Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Outfit Snap: Birthday Kitsuke! 2011

My dad had made plans to take my sister, her fiancee and me to a nice Japanese restaurant for my birthday dinner today! (My mum is in Singapore for work)

It was a bit of a last-minute decision, but I decided to throw on a yukata. It was really fun! I had only 15 minutes from arriving home (and deciding I wanted to wear yukata) to leaving the house - and I had to coordinate something and wear it in that time!

In the end, I took out my new yukata from the Jusco Yukata Fair. This one was one of the more expensive ones, and you can tell the difference in the way the yukata falls! For some reason, it was much easier to put on, and mistakes were easier to adjust/fix. The fabric is a little stiff, but I think it just needs a few rounds of washing.

Birthday Kitsuke! 2011

I didn't have much time to coordinate, so I chose this matching lilac obi as a fail-safe option. Pairing the yukat with a white obi just looked a little too dull for me today, and dark purple looked too strong against this yukata, as did light pink. I can probably pull together a better coordinate with those colours if I had the time to carefully choose my accessories, but as it is, I'm pretty happy with my decision :)

(Besides, everything matched with this week's manicure! XD /bimbo-moment)

Story: I hadn't even decided on which obi I wanted to wear when I was getting dressed! I just tossed on the yukata and held up different obi to my waist to see the effects hahaha.

Yukata, geta and fan were from the Jusco Yukata Fair. Bag was bought from The Curve I think. Obi bought online.

Btw, I know that yukata is waay to informal to wear to such a nice restaurant, but I didn't have time to dress in a TPO-appropriate outfit >< As it is, I hadn't even slapped on any make up lol!

Sorry for the awful pic, but I'm tired and it's way past my usual bedtime ^^;;

Goodnight, everyone! For those who celebrate, Happy Halloween!


Walter said...

Hey , we're pretty happy with your decision too :) What awful pic ? You look great!
And very happy birthday :)

Anonymous said...

Yet another beautiful ensemble from you I see :) The soft, pale colours are so elegant and the fact you both co-ordinated it and put it on in just 15 minutes is nothing short of amazing, wow!

I hope you had a lovely meal out with your family and a belated happy birthday to you! :)

~ Chuu said...

Hey Priscilla!
I loooove your blog about Kimonos, and I read you always!!
I've got another Kimono's blog, but in Spanish, I've got a Kimono Club in my country, Spain.
I hope you check my blog and like it :)

Lalique said...

merry christmas
happy holidays

from Turkey

Anonymous said...

I like it! It's really soft and romantic-looking. :) And I do the same thing with holding things up as I'm dressing....only I tend to do it with obiage and obijime lol!

Priscilla said...

Ah, thanks everyone for the kind comments!!! ^__^ *happy!*

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