Versatile Style by Tracey

3 Ways to Style a Kimono

Posted on: June 5, 2014

I began adding Kimonos to my style last year 

and Added a few more this season…


Of course the first way to wear it would be to just leave it long and flowing… 

This Kimono is from F21 and here’s a link to what they currently have to offer.


I came across this way of wearing one one day while watching Susan Graver on QVC.

You just go a little under you bustline and gather two small pieces and make a knot,..If the bottom is uneven just pull the shorter bottom and it releases a little in the knot area.   


This is just taking the bottom ends and tying it up at the waist..

This is great to show off a little more of the foundation tank top…

I love switching up how I wear a kimono and how versatile they are…

They look great with dresses and skirts, too!  


For today, this is how I chose to wear it!  

Dear readers, have you tried kimonos, yet?   Do you wear toppers in Summer?

What’s your favorite Summer Topper???

For More Kimono Options Check Out These


Free People




And if you are truly inspired you could follow these instructions and make your own…


I am grateful for a wonderful talk with my dear friend today, it always seems like our lives mirror each other, when we struggle with something , so it the other, when things are working well with one same with the other…It’s uncanny!

I am grateful that my dear son and I went grocery shopping together, I’ll take any time with him before he goes away to college in the Fall!

I am grateful for tight hugs from my husband!  

I am grateful for frozen meatballs , so I didn’t have to make my own, but could fulfill the wishes of my children for meatball subs… Some days a mom just loves convience!  

I am grateful for weekend plans with friends to unwind and enjoy time with my husband!

How about this for a Coping Strategy?

Shared by Angie on You LOOK FAb

Something my yoga teacher showed us this week. When you are angry, frustrated or annoyed:

– Breath in and say: “How can this…..”

– Breath out and say: “……be funny? “.

– And think about the situation that way.

Have a Wonderful Weekend!!!!


4 Responses to "3 Ways to Style a Kimono"

Your kimono is so pretty!! I love the color scheme!

Thanks, it really is a great Summer color scheme and the comment I am getting the most on forums I posted it too… funny how I missed that point myself…I appreciate your commenting for that reason!

I really love how you’ve tied the kimono in 2nd picture. I’ve never seen it done that way and it looks great. I had one kimono and donated it about a year ago. Darn. Now I wish I had it to try out that tying technique.

So pretty! Love this look.
Can’t wait to find a cute kimono and style it!
Dawn Lucy

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