Because of the pig's slow and laid-back nature, the Chinese see pigs as an animal of wealth and hedonism. As brands are releasing new limited edition items with piggy symbols in light of the lunar year of the pig, why not get some for yourself? Here's an eclectic list of limited edition products with pigs to shop for this Lunar New Year.
With the hog ending the Chinese zodiac cycle, Blancpain's Traditional Chinese Calendar under the Villeret series is finally complete this year. The series is special with a traditional Chinese calendar pointing to the heavenly stem and earthly branch. For all of you Chinese culture enthusiasts out there, you need this watch in your life.
Get yours at blancpain.com.
Bottega Veneta has released a capsule collection especially for this Lunar New Year. Among red toned articles like shoes and bags, what stands out as perfect new year gifts are the cufflinks, ring and key rings featuring pig icons. The cufflinks and matching ring feature red pig iconography very suitable for him for that extra boost of luck, while the key ring suitable for both him or her comes in two styles: nappa leather and hand enameled.
Get yours at bottegaveneta.com.
This year’s special edition by Tods will surely melt her heart. Tod has created a women's sneaker, leather pig charm (too cute to resist), gommino bag bauletto and smart phone case for this auspicious season in colours of white and metallic pink. The sweet palette with cute design make all the products so attractive we want them as a set!
Get yours at tods.com.
Lead Japanese skincare SK-II has a new year limited edition Facial Treatment Essence with such clever allusion to this year's animal motif. The brand's signature red bottle with just a simple pink "squiggle" resembling a pig's tail is so cool, it makes this bottle a collectible.
Get yours at sk-ii.co.th.
Even the world of makeup is getting along with the pig trend. Keep your skin glowing like a lighthouse this auspicious season with Becca’s limited edition Shimmering Skin Perfector® Pressed Highlighter Lunar New Year, which comes in the shade of peachy pink with gold shimmers and a cute pig embossing.
Get yours at beccacosmetics.com.
Gucci is serious about this Chinese New Year as they released an extensive capsule collection with totally cool pigs. The collection includes articles like sweaters, bags, wallets, sneakers, socks and even a watch featuring the Three Little Pigs motif. So quirky, these pieces can be styled fashionably outside of the theme of the year of the pig.
Get yours at gucci.com.