Recently, we’ve spotted a rising trend that perfectly pairs with summer’s breezy, colorful feel: embroidery. Embroidered detailing gives any outfit a boost of effortless, whimsical flair. Whether the stitching is floral or geometric, this finishing touch adds a tasteful amount of bohemian-chic to warm-weather looks. From handbags to pants, you can enjoy the embroidered fashion trend in any part of your closet.
Embroidered tops are popular in department and designer stores alike, making them an affordable and trendy piece for the season. Take these shirts from running errands to a rooftop bar by simply popping on a summery skirt and pair of heels.
This embroidered chambray top ($27.99) combines closet staple chambray material with floral detailing. Pair it with white jeans or a lighter wash denim for an easy summer outfit. Your plain white tee gets an upgrade with this embroidered shoulder top ($39). Dress it up with a skirt or down with joggers to relax during the day and socialize at night. We love this summertime blue and white blouse ($150) for its mix of color. Wear this with white jeans and wedges, and you’re officially beach-chic ready!
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Earrings can add a bold statement to any look. If you opt for a staple stud every day, mix up your routine! Your outfit can be instantly dressed up with a colorful hoop or tassel. Statement color meets embroidered detailing with these ear candy picks.
Go bold and red with these multi-tassel drop earrings ($14.99). They’re basically begging to be worn to an outdoor BBQ! Or nod to the colors of the season with these fun and vibrant embroidered pompom earrings ($42). Not sure about a statement earring yet? Dip your toes into the trend pool by giving your classic gold hoop a colorful upgrade with these coral and lilac hoop earrings ($36). And, inspired by crochet designs, these bright turquoise circle drop earrings ($32) are anything but antique.
Although the days are sweltering, many of us are still inclined to opt for pants at the office or for a night out. Luckily, the embroidered trend brightens up plain old pants. Sport these statement slacks in and out of the workplace by switching out blouses and shirts. From a plain white tee to a nice blouse, these pants go with anything.
These embroidered polka dot crop pants ($84) are super comfy — perfect for long days at work or running around town. Channel those islander-chic vibes in these embroidered pants ($79.95), which feature a geometric detail we’re swooning over. If you’re up for a splurge, these statement embroidered vine pants ($206) don’t need much help garnering attention. Paired with a white shirt and heels, these flared pants will turn heads when you walk into a room.
Prefer to incorporate embroidery through your accessories? You’re in luck! From clutches to totes, we’ve rounded up a few bags that will do the trick.
Summer vacation? This straw tote ($199) with an embroidered leaf design channels island vibes, plus it’s on major sale! If you’re a local or fan of the Southeastern coast, this embroidered crossbody bag ($82) is just right for you. We love the intricate, colorful detailing and the versatility of the optional strap. This pineapple clutch ($18.99) adds a pop of youthful fun to any look, while this adorable floral embroidered straw tote ($52) is a sweet way to add flirty detailing to your ensemble.
Shoes take you where you need to go. Why not go in style? These options can be slipped on or laced, making them easy for everyday wear. Plus, they each have a unique embroidered pattern. Rock any of these kicks as you step out and start your day.
Espadrilles, a proven summertime staple, showcase the embroidery trend perfectly! These espadrille slip-ons ($52) come in a variety of colors and designs, but we love this embroidered pink flamingo decal. Flaunt your favorite stationery brand on your shoes with a Rifle Paper Co. and Keds collab! These floral vine sneakers ($72) are simple, yet detailed just like your dream stationery.
Another shoe trend that’s on our radar is the slip-on mule. This frayed floral espadrille mule ($84.95) is about as summer-chic as it gets. And this embroidered slipper mule ($32) has a pop of tropical color great for making a subtle statement.
Whether you like to don a large sun hat at the beach or prefer to go for a casual baseball cap, these embroidered picks are fit for any taste.
Forget everything you know about plastic gift store visors — this embroidered palm visor ($56) is chic and easy to wear. Going to the beach or the pool? This tropical embroidered hat ($69.95) works well with any waterfront wear. Finally, whether you’re having a rough hair day or not, this bad hair day baseball cap ($8.98) is a relatable and funny way to rock the embroidery trend.
Try out our currently obsessed-over fashion trend with any of these embroidered picks!
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