Ang pow, hong bao, lai see, red packets, red envelopes… whichever name they go by, they’re always a common sight at this time of the year!
This is because giving money in red envelopes is said to bestow more blessings on the receivers. Traditionally, children and unmarried people are the recipients of this gift of money. However, working adults may also give ang pow to their parents and grandparents.
Brands take this opportunity to design ang pows, raising the bar from year to year. Here, we round up the most stylish designs we’ve come across this year: