So what is "Bohemian style" after all? The last years is a term we use, "wear" and like, a lot!
"Bohemian style, often referred to as “boho” or “boho chic” is a style of dressing that was popularized during the 1960s and 1970s though it is possible to trace the roots back further. The essence of bohemian is focusing on free and flowy fabrics."
Where does the Bohemian style come from?
Bohemians (also sometimes referred to as gypsies) emerged as a counterculture in France after the French Revolution ended in 1799. The Revolution placed many artists into poverty, forcing them to adopt a nomadic, minimalistic lifestyle. Bohemian clothing was often worn and was considered unfashionable.
What is boho-chic style?
Boho-chic is a style of fashion drawing on various bohemian and hippie influences, which, at its height in late 2005 was associated particularly with actress Sienna Miller and model Kate Moss in England and (as "boho" chic) actress and businesswoman Mary-Kate Olsen in the United States.
Where does the word bohemian come from?
Bohemia is a region of Czech Republic; the nomadic, often vilified, group called the Gypsies or Romany are called "bohemiens" in French.This word came to describe the poor artists of Paris in the nineteenth century.
What is bohemian art?
Bohemianism is the practice of an unconventional lifestyle, often in the company of like-minded people, with few permanent ties, involving musical, artistic, literary or spiritual pursuits. In this context, Bohemians may or may not be wanderers, adventurers, or vagabonds.
Here at Le Mouton Bleu we love a bohemian style and all it's essence!