Ludmila Crigan-Mihajlovic is the founder and editor of the blog Creamylife.com. Taking fashion as inspiration for interiors or vice versa, I love what she has done with her blog post "Bohemian Charm." All images via CreamyLife.
Refreshing and inspiring! The new Spring/Summer collection at Magnolia Pearl. Love, love, love the multicolored crocheted dress! The music, the mood and the styling are worth a trip to the website. Escape for a day in the country here.
I guess the last day of May is still okay to promote the May Free People Catalog which you have probably seen. But, isn't the styling and location incredible? Earlier in the month, I featured the video of the photo shoot.
Are hipsters bohemian? I'm sure that this is a controversy. If bohemian is defined as "one who lives and acts free of regard for conventional rules and practices, a free spirit, etc.", then wouldn't a hipster be a part of this independent-thinking community? Fashion trends aside, hipsters appear to be young, fresh, deep thinkers who question traditional rules in a very intellectual way. Boho and hipster subcultures seem to overlap with quirky glasses, ditsy prints, scarves, hats, boots and many other things. The fashion spread by Avalon McKenzie @ Lashes & Bones is a wonderful example of the fashion overlap as many would consider her layout hipster or boho. Some people like to consider boho as purely the Nicole Richie style and others look to boho as somewhat a Stevie Nicks gypsy style. My thought is that pure bohemian is a compilation of every fashion trend as long as one is above or outside the norm, thinking for themselves, and confident to express themselves independent of social stigmas or rules. That is why, here at BohoCircus, you will see steampunk, punk, hipster, beatnik, gypsy, hippie, rock, Japanese street fashion, boho, etc. Anything that is eclectic, unusual, quirky, gutsy and/or creative! Any thoughts?
Dr. Martens Flower Boots for the "next best" flower boots, but these Dr. Martens Sienna boots (1990s) pictured are amazing!
As the Royal Wedding day approaches, it's fun to pay respect to the British flag. The Union Jack is such a wonderful icon. I love how the Brits use their flag in fashion, design, and art. It's easy to create an instant cool statement by throwing a Union Jack into your wardrobe or interior design.
It feels wrong to enjoy this beautiful day in Texas while so many suffer in Japan enduring an 8.9 earthquake, it's aftershocks and tsunami. My cousin Ryan and his wife Brandi live in the Kumamoto area of Japan (I hope I have that right.) So, I was very worried about them until I found out that they were safe. But my heart goes out to everyone there. We love you Japan, be well!
So, Japan is on my mind and I decided to display the wonder, creativity and courage of the Japanese youth. I have always been intrigued by the unique and courageous street fashion of Tokyo. There are many fashion trends known by many names. To the casual eye, they look alike. However, they are very different from each other. Harajuku named after the Harajuku shopping district in Tokyo was made famous by Gwen Stefani. "Cosplay" or costume roleplay derives from anime and international motion pictures. There are many other styles. An interesting source is Japanese Streets.