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Flashback fashion: boho fringe

Take a walk down boho hippie lane with fringed fashion pieces. It's one of the most iconic pieces from the 60s and 70s hippie fashion and it's coming back in full force.
The fringe style became incredibly popular during the 60s and 70s as a part of the boho hippie fashion trend. The fringed pieces were usually paired with boots, headbands and long, flowing hair.

Fringe jacket

The fringe jacket from the 60s and 70s is still popular today in almost the same style as it was worn 40 years ago. Pair the fringe jacket over a simple dress or over a graphic tee paired with skinny jeans. The fringe jacket adds a boho vibe to your outfit.

Fringe skirt

Add the hippie flair to a midi skirt for a fun, sophisticated look. You can also dress a fringed skirt down to a more casual look by pairing the skirt with sandals and a fun crop-top.

Fringe shoes

One of the best ways to add fringe to your outfit and give your outfit a boho vibe is to rock fringed shoes. For a more sophisticated vibe, look for a pair of fringed heels. If you want to go for more of a casual vibe, look for a pair of fringed sandals.

Fringe accessories

Keep the fringe trend going with your accessories. Rock a fringed purse or fringed piece of jewelry. Look for really fun pieces!

Fringe = fun!

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