Short Kimono

Hello friends and happy Friday!
It’s no secret I love a good kimono, remember this post where I shared several from my collection? I am pleased to announce I have added a new, shorter kimono. If you aren’t really sure you could wear a kimono this one will change your mind. Since it’s shorter and more similar to a cardigan it may be well within your comfort zone. And for those of you who fear you’ll look like Mrs. Roper (Jack, Chrissy, and Janet’s neighbor on Three’s Company) this short length will send your fears packing! I am also loving the colors in this beauty. Throw it on over a tank or camisole and it practically styles itself!

Take a look for yourself. I am wearing my slim utility pants along with an old blue peplum tank, my go to comfy wedges , my squash blossom necklace (similar) and my new kimono.


When the temperature is 9 million degrees a kimono is an easy layering piece to add a little panache to an outfit. Wear a kimono in place of a jacket or blazer to stay cool and update an ensemble. You probably own a few pieces you wear with a jacket; why not try a kimono next time?

The length on this one is perfect! I can wear it with pants as I have here, jeans, skirts, and even shorts. The sleeves are sweet as well with that little bit of ruffle.  This kimono is from Target and it’s their Know Rose brand.

Here’s the outfit minus the kimono. I like it this way too. My pants are the perfect neutral and so comfortable. I love the higher rise, no more muffin top!


My peplum tank is from Anthropologie and it’s a few years old. This one is similar and on sale!

I hope you like my new short kimono as much as I do! Have you jumped on the kimono wagon yet? I hope my post inspires you to try one if you haven’t already. You’ll love the result I’m sure! Thanks so much for stopping by, have a wonderful weekend and I’ll see you back here on Monday!

xo,
Kellyann

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XO,
Kellyann
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    • Kellyann
      August 26, 2017 / 8:40 am

      Nancy, I am so sorry. I should have absolutely checked that, my sincere apologies. I will definitely add the link as well.
      Thanks!
      xo,
      Kellyann

  1. August 25, 2017 / 6:31 am

    You look gorgeous! I love utility pants too and you’ve certainly added a dash of something special with that beautiful kimono!
    Thanks so much for linking up with the Fabulous Friday link-up this week 🙂
    Suzy Turner at Yogadocious
    (this week’s co-host)

    • Kellyann
      August 26, 2017 / 8:48 am

      Thanks Suzy, loving this kimono!
      xo,
      Kellyann

  2. Andrea Nine
    August 25, 2017 / 6:32 am

    Ok, we are sisters!! I have a peplum top from Anthro on today!!!! LOVE this look on gorgeous you, that kimono is such a great print for Fall! You are just saying it with every outfit sweet friend! I hope your weekend is all things spectacular!

    • Kellyann
      August 26, 2017 / 8:47 am

      Thanks sweet friend, yes, I believe we are soul sisters! I ordered a pair of Tom’s peep toe booties, similar to yours and when I saw your outfit today I thought that it was exactly something I’d wear! Of course that is usually what I think when I see your outfits!! Hope you’re having a great weekend too my love!
      xo,
      Kellyann

  3. August 25, 2017 / 8:12 am

    I love the colors in the kimono! So pretty. It looks great on you. Hope you have a great weekend!

    • Kellyann
      August 26, 2017 / 8:41 am

      Thanks! The colors were what drew me to it, I really like them and know this kimono will work with so much!
      xo,
      Kellyann

  4. Jaymie Ashcraft
    August 25, 2017 / 9:08 am

    Kimonos are the best!!!!
    Jaymie

    • Kellyann
      August 26, 2017 / 8:40 am

      Thanks Jaymie!
      xo,
      Kellyann

  5. August 25, 2017 / 10:30 am

    I seriously love this combo. The colors are absolutely perfect and the length is awesome. I love your big necklace too. You look ready for a day of wrangling munchkins. Have a wonderful weekend sweet friend! XOXO
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    • Kellyann
      August 26, 2017 / 8:37 am

      Sometimes I’m not sure who wrangles who at school, haha!!! But thank, I love this combo too even though I was roasting in it and refused to take any more steps outside than were actually necessary, hence the pics by the front door! In the a/c it’s perfect but I was dripping wet by the time we finished, which was approximately 2 minutes. Seriously cooler weather can’t get here fast enough. I’m so glad you stopped by as I know you are knee deep in fun with all your loved ones and friends having a fabulous time! Live it up friend!
      xo,
      Kellyann

  6. August 25, 2017 / 2:50 pm

    Well, it certainly IS inspiring, Mrs R. I tried a few on this week (perhaps you were lurking in my subconscious!); they were either too long or too garish! Yours is neither and I love it, especially the ruffles. In fact, love each piece in this outfit and that necklace is a.maz.ing! I will keep my eyes peeled for something similar to yours, it’s perfect for a cruise ???.
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    • Kellyann
      August 26, 2017 / 8:33 am

      Dang Mary, you caught me lurking in your subconscious! I was so afraid I’d get caught! I wish you lived closer so I could shop for you and send it to you. Yes, a short kimono is just what you need for the cruise! I know you’ll eventually find the right one.
      xo,
      Kellyann

  7. Kris
    August 25, 2017 / 9:04 pm

    love this look…the short Kimono is perfect. Going to steal this look for a get away trip with my sisters…..thank you!!!

    • Kellyann
      August 26, 2017 / 8:29 am

      Yay Kris! Sounds like a fun girls trip!
      xo,
      Kellyann

  8. August 27, 2017 / 9:47 pm

    Love those cargo pants and sandals!

    • Kellyann
      August 28, 2017 / 4:25 pm

      Thanks Johanna, I have been wearing these sandals almost non stop since I got them – they are so comfortable!
      xo,
      Kellyann

  9. August 29, 2017 / 12:20 pm

    That kimono is darling! I love the darker colors too! I just got a kimono this summer and loved wearing it. I think I need a few more. They make such a great light layer!
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    • Kellyann
      August 29, 2017 / 4:05 pm

      I think we can never have too many kimonos, right? There are just so many different styles! They really offer the perfect light layer in my climate so I find I’m always on the hunt for a new one.
      xo,
      Kellyann

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