You Will be Wearing…Kimono Jackets

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They’re the perfect transition-weather cover-up: easy and lightweight, they can be layered over just about anything. Silk and satin versions hold their own with a cocktail dress, while graphic cotton ones pair well with rompers, jumpsuits, or jeans and a tank. The newest take is a hybrid—part duster, part bathrobe.

Kimono Jackets - Tracy Reese

Tracy Reese

 

 

Kimono Jackets - Etro

Etro

 

 

Kimono Jackets - Tibi

Tibi

 

 

Kimono Jackets - Tome

Tome

 

 

Kimono Jackets - Fendi

Fendi

 

 

Kimono Jackets - Thakoon

Thakoon

The point of a kimono is to keep it open and show off the outfit underneath. If you need to cinch it, opt for a wide obi or belt worn outside the coat and above the hip. A traditional sash might seem a natural choice, but avoid skinny styles so you won’t be mistaken for the Dude.

 

Kimono Jackets - Isabel Marant

Isabel Marant

 

 

Kimono Jackets - Whyred

Whyred

 

 

Kimono Jackets - Duro Olowu

Duro Olowu

Batwing and bell-shaped sleeves make carrying a shoulder bag cumbersome. Choose a belt bag instead—worn underneath the jacket, arigatou.

 

Kimono Jackets - Marni

Marni

 

 

Kimono Jackets - Clover Canyon

Clover Canyon

 

 

Kimono Jackets - Leonard

Leonard

 

 

Kimono Jackets - Temperley London

Temperley London

A tasseled silk scarf around the neck adds interest to collarless styles.

 

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