inspiration to sew: a kimono

UPDATE: view the completed project here

So I saw this beautiful photo and fell in love.
And now I am slightly obsessed with the idea of sewing a kimono. I've seen this pattern, New Look, 6072, looks pretty simple but has lovely, simple lines and I like the idea of a bow on the front. I have some lovely liberty print cotton which is screaming out for a project like this, purple with little red roses. Ah, scheming...