A classic Chinese New Year outfit wouldn’t be complete without a stylish leather bag. After all, leather bags are the perfect accessory for both men and women to take traditional and contemporary Chinese aesthetics up a notch — not only do they make any outfit appear more elevated, but their durability also means that you can use them for every festive occasion throughout the year and those to come.
Here are 5 leather bags you can buy online in Singapore to elevate your 2023 CNY outfit:
1. The Jekyll & Hyde Phone Crossbody Leather Clutch
This chic and versatile leather bag is a great women’s option for sprucing up your Chinese New Year look. Inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's "Jekyll & Hyde", this crossbody is one of the most versatile bags you can find on the market. Its reversible design gives you two distinct looks — sleek and sophisticated nylon on one side, and a vibrant and edgy printed canvas on the other. This ensures that whatever style you’re going for, the Jekyll & Hyde Phone Crossbody Leather Clutch has got it! On top of that, its lightweight and water-resistant design makes it perfect for carrying all your essentials no matter the weather. And with its detachable strap, you can also easily style your CNY outfit for evening cocktails after a busy day of visiting!
2. The Musketeer Porthos Crossbody-Sling Leather Briefcase
If you’re looking for a more masculine leather bag option, then the Musketeer Porthos Crossbody Sling Leather Briefcase is just what you need. Crafted in USA full grain leather, this handsome work bag for men and ladies has a dedicated neoprene padded slot for your 14" laptop and a trolley sleeve luggage slot for ease of travel when visiting relatives overseas. The exterior pouch boasts three inner pockets and two pen slots for effortless access to your essentials, while its adjustable shoulder strap allows you to easily free up your hands while still rocking that classy look! To top it off, the leather sling bag also features an engraving of the famous quote from Alexandre Dumas' "The Three Musketeers" — a perfect and thoughtful touch for any Chinese New Year outfit.
3. The Musketeer Athos Small Crossbody Leather Backpack
For those looking for an all-in-one leather bag, the Musketeer Athos Small Crossbody Leather Backpack is the perfect choice. This stylish crossbody backpack combines sleek contours with a bounty of thoughtful compartments that make it perfect for not just Chinese New Year visiting but also your daily swashbuckling adventures. Plus, its hidden detachable zip pouch is engraved with "One for all", while "All for one" is etched unto the back of the bag to suggest strength in unity — great values to bring in luck and prosperity during the Chinese New Year! Its compact size also makes it a dainty companion that goes with any outfit without drawing too much attention away from it.
4. The Envelope Flap Long Wallet Leather Crossbody Sling Bag
The Envelope Flap Long Wallet Crossbody Sling is another perfect leather bag for Chinese New Year. With its minimalistic and elegant design, it adds a touch of sophistication to any outfit you throw on. It's also incredibly practical — store your red packets, credit cards and phone in one convenient place, while RFID-blocking lining protects them from fraud. You can easily take this bag anywhere thanks to its detachable strap that allows you to style it as a clutch or wear it crossbody. The back pocket also provides easy access to your phone while keeping everything else safe inside. So, this CNY, treat yourself to something special and adorn this masterpiece ready for all your festive celebrations!
5. The Musketeer Dryna Small Leather Handbag
Lastly, you can never go wrong with the Three Musketeers Dryna Small Leather Handbag. This asymmetric trapezium structure boasts a generous opening that leads to a capacious interior, giving you all the space you need for your Chinese New Year essentials, including all your red packets and blackjack winnings. This female reimagination of D'Artagnan from The Three Musketeers exudes an effortless charm that is sure to elevate any outfit during this festive season. With its delightful combination of classic style and modern functionality, the Musketeer Dryna Small Leather Handbag is definitely a great choice to glam up your Chinese New Year outfits.
Shop Gnome & Bow for the Perfect Leather Companion for CNY
Be it our diverse line-up of premium leather bags or unique accessories such as our braided leather bracelets, Gnome & Bow has all you need — and more — to finesse your Chinese New Year outfits with ease and confidence. Shop our CNY sale for 30% off selected items today, and an additional $48 and $88 discount with every $288 and $488 spent.
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