Summer Third Piece – Duster Kimono

June 15, 2023

Have you heard of the “third piece”?  That’s what stylists call a blazer, jacket, cardigan, or kimono that goes with a basic top and bottom. In the summer, I’m often wearing a tee or tank and jeans around the house, and when I go out, I like to put on something a bit nicer. Throwing on a third piece, like a cute kimono, can be an easy and comfortable way to upgrade a look.

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My outfit is simple and it’s nothing that you haven’t seen before, but I was inspired by my pretty blooming bourgainvilla to take a few pics!  And then I started thinking how convenient it is to have a kimono or duster to throw on over a basic outfit.  A kimono also looks great over shorts and a tank, if you want a bit more coverage to go out and about. It’s an easy addition!

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A few pretty kimonos on my radar:

ICYMI, check out some alternatives to shorts for hot days and my What to Pack for a Beach Weekend post!

Coming up soon, more summer outfit ideas, including a pretty date night look!

Fun & Fashion,

Dawn Lucy

About the blog: Fashion Should Be Fun is ME talking to YOU, other middle-aged women who are over 40, but not over fashion.  We still want to look beautiful and stylish.  We still want to have fun with trends.  And we don’t need anyone giving us rules, because we’re all different. This is a place for me to share my love of fashion with you, including style ideas, tips, trends, and inspiration. I know how liking the way we look can translate into confidence and energy. I know we have so much life left to live and so much adventure ahead of us. Let’s show the world you’re never too old to have fun and be fierce.


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