Friday, December 07, 2012


kimono love










topshop cut out arm top via ebay

I had some meetings in central today with some brands and about a project I'm working on so I was in Central so therefore decided to pop to the shops. I had some Toppers stuff to return so decided to have a little browse. I settled on this Kimono, despite it's hefty price tag. I justified it because my returns were out of date therefore it didn't count! Please tell me it doesn't count! It's just absolutely gorgeous and so perfect. I might actually wear it on Christmas day come to think of it with a simple black dress and some nice shoes. I also wore my new faux leather trousers which I picked up a few weeks ago but not been brave enough to wear quite yet! I seem to prefer wearing trousers/leggings these days over skirts and stuff, despite the fact I could do with running a few laps around Clapham Common a bit more often! I know Kim K is always slated for being curvy and wearing leather trousers but oh well! I felt like Ross from Friends when I was trying to squeeze my bum into them this morning! I really like that River Island does their trousers in Short, Regular and Long as it means they don't need rolling up or anything!


I decided to swap my location for where I take my outfit photos as the lighting just wasn't doing it for me. For some reason it made my face look puffy, my eyes look super dark and the lighting just look overall a bit dull! So I've moved over to wear my bedroom door is as the lighting is in front of me rather than being side lit like my old location. Obviously it's not the same background but I think it looks a whole lot better visually. Let me know!

50 comments:

  1. I really like the kimono it has a very nice pattern!

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  2. gorgeous kimono, worth the price tag x

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  3. great kimono


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  4. love the new background it looks fab x

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  5. gorgeous kimono! The background looks great and I may have laughed out loud at the friends reference
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  6. Love this look. Did you get the trousers recently? Have been looking for a similar pair for ages...

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  7. Lovely outfit! Absolutely love the pattern on your kimono, it's gorgeous! xxx

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  8. Pretty Kimono! And I really love those trousers - need to pay the River Island website a visit...

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  9. Gorgeous kimono, it's exactly the same print as some shorts I just brought off ASOS :) x

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  10. Great outfit!!! Love the loafers!! :) xx

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  11. mmmm i love your kimo it's really different!

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  12. Such a cool outfit I love kimonos they're just so stylish and look good with anything!
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  13. I love your kimono, I never think to buy them but this one looks so lovely I might have to pick one up.

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  14. The new background looks great! It adds some texture.

    Victoria
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  15. Cute kimono, new location looks much better! :)

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  16. That kimono is stunning and looks great mixed up with the leather and studs! XO

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  17. I seen this Kimono lately in Toppers and fell in love! It's totally worth it! Don't feel guilty!

    Aishling

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  18. I love the kimono, it's so different! and I think the new location is great!
    xx
    Rebecca @ trbcca.blogspot.com

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  19. I totally agree about the lighting, the first thing I thought when I saw this post was how much clearer the pictures were and how lovely you looked :) I saw this today actually, nice to see it on, think I have just been persuaded to buy it! xx

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  20. I saw those trousers today, think I'll have to invest in the new year. Love that kimono too. You look flawless as ususal :)

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    x

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  21. I love those trousers and that collar/necklace as well! Personally, I really only see a small difference in the lightening, they always look great :)

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    x

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  22. Amazing look, Lily :)
    I love the kimono and the shoes!

    xx, TatiannaMaria
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  23. I love the kimono!

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  24. The kimono is stunning, and I LOVE your shoes Lily:) Xx

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  25. Love the new kimono and the shoes! So pretty. xo

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  26. Beautiful kimono and gosh I love love love your shoes. Those spikey things are the best!

    xoxo
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  27. the kimono is so pretty! and your hair is just beautiful :) xx

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  28. Loooove this! The shoes are gorgeous
    x
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  29. gorgeous kimono :)

    xx Vivi
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  30. I love your hair's color :D I found it perfect, lucky you :)
    Btw those shoes are wonderful and I love total black outfit.

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  31. "i felt like ross from friends" hahaha...you look way better!!
    love the outfit :)

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  32. Were you around Carnaby Street yesterday? I could've sworn I walked right past you!

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  33. that kimono is gorgeous! i want it!! :)
    xxx
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  34. Great rocker look! Loving the kimono!

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  35. KIMONO = ♥
    I love it so much!
    You are rocking all your looks, jealous!

    ♥,
    Shari

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  36. I love that kimono!

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  37. I love that little turquoisey ring! That's a really lovely kimono, I love how you've toughened it up a bit with the spiked slippers! I think it'll look great with a lbd and those shoes you linked to x
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  38. Absolutely gorgeous kimono - definitely think your outfit photos look better now in this location, although they were far from bad before :-)

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