Our newest collection of modern kimono robes is here and we couldn’t be more excited to share what’s new with you! Not only do we have beautiful new designs and colors, we’re also rolling out a gorgeous new kimono jacket we know you’re going to love. As we dive into summer fully, we’re obsessing over simplicity. Simple designs, soft colors, and luxurious fabrics as always. Each piece is thoughtfully crafted with the modern woman in mind, to bring a little more elegance and a lot more self-care to your every day. Read on and see what we made for you.
We are thrilled to introduce you to the piece you’ve been asking us for! Your feedback was a big part of what inspired this kimono jacket. You told us you wanted a short kimono jacket to layer in a whole new way to round out your wardrobe and here it is. With the beautiful Peony & Butterfly design that you love in the kimono robes, we’re introducing a kimono jacket you can wear just about anywhere. From happy hour to meetings to brunch, this lightweight layer is the perfect boost to any outfit. With wide kimono sleeves and that signature KIM+ONO drape, you will be wrapped up in style each time you slip on your charmeuse kimono jacket. It’s easy to love and easy to care for, so it’ll be easy to get dressed with this one in your closet! Open or closed, this kimono jacket is a stunning accent to a jeans and a t-shirt or a long maxi dress. The options are endless. Shop all the colors and find the perfect printed kimono jacket for you.
While we were inspired in part to make our modern kimono jackets by popular request, we also value the role of history in each of our pieces. If you’ve scrolled through any of our past blog posts, you know our company has deep roots. Both generational history from our family’s business in Chinatown over the decades, and the history of Japanese kimonos themselves have informed much of our designs and aesthetic. We have been inspired to make modern kimono robes for the modern woman and taken a lot of inspiration from the way traditional Japanese kimonos were worn. One of those pieces of traditional inspiration comes from the haori. The haori is a traditional Japanese kimono style jacket that falls at about your hips or mid-thigh. For some historical reference, between 1603 and 1868, the middle class economy was growing in Japan. This allowed the middle class to afford the haori, but also brought about laws against “ostentatious display of wealth by all but the warrior caste; this in turn gave birth to discreet haori designs with lavishly decorated lining”, according to Wikipedia. We love the idea that the haori and kimono could be for every person, and not just the ruling class. That’s partly why we like to “bring a little luxury to your everyday”. Because no matter who you are, you deserve to feel beautiful. So each time you wear one of our short kimono robes, and especially this kimono jacket, you’re weaving a little bit of history into your own modern look.
Our gorgeous new collection is the perfect palette for summer. This season is a time of infinite potential, with long days, exciting trips, and endless adventures. It brings back a sense of youthfulness and inspires us to move with ease and comfort. For that reason, we are thrilled to introduce to you our Fura Kimono Robe with a pastel palette worthy of those swoon-worthy summer days. This is a beautiful long kimono robe that is as wearable on those early mornings with a cup of coffee as it is as a beach or poolside cover up. This pastel beauty is a wonderful option to sway with you all day long from morning until night.
Our newest kimono robe collection features prints which are intentionally minimal. We want these beautiful botanical kimono patterns to create the feeling of a calming breath between each floral print. With the unhurried look of the Aimi Kimono Robe, you can slip into relaxation effortlessly. Lounge and meander around your house in this gorgeous, flowing drape that subtly sways around your hips and ankles. But if you’re looking for a piece to pop, this is a wonderful choice to bringing out the elegance in any wardrobe. Pair this minimal kimono pattern with equally minimal tones and layers to create a feeling of calm, relaxation, and as always, luxury. Whether it’s donned with a plain t-shirt and jeans or your favorite nightgown, the Aimi Kimono Robe is the sweet match for a soft and simple day.
Our Silk Kuren Kimono Robe has been a fan favorite, but this summer we’re kicking it up a notch. This brand new blue kimono robe in its mineral tones is a gorgeous addition to our pastel summer palette. You can feel free and easy in this beautiful piece with the mineral blue pulling out the botanical kimono patterns you love. This luxurious, handcrafted, 100% silk kimono robe is a piece of art that you can wear. Whether you’re heading out on vacation and need a simple kimono cover up for the road, or laying low at home keeping the summer heat at bay, this blue kimono robe has cool written all over it. The 100% silk material is soft and subtle on your skin, making you feel like you’re floating on a cloud. It’s the perfect breathable kimono cover up, essential for an easy summer full of deep breaths and long mornings.
We love sharing what’s new with you, so when you grab the latest and greatest piece for your collection, please share your looks with us! Tag us with #swaythisway and @kimandono_ so we can see your botanical beauties as they appear out in the world. And from us to you, we hope your summer is a beautiful, easy season that reminds you of life’s infinite potential.