In store for 2024: What to expect in luck, love, and more from the Year of the Wood Dragon | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

Year of the Wood Dragon SM Deals

Many exciting things are happening this Year of the Dragon—and here are some awesome Chinese New Year finds to help you prep for them


Based on Chinese astrology, 2024 is the Year of the Wood Dragon—a strong and majestic creature that symbolizes wisdom, success, and good fortune. With these good qualities associated with 2024’s zodiac animal, what lies ahead for this year becomes even more worth looking forward to. Foreseen as a year for innovation, vision, and growth, the Year of the Wood Dragon offers favorable opportunities in many fields including career and relationships. 

Read more about the exciting things in store for 2024—and how you can further manifest and prepare for them—below!

A great time for collaborations

Teamwork makes the dream work, especially this year when collaborations are said to bring remarkable results. When working with others, it’s important to establish harmony and camaraderie—and to help you foster good relationships with your partners or teammates, try doing something as simple yet thoughtful as treating them to a refreshing drink while accomplishing your tasks.

Here’s a budget-saving tip for this teamwork-boosting idea: You can get a free Regular Pearl Milk Tea when you buy any Large drink from February 9 to 11, 2 PM to 4 PM, at all Chatime branches in SM Malls nationwide with a Swipe Coupon from SM Malls Online. Simply download the app, look for the deal, and swipe the coupon in-store to enjoy this treat. 

 Year of the Wood Dragon SM Deals

The year for starting new projects

According to zodiac forecasts, the Year of the Wood Dragon is a great time to start new projects or delve into new opportunities as they may have long-term potential. Whether venturing into these new prospects on your own or with a team, stay motivated and boost the mood while working with delicious snacks like Yellow Cab’s Original Pizzas to fill your stomach.

Enjoy a buy one, take one deal on all Large 11” Original Pizzas with a Swipe Coupon from SM Malls Online, which you can redeem from February 9 to 11 at all Yellow Cab branches in SM Malls nationwide. 

 Year of the Wood Dragon SM Deals

Manifesting good fortune

2024 is generally expected to be a fortune-filled year, especially if you’re aiming for growth and career advancement. But to further attract good fortune into your life, feng shui advises displaying dragon statues in your home. You may also incorporate items with dragon designs into your everyday routine—like this 12oz Ceramic Dragon Mug from Starbucks’ 2024 Zodiac Collection, which also comes in an auspicious red color for an extra dose of good luck.

Get it now for only P1,175 at Starbucks in select SM branches.

Opportunities for creativity

Now is a great time to embrace your creative side because the Year of the Wood Dragon’s energy is said to bring out your capacity to think outside the box. Aside from arts and crafts projects, you can also try hobbies like cooking or baking as a creative outlet. Start your innovative kitchen ventures now with the Neoflam De Chef Forged Wok Pan, which has a ​​professional-grade and scratch-resistant ceramic coating that lets you whip up creative dishes without worries. It also helps you cook faster while consuming less energy with its high heat conductivity and even heat distribution, making it an ideal tool for cooking.

Enjoy 20% off on Neoflam De Chef Forged Wok Pan (Red Marble) – 28CM at The SM Store in SM City Manila until February 29.

Financial luck abounds

Money matters are generally on the positive side this year, but you must still remain cautious when investing and always make sure to take calculated risks. To help attract wealth for the next months, traditional belief says you should get a new wallet for the Chinese New Year. Miniso’s Red Metal Textured Women’s Wallet has multiple compartments and pockets to help you keep your cash and cards well-organized, which is important for good feng shui.

Get a 30% discount on this Red Metal Textured Women’s Wallet from SM branches of Miniso until February 29.

Ready for incoming prosperity

Boost the Year of the Wood Dragon’s prosperous energy with lucky Chinese New Year staples like tikoy, which symbolizes financial fortune with its round shape and happiness with its sweet taste. Its stickiness is also believed to encourage tight-knit family bonds, making it an all-in-one prosperity treat. Head to Salazar Bakery now and complete your Chinese New Year spread with their classic White Tikoy, which has a soft and chewy texture with just the right amount of sweetness to please your palate.

Score a box of White Tikoy for P125 at Salazar Bakery in SM City Manila and SM City North Edsa.

Promising time for relationships

Love is in the air this Year of the Wood Dragon, which is foreseen as favorable for long-term commitments and even marriage—especially for those born in the years of the Pig, Dog, Rat, Monkey, and Dragon.

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly engagement ring that still feels sweet and special, Unisilver’s Sterling Silver Solitaire Ring is what you need for your proposal. Made of 925 sterling silver, it features a round cubic zirconia stone at the center and small zirconia stones lining the thin band for a simple yet elegant feel that your partner will surely appreciate.

Get the Sterling Silver Solitaire Engagement Ring (model RS560-1001) for only P530 at Unisilver in select SM Malls.

Prepare for all favorable opportunities brought by the Year of the Wood Dragon’s fortune-filled energy this year with these great finds from SM Malls nationwide. Check SM Deals for more exclusive promos and discounts to enjoy throughout the year and download the SM Malls Online app to score Swipe Coupons.


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