The End Of Summer
With August Bank Holiday gone, the end of Summer is unfortunately approaching fast and even more unfortunately the weather is actually showing this more and more. We occasionally still have stunning warm days but especially the evenings have are not as warm any more as they were a few weeks back.
This is generally a relatively difficult time to dress for as it is not quite warm enough any-more for lovely skin flashing high summer outfits but it is also way to early for jumpers and long sleeves. So transitional pieces are key for now.
Kimonos – Perfect To See Out Summer
Kimonos are one of those of these trends that have been round all summer but I did initially did not pay much attention to. However, now that the seasons start to change I have discovered kimonos perfect end of summer piece.
Perfect With Summerwear or Swimwear
Kimonos are great for the last hot days, as they are lovely lightweight and go great with your light summer wear or even your swimwear.
When It Is A Bit Colder
They are also super for the colder times, as they give you just that little bit of cover up and bit of protection against droughts and slight chills you might need now in the evenings or on a windier day, while still giving you a great summery feel.
Yours Clothing Kimonos
I had fallen in love with the fringed Kimonos from Yours Clothing. Initially I had planned to only get the palm print kimono.
However, I had ordered over click&collect to save on the delivery costs, so when went to the Yours Clothing shop in Manchester to pick it up, I could not resist and ended up getting it in two versions rather than only one: The tropical palm print as well as an amazing flower print kimono.
I am usually a size 24-26 but they did not have my size in the flower print any more. So I went for a size 28-32 fortunately sizing does not matter in kimonos so much. I think I am still quite happy with the fit of the flower print kimono.
At the time, the kimonos were £30, but at the moment the floral one is reduced to £19. Some sizes are not available any more but as mentioned above, in case they might have sold out your size, don’t be afraid to size up the kimono will still look fine.The palm print kimono is unfortunately sold out. But here is a lovely alternative.
As a little tip, if you are a new customer to Yours Clothing you can currently also use the code WGGAUG15 for an extra 15% off.
My Kimono Wishlist
Here is a “little” list of the plus-size kimonos that have made it on my wish list. unfortunately my budget won’t allow me to get all of them, but I guess that 2 or 3 are going to make it into my wardrobe.
1: Joanna Hope Longline Lace Kimono Style Jacket – Simply Be
2: New Look Inspire Button Through Kimono – Asos
3: AX Paris White Lace Kimono – Simply Be
4: ASOS CURVE Exclusive Midi Kimono In Light Rose Print – Asos
5: Anna Scholz Vintage Rose Kimono – Simply Be
6: Leopard Kimono – Simply Be
7: ASOS CURVE Exclusive Kimono In Floral Spot Print – Asos
8: New Look Inspire Mono Floral Kimono – Asos
9: AX Paris White Floral Tassel Kimono – Simply Be
10: Truly You Floral Print Kimono – Asos
Maybe you could help me decide… Which one is your favourite?
What about you?
What do you think about kimonos? Do you have a favourite one? Print or Plain? Fringe, yes or no? What do you like to combine them with? I would love to hear from you
Lots of love