Have you been looking for style inspirations on how to dress Bohemian style? If yes, you´ve come to the right place!
Good news! There´s a modern way to do boho-chic inspired outfit. Ditch those flowery and printed boho pieces and get some single colored separates, April of Sweet Escape shows you how to style yours.
My love for boho-chic inspired me to create this look. I love the free-spirit and artistry about it. In doing boho, you can mix different elements whether its vintage, ethnic, colors or textures. You can also add modern pieces to create modern bohemian look.
Although it´s a bit messy look with the layering and accesories, the idea is to have a blend of perfection and imperfection on it. You have to maintain an overall balance in mixing everything and try to be creative. Make it as your own expression of style.
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60’s and 70’s hippie bohemian style
I would love to wear this look to a Music Festival in summer. I think this outfit has a modern take of the 60’s and 70’s hippie bohemian style. Im also inspired by Nicole Richie, she knows how to achieve balance in her bohemian look by adding just the right amount of layers and accessories. She´s also impeccably good in mixing prints, colors and textures without overdoing it. Like her, I´m a mom and a lover of fashion.
To achieve this result, I used the leopard belt from Target as the base. I love leopard print but I wanted to create something that doesn´t scream leopard everywhere. My aim was to do it subtly by blending the print with other solid colored separates. I paired it with my one shoulder teal chiffon top from Bebe, yellow chiffon balloon skirt from Forever 21 and nude ankle boots from Steven Madden. I love the style of the ankle boots because of its wide cuff and nude color that helped to elongate my short legs.
Usually, girls pair a one-shoulder blouse with leggings or skinny pants. But I was surprised when I paired it with the yellow skirt for together, they looked like a dress.
A bohemian look isn´t complete without plenty of accesories so I added this colorful tribal necklace, gold cuff, ethnic bracelet and a statement ring. Those are from Forever 21 and Kohls. To finish up the boho-chic ensemble, I just put on my gold elastic headband, my usual everyday hairstyle.
1. How to Dress Bohemian Style: Get-Inspired
One outfit that I miss when the weather requires me to bundle up is a boho look. I love bohemian style outfits because of the colors and details that are working well together and creating a happy and refreshing vibe.
Wearing this outfit demanSo for this summer, I´ve put together several bohemian style outfits that will inspire you to add a dose of boho, if not embrace, to your wardrobe this season.
2. Sexy in Mini
I´m a fan of mini skirts because of the freedom of movement that they give. To have a boho skirt in mini is like having two reasons to enjoy the outfit. Here, I paired an Indian ethnic full skirt with a beaded bib tank top in coral.
To emphasize the beaded detailing of the top, I picked a pair of chocolate patches shoes to match it. Brown cross-body bag with orange strings, tonal teardrop earrings with three faceted beads in harmonizing colors, and a wooden bangle are simply great to accent this look.
3. Flirty in Maxi Skirt
I first discovered my love for boho maxi skirts when a close Indian colleague gave me a printed Indian skirt. Their rich colors and lively details are adorable and its free-flowing hems are so comfortable.
Although a little challenging to style, if you have an eye for boho look, the outcome is very fulfilling. In this outfit, I went for a maxi boho printed skirt with vibrant large florals. I picked one color from the skirt to highlight and that´s blue, therefore I added a Blue Bead and Shell Choker and a Peacock Feather Print Bangle to the look.
If you want to subtly deliver a flirty-in-a-good way message, wear a flower clip. Flat gladiator sandals are all but chic and comfy.
4. Gorgeous in Boho-Maxi Dress
A great maxi dress is always gorgeous, but opt for a bohemian maxi dress and it´s very chic. In this boho look, I chose a Channel bohemian maxi with tiered silhouette of tie-dyed silk georgette and spaghetti straps tie at neck.
The best detail of this dress are the slightly gathered skirt that create soft drapes at the hem. To casually toughen the look, layer over with a cropped denim jacket. Perfect boho accessories for this outfit include feather necklace, arrow cuff and studded flat sandals.
