Kimono’s are making a comeback or really did they ever leave?
What is a Kimono?
A kimomo is traditionally a Japaneses garmet and in english Kimono translates to wearing thing
A little history
According to the Journal of Japanese Studies Kimono wearing dates back to 794
The colors, patterns and fabric used even meant something… for instance the japanese cherry blossom symbolized mortal feminine beauty and so you will never see the cherry blossom design on a mans kimono.
The kimono showed their identity through clothing. The kimono was often used in ceremonial dress as well as everyday dressing.
Today the kimono is a staple layering piece in spring and summer fashion.
Kimonos at least how we know Kimono’s are open flowy sheer garment typically designed with a print meant to be worn as an accent piece or top layer of a spring or summer outfit.
Kimono’s are very versatile and offers you numerous outift options without having to have lots of clothes this is especially nice during travels.
How to Care for Kimono
Be sure to check the tag inside your kimono for specific care instructions for you kimono
How to wear a Kimono
- Tee, capris and Kimono
- Tee, shorts and kimono
- tank top, shorts, kimono
- Tank top, capris, Kimono
- Tee, ankle jeans, Kimono
- Tank top, ankle jeans, kimono
- Tee, wide leg capris, Kimono
- Tank top, wide leg capris, Kimono
- Sundress, Kimono
- Tee, Skirt, Kimono
- Tank, skirt, Kimono
- Swimsuit, Kimono
And that is just a short list there are more options, what will you come up with?
Kimono is light enough but will still provide an extra layer for those chilly evenings, the chill from a restaurant, or a chilly grocery store trip.
Kimono’s don’t take up a lot of space or room in your closet and can be folded and stored in a dresser drawer.
Your new Travel Best Friend
The Kimono will take you from the plane to the pool and from the pool to the patio. Serving multiple roles roles as a fun layer a necessary cover up, a functional layer and more!
come on over to Closet Candy boutique to see the Kimono selection we have!!!!