March 20, 2017 - Easy Outfits, SAHMonday, Style

SAHMonday: Floral Kimono Two Ways

Welcome to another edition of SAHMonday – weekly outfit inspiration just for the stay at home and work from home moms of the world (like me!) who aren’t heading out of the house on Monday morning.  You can check out the other outfits in this series here.

These outfits are perfect for when you want to feel comfortable, yet put together, so that you can face the day and any errands you may need to run.  Plus, most of these outfit formulas can be pulled straight from your closet.  If you don’t have my exact pieces, that’s ok.  Just use one of the substitutions that I recommend.

Floral Kimono – Times Two!

I picked up this adorable floral kimono at Target a few weeks ago and have had a blast styling it in many different ways.  It makes a great lightweight top layer for a simple t-shirt and jeans for a day at home but is also easily dressed up with heels and a long necklace for an evening out.  Here are two of my favorite dressed up and down looks I’ve tried recently.

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For those of you who will be doing the Spring 2017 GYPO Style Challenge opening this Friday, there will be a floral kimono on the shopping list. It will be one of the substitutions for the floral bomber jacket but you’re welcome to get both.  Shhh, just don’t tell your hubby.  🙂

And just like today’s post, I’ll also be including easy “dress it up” and “dress it down” tweaks for every outfit in the spring challenge so you’ll have tons of styling options no matter what you have going on.

Dress it Up:  Floral Kimono + Blush Blouse + White Jeans + Heels

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[Floral Kimono:  Same/Blush Blouse:  Similar/White Jeans:  Same/Heels:  Similar/Necklace:  Chesley Mae/Earrings:  Same]

Dress it Down:  Floral Kimono + Tee + Jeggings + Lace Up Flats

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[Floral Kimono:  Same/Jeggings:  Same/Blush Tee:  Similar/Lace Up Flats:  Same]

This outfit is SO comfy and easy!  See how a kimono can elevate a simple t-shirt and jeggings?  It’s the perfect top layer!

Substitutions and Shopping Options: 

Floral Kimono:  Any printed kimono, bomber jacket or cardigan.  Shopping Options:  1/2/3

Blush Blouse/Tee:  Any blouse or tee that coordinates with the kimono.  Shopping Options:  1/2/3

Jeggings/White Jeans:  Any type or wash of jeans including boyfriend.  Shopping Options:  1/2/3

Block Heels/Lace Up Flats:  Any neutral pair of flats, sandals or heels. Shopping Options:  1/2/3

Show me YOUR SAHMonday outfit!  Tag me on Instagram and use the hashtag #SAHMonday.

Spring 2017 GYPO Style Challenge News

My seasonal online styling program, the Spring 2017 GYPO Style Challenge opens on Friday, March 24th.  Stay tuned for more news and information including how you could win a free membership to this season’s challenge in Wednesday’s blog post.  Sign up for my newsletter to get two exclusive sneak peek outfits and where to shop for them in your inbox tomorrow!

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11 Comments

  • Kellyann

    A friend of mine at work has that same kimono,I almost died when she told me it was from Target,it is so pretty! Love the way you styled it both ways and that necklace in look one is fabulous!

  • Amanda Harvey

    I love this! I have already placed an order!!! Thank you for sharing.

  • mummabstylish

    A really pretty kimono – love it. Can’t wait to wear mine again when the weather gets a lot warmer! Jacqui
    http://www.mummabstylish.com

  • What a pretty kimono!!! Love both looks but the white denim is my favorite…so fitting for the first day of spring!! And that necklace is just stunning! Thank you so much for sharing with us at On Mondays We Link-Up!

    Sarah
    Trendy & Tidy

  • dlgstl

    Love the artwork behind you! Do you know the source? Love you too! Thanks for keeping us inspired and looking good!

    • Thank you! It’s called “Revealed in Jesus Romans 8:39” and the artist is Mark Lawrence. I got it from Wayfair but they no longer carry this exact version of it. The colors pull everything together in our living room!

      • dlgstl

        Thanks!