Lucky Red Underwear

Red Santa boxers and hat

5… 4… 3… 2… 1… Happy New Year!!! Did you know that in Italy, it is tradition to wear red underwear on New Year’s Eve? In a ritual that goes back to medieval times, it is believed the wearing red underwear as you welcome in the new year will bring you good luck throughout it.

It is interesting to note that while nowadays the color red is more often associated with love, passion, and happiness, there was a time when it was more associated with the devil, witchcraft, and blood.

 

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