Bohemian Clothing Style
Find out if this is your style.


Is Bohemian Clothing style for you? Below you will find the complete guide to what this style is all about. From clothing, to shoes, to accessories, you will discover if this is your style or perhaps you will like just a few elements of what this style offers.

Either way it's a distinct look that is fun, and a care free way to dress.  

Carefree Gypsy Clothing Style

Carefree Gypsy Clothing Style by monicahall featuring car interior decor

Iconic Celebrity Fashion


Most of us like to see what our favourite famous people are wearing. Here are some of the well know celebrities you will see in Bohemian fashion styles.

Stevie Nicks, Nicole Richie, Barbara Streisand, just to name a few celebrity style icons that embrace the gypsy clothing style.

What Is Bohemian Style


  • If you are care free, and unconventional, chances are this is your clothing style. You may live some what of a gypsy life style, at least when you were younger.

 Bohemian clothing style has a care free feel, but chic at the same time.

Like the classic fashion style, your not worried about the trends. If this is your style, you enjoy the richness of fabrics and jewelry that are one of a kind.

So what defines Bohemian Clothing Style?   Here are a few guidelines.

  • You wear one of a kind vintage or hand made fashion.
  • You enjoy the richness of culture and unconventional thinking.
  • You wear flowing skirts and blouses made of light and airy fabric. 
  • Long linen or velvet skirts are a warm weather must have.

You don't have to pay excessively for this either. If you are sewing your own wardrobe pieces or buying from retail ready to wear stores, shop at the stores with the best quality.

Look in vintage shops and consignment boutiques. Look for your local Indian import shops. Eastern Indian cultures have wonderful fabrics and accessories. 

Boho Chic Style Wardrobe
The Colors You Choose

Neutrals

Boho Neutral Colors

Boho Neutral Colors by monicahall featuring high waisted skirts
  • Rich Neutrals
  • Chocolate Brown
  • Royal  Blue
  • Black
  • White
  • Camel
  • Rust Brown

Colors

Boho Fashion Colors

Boho Fashion Colors by monicahall featuring a terry
  • Deep Plums &Purples
  • Deep & Bright Reds
  • Golds
  •  Tangerine
  • Turquoise
  • Dusty Rose
  • Green
  • Tie Dye (any color)

Boho Chic  Fabrics


boho fabrics

boho fabrics by monicahall featuring a suede leather jacket

Boho Chic Fabrics reflect nature and a sense of culture and tradition.

  • Silk Batiste
  •  Crochet Lace
  •  Suede
  • Denim
  • Cotton 
  • Light Weight Linen
  •  Soft Wool
  •  Silk Velvet
  • Beaded Velvet
  •  Corduroy
  • Fur

Boho Chic Style Essentials


Tops


Boho Cothing Style Tops and Blouses

Boho Cothing Style Tops and Blouses by monicahall featuring boho tops

Blouses & Cami's


Blouses are light and flowing. Wide flowing sleeves and strap tanks and camisoles are what to look for. 

  • Peasant Blouse
  • Off The Shoulder  Blouse
  • Drawstring/Elastic Waist Top
  • Crochet Lace Tunic
  • Linen Beaded Tunic
  • Silk Flowing Cami's

Bohemian clothing
-Vests and Sweaters-


Sweaters are chunky, over sized and the length is best to mid thigh. Choose a wrap style over a button cardigan. It should not look sloppy, just cozy.

Vests can be fitted and long enough to the hip. Or choose a beaded velvet bolero. Matched with a flow y skirt gives a nice silhouette.

Crochet ponchos can also be a nice alternative to the sweater. Worn with a pair of jeans and wedge heals is a nice light carefree look.

Boho Clothing Style Vests

Boho Clothing Style Vests by monicahall featuring black tops
  • Bolero Vest
  • Fur Vest
  • Crochet Vest
  • Chunky Cable Knit Sweater
  • Crochet Wrap Sweater

Bohemian Clothing
-Skirts-


Boho Chic Skirts are light fabric, flowing styles. Think light weight linen, gauze cotton, silk or cotton batiste, silk chiffon. Peasant skirts are a classic bohemian style.

A couple of things to remember: Wear your skirts slightly below the  waist. The waist to the hip, the skirt should fall straight as to avoid bulk and risk a frumpy look. The length should be to the ankle or below the knee.

