Year Of The Tiger: Lucky Colours To Wear Based On Your Chinese Zodiac This CNY
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According to Chinese culture, the year 2022 is the Year of the Water Tiger. It indicates a prosperous year due to the Tiger’s auspicious traits such as strength and bravery.
After surviving a tumultuous two years, people are looking for a bit more luck this new year. Chinese people believe that what we do at the beginning of a new year will affect their luck in the coming year.
Whether you believe in it or not, it doesn’t hurt to have a little hope on the side. An easy way to increase your luck and prosperity is to follow the lucky colours based on your zodiac for the year 2022.
Generally, the lucky and fortifying colours for the year 2022 are said to be mint green, cerulean blue, fiery red and imperial yellow.
Rat | 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020
Those born in the Year of the Rat should wear clothes that are red or blue in colour. It’s said to be auspicious colours for luck and career, respectively.
Ox | 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021
People who are born in the Year of the Ox are advised to don red and yellow colours. The colour yellow is said to help in the romance department. The fiery red is best for career growth.
Tiger | 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022
The Tigers should wear orange, black or blue colours this year. Since it is their year, the colours will help in terms of wealth and career growth.
Rabbit | 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023
People who are born in the Year of the Rabbit get to choose to wear green, purple or orange. The colour green signals growth so there may be instances of adapting to a new job or embarking on a new journey.
Dragon | 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024
The Dragons are donning bright yellow and white this year. While wearing white on Chinese New Year is inadvisable, the colour is supposed to help fan the flames of love. No risks, no rewards.
Snake | 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025
People born in the Year of the Snake should wear tangerine, cyan or silver. The colours are auspicious for anything career and money-related.
Horse | 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026
Those born in the Year of the Horse get to play around with green, blue and red colours. The colours are good for luck and health.
Goat | 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027
People who are born in the Year of the Goat should wear bright yellow. The risk of looking like Sesame Street’s Big Bird will pay off in the love and romance department.
Monkey | 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028
Those born in the Year of the Monkey get to wear calmer colours: white and baby blue. These colours help to soothe anxiety and calm the mind and body.
Rooster | 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029
The Roosters are advised to wear yellow as well for luck and wealth.
Dog | 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030
People born in the Year of the Dog get to don the classic black colour. While black isn’t a colour favoured during CNY, you might be able to get some leeway seeing that it’s your lucky colour of the year.
Pig | 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031
People born in the Year of the Pig get to wear yellow, green or black colours for overall luck and prosperity.
Now go forth and make sure you put in the work to improve your luck and fortunes too!
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