The kimono is a fashion staple that has been around for centuries. However, its age does not make it plain or boring; it continues to rock the modern fashion world in its unique way.
This traditional Japanese garment has made its way to Africa and has evolved into the popular Ankara kimono styles we know and love.
These five latest Ankara kimono styles will add a pop of colour to your wardrobe.
These are simple, long garments. They are designed to sit on your torso and extend below or above your knees. It allows you to flaunt your sleeves. There are a plethora of opulent styles to choose from.
Kimono sleeves come in a variety of styles. The three-quarters style, an elaborate flare sleeve, and a lace sleeve are all available. You could also get an elastic cup sleeve, a retro sleeve, and a cape kimono in the latest styles.
Blazer kimono jacket:
The blazer exudes self-assurance. You’ll be walking on water in your kimono jacket. The Ankara blazer kimono is all you need for classy business attire; this is ideal for a formal weekend party.
Oversized kimono jacket:
This is a kimono jacket in a free size. Because of its oversized nature, it is very comfortable and almost looks like a dress. It’s a great way to start the weekend on a lighter note.
5. Kimono dress:
There are several styles, ranging from a short kimono flare to a long flowy one. It usually comes with a belt to effectively wrap it.
How to Style an Ankara Kimono
1. Kimono on a dress:
A sleeved or sleeveless kimono can be worn over a dress. You can add elegance by wrapping your kimono jacket around the dress. Or enjoy the flair that the jacket’s sides provide.
2. A kimono worn over a top and bottom:
A top and bottom can be a blouse and palazzo, shorts, or a fitted skirt. You could layer a kimono over a turtleneck and high-waisted jeans.
Sneakers, belts, jewellery, and other fashion accessories can complement your kimono outfit. Which one do you prefer?
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