Somewhere in between a kaftan and a dressing robe, there’s the kimono. A favorite of mine for many reasons (the first being that it always fits), I’ve also discovered it’s pretty much a perfect quarantine layering piece. The flowy, comfy outer layer is reliably bright and pretty. Plus, while I usually wear it over jeans and a t-shirt, I can confirm that it works just as well over whatever pair of athleisure sweatpants you’ve been lounging around in the past few weeks. Plus, when we return to the outside world, you can wear them on their own as shirts, or even as a bathing suit coverup.
If you’re still riding out the leopard craze, can I suggest this slightly subversive take on the ubiquitous animal print? The black and white diamond pattern is striking and just enough leopard for the season. ASOS’s limited edition Made in Kenya series also has a great black and white patterned option.
Have you done any at-home tie-dye kits during quarantine? Save yourself the trouble and snatch this pink-and-red patterned beauty with perfectly tie-dyed panels and other fun prints. This yellow floral option from Plush is a great choice for anyone who’s craving sunny, bright colors.
This striped, color blocked Vallista top is a slightly more heavyweight option, perfect for throwing on during cool summer nights or when the central A/C is cranked particularly high. This easy, breezy blue and white stunner is
This low-key cotton robe from Marrakshi is perfect for future days sitting by the pool, or right now on the walk to get your morning coffee. The chic color palette and graphic stripes are perfect for someone who isn’t into florals right now.
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