How to work it: Hippie chic

How to work it: Hippie chic
There's been a romantic return of boho and hippie elements in designer collections. Gown by Catherine Deane

Hippie is so chic this season, with gowns and accessories that offer the perfect wedding-day style for free-spirited brides

Words Libby Norman

There’s been a hippie revival in bridal, with a whole host of winsome elements that can set you off on your own romantic journey down the aisle. Retro lace, lavish tassels, chunky eastern-inspired elements and ethereal details have been cropping up in major designer collections. Laidback, in an elegant way, this is the perfect look for free-spirited brides who have given their hearts but are holding on to their souls.

1. New romantic – Rosa Clará

Rosa Clará goes for soft and romantic lines with this simple lace top and flowing skirt

2. Hot rocks – Dune

Dune’s fringed sandals studded with stones are perfect for the relaxed bride

3. Fringe effect – Rue de Seine

Rue de Seine’s fringed gown has a cool boho flavour

4. Hoop la – Giovanni Raspini

Giovanni Raspini’s gold vermeil hoops are the perfect boho accessory

5. Boho bride – YolanCris

YoianCris’ lightweight off-the-shoulder gown has lovely vintage credentials

6. Eastern promise – Noor Fares

Noor Fares Rainbow Planet ring is inset with a beautiful central opal

7. Lace dream – Catherine Deane

Catherine Deane’s impossibly romantic gown is trimmed with satin ribbon

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