With the uncertainty of the British weather you’re never quite sure if this week will bring rain or shine. Firmly rooted as one of this summer’s hottest trends the kimono is a mix between a shawl and a light airy cardigan, ensuring that you are covered for whatever the weather.
The trend is extremely versatile and is sure to add a touch of glam to your outfit if /when the sun decides to make an appearance!
We show you how to style this oriental inspired piece for any occasion:
Simple, elegant and feminine kimonos will work well for the office; pair it with high waisted tailored trousers and a loose blouse for an effortless smart look.
Cool Bohemian daytime look
Make a kimono the statement piece of your outfit. Invest in a bold, intricately designed kimono and team with a classic summer dress for a cool look. If you’re feeling brave enough, add a floppy hat and embrace the summer season.
Chic beach look
A Kimono acts as a great cover up on the beach, and due the thin material dries quickly when wet. An opaque kimono ensures that your equally glam swim suit or bikini can be seen at all times. Pick a subtle colour featured within the kimono and buy a swimsuit to match.
Top tips for pulling off this hot trend:
1. Find a pattern and cut that suits your style and personality (There are styles to suit all).
2. Wear it like a cardigan – throw it on top of pretty much anything.
3. Be careful not to over do it when mixing patterns, however don’t be afraid to take a risk.
The kimono trend is a great, affordable way to brighten up your outfit this summer, and with the unlimited fun it is sure to bring to your wardrobe it really is a no brainer. So pack away your stiff blazers and spring cardigans and embrace this trend, you won’t regret it!