Novena Square, Paragon, Bugis Junction, Vivo City stores, Limited Edt Vault [email protected], Limited Edt Chamber MBS, Limited Edt Queensway and Dover Street Market Singapore.
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Text by: GirlStyle SG