Summer dressing is easy with these versatile embroidered dresses
What could be better than an embroidered dress in summer? Intricate stitching and attention to detail make each piece unique, without looking too formal or fussy.
It’s true, embroidery shouldn’t just be for special occasions: These dresses also make great resort or everyday outfits. In fact, they’re one of the most versatile items you can have in your closet. But no need to shop in designer stores to get this look: the high street has some great options this summer from just £28.
If you’re looking for traditional embroidered dresses, Boden has a great selection of folk-inspired dresses – with smocks, puff sleeves and relaxed peasant shapes – that will help you stay cool this summer. No one wants to wear skintight, clingy silhouettes in the sun!
Don’t like bohemian looks? Marks & Spencer and Monsoon refreshed this design by replacing white poplin and lightweight linen with contemporary chambray denims and comfortable jersey fabrics. This laid-back style is perfect with summer accessories, but will take you into fall with white sneakers and jeans. jacket.
Or, if you want something edgier for summer parties and race days, opt for embroidered tulle or chiffon – the floral stitching looks especially good (not to mention the price!) on sheer materials.
From bohemian tiered midis and cozy smocks to more formal options, here are 11 of the best embroidered dresses to buy now.