The Chinese Zodiac

The Year Of The Dragon 🐉

In this article, we’ll unveil the lucky color of the year for 2024 based on the Chinese zodiac, as well as your own lucky color according to your year of birth. We’ve also broken down the lucky colors for each of the 12 signs of the western zodiac so we can truly make 2024 your luckiest year yet. It might be time to start planning that trip to Vegas…

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The Lucky Color For 2024: The Year Of The Dragon

The year of the dragonImage credit: Chinese Welfare Association

In 2024, it’s out with the Water Rabbit and in with the Wood Dragon. It’s a time for power, fortune, and prosperity. But what vibrant hue is the most auspicious for us during the reign of the regal dragon?

The Year of the Dragon 2024 lucky color is a bright and vivid shade of emerald green.

According to the ancient practice of feng shui, emerald green is the color of nature, harmony, and growth that aligns perfectly with the wood element, the dominant element of this dragon year.

Wood, known for its transformative powers, represents growth, vitality, and the spirit of renewal. This is why welcoming the vibrant and generative energy of emerald green into your environment can help bring about positive vibes and prosperity. So, if you want to truly embrace the Year of the Dragon and attract wealth, abundance, and good fortune, you should wear and decorate with the color emerald green.

Other Lucky Colors For 2024

Golden yellow and rich red are two other lucky colors for 2024. In Chinese culture, these colors are derived from the elements of wood and earth, the two main energies of the dragon.

According to the Chinese Five Elements Theory, earth supports wood, and we already know that the main element for this year is wood. Golden yellow is a color connected to the Earth element. It’s associated with success, royalty, and great fortune. Not only can this color help to protect and balance your energy, but it also attracts wealth, abundance, and luck for the year ahead.

Rich red has always been considered a lucky color in Chinese culture. It’s widely used in many festivals and important events like weddings. It symbolizes happiness, success, and good fortune. However, it’s considered particularly lucky for the 2024 year of the dragon because it’s the color of fire. This passionate color can help increase your confidence and motivation for the year ahead.

Chinese Zodiac: What Is Your Lucky Color?

The Chinese Zodiac Image Credit: RootOfAllLight/Wikipedia Commons

In Chinese astrology, the Chinese zodiac is represented by 12 animals, each boasting its own unique qualities and attributes. And beyond individual traits, the zodiac cycle suggests predictions for each animal sign for the new lunar year. So, which colors are expected to bring you the most luck and good fortune for the 2024 year of the dragon?

🐀Rat: Blue and Green

If you’re born in the years of the rat, you are intelligent, sociable, and will give everything to achieve your goals. Your lucky colors for 2024 are blue and green. These colors will allow you to embrace your inner confidence.

 Born in: 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

🐂Ox: Red and Yellow

Honesty and patience are your two main traits if you were born in the years of the Ox. Your lucky colors for the year of the dragon are red and yellow. These colors symbolize happiness and power. Good fortune and financial stability are on the horizon for you if you incorporate red and yellow tones into your life.

 Born in: 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

🐅Tiger: Blue and Orange

The next animal of the Chinese zodiac is the ferocious tiger. If you’re born in the years of the tiger, you are courageous, active, and have a keen sense of adventure. Your lucky colors for 2024 are blue and orange. These colors will enable you to grow as a person and find your best self.

  Born in: 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

🐇Rabbit: Red, Purple, and Pink

If you were born in the years of the rabbit, you are often described as gentle, intelligent, and affectionate. It looks like 2024 will be a successful year for you career-wise. Embrace your lucky colors: red, purple, and pink. With the help of these colors to attract wealth and abundance this year.

 Born in: 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

🐉Dragon: Green and Gold

If you’re born in the years of the dragon, you are ambitious and strive for excellence in whatever you undertake. This year is forecasted to bring immense joy, but not without a few bumps and challenges. Your lucky colors for 2024 are green and gold. Pick green and gold to boost your luck, avoid trouble, and protect your energy.

 Born in: 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024

🐍Snake: Black and Red

The snake is the next animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac signs. As a snake, you are intelligent and charming and will not show your weak side to others. A year of both personal and spiritual development is on the cards for you, snake, if you embrace your lucky colors: black and red. There will be a lot of positive surprises in your love life, too.

