Art of Style

Everybody’s wearing polka dots

Polka dots are a sure-fire way to add some feminine flair to your closet. This is how to get the look spot on

Camille Charrière gives an otherwise classic look a little edge by adding a belt bag
Aimee Song takes her polka dots to the next level by going bigger and brighter in blue
Mix pretty and tough elements like Diletta Bonaiuti for offbeat cool
Viktoria Rader modernizes the retro overtones of her polkadot dress with contemporary accessories

The phrase hot spot has taken on a whole new meaning for SS18, as polka dots have emerged as the print of the season. With Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman as your muse (hallelujah), accentuate the dots’ retro overtones by opting for more playful designs, such as ruffled skirts and dresses. Bringing these old-school pieces up to speed is all a matter of styling. Take a leaf out of Italian stylist Diletta Bonaiuti’s book and toughen up a demure dress with biker boots, or channel Camille Charrière and give your look an urban edge by adding an of-the-moment belt bag, worn across the body. These pieces are perfect for layering – add an oversized sweater or bomber jacket for a hi/lo effect.

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