Ever since social media splashed into our lives, nothing is personal. Ideas are constantly being created, acknowledged and adopted by the rest of the people we know as ‘followers. Similarly, when the ‘bohemian style’ came into being as a hashtag trend, everyone just flipped and couldn’t get more of it. Soon, women began to grow a liking towards this style statement or character play where they dress up in a certain manner. Well, the good part is, Bohemian styling sure gives a varied look to the one who carries it.
About Bohemian style:
Bohemian plainly relates to a person who has an unconventional social attitude, with an affinity towards art, which includes music and literature. While most of the world relates Bohemian to a hippy or freak, in actual terms it relates to being free-spirited. From the very meaning of this term, Bohemian styling is born. This form of styling is all about looking eccentric and giving the same free-spirited vibe to everyone around. It is a mix of both clothing and the vibes you give.
The Bohemian styling briefly portrays both men and women wearing ruffle floral skirts to baggy printed pants. It is all about getting the perfect gypsy look, with a sexy and beautiful outlook. Although it’s just the recent times we are getting to see so many women adopting the bohemian style, originally it all began in the early 19th century.
Since the love for Bohemian style is by far the most and trending at the moment, we know there are people who still are looking for ways to perfect their look. While most of them are rocking the style statement, we are here to help those who wish to create their own styling of mixing and matching.
Listed below are some quirky and creative ways to update your Bohemian style:
The Oversized Magic:
Looking Bohemian is all about looking and feeling free. While most of us wear oversized clothing at home, try finding trendy oversized shirts or maxi dresses to get that free feeling look of Boho. Flowing dresses, skirts, tunics etc look really nice and give that Boho-chic vibe.
Layer your clothing, you can wear shirts on top of your oversized dress and sport it with boots to go with.
Please note: Always try to keep the layering of your dresses on the upper portion of your body, for you would like to have a free-flowing, lightweight lower portion.
The Hand Me Downs:
Like we have mentioned, Bohemian is about the gypsy look. Hence, if you are looking for the proper look why not go all authentic. Instead of purchasing brand new clothes ask your elders for their worn clothes or you could also purchase second-hand clothing that focuses mainly on vintage wear. If you are lucky you will find clothes that date back a decade and have that vintage look that you are looking for.
You can redesign them, add and minus things and give yourself a touch of originality. For, if you are a true boho soul, then you know the art of redesigning all too well. But if you prefer to purchase some vintage jewelry, head here for some vintage boho jewelry to up your bohemian style
Cheesecloth, hemp,and cotton are the go-to options when it comes to getting the authentic boho look. You would be surprised to know how well a cotton white shirt layered with a vest or no vest, along with a floral-patterned flowing skirt would go with plain black boots and a scarf tied or wrapped nicely as a headband would look.
Taking risks with what you have made a lot about looking Bohemian. You need to mix and match the right thing even when it is risky. Best part, it doesn’t involve skin showing unless you wish to. See, it is that simple!
Be it long, short, netted, holed, flowy, flared etc, shrugs are one of the most important clothing one needs to perfect the boho chic look. It sure brings out the superhuman in people, with a cape to go with. Shrugs do help you excel in your bohemian style.
Did we mention that one can even style their hair into a Bohemian styled hair? Well, yes! So, if you are one of those who creates magic with hair, you have so much more to do. Believe it or not, it is easy to perfect a neatly styled hairdo. When it comes to Bohemian hairstyles, that is where it gets hard. For, it is tough to perfect a messy look when compared to the neat ones.
Use a diffuser attachment and flip your hair upside down when drying after a wash. Let it dry in a mess and set on its own. Scrunch your hair with your fingers and let waves form naturally. This helps in getting a messier bun, pony, braids and various another hairdo without using direct heat.
Check out some of the best Boho Hair Accessories that will help you get that bohemian style you are looking for.
Have a look at an article where we have explained how to wear the boho bandeau headbands
Don’t go all gothic with black all make up. Also, avoid the gorgeous makeup with tons of face shimmers. Looking Bohemian is a craft and requires minimal makeup with perfect blending.
Moisturizer is a must. Add some kohl and nude lip shades before heading out. Does the trick, simple and free. Apply bronzer to get a slightly darker shade and stick to neutral eyes at most.
Accessorize your soul:
Well, not literally, but if you failed to notice, the Bohemian look is heavily depended on the accessories you wear. German silver jewelry is what instantly ups your style statement and gives you a perfect gypsy look. You could opt for rose gold or white gold (color) accessories too. You can check out Boho Accessories section for some really beautiful and unique boho accessories.
If you love nail paints and a regular at it, go metallic else go nude. For, you either let your nails shine with minimal makeup and accessories. Or else, you let your accessories and makeup do the talk while your nails are calm.
Do not mix them, it would be a mess.
Walk the talk:
Shoes are very important! While styling our looks to other forms we have plenty of choices to make that leads to confusion. Whereas, looking Bohemian has three basic footwear one must have. They are a pair of flipflops, an ankle length black, leather boots, and tie-ups. Tie-ups look gorgeous with skirts mainly, while flip-flops are universal to wear the boots look good with skirts and pants.
Opt for pointed boots with a subtle two-inch heel to give it a feminine touch and encourage your height and posture. Either way, you will be nailing the look.
Put a hat on it
While most of us pay less attention to it, a hat made with natural straws and fibers complete a Bohemian look effortlessly. While it helps protect your head and face from the dust and sun, it adds an oomph factor to your entire look.
A hat looks great with long, flowy maxi dresses and skirts. Check out our section of Boho Hats for some good ideas.
Beach Bags for the final look
Well, Bohemians have a special connection with nature and beaches are obviously one of them. Beach bags are one of the most favorite accessories to be carried to the to the beach after tapestries. A perfect beach bag definitely speaks volumes of your bohemian style. We have taken the pain and listed out some very unique and best collections of boho beach bags for you.
Well, we hope it helps you look at the best version of your Bohemian soul with the tips we provided. End of the day, it is all about wearing what you feel and believe in. if being a free-spirited woman is what ticks your happiness, then go for it. embrace your life and the beauty that comes with it. vibe with your inner self and let your styling vibe out the same.