Spring and Summer Trend: The KIMONO-STYLE!


What is a Kimono?

Sooo… What exactly is a kimono you ask? Is it a jacket, robe, cape, scarf? According to the Oxford dictionary, a Kimono is defined as, “a long, loose traditional Japanese robe with wide sleeves, tied with a sash.” To sum the Kimono up, it’s basically a long piece of fabric worn as a robe or sheer layer.

They now come in short, long, over-sized and midi-lengths in every hue and fabric imaginable—and being worn in place of cardigans or jackets.  To me it’s fashion, so I say it’s whatever you make it!

How do you style a Kimono?

Kimonos are great transition staples to throw on for spring and summer seasons. You can wear them over shorts, skirts, distressed jeans, or even a swimsuit.  Shein  has a great collection here and I’m also loving this Asos  Animal Rose Print Tie Front Beach kimono paired with this swimsuit here. Take a look below on how I styled my outfit.


What I’m Wearing

Kimono: Amazon (old) | Top: Forever 21 (old) | Sandals: Tory Burch (old) similar here| Jeans: Fashionnova | Belt: Gucci (old) similar (here) | Watch: Michael Kors  | David Yurman (here) (here) |Lipstick: Fenty – Mattemoiselle


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