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Artsy & BoHo Style Tops, Tunics and Blouses

 
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: May 8, 2017

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The BoHo Style Tribe is a popular with many different age groups.  Younger women often blend it with Fast Fashion trends especially during warmer weather, Spring Break, and attending outdoor music festivals such as Coachella.  Meanwhile older women frequently will wear it during resort vacations and on weekends and other non-working hours throughout the year. The holiday season also sees an uptick in BoHo top options when beading, embroidery, lace and velvet become more popular.  Consequently, full-figured BoHo tops are available at a variety of price points from a number of labels, from budget to designer. Styles come in knits, tees, and woven blouses and shirts.  Trendy style tops can also have a BoHo flavor during some fashion cycles.

Natural fibers including suede & leather, rayon, cotton, linen and silk are frequently a component of bohemian style, as are a variety of global and ethnic inspired prints. Handmade details such as embroidery, crochet lace, and beading are an important part of the look. Kimono toppers, blanket pattern coats, ponchos, and sweater dusters are often used as layers during cooler weather.  A favorite with jeans, BoHo tops also mix well with palazzo pants, long flowing maxi skirts, and leggings.

Sub-styles include the layered, often eco-fashion Lagenlook, some Victoriana inspired looks such as Goth and Steampunk, and vintage fashion enthusiasts.

 

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Size 1X - 3X 

Embroidered Blouse
Size S - 3X
 

Three Quarter Sleeve
Cut Out Lace Tunic
Size S - 3X

 

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Linen Blend Tee
Size 1X - 3X

 

 

Internet Shopping Resources for Plus-Size BoHo Tops

The least expensive resources for BoHo looks are with the young and trendy retailers. Styles change frequently, so grab something that you like quickly before it sells out a these shops.   Both Rue 21 and Rainbow carry cheap BoHo chic in size XS to 3X, especially during the spring and summer music festival season. Trend conscious Eloquii is moving towards a BoHo vibe for Spring 2017, just in time for the summer festival season. Bell sleeves, cropped tops, cold shoulders, flounces, lace trims, global prints, and embroidery are all debuting in styles for size 14 to 28W.

Appealing to budget conscious women are the options at Dress Barn.  Peasant blouses are frequently very popular in size S to 3X.   Some of the cataloguers are especially strong in more artistic style tops suitable for weekend, resort, and casual wear.  Monroe & Main has both flowing printed and knit tunics and tops, and one of the best collections of cardigans, toppers, and sweater coats for size S to 3X.  Draper's & Damon's leans more towards casual tunics and dressy kimonos in hand painted silk, and other art-to-wear type styles for size 6 to 24W.  Meanwhile, Ashro features pieces with an afro-centric flavor for size 6 to 26W.
 

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Size 1X - 3X 

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Size 12 - 34W
 

Embellished Chiffon Tunic
Size 2 - 24W

 

Meanwhile, television shopping giant QVC has a fabulous website that includes more moderately priced lines from designers and stylists, most of which offer sizing from 0 to 28W.  Labels to look for with a more bohemian style include the romantic lagenlook tunics from LOGO by Lori Goldstein, the placed print tops from Bob Mackie, and the bold pattern knit tunics and tops from Susan Graver.

Pyramid Collections has one of the best off-beat and unusual selections of artsier style tops.  Lace, velvet and mixed print options are especially well represented in size 2 to 28W. Serengeti catalog carries Indian cotton prints, crinkle shirts, and mixed print tops in size 6 to 28W.  Both knits and jacket toppers can have an artsier flavor at Coldwater Creek with natural fibers and embroidery common, in addition to worldly prints.

 

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Off-the-Shoulder Blouse
Size 1X - 3X
 

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Size 14 - 24W

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Natural and soft fibers specialist Soft Surroundings stocks a dizzying array of fabulous BoHo finds from flowing tunics and toppers to jackets and sweaters.   Styles range from world inspired prints and embellishments to more vintage influenced looks.  Sizing is diverse and extensive with many pieces available from 0 to 24W, with petite and tall options to 18.

