How To Wear Kimonos: An Easy Street Style Guide For Ladies
If you are sick and tired of classic outfits and you want to try on something new, modern and trendy, then how about wearing this essential called kimono? I decided to create this awesome compilation of street style images of ladies who appear in sweet-looking printed and boho-inspired solid color designs.
We see a black maxi kimono in floral print styled with cuffed wash blue jeans completed with peep-toe black heeled bootie-sandals.
If you don’t know what cover-up to choose, then, believe me, the best one is kimono. It’s an ideal addition that can make you look and feel trendy. This is the best piece of clothing for warm days when you just want something to cover your shoulders from the hot sun. This cover-up comes in various shapes, lengths, and designs.
It’s an ideal addition to a multitude of different outfits. And it’s an outfit that always leaves people wanting more. So, how do you wear and what can you do with this beautiful garment? Read on to find out!
Kimono is not just for the Japanese! The outfit has been spotted on the streets all over Europe and America as well. It’s a timeless piece of clothing that fits almost any style. It can dress down an outfit or dress it up.
It gives you a nice look and feel and can give any style a cool twist. This is the perfect choice for the woman that loves to change up her look on a whim, especially if you don’t have much time to spare, as it is very easy to just throw on and walk out the door. It’s extremely versatile and has been seen in different styles by different people; from casual to formal.
Casual Outfit With Kimono
If you are planning on wearing a kimono at an event where everything will be casual, then feel free to wear it without anything over it. Make sure to find the matching accessories that go with your outfit like sandals, shoes, earrings and necklaces. It will give off the look that you did put some thought into it and most importantly, you’ll be comfortable!
Since kimonos are usually very large, casual is usually the easiest way to wear it. You can just throw on a pair of jeans with a pair of sandals and you are good to go. Don’t forget the sun glasses to complete your look!
One of the main things to consider when wearing kimonos is to know where exactly you’re going to wear them. If you are planning on a formal event like a wedding or an important meeting, then that means it will be very formal and proper. Make sure you wear something with sleeves if it will be cold out that day, otherwise just let your arms show through the kimono sleeves. This gives off the impression that your clothes are heavier than they really are for all those who do not know how fabrics work.
Since kimonos are so versatile, they can also be worn in a formal setting. A great way to do this is by adding some heels or wedges with a nice evening dress. For a more casual look, wear them with a nice pair of sandals and some jeans.
One of the best ways to wear them is by wearing it over another outfit like a dress or skirt. This way, you can still have that beautiful Asian look without having to go fully out there and wearing one by itself. By wearing it over another outfit, you still get the beautiful kimono look but this way you achieve a more sophisticated look as well.
The final say is up to the wearer. If you enjoy playing around with your style and expressing yourself through your clothing choices, then grab a kimono and go crazy.
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How To Wear Black Kimonos
A black kimono is another great choice for women who want to keep their looks sophisticated, yet feminine. We see a maxi black kimono styled with a black camisole tucked in dark grey skinny jeans completed with pointed-toe black pumps. Update this combo with aviator sunglasses:
Here we see a black lace kimono styled with a slip-tank top tucked in black skinny jeans:
A mesh black maxi kimono is layered over denim cut-offs. Update this sexy look by adding brown leather gladiator sandals:
Believe it or not, but you can wear it with absolutely anything. Below are shown my favorite outfit ideas on how to make kimono be your best outerwear garment in the summertime.
How To Style Kimono With Jeans
A green leaf printed long kimono is styled with a white tank top tucked in knee-ripped skinny jeans completed with white heeled pumps:
A silken lightweight long kimono looks stunning with spaghetti strap black top tucked in flared blue jeans completed with heeled black sandals:
We see a bright blue floral print kimono with a basic white top tucked in ankle-length blue jeans completed with kitten-heel black pumps:
Personally, I love to wear my floral print lightweight version atop crop top styled with denim cut-offs. Kimono is a perfect bathing suit for beach days.
How To Wear Kimono With Shorts
If the weather is warm, then I highly recommend pairing leaf printed kimono with a basic white top and denim shorts. Update this look by adding tortoise shades and studded flat sandals:
We see a mustard kimono paired with a white tank top and denim shorts completed with white flat sandals:
A maxi green floral kimono looks boho inspired teamed with a cream-white camisole tucked in blue denim shorts completed with brown flat leather sandals. Love the white shades:
You can start from a solid color version by wearing it with your everyday essentials. I love to see ladies who appear on the streets sporting sophisticated floral print designs styled with causal everyday basics, like tees and shorts. This is a perfect piece to create laid-back and off-duty looks.
How To Wear Kimono With Dress
A classic bodycon black dress is layered under abstract print kimono. Update this look by adding layered necklaces, folder clutch bag and cream-nude pumps:
Can I Wear Kimono With Palazzo Pants
A maxi grey kimono in floral print is teamed with a black top tucked in gathered high-rise grey pants in wide-fit. A perfect combo for a lazy weekend:
Kimono And Pants Set
If you do love matching sets, then how about teaming a colorful printed kimono with matching print wide pants:
Here we see a blush kimono paired with a white top tucked in belted blush wide-leg pants. A cute combination for lounging and lazy weekends:
Can I Wear Kimono Blazer
We see a cream-white belted kimono blazer paired with a cream-beige leather skirt. If you want to see a full guide on how to wear blazers, check out my post, there are some cool ideas to follow this year:
Here we see a floral print cream-blush belted kimono blazer worn with a white top and ripped blue jeans. Love the aviator shades and cream-nude pumps:
How To Wear Kimono Blouse
A belted kimono blouse in grey-blue looks retro inspired. Pair it with wide pants in neutral color:
A white belted kimono with wide short sleeves looks stunning teamed with knee-length white shorts:
Can I Wear Kimono With Belt
A beautiful silken dark-turquoise maxi kimono is worn with a black belt. Update this style by adding a black cap:
How To Wear Kimono With Fringe
A white kimono in pink print and fringes can be a nice layering for your white tank top and ripped jeans:
Kimono With Long Sleeves
A maxi kimono in khaki-green color and beautiful floral print comes with long, wide sleeves:
Another gorgeous pastel-green maxi kimono is paired with white wide-leg pants:
We see a silken black floral kimono cardigan worn with a black leather beret hat, black turtleneck, cuffed blue jeans and block heeled blue ankle-strap pumps:
Would you dare to try on kimono this year on the streets? Let me know!