gussied up: tres chic: kimono

Thursday, July 3, 2014

tres chic: kimono


today i bring you the first of many tres chic posts! two of my fab blogger girlfriends thought it would be fun to pick a trend and style it three ways! today we are bringing you our favorite summer trend: the kimono. check out what the girls said about styling their kimonos.

1. this is lauren from classy and fab girl, a fellow kc blogger who also shares a love for fashion. lauren styled her light and airy kimono with kelly green shorts and layered on the gold accessories. this kimono is quickly becoming her summer staple! she found it at the new fortuity boutique at the country club plaza.

outfit details:
 kimono: fortuity | shorts: gap similar here | sandals: gap similar here 
bracelet: stella & dot | rings: stella & dot  
2. remember andrea from style my way? you met her last month when we did a blog swap. andrea's is an actual kimono that her aunt brought back from japan in 1985! it was a styling challenge but it all came together with white denim crops and a basic tank. throw on gobs of gold jewels, a pair of wedge sandals, and a basket inspired clutch, and you have a simply lovely summery look! 

outfit details:
kimono: gift (similar styles 1/2/3) | t
ank: loft | jeans: loft similar here 
sandals: stuart weitzman similar here 
clutch: kate spade similar here | necklaces: the zoe collective/bauble bar/gift
 bracelets: j.crew, ralph lauren | sunnies: marc by marc jacobs similar here
lip color: ruby opera l'oreal extraordinaire (℅ people style watch) 

3. this look might seem familiar to you, since it was my outfit from yesterday's post. i adore this look and i really can't wait to wear it again. the kimono is a fun trend you can wear so many ways! it's so great to wear casual or dressed up. it's definitely a great trendy piece to give your wardrobe a quick update without having to spend too much.

outfit details:
kimono: windsor (in store) similar here and here | boyfriend jeans: madewell (old) similar here and here | top: ruby rouge (new) similar here and here | wedges:franchesca's | clutch: stella and dot (sold out) similar here and here | sunnies: ralph | necklaces: nashelle and j.crew (old) similar here and here | earrings: stella and dot | bracelets: j.crewstella and dot and j.crew | ring: david yurman  

i'm thrilled about this new series! we'll have a new one every month! what should we do next?

xo,
cait

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22 comments :

Masshole Mommy said...

I don't know if I could pull off a kimono, but I like the look of them.

Annica said...

Love this idea! I'd love to see how y'all style ankle boots!

Holly @ Woman Tribune said...

Awesome looks! I have a couple of kimonos, given to me by my grandmother who has a very deep love for them and has accumulated many! My favorite is the third style, and love that you posted places to find similar items. Great series!

Felicia Franceschelli said...

Cute outfits. Not my personal style but they all look very nice together!

Paula Parker said...

I like all three looks, but the third Kimono is my favorite. Such a great fashion sense you have!

Touristmeetstraveler said...

They all honestly look great and you're very beautiful!

Lauren said...

Love love love all of these looks!!

Lauren xo
Sophisticated In Style

Terri | Sugar Free Glow said...

Love them! I especially love the red one !

Kung Phoo said...

I have always liked these.. my wife had one and i thought she looked so good in it.. wonder what happened to it.

Laura O in AK said...

I love all three looks of the kimono. Not sure how they'd look on me, though.

Janelle Shank said...

very cool! i really like how you chose to wear each one. great style

JT and Amanda said...

These are really cute! I love the middle one!

JT and Amanda said...

These are really cute! I love the middle one!

JT and Amanda said...

These are really cute! I love the middle one!

JT and Amanda said...

These are really cute! I love the middle one!

Stacey Werner said...

I love that you all 3 had such different ideas. Shows how versatile a kimono can be!

Jhady said...

You ladies wear the kimono so well, I have never wore one and probably don't know how to match it with the rest of my outfit.

mail4rosey said...

Such nice outfits! I love the red one, it's very classy.

Lexie Lane said...

wow! These are all worn so nicely! I love the red colored one. That's really beautiful. Never thought kimonos would be in style like this.

Ckrusch said...

Love the Kimono and the combinations!

Shannah @ Just Us Four said...

Great combinations. I'm not sure I could pull off a kimono though.

Debi said...

I love outfit number 3. It looks so adorable.