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15 Reasons We’re Loving the Embroidery Fashion Trend

For spring 2017, embroidered details has Canadians in stitches. From floral motifs to DIY-inspired denim, here are 15 fab ways to wear the crafty-chic trend.

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Embroidery fashion sandale by Loeffler Randall

In Bloom

Slide into open-toe season in style with a pair of sandals festooned with 3D flower appliqués.

Loeffler Randall Kiki Slide, $450 at

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So Fly

A sporty bomber in spring’s hottest shade is a fresh way to top feminine separates and brighten your work-to-weekend looks.

Wilfred Poussin bomber, $215 at Wilfred stores and

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fashion black pants with embroidery down the legs and cuff

Fancy Pants

Hippie chic looks surprisingly haute on these stunning trousers. Offset the eye-catching details with a crisp button-down or plain white T.

Botero Lace Mix Tie Waist Trousers, $178 at

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Red fashion tee with embroidery on the sleeve

To a Tee

A stitched-sleeve tee offers a subtle way to work the embroidered trend.

Embroidered Linen Tee, $55.26 at LOFT and

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Embroidery fashion Express hankerchief

Fit to be Tied

Add an artisanal edge to your warm-weather ensembles with an embellished bandana.

Neckerchief, $19.90 at

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Embroidery fashion jean jacket

Blue Jean Baby

Wear it as crafty topper for a Canadian tuxedo or to give your dressed up looks a casual twist.

Ryder jacket, $240 at select stores, check at

Best Health Tip: Want to update an old denim jacket? Sew on some patches or try applying a few iron-on ones.

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embroidery fashion tunic in white with tassles

White on White

Decorative strips and a tassled tie put a boho spin on a basic tank. Wear it with denim cut-offs or a wide-leg linen pant.

George Women’s Decorative Tape Peasant Tank, $19.97 at Walmart and

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Cool Mule

Ground everything from floaty fabrics to distressed denim with the eclectic charm of these multi-coloured mules.

Yaessi sandal, $85 at

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Embroidery fashion Ela clutch

All in the Wristlet

Embroidery gets an elegant twist with tonal stitching on a sleek leather pouch.

Ela Mini Wristlet Pouch, $70 at

Best Health Tip: Embroidery on a clutch makes it a versatile purse. Carry it to accessorize a favourite dress and heels or to tote essentials for a casual brunch with friends.

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embroidery fashion skirt

Wrap Star

A flowy, floral-detailed skirt was made for date nights and summertime events spent dancing under the stars.

Floral Embroidered Sarong Skirt, $89.90 at

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Embroidery fashion blouse from American Eagle Outfitters

Sew Pretty

Layer this embroidered-trim camisole under a long-sleeved top or wear it on its own to elevate your favourite pair jeans.

Lace Cami, $46.57 at

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embroidery fashion tote with tassles

Crafty Carryall

Geometric threading gives this spacious, statement-making tote a globetrotter effect.

Beige Myra tote, $160 at

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Embroidery fashion black dress by Madewell

Frock Star

An airy dress with an arts-and-crafts appeal is the best way to beat the heat straight through the end of summer.

Madewell embroidered slit-sleeve dress, $207 at

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jeans with embroidered side seams

In to the Blue

Embellished strips create an elongating effect while putting a DIY-inspired twist on a classic pair of jeans.

Washwell Mid-Rise Embroidered True Skinny Ankle Jeans, $99.95 at

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Embroidery fashion Nine West Sneaker

Just for Kicks

These pretty sneakers might not be made for running marathons, but they are ready to go the distance with a flirty dress or fitted suit.

Pirin sneaker, $135 at