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    As we eagerly usher in the approaching Lunar New Year on February 10, 2024, 新年快乐 (happy new year!) and 恭喜发财 (Wishing you prosperity!) echo through the air, setting the stage for a celebration rich in tradition and symbolism. This festive occasion marks not only the beginning of a new lunar calendar but also a time for families to come together, exchange gifts, and embrace the symbolic traditions that have been passed down through generations.

    Our digital search engine, StyList, is perfect for both planning your Lunar New Year shopping and creating your own LNY wishlist. All you have to do is make a StyList account, search for the products you love from multiple stores at Yorkdale and save them to a singular wishlist for future shopping reference or to share with your loved ones. Ready for the New Year? Read on for our top Lunar New Year gifts.

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    Styling the Perfect Outfit

    A take on a traditional look

    As the dragon dances and the lion roars, let your fashion blend tradition with modernity. Step into timeless elegance with Valentino’s Crepe Couture Dress — a fusion of heritage and contemporary flair. Delicate bow details pay homage to traditional qipao, creating a mesmerizing blend of cultural richness and modern glamor.

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    Flowers bloom into wealth

    Blossom into prosperity with! Celebrate Lunar New Year with vibrant colors and refined allure. Step into the limelight with Oscar De La Renta’s Faille Column Dress In Hollyhocks Print—a blend of tradition and elegance. May your outfits radiate joy and timeless tradition.

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    Oscar De La Renta

    Oscar De La Renta

    Time to Accessorize


    Judith Leiber at Holt Renfrew

    Embrace tradition with modern elegance, accessorize yourself or loved ones with the perfect styles to suit to season.

    Is it your natal year?

    Grace your wrist with the Qeelin Yu Yi Red Cord Bracelet, a modern ode to an ancient Chinese symbol of protection and spiritual potency. Embodying the essence of Yu Yi, a dream fulfiller often depicted in traditional arts and crafts, this bracelet holds both cultural significance and contemporary style.

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    Find the perfect bag

    Embrace the year ahead with the Judith Leiber Dragon’s Sky Fan Crystal Clutch—a symbol of courage and fearlessness. The vibrant, saturated colors exude power, making this crystal-covered handbag a sophisticated statement piece. Adorned with baguette crystal detailing along the base and a silk tassel, it exudes glamor and sophistication.

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    Be Our Guest

    Celebrate Lunar New Year with a grand feast or a cozy tea time. Indulge in traditional delights and fine teas amidst festive décor. Share joy with loved ones, creating cherished memories of togetherness and celebration.

    A Fabulous Feast

    Transform your dining experience into a culinary masterpiece with the luxurious William Sonoma Lunar New Year collection. Delight in the art of savoring as you explore the elegantly adorned tableware, each piece featuring a captivating motif symbolizing strength and good fortune or Elevate your tea experience with William Sonoma’s exquisite tea sets—a blend of timeless tradition and modern sophistication. Both collections harmoniously blend functionality with aesthetics, creating a dining ambiance that resonates with the theme of opulence.

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    Williams Sonoma

    Williams Sonoma

    Williams Sonoma

    Assemble the Family



    There's Something for Everyone

    With a diverse range of stores catering to every age group, parents can find stylish attire while the kids enjoy interactive play areas. From fashion-forward shops to family-friendly amenities, Yorkdale offers a seamless shopping experience that brings joy to every member of the family.

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    Indulge in Tastes

    YU Seafood

    YU Seafood

    Experience the rich culinary traditions of Lunar New Year with a tantalizing array of delicacies. From the symbolic longevity noodles to the comforting rice cake soup and flavorful dumplings, each dish carries the essence of prosperity and good fortune. Indulge in a delightful Lunar New Year dinner at Yu Seafood, where traditional Chinese favorites are artfully reimagined with a modern twist. Celebrate the season with a feast that honors both heritage and innovation.

    Shop our Lunar New Year Gift Card Promotion

    Lunar New Year 2024 Gift Card Bonus

    In-mall + Online: from January 31st – February 14th, purchase a Yorkdale gift card and receive a bonus gift card in celebration of Lunar New Year.

    • Spend $200-$499 in Yorkdale gift cards and get a $10 bonus gift card 
    • Spend $500-$999 in Yorkdale gift cards and get a $25 bonus gift card 
    • Spend $1000 and over in Yorkdale gift cards and get a $50 bonus gift card 


    About the Authors

    Written by: Niyati Kumar, Sofia Sciabbarrasi, Kitty Wang and Kimberly Caday from The Fashion Management Bachelor of Commerce program at the Humber College.

    The Longo Faculty of Business starts with a foundation of business studies in areas such as organizational behavior, law, economics, finance and accounting, marketing, and operations management. Specialized courses in the fashion management curriculum include twentieth-century fashion history, trend forecasting, retail and wholesale management, brand management, store planning and merchandising, global sourcing, and retail finance.

    Students gain practical skills through applied projects during which they develop processes and products from the idea stage through to execution. Students also develop business plans and apply classroom learning in fashion industry analysis, financial management and e-commerce assignments that simulate the latest challenges in the fashion industry.

    Experience Lunar New Year at Yorkdale! Enjoy traditional  Make this Lunar New Year unforgettable by celebrating with us, view all of our events here. 

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