Kimono Cool

Hello, all! I hope everybody had a fun and festive long, holiday weekend.

I first started to experiment with kimonos last summer (see how I styled one here), and it’s safe to say that my love for them has continued into this season. They are a lightweight, flowy version of a blazer, and they can be worn in multiple ways – either dressed up, casual or even as a bathing suit coverup at the beach or pool.

This one in particular was a recent killer clearance find – the soft pastel colors and flowy, bell-shaped sleeves are what sold me on it, and at a whopping $8, I figured I couldn’t go wrong.

kimono: LC Lauren Conrad (similar & similar) | chiffon cami: Apt. 9 (exact) | pink skinnies: Old Navy (similar & similar) | flats: LC Lauren Conrad (exact) | nameplate necklace: childhood gift | rhinestone lariat: LC Lauren Conrad (similar & similar)
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  1. Thanks, Jana! xo

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  2. Me too! That's the best way to dress during the summer.

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  3. Thank you! 🙂

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  4. Thank you!

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  5. Haha, I remember that from last summer! They are just so easy, breezy to wear – love them. And, hopefully Kohl's follows through on that message!

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  6. Thank you!

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  7. You're so sweet, thanks friend! I've thought about making my own kimono, too – I would love if you shared yours if you do!

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  8. They are such a versatile piece to have in your closet!

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  9. Right? I couldn't agree more!

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  10. Thank you!

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  11. That color blue is so gorgeous on you, Karly! I love the crisp white you paired it with, too!

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  12. Debra Stachelski wrote:

    So cute and it looks very comfortable! I'm all about comfort these days!

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  13. Stephanie Chalk wrote:

    I have to get my hands on a kimono now, I love it! What a great outfit! Xo, Stephanie

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  14. That is such a gorgeous blue kimono. I love that you paired it with white, too.

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  15. You are totally responsible for turning me onto kimonos and now I have a handful in my closet, I love them! They are such an easy way to transform an outfit, and PS I totally saw Kohl's comment/share on your instagram, how cool!!

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  16. That is my jam! Haha. I layer them all of the time. 🙂

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  17. The colors in that print are so pretty – I love that you let them pop against a backdrop of all white!

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  18. Nadia wrote:

    All of these soft colours really bring out your eyes! For some reason I have such a hard time finding summer staples – maxis, white jeans and kimonos that are flattering on me must be hiding somewhere. I'm really considering making my own this summer if I can find a fabric I love!

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  19. Robin G. wrote:

    I just shared my floral kimono look on the blog as well! You are so right, you can wear them in many different ways!

    Penn&Quill || Robin

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  20. Ashley T wrote:

    I have a serious love for kimonos! This one is so pretty and a steal for that price!

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  21. Jess wrote:

    Nice find for $8!! Looks lovely!

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  22. Thank you! Nothing better than a good clearance find.

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  23. You're so sweet, thanks!

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  24. Thank you!

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  25. Thanks, lady! I know, certain ones can look weird on – it definitely takes some searching to find the right one!

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  26. I really couldn't leave it on the clearance rack for that price!

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  27. Thank you! I've been very into layering all my delicate necklaces lately. 🙂

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  28. Thanks, Kristen!

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  29. You totally should!

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  30. Thanks, Ashley!

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  31. Right?! I couldn't pass it up!

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  32. Thanks, lady!

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  33. Looks great, I agree that you can't go wrong with $8!

    Mimi & Chichi

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  34. That color blue looks amazing on you! You look super cute!

    Her Heartland Soul
    herheartlandsoul.com

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  35. Lauren Scorzafava wrote:

    You look gorgeous! I love this look!

    xx
    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

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  36. Christina Sotherden wrote:

    I have always wanted a kimono but just never found one in the stores that I liked – this one is perfect though, I love all the colors and you cannot beat $8!! Love this look.

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  37. I love kimonos! I can't believe you got his for $8! Love how you styled it!
    xo Emily
    http://www.fashioncolumntwins.com

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  38. Looks great on you!! I also love how you layered your necklaces. I hope that you had a nice weekend too!! 🙂

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  39. what a bargain! can't go wrong with $8. the colour is gorgeous and i love the way you paired it with all white.

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  40. Biana Perez wrote:

    I don't think I've ever worn a kimono, but if I can find one like yours I totally will!! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

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  41. I am still totally into kimonos this year…that blue one is such a steal at that price!

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  42. Jenn wrote:

    Ive seen some super cute kimonos lately online but can never find any cute ones in the stores. You look great in yours!!

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