My mother once argued against my statement that I am not a "stylish" person. She said, I'm not a "trendy" person, but I definitely have my own unique style. I think she was right. I could do without chevron and crop tops, but give me a hippie skirt any day and I'll be a happy camper. If I had to describe my style, I'd probably use words like "comfy," "flowy," and "bohemian."
If I had to pin point my personal style icon, there are several runner-ups. I love Madame de Rosa's perfect Bohemian outfits and Jess' more relaxed style over at Boho Baby Bump. I'm inspired by the gorgeous hippie fashion of the 60's exemplified by Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and the fictional Penny Lane of Almost Famous.
But none of these style icons hold a candle to my numero uno inspiration.
Circa 1976. Lucerne, Switzerland.
This is my all-time favorite picture of my mom. She exemplified and exemplifies a free-spirited, soulful hippie. She will always be my favorite style icon.