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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

::Kimono Look 2017 ★1st half★::

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We are now at the middle of 2017! 
This year's been awesome for me so far. How is 2017 treating you?

Here is my semiannually summary of my 13 kimono looks from January to June this year. 
The full blog of each look is linked below every photo. Please take a look if you are interested!


(Jan. 2017)


My year started with a fun New Year party with my friends making delicious rice cakes in this kimono!


(Jan. 2017)


(Feb. 2017)


(Feb. 2017)


(Mar. 2017)


(Mar. 2017)


(Mar. 2017)


(Apr. 2017)


(May 2017)


(May 2017)

I joined the photoshoot squad in this look above with KIMONO BIJIN that a friend of mine runs.
It was soooo much fun that I had to blog about the shoot in the separate post below. Kimonos can be worn in many different ways and you can see that on this blog. Click the link below to see it!


(May 2017)


(May 2017)


(Jun. 2017)


(Jun. 2017)

Last year, I wore a kimono (yukata) only once during summer. 
This year, I've been more motivated to wear it because I have a brand new kimono/yukata!!! 
My friend is planning on another photoshoot with girls in yukata again next month. So stay tuned! I won't be that silent during this summer like I did last year. 


Here's my yearly summary of my kimono looks from last year 2016↓

(Jan. 2017)


Thank you for reading!

xoxo
Lynn♪


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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

::Kaleidoscope::

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On the beautiful sunny day, I went to see Latin Salsa festival at Yoyogi park. 
In every spring and summer, they have some kind of festival there almost every weekend, such as Thai festival, Vietnamese, Taiwanese, Indian, etc...
And last weekend was Latin & Salsa.

I remembered one area of the park was filled with so many fun people dancing salsa along live music. 


I wasn't gonna dance at all, but to add some festive feel there I chose one of my flashy yukatas. 


Yukata made with African batik with Kaleidoscope-like pattern. 
I love this color so much. 


The season is still a bit too early for yukata, so I added one layer underneath to wear it as a kimono. 


Sewing before dressing.




Not supposed to be worn without tabi (socks) but let's forget the rule in the heat.




And the festival was so fun but I forgot to take any photos there....!
It was fun looking at people smiling and dancing to Latin music. 
I would've danced in this look if my friends were there with me.... oh well...


After passing through the park, I dropped by one of my favorite Singapore Laksa places in Harajuku. They have really tasty laksa and I like adding some spicy paste in it. 


Shopping around for surf equipment in yukata.... lol
Maybe time to get myself a board or a wetsuit?


I really wanna try surfing at different places this year. 

It was just an ordinary weekend strolling in my flashy yukata and the weather made me feel so nice.
I wanna wear it as a yukata next time during this season!


Here are two other looks with the same yukata from 2 years ago↓


(Jul. 2015)


(Aug. 2015)



Thank you for reading!

xoxo
Lynn♪


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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

::Lob Sideswept::

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Asymmetrical hairdo with lob length hair.
When I wear a kimono, I want my hair away from the nape of my neck to show some skin. For casual occasions, I just simply let my hair swept to one side with hair pins. 


For my previous look for a photoshoot, I did this hair style.






After curling my entire hair with a straight / curling iron, I brought my hair on the right side by twisting small sections into one twist like the image above and pin the twist by using as many pins as needed. 
*blue dots = pins


The other day, I went to see my friends' new baby.


I wore a hat with the same hair style. 

[OOTD]
Tee :  Somedays Lovin
Pants :  JEANASIS
Hat : moussy
Heels : ASH
Bag :  de couture



Lob updo with/without a headband↓

(May 2017)


Thank you for reading!

xoxo
Lynn♪


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Thursday, June 8, 2017

::From the Sea::

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Rainy season has come.
Before it will be harder to find a chance to wear a kimono in this season, I had some great photos taken in my summer kimono made with cotton and linen.


I wasn't expecting this look to be romantic, but the location made it look like I just came out of the sea and wandered in woods like in some fairy tale.


This look is made with everything that I love so much.!!!
The kimono from Roccoya.


CHOKO's collaged obi.



The new collar I got from Rumi Rock the other day.


A butterfly :)


Another scarf from vonschwanenflügelpupke in light blue.



More butterflies with CHOKO x agris head dress for more romantic feel.



Spacey zouris.


Clutch from NINE WEST.




I was caught getting my ig story shot 


And this is the photo I took. lol
Kinda felt like I was in some subtropical place. 

photos by Hiroaki Saito

Here are two other looks with the same kimono worn as a yukata☆↓


(Aug. 2015)


☆Rain Forest☆
(Jul. 2015)


Thank you for reading!

xoxo
Lynn♪


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