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3 Weeks in a Carry-On (with International Travel)

I still felt like I had so many options and that I always had the right thing to wear.

After posting this photo on Instagram, I got so many messages about floral kimonos that I knew I wanted to do a post dedicated to some great ones I’ve found. Today’s post features that, plus some peeks at the Addison Necklace, which is a piece I’ve sold out of previously but will become available again in the shop as part of the NB Basics Collection later this week. Yep, that’s right—later this week!!

I love how easy and effortless kimonos are. Thanks to their thin, breezy fabric they make a perfect summer layer and they totally take a boring outfit (like mine above) and make it into something feminine and notable.

Sadly the one I’m wearing is sold out, but I’ve rounded up a bunch of alternatives that I love down at the bottom of this post. If you don’t have a kimono in your closet yet, you should definitely think about investing in one this season—you really only need one, and if you choose the right pattern you can mix and match it with a ton of your wardrobe. I even wear mine as a swim coverup!

As far as the necklace goes, it’s a simple, minimalist piece that really can be worn with anything. I originally sold it in the shop in May last year and it was a fast favorite. As you know, I’ve been pondering a small capsule collection of metallic pieces called the NB Basics Collection for a little white, and this one is a perfect addition to the mix. Unlike in the past, it no longer will be a limited edition piece, but rather will be restocked if and when it sells out and will also be available in both gold and silver. Yay!

You can also see the necklace styled here on the blog with an off shoulder top, and with a cozy sweater. Now, for some kimonos that are definitely worth looking at this summer:

Outfit Details

Natalie Borton necklace (available this Friday!) | Vero Moda kimono (sold out) | Liz Lange for Target maternity tank | Madewell maternity jeans | Madewell x Surfrider Foundation sunglasses (c/o) | Madewell earrings | Madewell crossbody (get a monogrammed one here) | Sam Edelman sandals

The Addison Necklace + Floral Kimono

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I am a believer in owning your personal style, saying what you mean, asking for what you want, living authentically and the power of simplicity — in fashion, and in life.

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