Thursday, June 27, 2019

Fascinating Styling With a Plain Kimono in June




Recently, I have really been into trying how to change this plain kimono into someting fantastic. Although I am good at styling a dramatic kimono and dress for a party, it is difficult for me to make a fascinating style with a plain kimono and dress. If I do not think about styling other items well when I wear a plain kimono, my outfit will be boring. I love thinking about mixing and matching, but sometimes I cannot think when I am very tired. At that time, I look at the colors in an obi (it is like a wide belt.). Then I choose items with similar colors, such as an obi string, bag, ring, umbrella, etc. In addition, it it more attractive if one of them is a little unique item. This time, I chose not a yellow handbag, but this unique clutch bag with a print of "New York" in an abstract yellow color. This kimono outfit is so suitable for a lunch meeting or a presentation of my paintings to my customers.

最近の私の挑戦は、この薄いグレーの地味で品のある単衣の紬をどうやって素敵に着こなすかがテーマ。夕方以降のパーティ着物のように、衣装っぽく着るのは得意ですけど、控えめに魅力的に着こなすのは難しいです。いろいろ試して気づいたことは、当たり前ですがアイテムの一つ一つに手を抜かないこと。洋服も一緒。一日中、着回しを考えていられるくらい大好きな私でも、疲れている日は手を抜きたいものです。そんな時は、帯締め、バッグなどの色を帯締めの中の色から拾います。少しはずしたほうが面白いので、黄色のハンドバッグよりも、このケイトのNeYorkと書かれた一部分だけ黄色のクラッチバッグを選んでみました。 ランチミーティングや水墨画をお客さまに直接お見せする時など、華やかな着物よりも、こんな風にシックなスタイルのほうがぴったり。落ち着いて信頼できそうな感じがするでしょ。










As a final touch, I put on light pink lipstick from Tom Ford, Boys And Girls, Gal.
最後に、リップの色をヌーディカラーにしたのも大正解。TOM FORD BOYS AND GIRLS のガルです。

Wagu kimono, Erizen obi, Kate Spade New york bag

10 comments:

  1. you look so beautiful in that kimono, and I really like the yellow bag you paired it with.

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    1. I forgot to write that I also love your obi belt. It has yellow that details that match the yellow print on that New York clutch perfectly. This is a great outfit. You always wear kimonos perfectly.

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  2. Love how you style the kimonos. You look beautiful!

    Mari
    Dark Walz

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  3. So lovely, you look fab in your kimono style!
    Kisses, Paola.

    Expressyourself

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  4. finally I found a blog about Japanese clothing. Kimono is not only fashion but also culture and national identity. Nice review. I follow your blog now. Thx

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  5. Anothet beautiful post! I enjoyed this so much! Thanks for sharing this post ♡ cant wait till your next one ♡ all the best hope you have a great week

    Jadieegosh

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  6. So admire how you style your clothes especially your kimonos! Love your obi so much. The print is fantastic! Thank you for letting me know what it's called. hehe I love learning from you. And that New York clutch is so gorgeous. I bet it can be styled in so many different ways!

    love lots,
    Tin
    mypoeticisolation.blogspot.com

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  7. I am always amazed that you look so at home in both modern cloths and traditional. I love all the kimonos, such gorgeous fabrics.
    Amalia
    xo

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