10 Adorable Mouse-Themed Finds to Ring in the Year of the Rat
They might just bring you good luck this Lunar New Year!
(SPOT.ph) 2020 is the Year of the Rat! You’ve probably picked up on this since lots of cool mouse-themed items have been released just a few weeks into the New Year such as jewelry, beauty products, and clothes. To help you celebrate this festive time of year, we round up 10 items either featuring famous rodents or decked out in rat-inspired designs. Who knows? They may just bring you some extra luck this year! At the very least, they’ll be fun additions to your ever-growing collection of cute things.
Here are 10 mouse-themed items you can shop for the Year of the Rat:
Zodiac Rat CNY Mug (P895) from Starbucks
Enjoy your morning coffee in this adorable mug from Starbucks’ Lunar New Year Collection, which features a vibrant, scarlet-colored body and a big mouse head on the lip. Pour your fave brew in it and place it next to your current read for that ultra-relaxed “chillin’ like a villain” IG post.
See a list of Starbucks branches.
Grey Mouse-Shaped Purse (P595) from Pull&Bear
You may need to upgrade your current coin purse to make room for those, er, sizeable new coins that are soon to be distributed. This fluffy mouse-shaped pouch from Pull&Bear would be a cute option that matches this year’s CNY zodiac sign perfectly—what better place to store all your ang pao earnings?
See a list of Pull&Bear branches.
Mickey Pore Blur Powder (P1,000) from Innisfree
Add this compact loose powder from Korean brand Innisfree to your go-to beauty lineup. The quirky black packaging features Mickey Mouse’s face front and center and will add a fun touch to your current vanity setup. Inside you’ll find their popular lightweight, translucent Pore Blur Powder. Its formula promises to leave your face looking smooth and pore-free with a fresh, natural finish. It’s also great for touching up your makeup throughout the day!
See a list of Innisfree branches.
Disney Dangle Charms (P4,550 each) from Pandora
Here's something you can use to jazz up your outfits this CNY: Pandora's Disney Loves Chinese New Year Collection! The line includes charms for Pandora's popular bracelets in two designs featuring Walt Disney's world-famous cartoon mice. Mickey sports a traditional Chinese changshan jacket while Minnie rocks a qipao—both outfits adorned in a rich, imperial shade of red, of course!
See a list of Pandora branches.
Old Skool Year of the Rat Sneaker (P4,998) from Vans
Vans collaborated with Chinese artist Zhao Zhao to create the unique sneakers in their Year of the Rat Collection. The line’s updated version of the classic Old Skool sneaker features varying shades of gray on the upper and sidestripe. It also sports a stacked pattern on the heel, which take inspirations from rat tunnels, giving the pair a gritty, streetwear-ready, New York subway feel.
Available at selected Vans concept stores.
Tbar CNY T-shirt (P799) from Cotton On
You can never own too many white shirts, so why not cop one with a fun twist? From a distance, this Cotton On tee looks like your run-of-the-mill white T-shirt with a front pocket, but you’ll surprise (or scare) your friends when they come up close and spot a cartoonish little mouse peeking out of the pocket. The unique yet wearable piece would easily go with any of your go-to bottoms. You can even share it with your S.O.
See a list of Cotton On branches.
Bedroom Slippers (P600) from Appetite
If your big mood this Lunar New Year is all about staying in, putting your comfiest jammies on, and wrapping up in warm blankets, then you’ll want to slip into these fluffy mouse slippers from Appetite while you’re at it. Who needs big celebrations when you could stay home and enjoy your tikoy in peace?
Disney Lunar New Year Sneakers (P4,695) from Aldo
We’ve got major heart eyes for Aldo’s Lunar New Year Collection made in collaboration with Disney! The line features stylish bags and accessories, but we’re currently eyeing these chic white sneakers, which sport rich red-toned accents that make the pair look fit for royalty. And to top it all off: a gold charm on the outer side of each shoe in the ubiquitous three-circle Mickey Mouse head shape. Anyone who sees you walk by would instantly spot that hidden Mickey!
See a list of Aldo branches.
I’ll Get Back in Shape Shirt (P595) from Linya-Linya
Sometimes rodents get a bad rep for invading our homes and scaring us in the middle of the night, but think about it: What do mice do? Hide away in dark corners and eat everything in sight—what’s more relatable than that? This cute graphic tee from Linya-Linya will make you feel more connected to rats than ever. It features a chubby round mouse with the words “I’ll get back in shape...bilog” written around him. What can we say except...same?
See a list of Linya-Linya branches.
Kickstart Year of the Rat Sneakers (P3,795) from Keds
This cool new update of Keds’ Kickstart sneaker sports a predominantly white exterior on a sleek, lace-up silhouette with shiny gold details around the heel and a dangling rat charm that’s too cute for words. Plus, it’s made with the brand’s signature Dream Foam insole for ultra-comfortable walking!
See a list of Keds branches.