Throwback Style Inspiration……….. The Icon: Jimi Hendrix- “Wild Thing”

One of my favorite style icons from the late 60’s is the ultimate rock star Jimi Hendrix. A true free spirit, he crafted & styled his own unique look filled with billowy shirts, eclectic prints & velvet pants. His outfits exploded with colors & patterns that expressed timeless style and gave us a window into his true essence. His look was part psychedelic, part luxury & part thrift shop style & adding with his electric guitar…he was the ultimate rock star. His music, stage performances and costumes were truly….an Experience.

I love how he mixed rich jewel tone colors like purple with pink & turquoise, copper with brown & gold as well as cool fabric combinations of velvet with silk & satin with brocade. His outfits were stunning, original & unique….

Retro Modern. Bohemian. Luxurious

get inspired…

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A lot of styles that are so similar to what Jimi Hendrix wore can be found in clothing boutiques today as well as vintage clothing stores, consignment stores & thrift shops.

Here are 6 items you could wear now to get that cool rock n roll bohemian vibe:

COLORS:

BORDEAUX. BERRY, PINK & GOLD

 JACKET/ Roberto Cavalli    PANTS/ Etro   BOOTS/ Topshop

BLOUSE/ Etro        DRESS/ Saloni              HANDBAG/ Rebecca Minkoff

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Here are 6 more items you could wear now to get that cool rock n roll bohemian vibe:

COLORS:

BLUE, EMERALD GREEN, BLACK & TURQUOISE

VELVET JACKET/ Frame             PRINT DRESS/ Gucci               BOOTS/ Asos

FRINGE JACKET/ For Love & Lemons          PRINT BLOUSE/ Anna Sui                         HANDBAG/ Gucci

The Icon #4 Florence Welch- Boho Rock Summer Nights

One of my current new favorite style icons is Florence Welch from Florence & the Machine. Not only is she striking & unusual, but she seems to be a true free spirit and a modern day goddess, playing by her own rules in both her music and personal style. She is not only beautiful, but also incredibly talented & inspiring. Her voice is pure & unaltered emotion. Her look is a mix of different style elements & has a sort of dreamy & flowing Boho vibe that’s offset by some hard edged pieces.

Follow her style for a bohemian rocker look for your summer nights out….happy summer!

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