The British style invasion in the plus market has brought more BoHo options in gorgeous prints and silhouettes. Some of the best include the tunics and kimono toppers at Asos and eclectic style labels such as Joe Browns at Simply Be.

Vintage and retro style fashion retailers ModCloth and eShakti have also been adding more bohemian styles as the sixties and seventies have gained momentum as a major style influence.

 

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Cold Shoulder Top
Size 18 - 24W

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Size 1X - 3X

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Size 2 - 28W

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Size S - 3X

 

Department Store Shopping for BoHo Labels and Brands

Look for silk, cotton, and natural fiber vintage romantic BoHo designs from Johnny Was at upscale department stores such as Neiman Marcus.  The label uses floral prints, tone-on-tone embroidery, eyelet lace, and free flowing silhouettes for tops that are collected by an avid following of the boutique look in sizes up to 3X.  Neiman's also carries the gorgeous silk placed print kimono tops and tunics from Tolani, and other BoHo looks from labels such as Berek, Johnny Was, Go Silk, and XCVI.

Nordstrom experiments with a wide variety of labels and price points with designers such as Eileen Fisher a staple, upscale Asian inspired silk pieces from Citron, mixed with inventory from more moderately priced labels such as Lucky Brand and City Chic

 

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Size 1X - 3X

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Size 8 - 22W

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Size S - 3X

Mixed Print Bell Sleeve Top
Size XL - 3X

 

 

Macy's regularly carries BoHo inspired brands such as Lucky Brands, INC, Jessica Simpson, and American Rag in addition to labels such as Michael Kors and Ralph Lauren which can offer more bohemian inspired looks in sizes up to 24W.  Bon Ton also regularly carries tops with ethnic and global inspired prints and designs from brands such as One World and Laura Ashley.

Dillard's is the home of several designers working in a more bohemian aesthetic that are not available elsewhere.  Bryn Walker designs in solid colored  long, often asymmetric tunics in natural fibers such as linen and silk velvets. Eva Varro, on the other hand, works in eclectic mixed scarf prints in easy-to-wear heavy gauge knits that she designs into long tunics that work well over leggings.  Look for labels such as Ashley Simpson and Lucky Brand at Lord & Taylor for extended sizes.

 

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Patchwork Print Tunic
Size 12 - 34W
 

Melissa McCarthy
Striped Cold Shoulder Top

Size 1
X - 4X 

Tassel Trim
Off-the-Shoulder Top
Size 1
4 - 28W

 

Crochet Lace Top
Size S - 3X

 

Boutique Shopping

Several boutiques on the indie boutique shopping platform Shoptiques offer plus-size bohemian style tops from time-to-time.  The "Plus-Size" search tool brings together all the options from size XL + and is the easiest way to drill down for full-figured shoppers.

 

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Embroidered Top
Size XS - 3X 

Embroidered Shoulder Tee
Size S - 3X

Embroidered Dolman Tunic
Size 12 - 32W 

Cold Shoulder Top
Size
1X - 3X

 

Extended Plus-Size Options

For more voluptuous fashionistas SWAK Design's casual California vibe often includes a good selection of printed and free flowing boho style tops in size 14 to 36W.   Plus trendy specialists Avenue and Torrid have both been stocking tops with a bohemian vibe as the style tribe has been mainstream in recent years, with sizes up to 6X.

Slightly more expensive, but also of better quality, are the mixed print tunics and embroidered baby doll style tops at Ulla Popken, many of which have a folkloric flavor in size 12 to 38W.  The newly added PURE collection offers eco fashion in linen, cotton, and other natural fibers . The newly revamped inventory and website are also adding many bohemian looks with a more European flavor for full-figured divas.

 

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Bell Sleeve Tunic
Size 14 - 32W
 

Ruffled Off-the-Shoulder Top
Size 1
4 - 28W 

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Floral Peasant Blouse
Size 0 - 36W
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Discount Shopping

Johnny Was tops are regularly available at steep discounts from Neiman Marcus' Last Call shopping site, and Saks Off Fifth.  More moderately priced labels with a more bohemian flare can also turn up at Nordstrom Rack, and popular flash sale site 6PM.

 

 

 

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