Stripes will always have a place in my wardrobe, but my true heart lies with polka dots.
Some might call it an obsession, others a love affair — but the heart wants what the heart wants.
If you’re like me, you’ll love these 20 different ways to wear polka dots:
Big-Shot Dot Circle Skirt 1 of 20Classic black-and-white skirt. A wardrobe staple, for me.
Buy from J.Crew for $128
Fro-Yo Enjoyment Skirt 2 of 20A spring-y spearmint and white.
Buy from ModCloth for $54.99
Polka Dot Fringe Scarf 3 of 20A trendy mint color in a classic spring scarf — for less than $10!
Buy from Forever 21
Jacquard Dot Popover 4 of 20A polka-dot button down. The styling options are endless with this one.
Buy from J.Crew for $88
Chunky Polka Dot Bracelet 5 of 20For when you feel like treading into Betty Boop/Minnie Mouse territory.
Buy from Forever 21 for $3.80
Dice as Nice Dress 6 of 20Of course what would a polka-dot round-up be without a retro-inspired dress?
Buy from ModCloth for $247.99
AG Polka Dot Angle Stevie 7 of 20At first I thought "Are these pants a little too polka-doty?" And then I just laughed at myself.
Buy from Anthropologie for $178
Burlington Polka Dot Tights 8 of 20Even when you opt for solids, you can still have a subtle pop of polka with these tights.
Buy from ASOS for $30.44
Pauric By Pauric Sweeney London Spot Bag 9 of 20Let's not forget about bags!
Buy from ASOS for $743.06
Spot Cardigan 10 of 20You might look like you're switching up your polka-dot-filled wardrobe, but we know the truth. A polka dot is a polka dot, no matter the color.
Buy from Boden for $52
French Connection Saturn Spot Skirt 11 of 20An unexpected twist on the classic spot print.
Buy from ASOS for $57.30
H&M Dress 12 of 20Itty bitty polka dots (in an affordable classic).
Buy from your local H&M for $34.95
Large Polka Dot Tee 13 of 20Another affordable classic, but with big giant dots.
Buy from Forever 21 for $7
Kate Spade Melody Skirt 14 of 20On the opposite end of the spectrum: Pretty pink dots in a designer splurge.
Buy from Kate Spade for $368
Knotted Polka Dot Headwrap 15 of 201950s chic — for under $5!
Buy from Forever 21 for $3.50
The Polka-Dot Sidewalk Skimmer 16 of 20Polka-dot flats...
Buy from Madewell for $98
Jessica Simpson ‘Halie’ Pump 17 of 20...and sling-back heels...
Buy from Nordstrom for $88.95
keds® for Madewell Polka-Dot Sneakers 18 of 20...and even sneakers!
Buy from Madewell for $50
First Date Dots Dress 19 of 20A subtle hint of polka dots peeking through.
Buy from ModCloth for $107.99
ASOS Boyfriend Blazer 20 of 20And an even more subtle splash of polka dots that adds a feminine touch to professional attire. For those of us who just can't hide our polka-dot-ness, even in the office.
Buy from ASOS for $98.46
Read more of Michelle’s writing at Early Mama.
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