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Mark Chinese New Year 4710 on Monday with a selection of all things Chinoiserie Check out the contrast of the pinky red flower pattern and mustard yellow ribbon on a Rie Elise Larsen Chinese flower-pleated paper lampshade, pounds 28, from Berry Red, www.berryred.co.uk Worn with navy trousers to work or a pair of bootleg jeans for play, a dipped hem Chinese flower shirt will have you looking style savvy for all occasions. This blue one costs pounds 15 from Matalan, www.matalan.com Sweet little birds on a pounds 14 Chinoiserie cushion from Next, www.next.co.uk Treasure your trinkets by keeping them in a lime medium Chinese jewellery box, courtesy of Matthew Williamson for Debenhams, www.debenhams.com Our bedroom side table is crying out for this pounds 250 Jenny Worrall Chinese bird glass lamp base, which is subtle yet with a certain elegance to it. Get it from John Lewis, www.johnlewis .com Placing a Chinese lion design by Emily Golden Illustration on the wall would add a vibrant energy to any room. This one is pounds 30, www.emilygolden.co.uk We dare you to cook a rice-based dish and then substitute your trusty knife and fork for ching bamboo chopsticks, pounds 8, from Debenhams, www.debenhams.com. Failing that, and if you're feeling very daring, they'd look cute worn in your hair.
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Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jan 21, 2012
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