Five Favourite Outfits from Japan

Bet you thought I was done with my Japan posts lol. I’ve decided to have my last one be about some of my favourite photos and outfits from our trip. I brought a big bunch of clothes and put together a combination of comfy outfits that were perfect since we were always out and about everyday.

Stripes and Shorts

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On this particular day it was really hot. I’m talking 28 degrees. Heat that I’m not used to and spent a lot of time complaining about on our downtime. This definitely called for a summery outfit. I did bring my floral dress I love, but it has a habit of blowing up even in the smallest breezes, and I didn’t want to risk that. A red and white stripy shirt, denim shorts, black sneakers and a ponytail seemed like a good choice. Perfect for walking around all day. The red also went nicely with flowers that popped up on our walk to Meguro River.

Grey Days and Black Overalls

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While we had some scorcher days in Japan, we also had mild ones. One Sunday, it was overcast all day and the occasional showers would come. However, it was still like 22 degrees, so it just made the day mild and pleasant. This was one of the few times I could wear my long black overalls, so I took the opportunity. Underneath, I wore my grey Superdry shirt, and paired them all with my trusty sneakers. I got a lot of use out of those sneakers in Japan. This outfit ended up being perfect for our trip to the garden. My overalls have a million pockets, so all the pamphlets, paper and rubbish I accumulated could just sit in my pockets.

Exploring in a Blue Jumpsuit

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I bought this jumpsuit impulsively a few days before the Japan trip. I figured it’d come in handy for warmer days, and it did. It had been dreary colder days in Tokyo at the beginning of our trip, but once we went to Kyoto, the weather did a 180 and we were thrown in 30 degrees weather. The jumpsuit is made out of really breathable material so I was very comfy and not stuffy. The top dips a bit lower than I’m comforatble with so I threw my stripy shirt on underneath. I really like how this outfit came together. It was comfortable for the super hot day, and still pleasant as it cooled down into the evening.

Blue All Over

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As you can see, it was another crazy hot day here. I originally wasn’t going to wear my blue cardi, but I always like to err on the side of caution. My overpacking habits are hard to override. In the end though, it all worked out. I did notice that all my clothes I chose were blue. Most of my closet is blue actually. It’s just a nice colour. Anyway, I was very comfy and not too hot during our day at Universal Studios. I do wish I had something yellow though since I am a proud Hufflepuff member, but I don’t actually think I own anything yellow.

Rainy Days and Combat Boots

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As mentioned earlier, our first few days in Tokyo were rainy and a bit cold. The lowest temperature we had was around 13, which isn’t that bad when you’re used to New Zealand weather. This was the only day we had to bring rainjackets and big boots as it did rain decently. The weather didn’t dampen our moods at all though, but I’m still glad I did decide to bring these items in the end otherwise I would have been very cold.

There you have it. Some of my favourite outfits from our trip to Japan! We did end up having a whole range of weather on some days, but most were quite warm. Something we got used to, before flying back to New Zealand and landing in winter. I miss those 28 degree days now that we’re stuck in everlasting wind and rain!

Angela.

 

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Hello internet! My name is Angela. I write daily about my travels, life, thoughts, and ramblings. I live down in New Zealand with my lovely husband, Rory. Thanks for stopping by!
23 comments
  1. Love your black overall!! It looks so good on you xx

    1. Thanks Anni! It’s definitely one of my favourite pieces to wear 😄

  2. Its funny how we want one weather until we get the other one. Humans, lol. Ive always loved a red and white stripe. It takes me back to my childhood love of Paris. Given all the weather changes happening, you did an impressive job packing.

    1. It is funny how that always happens. I’m happy when the weather is just mild. If it’s in the extreme, hot or cold, then I want the opposite 😄
      I tried to bring a range of clothes as I sort of knew what to expect. We were a bit underdressed the first few days where it rained. But other than that we were covered 😄

  3. Oh so many lovely photos Angela. You look so fresh and happy in all of them, the trip did good to you definitely. xx

    1. Thank you so much Azra!! The trip was definitely such an amazing experience 🙂

  4. Love them all 🙂 I think my favourite is the first though 🙂

    1. Thanks Sarah! I like that one too, it’s nice and simple 😀

  5. Love your overalls and those boots 👍🏼

    1. Thanks Shannon! I love the overalls too, they’re so comfy 😀 The boots have definitely come in handy as the weather gets colder haha!

  6. Your blue jumpsuit is amazing and suits you so well! And also, I think it’s so exciting that you went to Japan. I missed your last few posts, I’ll have to check them out!
    love, elena

    https://outnaboutweb.wordpress.com

    1. Thanks Elena! I really love it, it’s so comfy!! Haha, I’ve done quite a few posts on the Japan trip! It was so much fun 😀

  7. Loved your outfits on this trip!

    1. Thanks Haya!

  8. LOVE your outfits! And girl I can completely relate! my whole wardrobe is blue army green and blush. I try to diversify and I just can not. But is SUCH a great color and you look amazing in it! <3

    1. Thanks Kate! Haha, once you find a colour that suits you it’s hard to try break out of it 😀

      1. That is SO true! <3

  9. The weather in Japan seems to fluctuate so much, and I’m glad that I brought a mixture of both warm and cold weather clothes for my stay :’) All of these outfits are so stylish and well put-together – particularly the black overalls! Loved your posts about Japan, it’s always great to compare experiences hahah xx

    1. It definitely does, especially in Tokyo! We got such a mix of hot and cold during our stay there. Thanks Maria! Haha, it definitely has been fun being able to compare our stays in Japan 😀

  10. Loving the boots!

    1. Thanks Jo! 😀

  11. Love the stripes and shorts!,

    1. Thanks Rossy! 😀

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