Lucky Colors for each Chinese Zodiac signs according to Feng Shui in year of OX
2021 is the year of Ox, the second Chinese zodiac sign. Photo: Red Lotus Letters

What Lucky Colors for 2021?

Based on the Chinese Almanac calendar, the year of the Metal Ox (the second Chinese Zodiac sign) start from 12 February 2021 to 31 January 2022. Each year comes with a unique combination of lucky colors for every Chinese Zodiac animal sign. People believed that wearing the lucky color can boost your personal energy. It also helps to bring success and good luck throughout the year, as cited by Feng Shui Beginner.

If white and blue have been the lucky colors of the Year of the Rat 2020, in the Year of the Ox 2021, the lucky colors are metallic gray and aqua blue. It has a beneficial effect and also eliminates feelings of loneliness. If you want to feel calm and reinvigorated, you can look at a wall or a clothing item of this color.

Aqua blue is the kind of color that charges us with positive energy when we suffer from chronic stress or fatigue. The five elements (Metal, Water, Wood, Fire, and Earth) go together with five colors (White/Silver, Black, Green, Red, and Brown). So, the Chinese people use the color animal name to count the year.

Lucky Colors for each Chinese Zodiac signs according to Feng Shui in year of OX
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Silver is connected to the Metal element. 2021 is also named the Year of the White Metal Ox. Starting from February 12, 2021, when the Chinese year of the Metal Ox starts, the colors white/silver and aqua blue must be predominant around you to attract luck, prosperity, and health.

According to The Chinese Zodiac, the Ox is the second zodiac sign from the Chinese calendar. In feng shui, this applies to both the colors you are wearing, as well as the colors of your home interior design. Your mood can change if you wear the color associated with your Chinese Horoscope zodiac sign. Also, it often happens to unconsciously choose clothing or items surrounding you in the colors that attract you one way or another. These can support your mood and help you express your emotions and personality.

This is the Ox Metal year, and it is going to be a year full of luck and joy. Also, it is a festive and relaxing year for all the zodiac signs.

Each Chinese zodiac sign from the 12 (rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig) has a lucky color, and many of them are associated with happiness and the success they are going to have during all 12 months.

Lucky Colors for Each Chinese Zodiac sign in 2021

The colors of this year and the symbol-colors for Metal: white, silver, and gold. You should not neglect the colors of the Water element such as blue, green, or black, Yearly Horoscope cites. Wear them all, especially the lucky color of your astrological sign.

Chinese Zodiac sign Born in Lucky colors Colors to avoid
Rat 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008 aqua blue, green pink
Ox 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009 silver and white red
Tiger 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 gray and blue black
Rabbit 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011 metal gold, silver green
Dragon 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012 ruby red, gray, blue, green orange
Snake 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013 bright yellow, sky blue, peach red
Horse 1942, 1954,1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014 white, silver, vanilla, red purple
Goat 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015 gray, blue, and black pink
Monkey 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016 gray, bright blue red
Rooster 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017 pink, blue, white, silver purple
Dog 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018 Indian red, yellow, white green
Pig 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019 pink, yellow, green red

Color Significance

The clothing we wear every day, the jewelry, the footwear, and other accessories, the flowers we keep in the house and also the decor items, the curtains, and the bedding should combine these colors.

In 2021, you can wear white, blue, green, and silver, gold, bright red, pink, or purple, but also the lucky color of your astrological sign as recommended above.


Blue is the color of trust, honesty, and loyalty. The blue color increases the capacity of immune protection, and it greatly facilitates cellular regeneration. Blue allows us to open up with enthusiasm towards everything that is elevated and wonderful around us, as cited by The Chinese Zodiac.

At the same time, it helps us live in full harmony in our entourage. Other lucky colors of 2021 are green, which is associated with success in school, and intelligence, and purple, which is associated with couple happiness, and marriage.

Lucky Colors for each Chinese Zodiac signs according to Feng Shui in year of OX
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The best colors for the house are ivory and white because they are the most proper for the optical nerve and they symbolize light, the heart of the people. At the same time, white furniture is a symbol of hope. Also, a light-colored wood or a burlywood color is indicated because it can easily stimulate inspiration, wisdom, and focus on studies. Strident colors or a very wide chromatic variety is not recommended to impede the occurrence of some negative influences.

Lucky Colors for each Chinese Zodiac signs according to Feng Shui in year of OX
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Gray expresses conservative thinking, and it is considered a very sophisticated color. A gray living-room will seem rich and bright. No other color could represent precaution and calm better than gray. By choosing this color for the interior design of your house, you will create a quiet space, which will offer you the peace you need.

The people who prefer this color are hardworking and suited for a career in the business domain; they inspire trust and, in general, are conservative. Most often, the gray lovers chose a safe life without risks or stress, always looking for balance in everything they do.


Silver is a white and shiny precious metal. It is associated with the Moon, femininity, water, the feminine principle, feminine spirituality, protection, and reflection.

Silver shines and reflects the energy of the surrounding colors, which is why it can be matched with the colors that transmit the message you want: abundance, love, happiness, and hope. Compared to gray, another sophisticated color, silver is a more optimistic color.


Gold is the color of success, achievement, and triumph. Associated with abundance and prosperity, luxury and quality, value, and elegance, the psychology of this color implies fortune, material wealth, and extravagance. In small doses, gold offers brightness, warmth, and a festive atmosphere to any space.

This color borrowed the positive effects associated with the sun: love, generosity, and knowledge. Wearing golden jewelry, according to the date of birth, has the power of a lucky talisman. Gold is associated with masculine energy and the power of the sun, unlike silver, which is associated with the feminine energy and the sensibility of the Moon.

Lucky Colors for each Chinese Zodiac signs according to Feng Shui in year of OX
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The purple color ineffably feeds and energizes the most important part of the brain, helping us to extend our horizon of knowledge. Purple is stimulating the highest human ideals, and inspired by it, the most beautiful works in art, music, prose, poetry, painting, sculpture, cinema, etc. were created. Leonardo Da Vinci claimed that the power of meditation for human beings is heightened even more if we meditate in a room with purple windows when the sun is at its zenith. The clothes we wear daily, the jewelry, and other accessories, the flowers we keep in the house, but also the decorative objects, curtains, or bedding should combine the following colors: white, silver, blue, green, and purple.

Bright red

This is a color that seems to never go out of fashion. Red is a seductive color, which makes any outfit stand out. It is considered to bring luck and attract positive energy. Ladies love red whether we talk about the favorite dress, a pair of lacquered shoes, lipstick, or a personal car.


Pink cannot be missing from the spring and summer seasons. The actual shades are lilac and peach. The color combinations can offer an excellent idea for a romantic evening look or even for a wedding (if you don’t know what to wear as a maid of honor).

White and yellow are lucky colors for those born in the year of the Horse. Those born in the year of the Monkey, Sheep, Ox, and Tiger will benefit from wearing some red. The Rooster benefits from reds, yellows, and greens, Wolfs cites.

If you are born in the year of the Dog, Boar, or Rat, you should avoid wearing too much blue or black and instead should wear more green. The Rabbit should wear some green, while the Dragon and Snake should wear more white, purple, gold or silver, as Metal benefits them.

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