How to Wear Embroidery by Erica Davies of The Edited

For some people, sequins and sparkles get their style mojo going. For me, it’s all about embroidery. A little smattering of something on the arm, or an all over folk design – it doesn’t matter to me, I love it all. This season Debenhams are all over embellishment. They asked me to trial some of the looks – and here’s how I got on.

My first outfit is a cool take on quite a prim style, but with a twist. I love the ruffled pinafore, which I know will become an outfit staple. Teamed with an off the shoulder striped blouse it looks modern – and I love the bold contrast embroidery.

Shop the look: Studio by Preen pinafore dress and embroidered blouse, Butterfly by Matthew Williamson bag and Faith silver slip on shoes

Be still my beating, embroidered heart! If you’re a fan of feminine, girly dresses, have a wedding to attend or just fancy treating yourself this season, may I introduce you to the bohemian dress of dreams. In a beautiful muted peach, with silver embroidery it’s the ultimate, flattering style to suit all shapes. I’ve teamed it with silver mules to add a more edgy take.

Shop the look: Nine by Savannah Miller embroidered dress, Red Herring trench coat and Faith silver slip on shoes

The mix of texture and print on this outfit is what appeals to me. I love toughening up the pretty dress with this leather jacket – although the embroidery on that makes it feel contemporary. The trainers are an easy way to buy into the trend – wear with everything from denim to midi skirts.

Shop the look: Red Herring dress, Star by Julien Macdonald rose embroidered leather jacket and Nine by Savannah Miller embroidered trainers

A summer hero piece if ever there was one – this hot pink, fluted sleeve blouse will be one you keep reaching for. I’ve teamed it with wide leg trousers and clashing bold orange shoes for an unexpected mix. Throw this cool Henry Holland camo print and embroidered jacket into the mix and you’ve got an embellished look that’s as far from boho as you can get!

Shop the look: Studio by Preen pink embroidered top & navy wide leg trousers, H! by Henry Holland! camo jacket and Principles by Ben de Lisi orange heels

Love the embroidery trend as much as Erica? Check out more embroidery pieces here.

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