 Born in: 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

🐎Horse: Yellow and Orange

If you are born in the years of the horse, you are free-spirited and independent and need space to express yourself. Allying with the dragon, 2024 will be a year brimming with hope and prosperity. Don’t be afraid of stepping out of your comfort zone. Use your lucky colors, yellow and orange, to help guide you and avoid any negative energy.

Born in: 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

🐐Goat: White and Gray

Those born in the year of the goat are compassionate, nurturing, and have a strong sense of justice. The year of the dragon may bring about a significant change in your life. For you, 2024 will likely be a year of personal growth and discovery. You will find luck in the colors white and gray. Be open to new ideas and open your heart to white and gray for a year of clarity, balance, and growth.

Born in: 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

🐒Monkey: Yellow and Green

If you are born in the years of the monkey, you tend to be smart, quick-witted, and playful by nature. The year of the dragon is expected to bring new opportunities for income and growth. Your lucky colors for 2024 are yellow and green. Incorporating these joyful colors into your life will bring about unexpected delights and exciting energy.

Born in: 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

🐓Rooster: Gold and Purple

If you are born in the years of the rooster, you are often regarded as self-assured and confident. It comes as no surprise you also make great leaders. You are anticipated to have good fortune in 2024, particularly in terms of your career and social life. You should embrace your lucky colors, gold and purple, to steer clear of unfavorable circumstances.

  Born in: 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

🐕Dog: Black and Blue

If you’re born in the years of the dog, you are loyal and honest and will go above and beyond for your loved ones. New avenues for growth and evolution will open up in 2024, but challenges will also arise. Your lucky colors are black and blue, so use these colors to attract wealth and abundance and ward off negative energy.

Born in: 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

🐖Pig: Pink and Brown

According to the Chinese zodiac, pigs are among the luckiest for the 2024 year of the dragon. Your laid-back and caring nature makes it easy for you to build new friendships. Love and romance are on the cards for you this year, but it’s important not to neglect other areas of life. Your lucky colors are pink and brown, so incorporate these into your surroundings to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

 Born in: 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

Lucky Colors For The 12 Zodiac Signs Of The Year

The 12 zodiac signs of the year Image Credit: Openclipart

In astrology, the zodiac sign you were born under can affect all areas of life, including relationships, health, and even your career. But did you know that each of the 12 zodiac signs is also associated with a different power color? By incorporating this color into your life, it can help bring luck, prosperity, and good fortune.

♒Aquarius Lucky Color: Blue

(January 20 – February 18)

Typically represented as a young man pouring water from a container, Aquarius is an air sign ruled by the planets of Saturn and Uranus. If you are born under this sign, you will find luck in the color blue, particularly electric blue. Blue is a color of confidence and wisdom; incorporating it into your life will help you embrace your inner strength.

♓Pisces Lucky Color: Green

(February 19 – March 20)

Pisces is a water sign ruled by the planets of Neptune and Jupiter. It’s represented by two fish swimming in opposite directions. If you’re a Pisces, you will have a natural attraction to the color green. You are spiritual by nature, and this color, representing growth and renewal, will allow you to stay focused on your journey of self-development.

♈Aries Lucky Color: Red

(March 21 – April 19)

Aries is a fire sign ruled by the planets of Mars. Symbolized by the ram, you have a fiery and intense spirit that deeply aligns with the color red. Let this passionate color bring you luck in all your endeavors this year.

♉Taurus Lucky Color: Pink

(April 20 – May 20)

Symbolized by the bull, Taurus is an earth sign ruled by the planet of Venus. You are persistent, hard-working, and extremely compassionate. It’s no surprise your lucky color is pink, the color of love. This color brings out your nurturing side and will help you build new relationships.

♊Gemini Lucky Color: Yellow

(May 21 – June 20)

Gemini is an air sign ruled by the planet of Mercury. Symbolized by a pair of twins, you are known to be social, playful, and intellectually curious. You may feel an innate pull towards the color yellow. Let this happen; this cheerful color will encourage you to tap into your creative side and even help you to progress career-wise.

♋Cancer Lucky Color: Silver

(June 21 – July 22)

Cancer is a water sign represented by the crab. If you are born under this sign, you are calm, gentle, and home-loving by nature. Being ruled by the moon, your lucky color is silver. This spiritual color will help ward off negative energy and open the doors to success.

