Eat, Pray, Love, in book as well as movie form, became a worldwide phenomenon because women universally relate to the hurdles and triumphs of the heroine. The book is a study of a woman’s voyage to find herself after her world as she knew it crumbled. The movie, likewise, tells of struggles and journeys — but its costuming has already made its way into fashion. Want to embrace cultures of the world with your own personal style? Julia Roberts embodies the spirit in Eat, Pray, Love. Here’s how to steal the look!
The style of Eat, Pray, Love is all about earthy, ethnic, bohemian chic pieces. What makes these pieces so appealing is their unique look. The goal is to look like you picked them up at a small market while traveling the world. As Julia Roberts’ character contemplates her life, she’s seen in a chic earth-tone beaded necklace — perfect with a caftan or a structured dress.
Block-print paisley tunic: Whether worn with jeans, over a yoga suit or simply as a beach coverup, this block print paisley tunic adds just the right touch of understated elegance to any outfit. $19.99 (CostPlus.com)
Straw hat: This look by Block Headwear mimics the casual finesse of Julia Roberts’ seagrass hat in the film. $53.00 (saks.com)
Beaded stretch bracelets: When you need that extra splash of color to complete an outfit, grab some of these Eat Pray Love™ beaded stretch bracelets. Created in India, they offer a fashion forward vibe that is affordable for everyone. $5.99 (CostPlus.com)
Wool embroidered belts: All of these belts are hand made by women’s cooperatives in rural areas of Peru. The work is done according to fair trade guidelines; most of the artisans sew in their homes or at a communal studio workshop and are paid a living wage. The women usually work at home with their children playing nearby. $70.00 (harrietandleo.com)