there [was] no question that the Hippy [sic] movement and its repercussive influence in England owed much of its imagery, its manner, dress and personal appearance to the Pre-Raphaelite ideal ... It was observed by all of us who were involved with these exhibitions [of pre-Raphaelite paintings] that visitors included increasing numbers of the younger generation, who had begun to resemble the figures in the pictures they had come to see.
Boho is short for the word bohemian. It first came about when France was flooded with an influx of Romani gypsies. The French loved the elaborate style with an old world feel and so started to emulate it, calling it "Bohemian" after the region of Bohemia, from which they were immigrating. From there, the word began to be used to describe more of an attitude of freedom to be yourself, going against the grain of popular culture, and appreciating peace, eventually evolving into a fashion style or trend that we are so on board with!
Get your hippie chick on in our boho dress shop, where you can score all the embroidery, tassels, and tie-dye your wild heart desires. And when it comes to boho dresses, think flowy first. With shapes like bell sleeve shift dresses, strapless bohemian maxi dresses, and wrap midi dresses, you'll nail that easy, breezy, boho vibe. Our assortment features all the boho dress styles you're after, like dip dye maxis, multi print trapeze dresses, floral bohemian dresses, embroidered midi dresses, and more. From pom poms and global prints to crochet trims, lace-ups, and smocked accents, it's all in the details. So go ahead and search our selection of boho dresses - we've got the wanderlust inspired dresses to feed your free spirit.