Boho handbags are inspired by the hippie era and various ethnic cultures. The look is laidback, often with a slouchy bag body - made of natural fabrics such as leather (faux or real, it doesn't matter), suede and cotton patchwork or embroidery - giving a cool and rugged look.
The classic leather hobo handbags go with everything, while the more colorful ones (patchwork, prints, etc.) are great for adding a focal point to your outfit.
How to Buy a Boho Bag
Look for Vintage Details
Bohemian fashion is basically inspired by the hippie-era back in the 60s and 70s.
These "grandma" embellishment are great for injecting charm to your bohemian style.
Secure the Basics
By securing the classics you're free to play with other accessories such boho jewelry and scarves without overpowering your outfit.
But try to keep the rest of your outfit simple. You don't want your outfit to compete with the clothes.
Classy? Urban? Romantic? Create a juxtaposition!
One of the most popular ways to wear the boho-chic look is to mix it with a contrasting (but not abrupt) clothing style. Two trendy examples are the biker chick and high glam.
.. and other interesting hardware that add a surprise element to your boho ensemble!
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Stores offering boho-inspired handbags at the bottom of this page
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Store DirectoryZappos | $$-$$$ | They carry one of the widest handbag selection on the Net. Free shipping both ways.
eBags | $$-$$$ | Another online store focusing on affordable latest leather handbags styles.
Bagsbuy | $$-$$$ | They offer a wide variety of women's leather shoulder hobo handbags.
Thai Silk Decor | $ | Their eBay store offers reasonably prices hippie inspired sling back and cross body bags.
NOVICA | $$ | Uniquely handcrafted purses by talented artisan designer from around the world.
Urban Outfitters | $$ | Urban-trendy casual leather bags and purses. Prices vary.
Baghaus | $$ | On-trend and affordable leather hobo handbags by BCBG, Urban Expressions, Big Buddha and more.
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