5 Boho-Chic Essentials You Can't Live Without

5 Boho-Chic Essentials You Can't Live Without

From teenage girls to middle age moms, everyone is rocking some sort of boho-chic these days. Whether you're free spirited at heart or a true gypsy soul everyone loves to be comfortable and beautiful at the same time.

what is boho chic

Boho short for Bohemian a French word derived from a term referring to gypsies, adventurous souls, artists and socially unconventional people, with an alternative lifestyle and sense of style.
“Boho Chic” describes a style that includes flowy clothing, vintage and ethnic-inspired accessories, and natural-looking hair and makeup. The phrase became popular in 2002, when Australian journalist Laura Demasi used it to describe the eclectic gypsy look that was then in vogue.  Although it’s been 15+ years since Demasi’s article, Boho Chic has proved to be more than just a fashion trend, it's an ageless, timeless, free spirited style that's here to stay.

boho chic flowy maxi skirts

A great maxi skirt will be a piece that you turn to over and over again. From solid colors, Aztec or nature-inspired prints, you can never go wrong with a flowy maxi skirt. The perfect addition to any wardrobe to create a flawless look. Dress up or down and pair with leggings to stay warm in the winter.

boho chic crochet cardigan sweaters

Cardigans and sweaters are a staple for everyone looking for a bohemian flair. Crochet lace knit cardigans make for great layering pieces and can be worn in spring, fall and perfect for cool summer nights. Oversized knit sweaters, Aztec print, wraps and long dusters will not only keep you warm but are great addition to any boho look. 

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A floppy brimmed hat adds the perfect gypsy flair to any outfit, spring, winter, summer or fall they are always in style. A floppy hat is also great protection from the sun, rain and a wool or felt hat can keep you warm in the cold. So no matter what the season or weather a floppy hat is an effortless way to add a little boho flair to any outfit.

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No outfit is complete without jewelry and when it comes to accessorizing your boho look, the more unique your accessory is, the better. Pieces with natural elements like stone, feathers, suede, wood, turquoise beads and metal are great choices when creating a boho chic style. Statement necklaces are wonderful for layering and can dramatically change the look of any outfit. Dangly earrings and stackable bracelets will add a boho flair whether you're going for a casual look or unique and elegant.

boho chic handbags

Every woman loves and needs a great handbag. There are many options when it comes to choosing a boho chic bag, everything from distressed leather, suede, fringe, colorful embroidery, macramé, a small clutch, tiny cross-body or an oversized hobo. Having a functional boho chic handbag will complement any style and help bring any outfit together.