Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Wearing: The Casual Kimono



I've always been a lover of the Kimono and for the longest time i'd been looking for one that could be worn every day. You know, a kimono to suit my lifestyle - cotton and casual. There's an abundance of lovely silky numbers out there but for the life of me I couldn't find one that would work equally well with printed tee's and floaty frocks.

When I started Bohemian Traders, I knew a Kimono would be part of our collection and I was thrilled to be able to have the Falling Flowers Kimono created. It's 100% hand block printed cotton voile and Fair Trade. It's a dream to wear over swimmers at the beach to with sweet cotton dresses and cut off shorts.

Wearing:

Kimono | Bohemian Traders 
Printed Tee | Cotton On
Shorts | Find Similar
Shoes c|o The Horse (currently on sale and the best shoes EVER)
Ridiculous sunnies and double chin | Stylists own

10 comments:

  1. Hi! love this, got a couple of questions about fair trade etc - could I email you? cheers! G

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  2. I love the pom pom fringe detail!
    And I definitely only see one chin!
    Although this reminds me of when I lived in Italy and kept a journal one page of which was a list of things I had lost…included were my chin, my knees, my elbows and all other bony prominences. All that wine and pasta…totally worth it!

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  3. Every time I see someone wearing a kimono I think, I really want one of those! And this one is no exception...really like it!!

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  4. OMG, where are you that you can wear this outfit and look warm and not freezing? I'm so jealous! This outfit has a bohemian feel - love it! New follower to your blog :)

    <3 Daryl
    Unlost

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  5. Super cute and pregnancy/breastfeeding appropriate and that's what I'm looking for in the majority of my clothes now that it is baby making season - Mr Moo is 9 months old and I feel it's time to grow our little family. Five under five... Too crazy?

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  6. You look beautiful! I can't believe you've started a business with three littles. Well done you! Also, I wish I could wear a kimono - but they don't suit me :( ... I have my eye on some of your dresses though! I can't wait to see the Autumn range!

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  7. Ahh I love your kimono! So jealous of the weather you're having. I'm ready for Spring!

    Stephanie
    www.vainandsimple.blogspot.com

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  8. I love kimono's, this has a fab pattern!

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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Thanks so much for your words of encouragement, advice and solidarity.

xo em