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  1. Frock on Friday

    Frock on Friday: Patchworked Chevron Midi Dress from Anthropologie, via WeeBirdy.com.

    Patchworked Chevron Midi Dress, £158, from Anthropologie. Photography courtesy of Anthropologie.

    This week’s frock comes from Anthropologie, and it’s all about the detail. The streamlined silhouette featuring a scoop neckline, nipped-in waist and midi skirt allows the highly decorative folk-style embroidery to shine. (Very Important Feature, as the classic cut ensures you don’t look like you’ve emerged from a documentary about traditional Hungarian folk dancing.)

    Folk emerged as one of the biggest trends for European autumn/winter 2014, where designers such as Alberta Ferreti, Dolce & Gabbana, Rodarte, Peter Pilotto, Mary Katranzou, Etro and Vivienne Westwood looked to traditional folk design to weave handcrafted elements and decorative details throughout their collections.

    This dress by designer Tanvi Kedia is described as “part of her ‘hippie deluxe’ aesthetic for her collection, as the confluence of folklore, fantasy and non-conformist glamour.”

    The patchworked chevron midi dress is £158 from Anthropologie. Worldwide shipping is available at an extra cost.

    Frock on Friday: Patchworked Chevron Midi Dress from Anthropologie, via WeeBirdy.com.

    Patchworked Chevron Midi Dress, £158, from Anthropologie. Photography courtesy of Anthropologie.

    Frock on Friday: Patchworked Chevron Midi Dress from Anthropologie, via WeeBirdy.com.

    Patchworked Chevron Midi Dress, £158, from Anthropologie. Photography courtesy of Anthropologie.

    Frock on Friday: Patchworked Chevron Midi Dress from Anthropologie, via WeeBirdy.com.

    Patchworked Chevron Midi Dress, £158, from Anthropologie. Production courtesy of Anthropologie.

    What’s your verdict on this frock? Is it a yay or a nay?

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