Two trends have been dominating the blogosphere lately: colorful embroidered pieces and Molly Goddard-style tulle layers. While the former has generally embellished casual denim or livened up otherwise basic shirts and tees, lately we’ve noticed an influx of needlework and mesh coming together to create the perfect transitional piece for a late summer closet.
We’ve seen embroidered tulle all over the most romantic runways – McQueen, Dior and Valentino to name but a few. We love how this detail adds texture to an outfit while also giving it a weightless quality. The contrast between the barely there base fabric and the thick thread of the floral decorations is stunning: certain designs make it look – at least, from a distance – as though you’re just covered in petals, suspended in mid-air.
1) Alexander McQueen FW17 (image: Vogue.com) 2) Christian Dior Couture Fall 2017 (image: Vogue.com) 3) Valentino FW17 (image: Vogue.com)
While most iterations of this style that we’ve seen at Fashion Week have been dresses or skirts, over at our favorite high street brands there are endless selections of fitted tops and bodysuits, adding to the illusion of being blanketed in buds.
For the last few weeks of summer, pair your tulle top with a distressed jean skirt and funky sneakers – whether you layer a tank top underneath or let your best bralette show through is up to you. As fall approaches, switch in a wide-legged pant layered underneath an embroidered midi dress, cinched at the waist with a statement belt, and finish the look with some stylish mules.
Check out our selection of transitional embroidered tulle pieces for late summer:
Kimchi Blue Floral Embroiderd Sheer Long Sleeve Tee - $49Shop Boohoo Plus Eli Embroidered Sheer Bodysuit - $36Shop Zara Embroidered Tulle Top - $40Shop Mango Embroidered Tulle Dress - $120Shop Missguided Black Mesh Floral Embroidered Bodysuit - $35Shop Boohoo Plus Eva Heavy Embroidered Flute Sleeve Top - $40Shop Elvi Floral Net Kimono - $25Shop Ecote Veita Embroidered Floral Mesh Peplum Tank Top - $39Shop Forever21 Embroidered Tulle Maxi Dress - $48Shop Zara Tulle Bodysuit With Floral Embroidery - $8Shop Mango Tulle Embroidery Top - $50Shop ASOS Curve Premium Mini T Dress In Pretty Embroidered Mesh - $103Shop Gracia Rose Overlay Mesh Dress - $186Shop Missguided Cream Embroidered Long Sleeved Bodysuit - $38Shop Elvi Floral Net Flare Sleeve Top - $39Shop Boohoo Plus Kara Embroidered Mesh T Shirt Dress - $36Shop Zara Frilled Tulle Top - $26Shop Forever21 Embroidered Tulle Maxi Dress - $58Shop Missguided Black Mesh Embroidered Fill Hem top - $38Shop Kimchi Blue Alana Floral Embroidered Sheer Tee - $49Shop Zara Long Embroidered Tulle T Shirt - $30Shop Boohoo Plus Bella Embroidered Mesh T Shirt - $30Shop Missguided Black Mesh Floral Embroidered Maxi Skirt - $67Shop Elvi Floral Net Dress - $49Shop Kimchi Blue Lilac Embroidered Sheer Short Sleeve Tee - $39Shop Zara Embroidered Tulle Top - $40Shop Boohoo Plus Alice Embroidered Skater Dress - $70Shop