Chinese New Year is upon us and with that comes frenzied zodiac readings and auspicious Feng Shui guides for good luck and everlasting happiness. Many of you will say you don’t believe in astrology and normally I would agree with you but alas, dear readers…I was swept up in the allure of discovering what the future held for me! So, with the promise of being able to increase my wealth, health and prosperity simply by wearing the right colours, I ended up in the Women’s Fashion Department of Robinsons The Heeren with a Feng Shui master who was on intimate terms with all 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac.
The task was simple. Grand Master Tan Khoon Yong of Way Feng Shui Consultancy would guide me through the lucky colours associated with my personal sign and pick the right clothes for me based on these colours. Full disclosure here, I am a fire tiger. Anyone who’s ever met me will tell you that I am the polar opposite of a fire tiger as I neither have the fieriness associated with hot, burning flames nor the fierceness associated with those orange-striped wild beasts. Let’s just say I prefer to purr than to roar. Nevertheless, a fire tiger I am and that’s what Grand Master Tan would work with to determine my huat hues. So, without further ado, here’s what happened when I decided to put my fashion future in the hands of an expert on all things astrology: