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Last Update: February 23, 2018
S - 3X
6 - 28W
14 - 22W
is unique and eclectic and often characterized
by layering textures, prints, and fabrics
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
add that finishing touch of artistic flair. Bohemian
styles can include capes, vests, kimonos, and poncho
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.
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
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
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.
Some of the most unusual finds come from
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.
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
style offers some gorgeous finds, often in
natural fibers for size S to 3X.
Painted kimonos and
toppers in quality fabrics are regularly
Draper's and Damon's
in sizes S to 3X and occasionally from plus
specialty retailers such as
and Avenue in
sizes up to 6X.
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
Meanwhile, more romantic goth inspired or
vintage looks can be found at
in size 2 up to 28W.
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.