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Chinese New Year is all about the amazing festive foods and the family get-togethers you love to hate but it’s also about ANG PAOS! While we can all agree it’s what inside that matters the most, ang pao designs have definitely upped their game in the recent years. We went on a little scavenger hunt to track down this year’s cutest looking ang pao designs!

1. DBS


DBS went all out for their own 2017 ang pao design. Featuring flowers and fans, the cute kids on the ang pao are just the cherry on top of a really sweet treat. Probably one of the few ang pao designs that fills the entire space, DBS has upped the standard for their ang paos.

2. Yellow Octopus 

Yellow Octopus

Local marketing company Yellow Octopus has come up with a more modern and contemporary design for their 2017 ang paos. Mainly featuring yellow, red and splashes of blue this ang pao is perfect if you’re looking for a more sleek ang pao packets to hand out this year.

3. Peel Fresh 

Peel Fresh

Who knew Peel Fresh churned out their own ang paos? We sure didn’t! Featuring a golden etched ball and a Chinese character that makes up the word ‘Spring’ the simple ang pao design reminds us of a pineapple (or is that just us?)!

4. Popeyes


Popeye’s played up this year’s Rooster year by featuring them on their very own ang pao packets. We must admit they’re insanely cute and check out what they did to the ‘Prosperity’ character. Cute and innovate, WIN!



Family friendly, cute, colourful and featuring POSB’s official mascot, POSB’s ang pao design this year is cute enough to give both kids and umm..much older (single) kids. You can goodbye to multiple ang pao designs because all you really need is THIS ONE.

6. Standard Charterd

Standard Charterd

Standard Chartered has kept it all traditional this festive season. With gold etched flowers on a simple red background and the Chinese New Year greeting “prosperity will bloom for you in full richness”, do your parents a favour and get this traditional ang pao for them (you might even get a bigger ang pao than expected)!



UNIQLO has kept to its roots this festive season by coming up with a simple Ang Pao design. Featuring a scattering of gold boxes and the Chinese character for ‘Prosperity’, this Ang Pao is a minimalist’s dream!

7. UOB


Featuring geometric shapes, this year’s UOB ang pao design has several roosters adorning the ang baos. The perfect balance of traditional and modern, this year’s UOB ang bao is simple yet colourful enough to grab our attention.

8. McDonald’s


McDonald’s has churned out a series of ang paos featuring their Big Mac, French Fries and Strawberry Sundae. Colourful and very different from your usual red themed ang paos, McDonald’s 2017 ang pao design is already making us crave for their eats!

This festive season uou can finally throw away your boring old red packets and get queuing for these cute and pretty unique ang paos! Which one is YOUR favourite? Let us know in the comments!

(feature image: Kenny Louie)