Sunday, 7 August 2011

Double denim and a kimono

On days when you realise you have 15 minutes to get dressed, pack your bag and leave the house, it's good to have a little trick up your sleeve to add a bit of effortless edge to an outfit. I picked up this kimono from Primark a couple of days ago and I'm so pleased with it. I've been after a slouchy cover up I can chuck on casually or dress up for work. I've seen kimonos in Topshop but couldn't justify £45 so I'm glad I snapped up this £15 bargain from good old Primark. It's totally transformed my really basic outfit into something a little more distinctive. I also threw in a little subtle double denim in the outfit, the wedges are really old but absolute essentials in my wardrobe, proving that 'old is gold'. 

The details...

Kimono - Primark
Vest top - LNA, courtesy of Doll Boutique
Shorts - Levis, from Rokit Vintage
Tights - Primark
Wedges - ASOS
Lionhead bracelet - Gift from Florence
Charm bracelet - Links of London, from Selfridges
Charm - Peculiar Vintage, courtesy of Rokit vintage 
Spike bracelet - Joomi Lim, from Nyla Boutique


  1. You can't beat a kimono to give an outfit kick.

  2. I LOVE this kimono and the subtle mix of prints in this outfit, the pink really makes it pop :)

    Maria xxx

  3. You have proved that old IS gold really...
    You look very good!

  4. This modern take on kimono's is really growing on me. I really need to get one, or maybe I could even have a go at sewing one up myself. :) Hmmmmm floral, pastel or both is the question!

    Florrie x

  5. the pink really makes it pop :)


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