Style Equation: Dress + Kimono

Bring back this summer fashion combo by checking out the different ways you can update it!
by Erin Torrejon   |  Aug 3, 2014
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Missing summer all of a sudden because of the recent gloomy weather? Why not sport a #throwback outfit with a fashion combo that will give your day eternal sunshine? We suggest going with the trendy dress and kimono duo because it's a versatile look that's equally playful. And just because it was your outfit staple a few months ago, doesn't mean you can't wear it again to change up your usual double duty outfits. Since you may have forgotten how to put together looks using your favorite dress and kimono, we've rounded up five different looks from bloggers to serve up some much needed fashion inspo! Just scroll down for different tips and ways to wear this combo. After, go ahead and pick your favorite outfit and have fun recreating it!

outfit 1via Lookbook

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Want to make your pastel dress even more feminine? Layer on a floral kimono in a matching pastel hue, then finish off your outfit with a pair of dainty pumps.

outfit 2via Lookbook

Go boho with this combo by wearing your lace dress with a colorful printed kimono! Add on a flower crown or turban and then layer on bright accessories.

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outfit 3via Lookbook

Tired of sporting your LBD? Update it by simply wearing your printed kimono over it! Wear this look even on a rainy day by topping it off with a pair of booties.

outfit 4via Lookbook

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Another way to update this combo is by wearing pieces that are both textured and printed! Anything with fringe, embellishments, and patterns is a good way to change up how you wear your dress and kimono.

outfit 5via Lookbook

Feeling a little conscious about wearing your old body-hugging dresses? Throw on a flowy kimono for an instant trendy touch that will give your dress a whole new silhouette as well.

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Which outfit did you lik best? Any style equations you want us to feature? Just tweet us @candymagdotcom or leave a comment below. We love hearing from you!

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Erin Torrejon
Former Associate Fashion and Beauty Editor
Resident fashion and beauty girl. I’m a health-nut who devotes cheat days to french fries and other glorious carbs. I live at the beach and I can talk about movies, music,  clothes, and my current beauty obsessions for hours on end. 
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