12 stylish ways to wear a kimono this summer

Kimonos are one of the latest fashion crushes that have been making a lot of us lovelies week in the knees. Super comfortable, breezy, yet stylish, kimonos are the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. You can literally pair them up with anything and look fancy shancy!!! Check our guide on how to wear kimonos in summers and look like a diva.

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Read on the following kimono styling tips and you can thank us later 🙂
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So for all you fashionistas, presenting amidst drum roll 12 amazing ways to style kimonos.

1. Boho Chic

Boho babes and their love for kimonos is inseparable. Wear a classic flowy kimono over a dress, pair it with a messy braid, tribal accessories, and tie-up flats for an enticing look!

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This Summer make kimono your best friend and get lots of compliments.
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2. Vacation Ready

Throw on a kimono over ripped denim shorts and crop top. Accessorize with your favorite sunglasses, flip flops and sunglasses, and voila – be photo ready during vacations!

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Mint meets floral = happiness personified.
Crushing over this super cute kimono.
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It is perfect for those summer vacations when you want to look stylish and be comfortable all day. Floral or Aztec, the idea is ours, the choice of course is yours!

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The tan will fade but the memories will last forever.
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3. Accessorize it right

It is rightly said that accessories can make or break your outfit! Accessorize it right and let your outfit be on fleek!

Wear a spaghetti top inside paired with chokers. Or you could wear dainty layered necklace, midi rings, a fringe bag and you’d be good to go.

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Bring out your dapper accessories and pair them with your favorite kimono.
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The trick is to keep the accessories classy and chic so that the kimono becomes the attention!

4. Casual

It’s summers and casual is the new chic! On those dreadful hot days when you want to step out looking like a diva, yet are reluctant to dress up, a kimono would save you.

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I know what I am packing for my next vacay…
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Wear it over jeans and a tee, or layer it with a short dress and you’ll be ready for a day out with your girl gang!! For that added drama, trust the superpowers of a red lipstick.

5. Beach cover up

Ban the tan in style! Use a kimono as a beach cover up over your bikini and add that oomph. Of course it’ll save you from tan as well, so double whammy!!

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Kimono – a must have for your beach bag.
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Read these tips to save yourself from tanning this summer. 

6. Summer Layering

Kimono makes the perfect add on for summer layering. You can wear it over any and everything, be it denims or a maxi dress.

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This is what fashion dreams are made of.
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It gives a breezy vibe to the look and with dainty accessories and minimum make-up you can totally nail the look. Read more about summer layering. 

7. Denim Love

Denim love is true love. Be it skinny jeans or the voguish chic boot-cut ones, there is a denim style for everyone.

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Hello prettiness!
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This summer amp up your denim styling by pairing it with a crop top or a bralette and a fringed kimono!

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Life is too short to wear boring clothes!
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8. Party Jazz

Jazz up your party outfit with a stylish sequin kimono. If you’re too conscious about a short dress or wearing sleeveless tops, a kimono can act as a snazzy layer.

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Our heart goes out for all things pastel this summer.
Loving’ this breezy cutesy kimono.
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Complete the look with fancy heels, smokey eye make-up and a bold lip colour! You can also wear a pastel coloured kimono paired with trousers for a friend’s housewarming party or Sunday brunch.

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Casual and chic – perfect for a lunch outing.
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9. Outdoors

When we’re outdoors in this heat we tend to forget covering ourselves up for tan protection. Keep a kimono in your bag and you can put it on when you step out in sun. It gives a plain outfit the freshness of colour!

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Fashion looks best when you’re happy on the inside.
So smile and get ready to take on the world…
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You could also replace your stole or scarf with a kimono. Wear it on flights or for movie dates! And if you’re someone like me who feels super cold in air conditioning and want something to snug, this is the perfect choice.

10. Lounge Wear

We always associate lounge wear with pajamas, but it is time to give lounge wear a little more respect. Replace the pajamas with comfy shorts or a tee-shirt dress. And to add a touch of fashion, wear a pretty printed kimono over it.

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Chillin’ like a villain!
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Whether you are chillin’ at home with friends or are running errands, this look would keep you sorted.

11. Semi-Formal

For an official event or an office party where you can dress up a little laid back yet want to make a strong impression, experiment with a kimono!

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Say no to boring formals!
Lovin’s this suave chic look.
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Wear it with formal pants and a bustier top. Clean and structured, this look would be bold yet not in the face!

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Experiment with formal wear and break the monotony with a pretty kimono!
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You could also add a kimono as a layer over your body suit and flared denims. Highlight the look with bronzy make-up and killer heels.

12. Maternity Style

With a snug and soft kimono, you can dress up your bump in style and be super comfortable. Pair it with maternity denims and sneakers for a casual look.

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Jazzy chic and comfortable, all at the same time.
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You could also wear a printed kimono over your maxi dress for that extra layer and comfort. Looks chic and stylish!

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For all you stylish moms to be!
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So which of these are you most excited to flaunt this summer? Share it in the comments section below. And stay connected with us on all our social medias- FacebookTwitterInstagram to know the latest trends in fashion, beauty, and lifestyle.

Kritika Manchanda is an author of a fiction novel – ‘December Breeze’ and a Features Writer at Let’s Expresso. In addition to being a lifestyle and travel blogger, she is an ardent reader and a crazy dog girl!
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