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It's been over a week, and we still cannot stop thinking about Poppy Delevingne's dreamy Moroccan wedding. If you loved Cara's sister's wedding as much as we did, you're in luck. While you probably won't be able to travel halfway around the world to tie the knot like her, you can have your very own bohemian-themed wedding. Here, our experts break down a few simple ways to bring a boho touch to your bash.
1. Go Local
According to celebrity event designer Brett Galley of Hollywood POP, bohemian brides and grooms are choosing local caterers that serve non-traditional wedding food. "Sticking to their carefree vibe, they're doing away with the strict portion controlled servings and opting for caterers that offer a buffet style set up of locally grown, home style type food," she says. "Couples are also doing casual outdoor roasts and BBQ style receptions."
2. Pick Wild Flowers
Floral arrangements that look perfectly imperfect are essential for boho celebrations. "Think bouquets of grass and garden roses arranged to look as if they were just picked and bunched together with a thick satin ribbon bow," BloomNation.com florist Lori Carrillo-Young, partner at Fleur*t says. "For centerpieces, a collection of bottles in different shapes and sizes filled with grasses, fern leaves and garden roses, including the rose buds, would work well."
3. Mix It Up
Mix and match really interesting vintage pieces and use an assortment of serving plates and dishes to make your décor statement. Also, varying eclectic prints, especially mosaic ones, are ideal. "A combination of different styles and colors of chairs and cushions are a great touch too. And for tented weddings, consider draping the inside with panels of different patterns," Marc Wilson, creative director and founder of MWD Lifestyles suggests.
4. Get Back To Nature
Boho brides will probably gravitate towards a non-traditional venue surrounded by nature. "Rustic ranches, farms, private estates, backyard settings, warehouses, lofts and vineyards are all great spots to scope out," Andrea Freeman of Andrea Freeman Events suggests.
5. Kick Off Your Shoes
Who needs high heels at a laid-back wedding? Danielle Bobish, founder and creative director of Curtain Up Events, Inc. recommends having a place for guests to leave their shoes and feel secure about it. "Don't force the issue, but let guests know they are free to take off their shoes and frolic with you. You can even offer sandals for people who don't like to go barefoot."
6. Keep Your Look Simple
"Fabrics such as lace and organza are always a wonderful choice for a boho bride's dress, while grooms can wear anything from khakis and a white shirt to a simple linen suit," explains Freeman. As far as hair and makeup goes, opt for an effortlessly elegant vibe. Incorporating a simple floral piece or vintage hair clip could tie together your look and just might take care of your "something borrowed" as well.