Friday, July 19, 2013

ORIENTAL LOVER


oriental printed loose bomber jacket: ZARA
striped loose structure pants: MIXSEVEN
acid-washed tank top: (FROM MY FATHER)
"paper"clutch: MICHELLY MO
transparent mirrored sunglasses: (similar one here from LLLESTEVA )
fretwork cuff: ASOS (SOLD OUT!)
structure rings: H&M
metallic shoes: tomonari.co.kr


I have to admit that my affection for Oriental culture has enhanced after my 10-day off in Japan.During my trip when I was at Hakone Town, which is a nationwide notable holiday resort for Japanese and foreigners, I happened to learn the manners of wearing a kimono and going to a hot spring.From those countless kimonos on the street, I spotted various fabrics, styles, patterns, as well as different prints and details. Sure I believe Japanese wear a variation on kimonos.However, their willingness of dressing in this traditional garments reveals the spirit of a people——self-confidence, self-conscious, and somehow pragmatism.

And as the French fashion designer Pierre Cardin once said whilst examining kimonos in Japan, “There is no need to change this perfect traditional costume.", Kimono spirit do inspires fashion a lot. Take Emilio Pucci' s spring 2013 collection for instance, a wide range of kimono silhouettes were brought into use with those oriental prints and satin fabrics. Not come singly but in pairs, the embroidered souvenir jacket from 3.1 Phillip Lim also uses kimono for reference to create a sporty oriental look.

ITEMS ON THE LIST   ZARA printed jacket/ PULL&BEAR printed kimono/ATHENA PROCOPIOU geometric kimonoZARA oriental printed loose jacket/ RIVER ISLAND navy blue kimono/ TOPSHOP printed kimono/VIX St. Barths Helen floral tunic/ ZARA embroidered kimono/ 3.1 PHILLIP LIM embroidered neoprene bomber/ ZARA printed pajama blouse/ FRONT ROW SHOP printed kimono/ 3.1 PHILLIP LIM embroidered souvenir jacket





17 comments:

  1. You are really someone special

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  2. Your style is timeless and I definitely see you in fashion one day! This totally suites you. I adore the bomper jacket and the way you paired everything together is amazing! xx

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  3. Wow, so cool that you got to spend some time in Japan!
    The jacket is to die for.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. ^_^

    Take care,

    Mirna
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  4. Oh I love them!

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  5. Thanks for the collage of the oriental prints! I really love them and hope to get into something like that!

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  6. You're so perfect again, love the jacket so much<3!

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  7. Your blog is fabulous! Thank you for the comment on my blog!
    You look amazing in this outfit, especially the jacket!

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  8. Great look ;)
    Amazing!

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  9. This jacket is wonderful!

    Corinne x
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  10. Great bag! ;)

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