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Back to the gypsy that I was..

We say goodbye to our fleeting U.K summer and how lovely it was but we can always take with us that bohemian spirit! That ethos of living life as you want and having your own definition of style. For us it's being able to have time to be close to nature once in a while, be kind, see as much of the world as we can, trying to let go and better ourselves and dress like the ethereal gypsy queens that we are! We concentrated a lot this summer on flowy over the shoulder dresses, flared sleeves dresses, and putting...

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Dress up time  🌺

We took a day out to photograph a few of our best sellers in the shop this year, that seen us all the way through the summer! Bell sleeve tops, kimonos, gypsy tops with matching skirts, Gypsy dresses and our strappy jumpsuits ! We do sell vintage (mainly 70's ) but also like to mix it up with copies of the 70's style indian dresses which are so sought after at the moment!  The fabrics used are recycled saris made from silks and cottons, I especially love the old cottons and I love it when the occasional original 70's super soft gauzey one pops up!  Some of...

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Bohemian dresses In the Bluebells - Spring 2017 🌸

Back in the spring time, myself and my best  mate Rebs went on a little trip to Stamner Park and had a walk around the bluebells and rapeseed fields, it’s my favourite place in Brighton in the springtime! I just love all the colours and they look ever so nice with the clothes! I’ve known Rebecca for years we met while we were living in Ibiza together and became the best of buds but we didn’t see each other for a 7 year period and now we are reunited when she moved to the Brighton area and hopefully for good!  I love this...

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Bohemian gypsy  fashion styling

Open-spirited, 70s inspired and romantic are all ways to define a bohemian gypsy. But how precisely can you bring a little bohemian gypsy feel into your everyday wardrobe? There is nothing wrong with adding some daring style selections to your wardrobe. In this article, we take a look at some of the ways to wear clothing through styling and accessorising.   LAYERING: Layering is essential, especially in the winter months. It is not only about your clothes but accessories too. For example, keep wearing your long boho summer dresses by adding your leggings and long sleeve tops underneath a dress along with a scarf and hat, wear long...

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