The Bohemian style offers a wide range of silhouettes and cuts, as well as many if not more characteristic materials, patterns and techniques. Bohemian designs typically contain natural materials in natural tones and designs inspired by art and rustic elements, as well as a variety of ethnic, popular, and floral patterns. We have put together a glossary of all the important Bohemian Timberland fashion elements, from the most commonly used fabrics to the most popular prints and patterns.
– Macramé: A type of knotting technique used to make textiles for both the interior design and clothing items that are often used to make vests, beach towels and bags. This was most popular in the Victorian era when “Sylvia’s Book of Macramé Lace” (1882) instructed readers how to make household items such as tablecloths, bedspreads and curtains using the technique of macramé;
– Tie-Dye: Tie-Dye comes from the hippie culture of the 1960s and is a technique used to create groovy patterns.
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– Distressed: Old, vintage and worn-out are hallmarks of the bohemian style, with distressed denim and leather being the most popular choice.
– Patchwork: For the production of bags (either textiles or leather) or incorporated either as the main textile or as an applique in clothing designs.
– Embroidery: used to add an artistic touch to clothing and accessories.
– Fringes: Made of leather, rope or yarn and used to decorate boots, bags, jackets, vests, kimonos and more.
– Pom-poms: More recently, pompoms have been used to decorate clutches, blouses and bikinis.
– Studs: Another ornament that is mainly used for Kacamata Rayban accessories and shoes, but also for outerwear.
– Tassels: Used as a border in clothing or as part of jewelry design.
– Appliques: including crystals, sequins, pearls, laces and flowers, for decorating jackets, handbags, shoes and more.