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Fashion Fortune Telling – Gypsy Look

Hippie, Boho, Gypsy – it’s really just an evolution or name change. I think the basic feel is much the same. So I have decided to take on this trend because my lovely schoolmate Marlena mentioned her fashion sense was hippie.

Marlena, I want you to start calling your style Gypsy. This will all of a sudden make you cool and cutting edge!

What I love most about this trend is the relaxed, take me as I am, eclecticness of it all. I can put on layers of my favourite most comfortable things and as long as the confidence is there to pull it off, I am a free-spirit, drifting around the world without any ties…

…Wow! I was really getting carried away there!

It seems almost wrong to call the look a “trend”, especially as gypsies would hate being dictated to and those that truly embrace the style probably do so because it allows them to express their personal style and zest for life in an individual manner. Gypsy style should be a diverse mix of patterns, colors, materials and layers that come together in such a way that tell a story about wearer. If you regularly rock the Gypsy Look, then you are likely to have a true sense of your personal style and not much regard for what the fashion world tells you is stylish.

This trend provides a great opportunity to mix pattern, clash colours and basically give a finger to anyone who doesn’t get it!

If that isn’t liberating, what is??!!

Just in case all that colour clashing is too much visually for you to tackle, there is always the option to go Gypsy Luxe. Kind of Queen of the Gypsies, if you will! It’s really just a matter of going for more jewel toned colours, and working more with textures. As long as there is embroidery, braiding, layers and perhaps a bit of velvet you can be the Queen of the Caravan…and I don’t mean the kind that is double wide and likely to get blown away in a tornado!

This monochromatic look is very Gypsy Royale’ and as a massive fan of purple…I have to confess…I love it! Makes me want to live in a tiny space with no plumbing! Well, not really – nothing is that gorgeous! But I could be convinced to pack up for a long trip around Bohemia collecting trinkets along the way. Global traveller old school!

Should you be lucky enough to have a really bangin’ bod the Emilio Pucci is the man creating the Gypsy Look you want. Beautiful, stunning and requiring a fierce regimen of low-fat foods and thousands of sit ups…or some serious Zumba!

For the record, Yes – I would kill to look good enough to wear this stunning look!

To my dear friend Marlena, I’m not sure where you would place yourself in the list of possibilities, but I’m guessing you would look amazing in any of these! However, I know it’s your spirit that shines through in your HIPPY, GYPSY look.

P.S. can I also confess, I’m kind of curious to see what I can do with this look from my pretty conservative/classic wardrobe…yet there is something VERY exciting about  the challenge!

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About astimegoesbuy

Just a middle-aged woman with a love of fashion trying to have a purchasing fast. Spending 90 days dressing out of what is already in the wardrobe.If I can't shop for clothes, I may as well write about clothes! View all posts by astimegoesbuy

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