How to nail a Boho Chic look?

How to nail a Boho Chic look?

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Bohemian fashion is generally applied to people who prefer an artistically unconventional style. Anti-fit, effortless, oversized, flowy, whimsical, adventurous, there are multiple variations of this form. Someone finds it comfortable while others label it as a trend influenced by hippies. Nonetheless, this fashion genre has found its paramours in Bollywood fashion divas like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and is rapidly gaining its momentum in the fashion industry.

So, how to nail a luxe boho chic look?

While bohemian fashion might appear very relaxed and gypsy like but it’s tricky to pull off. There goes a bit of layering, a tinge of sass and a lot of freshness behind that languid appearance. We researched and came out with a few classy options and pieces worn by Bollywood celebs who nailed the look like a pro.

Layered clothing

Now, there can be multiple variations in layered clothing. You can opt for a flowy skirt/ shorts teamed with a front-tie shirt and slouchy distressed booties like fringed suede, gladiator sandals, knee-high gladiators. Asymmetrical dresses, hipster pants, the options are numerous. Scroll down to see some of our favourite celeb looks.


Sonam Kapoor channelled sensuous bohemian vibes in a mustard yellow floral Anamika Khanna ensemble comprising a bralette and wide-legged pants at Cannes 2017. Styled by her sister Rhea Kapoor, she completed the look with a red cape, bandana and long chunky earrings.


Deepika Padukone sported a boho-chic look in a canopy off-shoulder top by Cord and pants by Tome NYC at a Vogue event. A low ponytail and subtle makeup did the rest talking for her.


Kriti Sanon has got a knack on pulling off such looks. Cape sleeves, maxi dresses, retro style flared pants, she mixes up various shades, trends and pulls them off like a fashion diva.



Neha Dhupia’s love for Bohemian sense of fashion is known to everyone. Scroll through her Instagram handle and you will find the lady sporting various experimental avatars.


What would you say about Neha’s quirky hairdo? Sass personified, right?


Apart from her regular tomboyish looks, Sonakshi Sinha’s fashion radar includes a few boho vibes too. And not to mention, her girl-next-door image goes well with her simple and stylish wardrobe. What do you think?

Silhouettes

In case, you thought that silhouettes are not great choice for bohemian attire, you’re wrong. We must tell you that they are the new hippie chic. Ruffles, lacy dresses, faux fur, bold geometrical prints, fluid and feminine, aficionados have worn them in various styles. Here are some of the filtered looks of beauties traipsing between the aisles at Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2017 and other shows.



Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017


Bella Hadid emanating bohemian vibes on the runway.

Other brands we love are Chola by Sohaya, Anita Dongre, Ritu Kumar, Msafiri, Nautanky, Dolce & Gabbana and Anamika Khanna.

Accessories

Bohemian accessories like fringed neckpieces, feather earrings, Afghani jewellery, evil eye pendants and layered delicate necklaces are good options for an edgy and whimsical look. Just experiment with some nature inspired pieces like shells, beads and put them all together to get that perfection.





Just add a pair of oversized sunglasses, a flirty fedora hat to the wardrobe and you’re all set to write your own fashion mantra!

Image Courtesy: Girl Thinks,Vedika KaulKitsch by NikNakhreWaali, Logan Hollowell Jewelry

Hairstyle





You can try out beach waves, fishtail or mermaid braids, fierce curls or straight locks. Keep your tresses a little less polished, simple and natural. A slim floral headdress is a perfect boho belle accompaniment.


Sonam’s half wavy bun are an all-time favourite.


Musician Monica Dogra elevates her cool comfy ensemble with highlighted beachy tresses.

Last but not the least, being bohemian does not require you to go overboard. Just try swapping your regular jeans with corduroy pants, be unhesitant to play with colours, feel free to be quirky and effortless and you get the essence of a free, wild and simple boho life.

Divya Mallick

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A moody bookworm, Divya Mallick loves learning and writing about various nuances of fashion industry. A die-hard 90s music fan, she likes to travel when she is doing nothing productive in the world.

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