Category Archives: Fashion Character- The Nouveau Hippie

This Modern Love Bride

thismodernlovebridaldresses-optThis Modern Love is owned and operated by Anna Ackred. With a background in design and costume making, Anna began her label in 2009. She offers lovely, vintage styled dresses in soft, neutral colors. Perfect attire for a simple bride or bridesmaids.

Lily Ashwell- Spring 2014


 Lily Ashwell always manages to catch the beauty and free spirit of the California girl. Be sure to check out her lookbook with Kirsty Hume modeling the new Spring collection.

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Lily Ashwell- Spring 2013, Fall 2012

California Dreaming

Fashion Character Photo


The Nouveau Hippie- c. 1969

Tough Love


Fashion details- Chloé white lace dress, Jessica Broas headpiece and Converse canvas sneakers (worn through out).


Dolce & Gabbana silk dress and Jessica Brosas headpiece.


Giorgio Armani floral print jumpsuit and Vivien Seriff headpiece.

(Photos- Thomas Whiteside for UK Elle Magazine, March 2014)

“I’m not getting married, but if I was…

…I’d do it in this two-piece.”- Alexa Chung


Fashion details- lace top and trousers by Michael Kors.

(Photo- Glamour Magazine)

A Page From…

…Elle Magazine, 2005.


Fashion details- Patched/ripped jeans, cotton shirt, sweater and wool coat from J.Crew. Bag by Dior.

(Photo- Gilles Bensimon. Stylist- Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele)

Wish List- The Nouveau Hippie


1. Irving Penn’s portrait of a Hippie Family, 1967 (‘Irving Penn‘ by John Szarkowski)

2. Peace carved ring- Moss Pop

3.  Leather coin purse- Balenciaga (Another option is this one in dark brown)

4. The Moosewood Cookbook (new version)- Barnes & Noble

5. Cotton pants with tribal print waistband- Soul Flower

6. Animal bed linens based on traditional patterns from Mexico- Land of Nod

7. Bentwood rocker- 1st Dibs

8. Macrame wall hanging- Thrifted and Made on Etsy

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Wish List- The Country Girl

Fashion Character- The Nouveau Hippie

Taking It To The Streets


Fashion details- Missoni robe like coat and Gaultier Archive black top.


Sonia Rykiel oversized fur coat, What Goes Around Comes Around plaid shirt, Cedric Charlier pants with contrast cuffs and Adidas sneakers.


Kenzo red patent coat and Marissa Webb plaid capelet.

(Photos- Sandra Freij for RIKA Magazine #09)

Bridal Jumpsuit


Fashion details- White cotton jacquard jumpsuit with wide legs and pockets from Delphine Manivet.

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The Bride Wore…Pants?

Tomboy Bride

Creatures Of The Wind- Hair & Makeup

Models sported hair & makeup inspired by 1940′s pin-up girls who have gone awry at the Spring 2014 collection by Creatures of the Wind. To recreate both, go here.


(Photo- Kerastase)