In a world where fashion trends come and go, there’s something timeless and captivating about hippie and boho style clothing. Rooted in the counterculture movements of the 1960s and 1970s, hippie and boho fashion exude a carefree spirit, celebrating individuality, creativity, and a deep connection with nature.

Australia, known for its vibrant culture and diverse fashion scene, has become a haven for those seeking the laid-back charm and eclectic allure of hippie and boho clothes. From the bustling streets of Melbourne to the sun-soaked beaches of Byron Bay, Australian designers and retailers offer an array of unique and inspiring pieces that capture the essence of these iconic styles.

Join us on a journey through the captivating world of hippie and boho fashion as we explore the best clothing stores, designers, and trends that Australia has to offer. Whether you’re a seasoned bohemian enthusiast or simply drawn to the whimsical allure of hippie chic, there’s something for everyone in Australia’s eclectic fashion landscape.


  • What are Hippie Style Clothes?

Hippie style clothing embodies a cultural and fashion movement rooted in the 1960s counterculture revolution. It represents a spirited rejection of societal norms, embracing peace, love, and freedom as core values. The essence of hippie fashion lies in its non-conformist, laid-back, and eclectic aesthetic, which celebrates individuality and self-expression.


Aurora Dress in Earth Brown by Eclectico


  • What is the Difference Between Boho and Hippie Clothes?

While both boho and hippie styles share a love for free-spirited fashion, they each have distinct characteristics.

Boho Style:

Boho, short for “bohemian,” draws inspiration from various cultures and eras, blending elements such as earthy tones, floral patterns, flowing fabrics, and eclectic accessories. It reflects a carefree and unconventional attitude towards fashion, embracing layering, mixing textures, and incorporating vintage pieces. Boho style celebrates artisan craftsmanship and often features handmade or artisanal items.

Enchanted Skirt in Black


Hippie Style:

Hippie fashion is a product of the 1960s counterculture movement, reflecting values of peace, love, and harmony with nature. Hippie clothes are characterized by tie-dye prints, bell-bottom pants, fringe details, embroidered fabrics, and psychedelic patterns. The style embraces comfort and individuality, often incorporating elements of nature, spirituality, and activism. Hippie fashion encourages self-expression and rejects mainstream trends.


Butterfly Lotus Mandala Crop Top in Army Green


  • Explore Our Accessories:


No boho or hippie-inspired outfit is complete without the perfect accessories to complement your look. From statement jewellery to versatile scarves and funky hats, our collection of accessories adds the finishing touches to your ensemble. Here are some must-have accessories to elevate your boho or hippie style:

Boho Jewellery: Adorn yourself with bold, oversized jewelry pieces featuring intricate designs, natural stones, and symbolic charms. Layer necklaces, stack bracelets, and don’t forget the statement earrings to add a touch of bohemian flair to your outfit.

Silver Olive Leaf Ring by Eclectico


Hair Sticks: Hair sticks have been a staple accessory in hippie fashion, offering a practical and stylish way to keep long hair off the face while adding a touch of bohemian flair. These slender wooden or metal sticks are often adorned with intricate carvings, beads, or charms, reflecting the free-spirited aesthetic of the hippie movement. Embraced for their versatility, hair sticks can be twisted, braided, or pinned into hair to create an array of effortless and whimsical hairstyles. From casual gatherings to music festivals, hair sticks remain a beloved accessory among hippies, adding an enchanting touch to any boho-inspired look.

Mesuda Wooden Hair Stick by Eclectico

Pocket belts: a beloved accessory in hippie fashion, offer a practical and stylish solution for carrying essentials while keeping hands free. These versatile belts feature multiple pockets, often adorned with intricate embroidery, patches, or tribal motifs, reflecting the eclectic and free-spirited style of the hippie culture. Designed to be worn around the waist or hips, pocket belts add a unique touch to any outfit, whether it’s a flowy bohemian dress or a pair of patchwork pants. Perfect for music festivals, travel, or everyday wear, pocket belts are a must-have accessory for those who embrace the hippie ethos of freedom, individuality, and adventure.

Leaf of Faith Leather Pocket Belt by Eclectico

Embroidered Bags: Carry your essentials in style with a beautifully embroidered bag or tote. Look for intricate stitching, colorful patterns, and artisanal details that reflect the bohemian spirit.

Plus, we have the best collection of vinyl records, CDs, cassettes and more products for music lovers! Including a wide range of genres and artists, you can browse into our selection of over 5700 new and pre-loved vinyl records and around 100 CD’s in new or nearly new condition             

In conclusion, boho and hippie style clothes offer a creative and eclectic approach to fashion, celebrating individuality, freedom, and self-expression. Explore our curated collection of boho and hippie-inspired clothing and accessories to embrace your inner free spirit and express your unique sense of style.