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Bohemian Style: What You Should Know

So, what is bohemian style?

Bohemian styles are mostly similar to the hippie fashion that used only natural fabrics and neutral shades with the styles of the 70s and a lot of accessories.

The bohemian styles in not only a trend but also a whole culture that has a different philosophy and a history of its own, and as the bohemian style was similar to the hippie fashion in the 70s, but now they are very common and mainstream culture. The bohemian culture started in the 19th century. In today’s world bohemian fashion is all about free-flowing, over-sized, and effortless artistic clothing and accessories.

The philosophy of the bohemian culture is replacing the usual way of clothing and thinking with a more open-minded lifestyle which is against the greediness of the society.

What is the meaning of the bohemian style?

The bohemian fashion is a lot inspired by the hippie culture in the late 70s. The bohemian fashion is also known as the “boho” which consists of many natural fabrics, colors, and prints.

Where did the Bohemian style originated from?

The bohemian culture started in the early 19th century in France when the artist gave some attention to the lower classes or the Romanian area. The era saw many artists drop into poverty, as a result of being depressed of the former system of support.

What’s the difference between bohemian and hippie?

The boho or bohemian fashion is a very relaxed and highly easy-to-read fashion which allows you to express yourself.  Bohemian has the same ideology as the hippies which was to be a free-spirit and denied to wear clothes in the normal ways to adapt. People who follow the bohemian culture know that they are romantic and Wanderers just like hippies.

History of Bohemian Style

The bohemian fashion is a substitute for the typical fashion which of anytime which mostly everyone follows. The bohemian fashion was termed as an unusual fashion styles and was linked with the artist of that period and odd scholars.

The Early stages

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It all started in France revolution where the artists were enforced to live with poverty because of the economical state of the region. This lifestyle forced the artist to wear old clothes, and when the economy was stable these artiest used this lifestyle to express their creativity. They used fashion in very odd and in very high artistic way. The people of the region compared these artists with the travelling nomads who travelled from the area of Eastern Europe, called as Bohemia and that’s where the name originated from.

The Idealists and French Bohemians

In the 19th century the idealists were linked with the French bohemians,

. The idealist and bohemians started including flowy dresses, oriental inspired dress, old-fashioned components and colorful things in their appearances, as well as gypsy-inspired accessories and hair and stressed cloths. It was appreciated by a few people at of that time as the details were very different from the typical styles of that era.

The Aesthetic Movement

The bohemian style was started as a requirement by artist due to poverty but it slowly became a philosophy of many people, who were against the idea of materialism, social pact and sometimes individual cleanliness. The bohemians also participated in the Aesthetic Movement which resulted in including the bohemian style of clothing alongside the other forms of clothing and arts.

The Early 20th Century Bohemian Icons

As the world evolved many designers started to consider the bohemian culture and style of clothing in their ideas. There are many designers who took a lot of inspiration from the bohemian style of attire and included them in many clothes and home decorating stuff.

The Hippie Era

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In the 1960s the bohemians were about to change the whole fashion world when the hippie movement started against the orthodox way of living a life and a new era of clothing started which included many new styles, accessories, dresses, and many more. The hippies were against greediness and social hypothesis.