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Master the boho look in 4 easy steps

Your guide to dressing boho chic according to 3 Aussie bohemian beauties and where to shop the trend. 

Ok, we can all agree that Kate Moss is the ultimate style icon for boho chic. That wedding dress, those Glastonbury outfits, pretty much her entire Instagram feed. But while she’ll always wear the daisy flower crown for queen bohemian (I’m sure there’s a pun in there somewhere) these three Aussie beauties are the new kids floating around the block.

Say hello to Inka Williams, Sahara Ray and Mimi Elashiry.

Collectively they’ve got almost two million followers on Instagram and more than enough photos to make you want to pack up shop and live a free spirited life in Bali, this is the trio of modern day bohemians.

When it comes to their wardrobe, think tie dye and paisley prints, dainty lace and soft suedes, long maxi skirts and flower-anything. That 70s style is back in a big way. Scroll down for your guide to mastering the bohemian look.


1. Miss-match the prints.

Put your paisley next to Aztec and animal. While you’re at it, miss-match the colour palette too.

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Shop the look:

Paisley Peasant Blouse
Topshop
Chill Out Dress
Princess Polly
Sass & Bide The Ticket Tank
THE ICONIC

2. Add in all of the textures.

Shaggy faux fur, soft tan suede, fringing, chambray and denim, delicate silks and crochet. Oh-so-dreamy, they all go together.

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Shop the look:

Shaggy Cropped Coat
Topshop
New Look Suedette Skirt
ASOS
June Fringe Shoes
Topshop

3. Layer it up.

A maxi, a singlet, and another singlet over the top? Perfect. Add a belt and pile on the beads. Mix ‘n’ match those textures and you’re all set.

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Shop the look:

Awash in Stripes Pullover
Free People
Tigerlily Jumelle Pants
THE ICONIC
Camilla and Marc Summit Dress
THE ICONIC

4. Always accessorise.

Finish the look with mixed metals or an armband, metallic tattoos, bangles and beads. Braid your hair and add in a feather or a flower crown. Voila! You’re on your way to boho chic.

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Shop the look:

Rusty Birdy Hat
THE ICONIC
Housten Belt
Princess Polly
River Island Daisy Earrings
ASOS

Need more inspiration? Reach for your mum’s vintage photographs.


Shop the trend in time for the weekend

These local retailers have you covered when it comes to outfit preparation come weekend. As we start easing back into Spring it's perfect timing to ditch the wooly coats and scarves and look to lighter layers.

  • THE ICONIC - In Sydney? Check out with 3 hour delivery. In Brisbane or Melbourne? You can order before 10:30am and have it arrive tonight, or before 2pm for it to arrive tomorrow. See the website for more information.
  • General Pants - Orders placed before 2pm will arrive the following day with express shipping. Free on orders above $75 or $10 for orders below.
  • Showpo - Orders placed before 3pm will arrive the following day with express shipping. It's free on orders over $50 and $7 for orders below.
  • Beginning Boutique - Metro customers can have your order tomorrow if you order before 12pm with free express shipping (on orders over $50).
  • Princess Polly - Metro customers can have your order tomorrow if you order before 3pm with free express shipping (on orders over $50).
  • StyleTread - Sydneysiders in the metro area can select 3 hour delivery at checkout (before 2pm) for $12.95.
  • David Jones - Order by 4pm for next day delivery ($12) or opt for in-store pick up. For same day delivery you can order before 1pm ($15).
  • Surfstitch - Free express shipping on orders over $50 placed before 2pm and $5.95 on orders below.

Where to shop the trend based on your budget: Boho cheap 'n chic 

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ASOS

A favourite among fashion enthusiasts, check out the ASOS edit to shop the look from head-to-toe. Hot tip? Their suede collection is on point.

  • Free shipping for orders over $40
  • Returns up to 28 days
  • Student discounts

Shop ASOS

View coupon codes for ASOS


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General Pants

Major players in festival dressing, General Pants are your go-to for frayed denim, crochet tops and printed tees.

  • Free standard shipping for orders over $75
  • Returns online or in-store
  • VIP Sales

Shop General Pants

View coupon codes for General Pants


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Topshop

Romantic silhouettes, dreamy sundresses and crisp whites are key staples in the Topshop range. Go straight to the Kate Moss collection.

  • Free shipping to Australia for orders over £100
  • Student discounts
  • Returns up to 14 days

Shop Topshop

View coupon codes for Topshop


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Princess Polly

For the twenty-something girl addicted to fashion, Princess Polly is cute 'n quirky with all the right brands and all the right styles.

  • Free express shipping for orders over $50
  • Returns up to 30 days
  • Free returns if your order is $100 or more

Shop Princess Polly

View coupon codes for Princess Polly


Where to shop the trend based on your budget: Haute Bohéme - a la luxe -

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THE ICONIC

Discover boho with Australian brands made for the free spirited woman in mind, aka Sass & Bide and Stevie May.

  • 100 days to return items for a refund or exchange
  • 3 hour delivery to Sydney metropolitan areas
  • Free delivery for any order over $20 or more

Shop THE ICONIC

View coupon codes for THE ICONIC


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David Jones

Fall in love with Zimmermann prints, Chloé's stunning collection of sandals and luxurious knits by Jac + Jack.

  • Free shipping for orders over $50
  • Same day delivery to Sydney metro area.
  • Free Click & Collect at any store
  • Returns in-store or via post

Shop David Jones

View coupon codes for David Jones


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Free People

Sweet sundresses, soft silhouettes and delicates, Free People's perfectly curated website is designed for the daydreaming bohemian gal.

  • Extensive range of products
  • Free delivery on orders over US$100
  • Returns accepted within 30 days

Shop Free People

View coupon codes for Free People


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Spell Designs

Your number 1 destination for shopping anything boho. Be inspired by the beautiful imagery and unique pieces.

  • Free worldwide shipping
  • Express delivery within Australia
  • Returns accepted within 100 days
  • Australian store

Shop Spell Designs

View coupon codes for Spell Designs


The best deals for boho fashion:

 

Up to 60% off clothing

Get free standard shipping on orders worldwide

15% off your order

Get 15% off your purchase at Beginning Boutique

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Image source: Inka WilliamsSahara Ray and Mimi Lashiry.

Doone Roisin

Doone Roisin is the social media butterfly and Fashion Editor at finder.com.au. She's an online shopping enthusiast ready to show you what to buy and how to wear it, the best sales around town and insider tips to make note of.

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