Ultimate Bohemian Bridal Style Guide

The ultimate Bohemian bride style guide

The Bohemian bridal style has taken on new forms of effortlessness and an added polish.

If you want to create the ultimate bohemian bridal style for your special day, this guide walks you through choosing some of the most enchanting bohemian wedding dresses and accessories. We have also put together a curated collection of our best bohemian bridal shoes for you to shop here.

Before we jump in to take a look at some of the best boho bridal styles out there, it is important to understand what being a boho bride actually means.Bohemian bridal style

A bohemian wedding theme embraces a certain individuality, with sprinkles of romanticism and elements of nature. In a nutshell, being a boho bride allows you to celebrate your inner woodland princess by incorporating vintage and rustic details, while sprinkling subtle elements of nature to your wedding. If you know in your heart this is you and you resonate with the bohemian style, check out these creative boho wedding ideas below.

Bohemian bridal style

The Bohemian Wedding Dress

A true bohemian is defined as "a wanderer; living a socially unconventional life". However, when it comes to modern bohemian wedding dresses, contemporary brides tend to choose laced wedding dresses that channel a sort of effortlessness with an added polish.

Whether you go for the lace, floral, printed, or opt for the more demure tulle wedding gown, here are some key elements of a Bohemian bridal gown worth considering:

  • The style embodies the carefree spirit in you
  • The style is effortlessly elegant without looking tardy or careless 
  • Features unfussy and unadorned silhouettes
  • Think all things lace, crochet, or embroidery

Ready to see some examples of a bohemian wedding dress? Check out these gorgeous boho brides below:

The Bohemian Woodland Bride

In this amazing Boho editorial captured by the visual poets of LoveLenscapes Photography, this Grace Loves Lace bridal gown with sultry lace details on the train creates a look like a beautiful bohemian forest nymph. 

You can also wear headpieces with willowing leaf details to exude an elven-like aura. Alternatively, flower crowns with veils are also great for creating this bohemian bridal style. 

Bohemian bridal wedding style inspiration
Moody, nature-inspired Boho bridal style

Rustic boho chic

Combining the rustic appeal of vineyards, barns and farmhouses, the Rustic boho style is all about free-spirited bride meets vintage wedding details. Horns and antlers, decorated glass houses and nude cakes are front and centre when it comes to the rustic boho wedding theme.

For your rustic boho bridal look, opt for dresses that are simpler, light-weight and with minimal lace details. Simple, rustic boho wedding dressStephanie and samuel rustic outdoor boho weddingLa Nouvelle Boheme

Gypsy boho

Going for a gypsy boho style wedding gown that is lace from head to toe? Opt for textural lace riffs that look elegant, with a dress that gives you that relaxed, ease of movement on your wedding day.

Dress Lior CharchyBohemian tipi wedding gypsy boho

Laid-back, beach boho

This long-sleeve lace wedding gown is effortless yet relaxed enough for a laidback, outdoor boho wedding on the beach.
              Bohemian bride style

Forever Soles' real bride Sarah created a relaxed, boho beach look as she wanted to get married surrounded the trees and the ocean.

Desert boho

With a backdrop of sweeping planes, cactuses and succulents, the desert boho bridal style is uniquely romantic. It has a certain sense of adventure that represents the timeless love between couples, while they dine under the stars in the desert...
For a desert boho bride, the dresses are typically with plenty of lace, frills and embroideries. Choose flowing wedding dresses with romantic sleeves and complete your look with our anklets or barefoot sandals.

Joshua Tree wedding style shoot desert boho inspirationDine under the stars in the desert - Joshua Tree wedding styled shootNomadic people desert boho inspiration

Boho Wedding Hairstyles

Your Boho wedding hairstyle should be an extension of your carefree, relaxed and effortlessly chic wedding gown. There are plenty of ways to channel your free-spirit with your luscious locks; the main idea here is choose one that makes you feel beautiful while allowing your personality to sparkle.
These real weddings will be sure to give you plenty of Boho wedding hairstyle ideas:
  • Keep it simple with a curled low ponytail for an effortlessly chic Bohemian bridal look. 
  • Opt for a romantic side braid with a few loose strands of hair to frame your face and ooze a relaxed vibe
  • Choose a simple updo and wear a tan hat to accessorise. 
  • Wear your locks in a relaxed, tousled wavy manner complete with a chic beaded headband.
Kelsey Forever Soles' real bride Boho wedding hairstyle

Stephanie and Samuel real weddingLet your hair down for a relaxed, effortless Bohemian bridal look.

Bohemian Wedding Shoes

When it comes to choosing your wedding shoes for a bohemian wedding theme, your comfort should be your top priority. 

After all, a boho bride is all about having a relaxed, romantic wedding celebration that comes off as effortless. 

The good news is, if you are one of those brides who want to get married with your feet bare, here are some gorgeous options to consider.

Passion Heels in Velvet

Looking to add a little glam to your bohemian bridal look?

Our Passion Heels are made from soft coloured velvets that are bound to help you easily complete your boho bridal look and dance all night long in comfort.

Rust Passion Heels

Ivory Sailor Sandal

If you like wearing a little heel while keeping your feet mostly bare, our Ivory Sailor Sandals will be the perfect choice for you.Ivory Sailor Sandals

Feather Heels

There is something about plaits that complete the bohemian vibe. Add a hint of colour to your white bohemian style wedding dress with our tan leather wedding shoes.

Meadow Heels

Our Meadow Heels are the modern meet vintage pair of bridal shoes that are perfect for the gypsy, vintage boho or prairie boho bridal style! Pairs beautifully with your boho wedding gown, or for your holiday attire.

Meadow block heels for boho brides

Boho bridal accessories

Lastly, add some accessories to your bridal look if you would like to go the extra mile when it comes to channeling your free-spirit on your special day.

Here are some gorgeous and elegant Boho-chic accessories to consider.

Bohemian bridal style

The Imagine Barefoot Sandals - Gold

Boho barefoot sandals

Wear these gold pearl barefoot sandals on their own, or with our wedges.

Barefoot Sandals for boho brides

You can keep your feet bare and accessorise with our beautifully made barefoot sandals or anklets such as the Imagine Sandals or Mazi Anklet. 

Mazi Anklet boho bridal accessory

Forever Soles pic credits:

Photography: Nina Claire Photography

Dresses: Bo and Luca, Harriette Gordon and Bowie Rae at Bloom Bridal

Pearl drop earrings and gold necklace: Kirrillyrose Jewellery

Hair Adornments: Christie Millinery

Flowers: Mrs Gibbons Flowers

Venue: The Beach House East Coast

Model: Mary Stickley

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