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Can Plus Size do Boho?

(17 Posts)
AteRiri Wed 11-Jan-17 19:10:24

Or will we just look frumpy?

I'm 5'8" (almost), a 16 hoping to get down to at least 14 but would love to be 10-12.

Manumission Wed 11-Jan-17 19:19:45

I think you have to be careful about the silhouette, but prints and accessories are easier.

Nettletheelf Wed 11-Jan-17 19:24:53

If you're 5'8" you could carry it off, I think?

What kind of garments are we talking? Long skirts? Tassels?

Manumission Wed 11-Jan-17 19:30:35

"Boho" is a very broad church though isn't it?

Were you picturing something specific?

user1477416713 Wed 11-Jan-17 19:42:57

I'm your size/height and I don't regard myself as plus size just generously proportioned. What do you mean by boho?

AteRiri Wed 11-Jan-17 20:13:44

Boho top. Something similar to this, but in bright pink.

jumpjumpformylove Wed 11-Jan-17 20:28:10

I think there's a risk boho tops on anyone with any kind of bust will begin to look a bit "wenchy".

I'd love to imagine myself as an ethereal, bohemian creature in wisps of patterned chiffon sipping drinks on my terrace in the Ibiza hills, but my body was just not made for the boho look, sadly.

AteRiri Wed 11-Jan-17 20:30:10

any kind of bust

Small bust here.

Manumission Wed 11-Jan-17 20:35:55

I think that should work fine TBH.

Lot's of gathered cheesecloth around the hips is the kind of boho that would be a worry.

Manumission Wed 11-Jan-17 20:43:13

It's a really nice top. Is it that actual one?

AteRiri Wed 11-Jan-17 20:57:53

No, it looks like that though. I plan to wear it with shorts - it's summer in Aus.

Nettletheelf Wed 11-Jan-17 23:29:16

Just buy it. Tops like that look better when you are curvy. You are not 'plus size', by the way. You are probably average size!

AteRiri Sat 14-Jan-17 09:39:43

This is the exact top. Except it's more bright pink in real life, not red.

BusterGonad Sat 14-Jan-17 18:54:46

I'm not entirely sure I'd call that boho tbh!

CurlsLDN Sat 14-Jan-17 19:45:02

I agree with buster, I don't think the actual top is very similar to the one you posted initially, and I don't think it screams boho to me.

However it's a nice top, I think the wise neck would balance you out nicely if you have wide hips, it could look fab

AteRiri Sat 14-Jan-17 20:02:23

They look the same to me, in person. Just this one does not have the decoration in the middle.

I don't have wide hips. I'm the rare small bust, no hips, no butt plus size. But with massive arms, wide shoulder, and thankfully nice long lean legs.

BusterGonad Sun 15-Jan-17 03:43:33

You are not plus size unless it's an American 16!

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