Japanese influence is evident in this sheer chiffon 3/4 length sleeved kimono-esque layering piece. I adore the cheery blossom floral print teamed up with a sheer black canvas. It's effortlessly stylish and lends just the right amount of the Bohemian vibe—without entering "festival girl" territory. [caption id="attachment_11893" align="aligncenter" width="384"] Kimono, $30, hm.com.[/caption] This loose, comfortable and flowy piece is often overlooked as a wardrobe essential because of styling troubleshooting. Here are three tips on how to pull-off a kimono cardigan successfully.
- Let your Kimono be the celebrated piece in your outfit, if it's printed pair it with solids.
- Never team it up with a skirt or dress. The oversized piece works better with separates, such as shorts, pants or leggings.
- When you’re choosing a pant or a jean keep the shape slim and streamlined. You don't want the volume of the kimono to compete with anything.