22 November 2010
gypsy |ˈjipsē| (also gipsy)
a member of a traveling people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and traditionally live by seasonal work, itinerant trade, and fortune-telling. Gypsies are now found mostly in Europe, parts of North Africa, and North America, but are believed to have originated in the Indian subcontinent.
• the language of the gypsies; Romany.
• a person who leads an unconventional life.
• a person who moves from place to place as required by employment.
So, you often hear aboout people's style being referred to as gypsy, boho, earthy.....is it really relevant to the meaning of the word gypsy when described as a style?
What do you think about the images above and their style?
* Images all come from " The Selby is in your place" book by Todd Selby