Flower-child ensembles are in full bloom this spring. Which means? Retro-print dresses (as seen on the Emilio Pucci runway) are seriously begging for groovy accessories. To nail the look, just let loose and read on.

70s-Inspired Style

Now when we say 70s, peasant blouses and flares are likely top of mind. But to really make a statement this season, go for eclectic prints and accessorize them with abandon. Drape globally inspired jewelry, pull out the wood-heeled platforms, and find your fringe. Just be sure to keep those extras in the same neutral color family and you’ll be good to go boho.

Stock up on this trend and more spring must-haves in our Rue’s Spring Checklist Boutique, which opens Thursday, March 19, at 11AM ET.

By Jillian Hudon, Staff Writer

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March 18, 2015

It’s official: Bucket bags are back. So if you held onto one from a decade ago – or inherited an aunt’s 70s original – you’re in luck. But before you set out on a recon mission to secure said bag, let’s take a closer look at this carry-all’s past.

Bucket Bags Are Back

It all began in the 1970s, when women opted for breezy, easygoing looks that went hand-in-hand with their free-spirited lifestyle. And the bucket bag, with its long, hands-free shoulder strap and roomy shape, fit that to a T. Equal parts form and function, it quickly became a must-have accessory for every woman of the era.

Today, designers have updated this boho style with new materials and luxe accents, making it a true modern classic – and it’s topping every trend list this spring.

By Jillian Hudon, Staff Writer

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April 3, 2014

Nicole Richie. Sienna Miller. The Olsen twins. When it comes to effortlessly chic boho style, these stars know how to do it right. But here’s a little-known secret – it’s not that hard to pull off. Just check out the head-to-toe guide below and embrace your inner free spirit (you know it’s in there).


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August 30, 2013