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>> Plus-Size Artsy & Bohemian Vests, Ponchos, Jackets, Coats & Outerwear

 
Please be advised that all of the "Editor's Picks" featured in this section are hand-selected by Elegant Plus. Although every effort is made to keep featured products current, retailers can sell out of popular styles before the Editor has had an opportunity to update the page. Although Elegant Plus earns a small fee on all purchases, it is a completely free shopping resource for the consumer, and many times we are able to provide links that offer consumer discounts and free shipping offers upon landing on the partner retailer's site. All selections are available at time of posting and purchases can be made directly from the retailer on the associated shopping link. All of the shopping guides include designer selections which are noted with the designer's name in descriptions.
 


Last Update: February 23, 2018

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Butterfly Burnout
Kimono Jacket
Size S - 3X

Steampunk Jacket
Size 6 - 28W

Embroidered Kimono
Sleeve Jacket
Size
14 - 22W

 

BoHo style is unique and eclectic and often characterized by layering textures, prints, and fabrics together. Goth, and steampunk looks can play a role, along with western or global inspirations. A vintage romantic or trendy vibe can be mixed in, as well. 

In addition to sweaters and sweeping dusters, lighter blazer style jackets and outerwear can add that finishing touch of artistic flair. Bohemian styles can include capes, vests, kimonos, and poncho styles.

Global and ethnic prints, (faux) leather, suede and fur, textured and embossed velvets, and artistic or folk art details are common.  Embroidered denim jackets are extremely popular. Fine wools such as alpaca, merino, and cashmere are common in more upscale, designer coats.

 

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Joe Browns
Jacquard Coat
Size 8 - 26W

Johnny Was
Embroidered Georgette Kimono
Size 1X - 3X

Patchwork Jacket
Size S - 3X

 

Floral
Stretch Satin Blazer
Size 12 - 24W

 

Worn with sweeping long skirts and dresses, or layered over jeans or leggings,  bohemian chic jackets come in a variety of weights for more temperate climates to the most cold and chilly.

Frequently paired with tall leather boots, if you have wide calves be sure to check out Wide-Calf Boot Guide.

With the Bohemian style in mainstream fashion this year, scarves are becoming an extremely important accessory to add even more pattern to outfits.  This can often give true Bohemian Princesses an opportunity to pattern mix for a unique style statement of their own.

 

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Embroidered
Silk Topper
Size S - 3X

Brocade Blazer
Size 14 - 28W

Lace Biker Jacket
Size 6 - 28W

Sheer Embroidered Floral
Kimono Topper
Size
L - 3X

 

Internet Shopping Resources for BoHo Chic Jackets & Outerwear

Because the style is so eclectic, often just the right coat is a fashion find at a retailer that otherwise carries more classic or trendy styles.

 The major, upscale department stores are the best resource for high end plus-size options. Two of the best for BoHo designers and brands are Neiman Marcus and Dillard's.  Look for designers such as Johnny Was for vintage romantic and embroidered coat styles.  Designers such as Bryn Walker and Eileen Fisher offers wool coats in simple silhouettes that often work extremely well over BoHo looks.

 

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Eyelet Lace Jacket
Size S - 3X

 

Embellished Challis Kimono Topper
Size L - 6X

Mandarin Collar
Embroidered Jacket
Size 2 - 24W

Floral Tapestry Jacket
Size S - 3X

 

Some of the most unusual finds come from catalogs.  Back in the Saddle is a goldmine for moderately priced western inspired looks including denim, fringed suede, and tribal print fleece jackets in size S to 3X.   Sister catalog, North Style, offers more sophisticated, contemporary options with an art-to-wear vibe in the same size range.  The contemporary style with an artisan twist that is the hallmark of Coldwater Creek style offers some gorgeous finds, often in natural fibers for size S to 3X. 

Painted kimonos and toppers in quality fabrics are regularly available from Draper's and Damon's in sizes S to 3X and occasionally from plus specialty retailers such as Torrid and Avenue in sizes up to 6X. 

 

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Hand Beaded Jacket
Size 2 - 24W
Avg - Petite
 

Michael Simon
Floral Crochet Jacket
Size 1X - 3X

Sheer Floral Duster
Size 1X - 3X

Embroidered Jacket
Size
S - 3X

 

Higher end BoHo labels such as XCVI, Tolani, and Johnny Was also often have silk, rayon, lace, and velvet kimono toppers in their seasonal collections available through upscale department stores such as Neiman Marcus.

Meanwhile, more romantic goth inspired or vintage looks can be found at Pyramid Collection in size 2 up to 28W.   Soft Surroundings specializes in artier and global styles with natural fibers such as wool, linen, silk, and cotton common.  Seasonal offerings usually include lighter toppers and jackets suitable as outerwear for milder climates in size 2 to 24W.
 

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Burnout Cardigan
Size 14 - 32W
 

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Twill Jacket
Size 6 - 28W

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Floral Kimono Topper
Size 1X - 3X

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Size
S - 3X

 

 

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Plus-size clothing featured is hand selected by the Elegant Plus Fashion Editor from our extensive network of plus-fashion business partnerships. Although Elegant Plus earns a small fee on all purchases, it is a completely free shopping resource for the consumer, and many times we are able to provide links that offer consumer discounts and free shipping offers upon landing on the partner retailer's site.