Boho Chic or Hippie Chic?

Hello girls,

How are you doing? I hope you had a great week and that you’re having an even greater weekend 😉

Here in Belgium, we had a few fabulously sunny crisp days. I love those kinds of days, and it made me long for those spring and summer days (and oh oh those summer nights 😀). And I pictured myself sitting at a nice café with some friends, recovering from an epic day at Coachella, pulling off the boho chic style.

And then I thought, wait a minute. What’s boho chic? And what’s hippie chic? Is there actually a difference between these two trends? And if yes, what are they? And then I thought, I cannot be the only person who’s a little confused about this. (Not like I lost any sleep about it, but still… ). So, it’s only natural that I came up with this article: Boho (Chic) vs Hippie (Chic). What’s the deal, trends?

Let’s start with boho chic. Boho comes from bohemian. Bohemian is:

“a person who has informal and unconventional social habits, esp. an artist or writer (New Oxford American Dictionary); or a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life (Wordnet).  A synonym would be gipsy.”

When you check various websites, such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, or InStyle, here are the key words that are used to describe the boho chic trends: late 60’s and 70’s, maxi dresses, crochet dresses, Yves Saint Laurent, Isabel Marant, tie dye, paisley, floral, suzani, printed maxi dress, gladiator sandals, floppy hat, a fringe cross-body bag, fur vest, beaded vest, flared jeans, a coin-embellished belt, denim cut-offs, feather earrings, boots, …

The pioneers were Thea Porter (check this, this, and that out) and Talitha Getty (the featured image was taken from CBS), followed by Sienna Miller and Kate Moss in the UK, and the Olsen twins in the US.

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Tabitha Getty and her husband in Morocco in 1969 (Photo Credit: Pinterest)

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What To Wear To A Rock Concert?

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How are you? Sorry for the delay, but I’ve been super duper busy; and it was literally impossible to take some time to just sit and write a piece for you.

Last Monday I went to a concert in Brussels. I went to see Kodaline, and to be honest (hooonNEST!!!) it was epic! To keep this memory as long as possible, I thought it would be nice to write about “What to Wear to a Rock Concert?  I won’t write about festival gear, I’ll leave that for the summer (or Coachella, even if we, Europeans, don’t feel the hype as much as the Americans do); so here I’ll focus on a simple concert.

First thing first, you don’t wear the same outfit to a rock concert and a pop concert.  Just so we’re clear, when I say “you don’t”, it’s just to make me feel omniscient; because you can wear whatever the hell you want !  But, for the sake of discussion, let’s just go with it…  For instance, I wouldn’t wear the same look to see The Libertines, and to see the legendary Miss Britney Spears’ show in Vegas (Gosh, I love Brit Brit ❤ ).

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How To Wear An Understated Winter Look

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Have you recovered from too much eating (leftovers included), drinking, and not enough sleep?  🙂  I hope your first week back to work/back to school was not too hellish!

After over the top outfits and fancy accessories from NYE, I thought it would be a nice idea to go for a more understated look.  I’m a girly girl, and If you read some of my previous posts you know that I ❤ ❤ ❤ sequins and glitter.  But right now, after all these shiny looks, all I long for is a minimalist, simple, and comfy look in neutral tones.  And what’s more comfy than a cosy knitted sweater?  🙂

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How To Wear The Holiday Sweater?

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The holiday sweater.  No piece of clothing has ever sparked so much love and horror at the same time.  At least, between November and January.  If you type these two magic words into Google, you get a variety of images; ranging from cute to fugly, and including dorky and funny ones.  (Seriously, you have to try it!)

Why so much interest?  One of my favorite things in the fall, and I think it’s the same for a lot of you girls, is that I get to wear all my cosy, comfy, warm knitted sweaters.  Pure happiness.  The holiday sweater is all that and more!  It’s the same, but during the holidays.  In other words, it’s happiness²… ❤

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Taylor Swift – Source: Getty Images

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How To Style Your Flared Jeans?

   Hello girls!

How have you been?  As promised, in this post I’m going to tell you the different ways you can style the flared jeans.

I have a confession to make.  I am a huge (like huuuuuuuuuuuuge) fan of Charlie’s Angels (FYI, I was a Kelly Garrett :D).  I love everything about that show: the girls were smart, and strong; Bosley was funny; their friendship was awesome; … and of course, the fashion was on point 🙂  Why am I talking about this iconic TV show?  Well, simply because I guess it’s one of the reasons that flared jeans are (one of) my favorite piece(s) of all time!  So, as you can imagine, I’m thrilled and super excited about the 70’s revival that we have been experiencing since last season.

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