Bohemian Style isn't just your ordinary fashion trend, but a culture. With its own history and an established ideology. While it can be connected with the hippie trends of the 60s and 70s, these days, bohemian fashion is part of the mainstream culture. The
- Bohémien was a common term describing (often in a pejorative way) the Romani or “Gypsy” population of France, who originated in northern India and arrived in Mid-West Asia and Europe around 1,000 years ago.
- The first mention of the Bohemians dates at the end of the 18th century, during the time of the French Revolution, when due to the social and economic climate, artists and creatives alike were forced to a life of poverty.
- By 1872, a Bohemian Club in San Francisco was considered the hottest spot for the meetings of established creative elite including journalists and artists.