How to wear the folk trend

Folk is officially back on the fashion map, and here's our guide to getting it right...

This season, we’re moving on from all things boho and embracing something a little fancier, and a little less summery, by taking on fashion’s favourite new folk trend.

Part 70s retro, part floral, and featuring a lot of suede and a fair amount of embroidery – the folk trend is not for the faint hearted.

The good news? There are few restrictions style-wise, meaning there are plenty of ways to wear the trend.

Love those suede knee high boots? You’ll find they work seamlessly with your floaty summer dresses. Fancy a peasant-style blouse? Wear with your hero flares and platform heels. Quite like the look of fringing? Go for Zara’s black bucket-style shoulder bag.

For those looking for something that focuses on designer embroidery, head to Vilshenko and Talitha for some seriously cool, fash-pack-approved options.

If you’re feeling brave, the easiest way to take on the trend is by slipping into that Mango patchwork midi dress. Just add some knee boots and a suede waistcoat and you’re good to go.

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