Styling 101 - 5 Ways to KILL IT in a Kimono

Here’s a secret – the reason that we’re obsessed with buying, selling and wearing kimonos here at Modern Archive is that they are SO EASY. The silhouette is always fantaz and they’re a comfortable and versatile wear whether you’re glued to the couch, catching a flight or dancing till dawn. Here are five ways we wear ours we’d love to see or hear about yours. Don’t forget to check out our ongoing EASY KIMONO series for more ways to slay

- Belted Beauty

Belted Beauty '5 ways to KILL IT in a Kimono'

- Black and White

Smart casual can be such a drag. You want to look sophisticated without looking spiritless? Try throwing on a kimono in a graphic print or a pretty pastel over an innocuous black and white look for a one-step way to liven it up without jumping the fashion shark. Also works well with a groutfit (this is Vogue parlance for a staple grey outfit FYI)

Black and White '5 ways to KILL IT in a Kimono`

- Daytime Denim

Both short and long kimonos long GREAT thrown over a pair of jeans, dungarees or an easy shift dress. Getting dressed and lookin’ gooood doesn’t get much easier than this, so naturally this is our go-to for weekends, dates and those “how much sekt did I drink last night in my cute belted kimono look?” mornings.

Day Time Denim '5 ways to KILL IT in a Kimono'

 - Monochrome Magic

This one is gallery girl “who is SHE” firepower. Black is the obvious classic but we also dig a crisp all white look, an easygoing blue or head-to-toe fighting red for the fierce and the fabulous. 

Monochrome Magic '5 ways to KILL IT in a Kimono'

- Accessorized

Ok so we know what looks good with kimonos: EVERYTHING. But to make the look really sing we love a clutch, a knee high boot or a pop of contrasting lip colour.