The boho look is one of those styles that never seems to go out of fashion. And now, thanks to Instagram, it seems to be gaining in popularity once again as many different influencers are creating gorgeous seventies-inspired outfits with beautifully tousled hair. Paisley dresses and vintage furniture and fake sheepskin rugs also feature heavily in their inspiring photos.
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Fancy giving the boho look a go yourself? Thankfully, it’s easy to create and can be reasonably affordable to buy the necessary pieces especially if you look in your nearest thrift shop. Here are a few tips to help you get the look just right.
When it comes to boho beauty, the key to getting it right is to wear as little as you can. Remember that the boho look is influenced a lot by hippie fashion from the sixties and seventies, and back then hardly anyone wore any makeup. As long as you are moisturizing your face on a daily basis, you should be able to get away with hardly any foundation and concealer. Then you will just need to add a small amount of mascara to ensure your eyes pop.
When it comes to female boho fashion, one of the most striking items of clothing that most people will think of is a long floaty dress. This should come all the way down to your ankles. Ideally, for the best bohemian vibe, go for a thin, slightly pleated dress. Don’t worry if you can’t find the perfect dress, you could just go for a long maxi skirt instead. If you team this skirt with a flowery blouse or loose-fitting T-shirt, then it will be a textbook boho look.
Not too sure what color to buy your boho clothes in? Well, you should always wear colors that suit you so that you always feel comfortable in the clothes you wear. When in doubt, though, it’s a good idea to go for some floral patterns. You can get an idea of the kind of floral patterns by checking the Jayli website. You’ll also notice that tie-dye is another popular pattern when it comes the boho look, so you might want to stock up on a few retro-inspired T-shirts as well!
Sure, you can buy a nice pair of heels to go with your long boho dresses and skirts, but one of the main things to remember about this trend is that it is all about being comfortable. Ideally, you need to be putting comfort before style. So, that probably means opting for some flat shoes rather than high heels that are going to hurt and cause blisters. Thankfully, there are lots of comfortable shoes that are also stylish and sophisticated, including moccasins and ballet pumps.
As you can see then, there are plenty of ways to get the boho look just right. And these tips are only the beginning – if you look elsewhere online, you are sure to find some more great fashion advice!
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