Boho Chic Skirts

Boho Chic Skirts by monicahall featuring bohemian skirts
  •  Peasant Skirt
  • Layered skirt
  • Denim Skirt
  • Linen Full Length Skirt
  • Mosaic Print Skirt
  • Silk Wrap Skirt

Bohemian Clothing
-Pants-


Bohemian clothing style has a flow y feel to it. This is going to reflect in the silhouette of your pants as well.

The waist, hip and thigh should fit snug but not too tight. The legs are wide from knee to the bottom. Look for fabrics that have a worn in look if possible. Even if you just bought your pants brand new.

The length of your pants should not be too long or short. The front should cover your shoes and just dust the floor.

Boho Clothing Style Pants & Trousers

Boho Clothing Style Pants & Trousers by monicahall featuring Ella Moss
  • Wide Legged Jeans
  • White Trousers
  • Flare Dress Slacks
  • Corduroy Pants
  • High Waist Naval Pants

Bohemian Clothing
-Dresses-


Boho Chic Dresses

Boho Chic Dresses by sewfashionable featuring boho style dresses

Boho chic dresses are long or knee length generally, with a loose flowing skirt.

The sleeves should reflect a peasant look or no sleeves.

Cotton batiste and silks or rayon and light weight jersey, will give you the look your going for.

  • Wrap Dress
  • Maxi Dress
  • Chiffon Tunic Dress
  • Jersey Empire Waist Dress

Boho Chic Outerwear


Boho chic outer wear has a vintage late 60s and 70s fashion look. Blazers have larger lapels and jackets have buckle and large details, such as pockets and belt loops. Shear ling jackets that reflect the 1970s fashion look.

Blazers and Jackets

Boho Chic Jackets and Blazers

Boho Chic Jackets and Blazers by sewfashionable featuring a trench coat
  • Shear ling Jacket
  • Suede Jacket
  • Denim Jacket
  • Tweed Blazer
  • Fur Jacket
  • Silk Velvet Blazer

Coats


Boho Clothing Style Coats

Boho Clothing Style Coats by monicahall featuring Ralph Lauren Blue Label
  • Long Military Coat
  • Short Military Tweed Coat
  • Short Fur Collar Suede Coat
  • 70s Fashion Long Fur Shawl Collar Coat
  • Colored Hounds tooth Fur Collar Coat

Boho Chic
-Shoes & Accessories-


Shoes

Boho Chic Shoes

Boho Chic Shoes by monicahall featuring ankle strap heels

When your shopping for shoes, look for fur trim boots, crochet strap shoes, leather braiding, and wedge heels.

  • Fur Ankle Boots
  • Knee High 70s Boots
  • Crochet Strap Heels
  • Beaded Flats
  • Leather Flats
  • Espadrilles
  • Criss Cross Strap Flats

 Bohemian Jewellery


Boho Jewelry reflects nature, so look for semi precious gems and rich yellow gold. Eastern culture is a good choice.

Boho Chic Jewelry

Boho Chic Jewelry by monicahall featuring bracelets & bangles
  • Beaded Necklace
  • Gold Bangles
  • Stone Rings
  • Long  Layered Necklaces
  • Diamond Studs
  • Silver and Gold Cuff Bracelets
  • Dangle Leaf or Feather Earrings

Handbags 

Look for leather, macrame, velvet, or rich colored ethnic print weave fabrics. Bohemian Chic bags and purses tend to be on the larger size and cross body straps for easing carrying. For evening, look for beaded silk velvet purses.

Boho Chic Style Bags

Boho Chic Style Bags by monicahall featuring crossbody handbags
  • Leather Cross Body Bag
  • Colorful Crochet Print Bag
  • Velvet Evening Purse
  • Tapestry Evening Purse

Bohemian Fashion Accessories


Bohemian Cothing Style Accessories

Bohemian Cothing Style Accessories by monicahall featuring love quotes scarves

Sewing The Bohemian Style


As I said earlier, Bohemian clothing is easy to sew. There are plenty of sewing patterns, and wonderful fabrics to use in any garment you choose to create. The great aspect of this style is the fashion is quite easy to sew if you are first learning how to sew. 

Here are some pages you may find helpful to get you started. 

Sewing Patterns Guide

Sewing Fabric Guide

Sewing Materials Guide

More Fashion Advice


Boho Clothing Blogs I Like

Here is a boho fashion blog I like. There are many around the web and I will add more when I see interesting blogs to add. 

mytenida

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