The theme for this Kimono look is yin/yang- which embraces the polarities of femininity and masculinity. I began with the ultra feminine sheer Kimono- which is the Jane BIrkin. It is cut floor length and the sides are slit high- so that it can be worn like a blouse- by crossing the front panels of the Kimono in front of each other then either tied in the back or you can bring them back to the front and tie them in front- which is what I have done here. The Jane Birkin has a lined- wide pinstripe pattern woven into it that brings a cool factor to the sensuality of the fabric. I layered the more earthy and grounding Japan Kimono in Grayson- with a lapel- on top - which is cut in a long high/low duster length- meaning full length and shorter in the from than in the back. This Kimono roots down the fluidity of the Jane Birkinn yet still allows it to flow freely beneath it(something that every man should be to a woman ;) I love how these two pieces compliment each other in perfect harmony. My hat is from Social Butterflies Los Angeles, and necklace by Mara Carizo Scales.
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Written by Rita Ghanime