OotD: Knotted Kimono

So, it’s raining, and I’m freezing myself to death while taking these photos. But I only have myself to blame, and the end result was completely worth it! Besides, when I’m stuck at home trying to finish a presentation script, and scoffing down bucket loads of coffee it’s nice to take a little time to wander out into the fresh air and pretend to be a particularly black and red princess.

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This is probably the best picture I’ve taken all year and since it was raining I’m pretty darn proud.

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Are you sick of the mirrored outfit shots, yet?
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Kimono: Missguided (similar) | Dress: Missguided | Necklace: Etsy | Boots: Doc Marten

I like that knotting the kimono makes it resemble a shawl. It’s something my life has been missing for a long time and works really well with the velvet to create a luxurious kind of feel. A feel that is completely torn away by the practicality of my boots. I’m sorry guys, but if I were a princess I still wouldn’t wander into the forest in glass slippers under any circumstances.

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11 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    September 5, 2014 / 12:33 pm

    Offers her a towel

  2. September 5, 2014 / 1:39 pm

    Gorgeous! Also I just noticed that the red velvet dress is the same shade with your hair!

    • September 5, 2014 / 11:15 pm

      Yes! I think I'm a little to obsessed with that shade. :3

  3. September 5, 2014 / 11:02 pm

    lovely lovely lovely. and lol I don't mind the mirror shot. At least it's two different pictures!

  4. September 6, 2014 / 8:55 am

    I miss the rain – it's still sunny and extremely hot where I live. Love your style, in general. By the way, is that a tooth necklace, or am I seeing things?

    • September 6, 2014 / 9:05 am

      It is! Antique porcelain teeth though. Not real teeth. :3

  5. September 8, 2014 / 3:54 pm

    Love the dress! And same here, being elegant includes not wearing high heels for me πŸ˜‰

  6. September 9, 2014 / 9:35 am

    Yay for dresses with Docs! (or anything with docs, really)
    This outfit is lovely, the lace detail on the kimono seems to match the ripped tights πŸ™‚

  7. September 19, 2014 / 8:02 am

    Totally love the look <3 And the rain.. "It canΒ΄t rain all the time".

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