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Boho style is generally characterized by layers of colors, textures, and the use of accessories from natural materials. It echos freedom through fashion as you go back to the comfy earth-toned clothing and colorful prints.

The boho-chic aesthetic gained popularity in the ‘60s and ‘70s. And despite starting decades back, its influence has made an indelible mark in mainstream fashion. In fact, even in 2022, boho-chic can still give off that perfect summer vibe that never goes out of style. That said, here are ten relaxed boho-chic trends we all should try this summer.

  • Luxury Caftans

Perhaps you wanted to wear something a little flowy but still flattering. In such a case, consider going for a boho-chic outfit. After all, boho chic is known to combine style and comfort.

Caftans, for instance, are some of the flexible boho-chic wardrobe must-haves. You can wear them while lounging, partying, or chilling by the beach. Depending on the design, a caftan can be worn as a dress. Accessorize next to polish your look.

Go for earth tones or festively printed ones when shopping caftans for your boho-inspired outfit. You may check out Natori’s luxury caftans and other collections to see various options for your next OOTD.

  • Crop Top and Pants Coordinates

Matching tops and bottoms are this decade’s contribution to mainstream fashion. It’s characterized by using the same fabric and design on both pieces to create a cohesive look.

When selecting the perfect boho coordinates, consider sticking with earth tones such as white, brown, olive green, and beige. And if you choose plain-colored coordinates, you can spice it up with colorful accessories. You can wear some necklaces, bracelets, and anklets with painted wooden beads. You may also wear a woven summer hat.

However, you can also find printed ones with bold and fun patterns. Choosing such coordinates can be a good fashion statement that allows you to express your style.

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Photo: Zaid Mohammed

  • Crochet Tank Top or Bralette

A crochet tank top or bralette is another boho wardrobe essential. It’s easy to wear and very stylish. Its texture created by intertwining cotton yarns can help create an effortlessly natural look. More so, it’s perfect for warm weather since it’s comfy and breathable. You may also wear it under a cardigan or a denim jacket.

You can easily pair crochet bralettes with various bottoms such as denim shorts, wide-leg pants, and maxi skirts.

  • Tassel Earrings

Make a statement with oversized tassel earrings in vibrant colors. These playful accessories effortlessly capture the essence of boho chic style, adding a fun and carefree touch to any outfit. Plus, they are casual enough to be rocking with other pieces from your outfit, just need to find the right style.

  • Printed Long Sleeve Dress

One could also never go wrong with long-sleeved dresses. They’re flowy, fresh, and chic. If made of natural fabrics, they can feel cool and comfy even during hot summer days. Boho-printed long-sleeved dresses also come in different lengths. If you want to pair it with knee-high or cowboy boots, go for a shorter one. For pairing with flat sandals, strappy heels, or ankle boots, you may choose a midi or maxi dress.

Dresses are easy to style. It’s a one-piece outfit that looks flattering on every body type. It also goes well with different shoes, boots, and sandals. Just add some colorful jewelry and accessories, and you’re ready to brave any setting.

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Photo: RedWolf

  • Loose Maxi Skirt

A loose maxi skirt is another iconic piece of a boho-chic outfit. It looks very flowy and goes well with any top.

Maxi skirts generally come in various designs, patterns, and colors that you can choose from. They’re often in natural earth tones but festive in appearance. However, if you’re planning to pair it with a printed or elaborate top, consider going for something a little plain.

Loose boho skirts also go perfectly with flat sandals or ankle boots. You can also try it out with strappy heels for extra appeal.

  • Embroidered Sandals

Elevate your footwear game with embroidered sandals. These intricately detailed shoes add a touch of bohemian charm to any outfit, whether you're headed to the beach or a summer festival. Pair them with your favorite maxi dress, distressed jeans, or even your office outfit for a relaxed vibe on the go.

  • Ripped Denim Shorts

Perhaps, ripped denim shorts have never left mainstream fashion. And while some designers reinvent it with minor tweaks, the mid and high-waist ones are perhaps the easiest to play around with.

When shopping in different stores, online or physical, high-waist ripped denim shorts are always on display. A summer collection is incomplete without the comfy, classic, and sexy denim shorts.

You can pair this type of shorts with a loose long-sleeve shirt, bralette, or a simple oversized shirt. It looks flattering for all body shapes and sizes. A good tip is to be adventurous and creative to find your perfect match.

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Photo: Airam Dato-on

  • Square Pants

Square pants are another timeless boho wardrobe element. You can wear it when you’re dressing up or dressing down. You can also pair it with tops of varying styles and designs.

This type of pants perfectly fits in the boho-chic fashion category. It’s comfy, baggy, yet classic and stylish. You can pair it with a bralette on hot days. However, if you want more coverage, you can wear a light cardigan or a denim jacket on top of it.

Like every boho outfit piece, square pants go well with flat or heeled sandals. You may also add a belt to create a defined look.

  • Cardigans

Cardigans serve as the staple layering piece for any boho-chic outfit. It’s the perfect cover-up if you still want to go out in style during chilly weather. When shopping for a cardigan to match your boho outfit, go for one made with lightweight fabric. Like any other boho chic piece, it could be with colorful hippie prints or in plain earth-toned colors.

Moreover, you can also find cardigans that look like kimonos. These types are best for a light, easy, and flowy boho-chic look.

Let's summarize...

So there you have it, 10 relaxed boho chic trends to embrace this summer! Get ready to soak up the sun in style and comfort. They let you express yourself and your creativity through fashion, which is the core of the boho spirit.

Lots of love,