If you’re celebrating Chinese New Year, then you know that it takes place next Friday. But like with any event in the social calendar, there’s always a reason to think about what you might wear for such an occasion. So, I decided to pick the brains of InStyle China contributing editor and influencer Leaf Greener on the rules for dressing for the event. I wanted to know how much you needed to stick to traditional ways of dressing but also how to avoid offending anyone. Not only did she give me three tips that everyone can easily follow, but she also pointed out the one thing you shouldn’t do when picking out your look.
While traditions are still present, the event has definitely become more modern, so you’ll be pleased to know it’s surprisingly simple to find an outfit. Keep scrolling for four dressing rules to follow for Chinese New Year.