♌Leo Lucky Color: Orange

(July 23 – August 22)

Leo is a fire sign represented by the lion. You will feel a deep connection with the color orange. This is because you are ruled by the sun. You are passionate and energetic, and orange will bring out your fiery nature. You were born to lead, so let orange guide you to achieve great success in your career.

♍Virgo Lucky Color: Green

(August 23 – September 22)

Virgo is an earth sign ruled by the planet of Mercury and symbolized by the Virgin. Since the Virgin is closely related to agriculture, green serves as your power color. You are the perfectionists of the zodiac, and the earthy color of green has a calming effect.

♎Libra Lucky Color: Blue

(September 23 – October 22)

Symbolized by the weighing scales, Libra is an air sign ruled by planet Earth. You are diplomatic and able to see both sides of any argument. Your lucky color is blue, particularly light blue. Blue represents peace, balance, and calmness, which will help you stay healthy both mentally and physically.

♏Scorpio Lucky Color: Black

(October 23 – November 21)

Scorpio is a water sign ruled by the planets of Mars and Pluto and represented by the Scorpion. On the outside, you are powerful and passionate, but underneath is a layer of sensitivity that is saved for your nearest and dearest. Your personality has many layers; this is why black is your color. This mysterious color will help you to focus on your goals, so to all Scorpios looking to achieve positive outcomes in the year ahead, pick black.

♐Sagittarius Lucky Color: Purple

(November 22 – December 21)

Sagittarius is a fire sign ruled by the planet of Jupiter and represented by a centaur holding a bow. If you’re born under this sign, you will find the color purple lucky. Purple brings out your creative side and can help you to fulfil your potential, resulting in tremendous career growth. It is also the color of abundance.

♑Capricorn Lucky Color: Brown

(December 22 – January 19)

Capricorn is an earth sign ruled by the planet of Saturn and represented by the sea goat. You are incredibly dedicated to your goals and will find luck in the color brown. You are practical by nature, and this color can help enhance your sense of security and be more daring.

How To Use Your Lucky Colors

You already know the lucky colors for 2024 are emerald green, golden yellow, and rich red. But how can you incorporate these color palettes into your life to help attract good fortune? Here are some suggestions from Feng Shui experts:

Dress for success: If you want to attract more luck in 2024, consider adding some emerald green, golden yellow, or rich red items to your wardrobe.

Add feng shui objects to your home: Placing feng shui objects in their lucky colors within recommended spaces can help bring positive energy to your home.

 Decorate your home: Paint your walls or doors emerald green, golden yellow, and rich red to sprinkle a bit of luck in your life. Or if that’s too much, why not just add some decorative accessories in those colors?

Buy yourself a new wallet: Feng shui your wallet or purse by purchasing one in those lucky colors. This can help bring monetary gains into your life. Then take it to Vegas.

Incorporate lucky colors into your workspace: Whether it’s lining your desk drawers with shades of emerald green or adding a rich red pen to your desk, using these lucky colors within your work environment can be a great way to bring good fortune and abundance career-wise.

FAQs About Lucky Colors

What is the lucky color of the year 2024?

The lucky color of the year 2024 is emerald green. Other lucky colors include golden yellow and rich red. Consider incorporating these colors into your life to attract wealth, prosperity, and good fortune.

What is a lucky color?

A lucky color is a color believed to bring about good fortune and positive energy to someone. Lucky colors vary across different cultures and traditions. In Chinese culture, lucky colors are determined by the elements and the zodiac year we are in.

What is my lucky color? 

Lucky colors often vary across different cultures and beliefs. Use this guide to tell you not only your lucky color according to Feng Shui and the Chinese Zodiac, but also the Western Zodiac.

Is red a lucky color?

In Chinese culture, red is strongly associated with good luck, fortune, and happiness. This is why it is commonly used in celebrations such as weddings, birthdays, and the Chinese New Year. It is thought to bring positive energy and ward off evil spirits.

What color is lucky generally?

In Chinese culture, red is always a lucky color, but for 2024 as a whole, use emerald green to attract luck and prosperity.

For more about luck, check our our article about lucky charms or the world’s weirdest lucky charms.

Author: Nathan Sanchez