How to Wear Sheer Kimono: Stylish & Ladylike Outfit Ideas

I have mentioned about many different types of kimonos in previous blog posts. As a quick explanation of what a kimono is for those of you who don’t already know, it is basically a loosely fit long shrug that is inspired by the Japanese traditional kimonos. Today, I am going to talk about a very ladylike, very specific type of kimono, the sheer kimono. It is very interesting that this feminine item is often paired with stylish pieces like ripped denim shorts to produce the best results. Let’s now check out some of the best sheer kimono outfit ideas that I have collected for you.

Black Polka Dot Sheer Long Kimono


To start off the list, let’s take a look a more casual outfit that is very easy to pull off indeed. To achieve this stylish look, you can simply wear a black tunic with black leather leggings. Layer a long sheer black polka dot kimono over the pieces. Wear a pair of black strappy heeled sandals to complete this unique and beautiful outfit.

Black Rose Printed Sheer Kimono with Striped Knee Length Dress

black rose printed sheer kimono striped knee length dress

Here is a even more casual outfit that looks more youthful and energetic. To achieve this look, you can simply wear a black rose printed long sheer kimono over a black and grey striped bodycon knee length dress. Wear a pair of black leather ankle boots to provide an extra stylish touch.

Rainbow Color Tribal Printed Long Sheer Kimono

rainbow color tribal printed long sheer kimono

This long semi-sheer kimono is such an eye catching one. It is filled with rainbow color tribal prints. It is amazing to see how this unique kimono can be paired with casual and stylish items like a white vest top and blue denim shorts and look so well matched. Wear black strappy heeled sandals to add a feminine touch.

Black Floral Printed Kimono with Ripped Boyfriend Jeans & Boots

black floral printed kimono ripped boyfriend jeans boots

For a very unique and artistic look, you can make use of a black felt hat. Pair the hat with a white t shirt and light blue ripped and cuffed boyfriend jeans. Layer a long black sheer floral printed kimono over your t shirt. Wear black pointed toe suede ankle boots to add some extra character to the outfit.

White Maxi Sheer Kimono with Black Mini Denim Shorts

white maxi sheer kimono black mini denim shorts

Here is a simple and beautiful black and white outfit. To achieve that, you can wear a black t shirt with black mini denim shorts. Layer a white long floral printed sheer kimono over these pieces to provide a feminine touch. For the shoes, you can wear black open toe suede ankle boots to look both stylish and ladylike.

White Kimono with Black Cropped Vest Top & Denim Shorts

white kimono with black cropped vest top denim shorts

For those of you who have put a lot of effort into keeping yourself in shape, here is a low-key sexy outfit that lets you show off your slim waist. You can simply wear a black cropped vest top with a pair of black mini denim shorts. Wear a white sheer kimono and white sandals to look more feminine and refreshing.

Black Lace Sheer Kimono with Grey V Neck Tee & Denim Shorts

black lace sheer kimono grey v neck tee denim shorts

This is a beautiful and playful outfit that you can have a lot of fun wearing every now and then. To achieve this unique look, wear a grey t shirt with blue denim shorts. The magically part is the combination of the black lace sheer kimono and the black floppy hat. Finally, you can wear black suede ankle boots to complete the outfit with style.

White Maxi Crochet Lace Sheer Kimono with Blue Denim Shorts

white maxi crochet lace sheer kimono blue denim shorts

You can see some shadow of the Japanese traditional kimono in this white crochet lace maxi sheer kimono. You can wear this absolutely refreshing and feminine piece over a white vest top and blue denim shorts to create a very interesting and intense contrast. Wear red platform open toe heels to make this beautiful outfit stand out even more.

Red Floral Printed Semi-Sheer Kimono with Pale Pink Tank Maxi Dress

red floral printed semi sheer kimono with white tank maxi dress

Not only that the black sheer kimono or the white one looks good, here is a red maxi floral printed sheer kimono that looks attractive. Simply pair it with a pale pink tank maxi dress to create a beautiful and breezy look. For the shoes, wear nude sandals to complete the outfit in a simple way.

Navy Sheer Short Kimono with White Bodycon Mini Dress

navy sheer short kimono white bodycon mini dress

As most of the kimonos introduced earlier are long, breezy ones, here is a short one that looks more casual. It is a navy sheer kimono that is paired with a white bodycon mini dress. Wear white heeled sandals to keep the use of color simple and make the outfit look more refreshing.

Pink Kimono with Black Bralette & Mini Denim Shorts

pink kimono black bralette mini denim shorts

To achieve an extremely sexy look, here is an outfit that you can consider. To do that, you can wear a black lace bralette with black mini denim shorts to show off your waist and long legs. Wear a pink printed sheer kimono to look more refreshing and feminine. Pair these pieces with nude sandals to complete the outfit in a simple and clean way.

Wear with Grey Tank Top & Straight Leg Jeans

grey tank top straight leg jeans

This outfit demonstrates perfectly how a kimono can turn an average looking outfit into a beautiful one. For example, you can wear a grey tank top with a pair of greyish blue straight leg jeans and black heels to form a casual outfit that looks decent. Now, with the white lace sheer kimono, the outfit looks so much more attractive.

Wear with Oversized White Vest Top & Denim Shorts

oversized white vest top denim shorts

This is an outfit that looks both youthful and beautiful. To achieve that, simply wear a black sheer kimono over a white oversized vest top and blue denim shorts. Wear black combat boots to add some toughness to the outfit.

Black Skater Dress & Sheer Kimono with Silver Sequin Details

black skater dress sheer kimono silver sequin details

To achieve this ladylike all-black look, you can wear a black skater mini dress with black suede open toe platform heels. Layer a black sheer kimono that comes with silver sequin details on top of the dress to make this outfit more beautiful and eye catching.

Blush Pink Sheer Kimono with White Vest Top & Blue Mini Denim Shorts

blush pink sheer kimono white vest top blue mini denim shorts

For a refreshing and breezy beach outfit, you can simply wear a blush pink sheer kimono over a white vest top and blue denim shorts. Complete the outfit with nude sandals to add a little bit of boho style to the mix.

Here are the sheer kimono outfit ideas that look feminine yet stylish. It is amazing how a simple kimono can take an outfit to another level. Give these outfits a try and you will probably have a lot of fun styling.