Are you a fan of bohemian look? Which of the above boho-inspired outfits would you prefer to wear? Are you missing summer outfits yet?
5. Work on patterns and textures
Layering of bohemian prints and mixing different textures are key for this look. Layer a coral tailored blazer over a cotton tunic with sweet bohemian embroidery, then team with bright printed and metallic jeans. Add a pair of orange, strappy booties to match your blazer and inject a bit if seductiveness. The perfect necklace and ring will complement the tunic top.
6. Incorporate the summer cutout trend
Update the season´s cutout trend with vintage-inspired prints. This charming cotton dress from Suno will make for a fresh bohemian look. Accessorize it with a floppy hat updated with sash of sequins, a stash of necklace and bracelets, and snake-skin, two-tone high-heel sandals.
7. Go for striking bohemian sandals
Get yourself a pair of playful, printed sandals. Worn with light washed denim shorts, a roomy sleeveless tank top, and a floppy hat, these sandals will speak bohemian for the entire outfit. Whether it´s a soft, rainbow washed towering wedged sandal or a mixed-print caged platform you´re eyeing for, you´re guaranteed to rock that wild, artistic appeal.
8. Mix sequins with Bohemian print
This look is more about contrasting girly elements with wild geometric patterns. Wear a sequined sheer silk top featuring delicate drapes with bright-colored cutout shorts for a feminine yet playful summer ensemble. Polished with a cute necklace, a cuff, and ankle boots, the result is clean and sporty.
9. Polish a Bohemian look with a headpiece
Mimic Nicole Ritchie´s trademark style with a headpiece. A 24k gold-plated chain headpiece features Swarovski crystals at the flower and teardrop details is probably the most luxurious bohemian accessory you could have. But if it´s too out of budget, look for a more affordable head piece; there´s a wide selection available in the market.
10. Boho Midi Swoon Dress
One thing that I love about summer is the chance it gives us to embrace our free spirit, we get to cover or bare as much skin as we want, and we get to play with more colors and prints. That´s the reason why in summer, we see many beautiful boho-inspired pieces springing out.
Take their breath away with this trapeze dress featuring an array of ornate prints and a scalloped, lace-trimmed handkerchief hem. It´s a daytime gown which will surely empress the crowd, why not? With its grand color combination which, even if beautifully busy, is still dominated with neutral tones.
A pair of wooden platforms with t-straps that are made to complement the dress is your perfect polish-it-up.
11. Goodness Ruffled Hem Dress
She´s my favorite from the team! Not because she´s flowy, fancy, or chambray, but just because the way she is. The first time I lay my eyes on her, I quickly knew she´s very me. Soft tone and print in a mix of playful and girly silhouette are her best features.
I will surely not mind going boho the entire season if I´m treated to boho frocks like her. Finish up with equally feminine wedges.
12. Boho Acoustic Maxi Dress
You know that this fuchsia maxi dress has a stunning boho voice, but that voice is neither loud nor bold, which I like. She´s eye-catching enough while still keeping it classy-chic. But I want to make the most of her, so I will wear a pair of really attention-grabbing boho-inspired dazzling sandals to seal the statement.
13. Boho A-line Tier Dress
There are days when I also want to go leggy, that´s when I´d prefer a tiered black printed dress like this oh-so-fluttery frock which I am going to wear with some black ankle boots that will surely make you go ohhh and ahhh.
In short, this is how you do a monochromatic boho ensemble.
14. Boho Long-Sleeve A-line Dress
I love surprises. So instead of wearing this long sleeve little paisley print dress to a restu opening or a romantic movie date with a pair of high heels, I will wear it with slingback beach sandals, a nude oversized tote bag, and white oversized sunglasses. How gorgeous!
15. Printed Long-Sleeve Bohemian Maxi Dress
Wearing a maxi dress in spring can be challenging in colder areas. But long maxi dresses are Bohemian staples. Thankfully, long maxi dresses such as this printed Kansas exist. Layer it with a leather jacket and keep your toes warm in a pair of washed antique short boots.
