Trend Watch: Oriental Inspiration


The catwalks have been taking inspiration from the far east with prints and cuts inspired by the traditional clothing of Japan. Marni and Prada have sent oriental blossoms and kimonos down the runway and all of sudden, the high street is filled with their take on the trend.

on-trend-oriental-fashion-at-etroThese ultra feminine styles have been a hit many times before and are perfect if you are looking for an edgier take on a girly spring look. Take a peek at our favourite oriental inspired styles.

image1xlThis oriental blossom print dress with kimono style sleeves by Closet is so flattering and reflects the colour to be seen in this year- radiant orchid. It comes in sizes 8 to 16 and is available from stockist like Pamela Scott and online at Asos.com.

image1xl (1)This oriental print cami top from New Look will go with almost anything and at under €20 it won’t break the bank either! Perfect if you are trying to add a little of this trend into your wardrobe.

image1xl (2)Warehouse have created their take on the traditional Japanese kimono jacket, but really you can pick one of these up from almost any high street store at the moment. We like this light blue floral jacket with statement kimono sleeves.

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For a statement kimono style look, this top will do the trick. It also features this seasons plunge neckline and an oriental obi wrap style. Pretty! 🙂 Pick it up at Asos.com.

Is it a trend you will try?

(image sources: patternbank.com, brandsexclusive.com.au, asos.com)


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