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I’ve acquired quite the selection of kimono’s over the last couple of years. But I think this one might just be my fave. I can’t get enough of black & white and the fringe makes it a perfect piece to dress up or down! But what I really want to talk about is the first pic in this post. I’ve mentioned probably a million times that I ALWAYS shoot my pics with a flash (Gasp! I know!) but after I knew I had at least four usable pics for this post, I played with my camera settings again. This was the final pic of the day and I just loved how it turned out straight out of the camera. It’s gritty…but I love the bokeh blurred background. But then again, I love the crispness of the last pic. Which do you prefer?

Outfit Details:
Re:named Fringe Kimono c/o Swirl Boutique ($53…Call 760-753-0870 to order! Swirl loves to ship!)
Aventura Tank c/o Fabletics
AG Jeans Pixie Cut-Offs
Forever 21 Booties
Mossimo Hat
Dogeared Jewelry Key to Success Necklace
Madewell Tracecraft Bracelet
Deux Lux Fringe Clutch

6 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Rebecca {at} Preppy Panache
    Feb 06, 2015 @ 6:27 am

    Personally I’m a fan of using only natural light and my camera doesn’t even come with a flash so I’m forced to play with the ISO and shutter settings to achieve the look I want. The first pic just seems so much more natural.

  2. Jamie
    Feb 06, 2015 @ 9:57 am

    The blurred background looks great! Flashes can just be so harsh.


  3. Ann
    Feb 07, 2015 @ 5:21 am

    The one w/ bokeh, by far!! Your pictures would look more natural if you used the natural light you have available – try it, it may be fun!

  4. Kristie
    Feb 08, 2015 @ 7:42 am

    Love this boho chic look!


  5. Wishes & Reality
    Feb 08, 2015 @ 3:18 pm

    Loving the fringe! So jealous of your warm weather!

    Heidi D.

  6. Monica
    Feb 11, 2015 @ 2:18 pm

    I love love love everything about this look. That kimono is amazing and I feel as though a hat always gives an outfit an extra little sass. Love it!