High fashion is oftentimes called as a “coast specialty” as the East Coast and West Coast have all the style, while the Midwest gets left out. Looking for ways to channel your free-spirited vibe while looking urban-chic? Katelyn Herlein, the fashion blogger behind the Katalina Girl, proved that you don’t have to forgo your bohemian style while looking urban-chic in your hometown. Keep on reading to have some cues from her style.
To channel your effortless urban vibe, sport some casual jeans on your street looks. Whether distressed or plain, denim jeans give off that urban feel while keeping you comfortable and relaxed on your outfit. Katelyn is fond of throwing on a pair of ripped jeans, booties, and a sweater that simply mirrors her relaxed personality.
Before investing on basic ensembles, know which colors and silhouettes work for your body and style. Remember, your fashion style should make you feel your best. Wearing trendy or high fashion outfits that don’t reflect your personality will eventually show off into your looks that are not really flattering. So always be true to your style at all times. Wearing prints, colors, and even edgy fabrics like leather can give some hint to your individuality. According to Katelyn, she always invests in great basics as they’re the ones she spends more time in.
To show off your free-spirited bohemian vibe, wear your key pieces that can identify your fashion style clearly. For instance, Katelyn opted for a paisley-print blouse, button front denim skirt, tribal print dress, peasant dress, fringe jacket, suede skirt, and poncho that clearly scream the bohemian fashion. Like her, know your key pieces that can also serve as your statement piece in a mixed outfit.
Katelyn knows how to add some personal touch to her look through accessories whether it’s her favorite style of hat, leather bag, scarf, shoes, boots, and so on. It can be also a key piece to give a clue on what fashion style you’re in. If she’s in a mood of showing off her bohemian vibes, Katelyn opts for fringes and tassel details on her boots and bags. Whenever she wishes for an urban-chic looks, she goes for high fashion accessories like a pair of snakeskin boots, structured bags and such. According to her, a nice leather handbag can really elevate a less-expensive look.
To add some urban polish to whatever outfit you’re wearing, Katelyn opted for a classic trench coat, wool coat, leather jacket, knitted cardigan, checkered wool coat as well as fringed suede jacket that add a great statement while adding some layers to her outfit in chilly days. As what Katelyn proved us, you can have your fashion style personalized by mixing various influences, characteristics, and moods that define you.