16. Woven Bohemian Handkerchief Dress
The Pocahontas look which is known as the Handkerchief Dress is one of the most playful Romantic Bohemian outfits you can rock in late spring. This look will also transition nicely to summer. Just swap the short boots with flat thon sandals.
17. knit top + petalhead skirt bohemian outfit
Tis what I´d like to call the casual lady-like look. Team up a sleeveless floral top with a long with a petalhead long skirt. The floral on floral appeal + the tie waist feature of the top on a waist fitted skirt are what create the romantic bohemian look.
18. Printed Peasant Dress
If you´re like me, you can hardly wait for summer! But this printed peasant dress already gives you a nice taste of summer while it´s still spring. This is a beautifully made mixed print short dress featuring the season’s hottest trend – long bell sleeves – and back triangular cutouts.
19. Crime Of Passion Bohemian Maxi Dress
And finally, take a look of my most favorite look for today, the “Crime of Passion” maxi dress. It is a lace dress with crocheted insets and (still the season´s) bell sleeves. The crochet and the deep slit feature at front of skirt are what give you that oh-so coveted Romantic Bohemian look. In colder spring, wear the dress with some fringe short boots. But once the sun is up, go for a pair of cute snake print flats.
20. Bohemian Style Racerback Printed Maxi Dress
ohemian is one of the undying exotic styles that keep on repeating. If you´re into boho style, you probably have it as your entire personal style or you´re using it to inject eye-catching patterns and prints to your wardrobe. I belong to the latter group, I love wearing bohemian once in a while, and I love it more if I could have them as affordable pieces.
It´s comfortable but stylish maxi dress in multi-color/print stripes. It has a scoop neckline with keyhole at collar and it self-ties with an elasticized waistband. The overall theme of the look is white, so I added some white, strappy flat sandals and a white fringed bag.
21. Bohemian Style V Neck Strappy Dress
This v-neck, spaghetti-strap dress reminds me of Pocahontas, thanks to its vibrant, multicolored print and handkerchief hem. Although it has a loose-fit silhouette, you can use a brown, blue or black slim belt to cinch the waist in order to get a fit and flare effect. Brown flat sandals and a boho print bag are perfect to complete the look.
22. Bohemian Style Drop-waist Dress with Ruffled Flounce
I can´t resist the dress! I mean, look at it, don´t you love its mixed-print design that is so unique, its drop waist silhouette and flouncy, ruffled hemline? You can dress it down with brown, flat thong sandals and still look oh-so-sexy, or you can dress it up with black peep-toe ankle pumps.
23. Printed Tank Top + Gladiator Sandal
This look is for laidback summer afternoons, weekend getaways, or grill-party get-togethers. Try a tank top with exotic print teamed with some denim shorts and this (I can´t get-over it) pair of tall gladiator sandals with alternating braided and grommeted straps and knee-to-toe fringes! This outfit is really about having fun, and rocking it like you actually do.
24. Mix-Print Razorback Tank + Fringe Tote Bag
Let´s get a little more serious here, shall we? I found this mix-print razorback tank with contrast solid-tone panels a perfect fit for ladies who doesn´t want to wear boho styles and look like they´re teenage girls attending Coachella.
You can still look boho-trendy in this top teamed with some smart black trousers (or probably joggers). Polish the look with a brown bag that has got attitude, and a nice, lovely floppy hat.
Sometimes we see from the runway stage revival of the 70s style. Seventies influence include fancy flares, bell bottoms, vintage-inspired jumpsuits, embroidery, fringed bags, sexy wedges, re-imagined bohemian prints and hippie-deluxe long flowy dresses.
The key in working this trend is adding a modern twist to these borrowed 70s style and incorporating your own identity. For example to work out the luxury bohemian trend, take a long printed hippie silhouette and add some sleek modern high heel sandals.
So tell me, which bohemain fashion would you love to wear this summer? Which boho dress outfit are you?