How to Choose and How to Wear a Polka Dot Dress?

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It is hardly possible to find a more feminine version of clothing than a polka-dot dress. This outfit can be called universal, it fits all women without exception. And dresses with such print can be appropriate in the office, on vacation, and at the evening event.
Modern designers are also happy to use polka dot fabrics to create their own models. Not less popular are striped dresses, which we have already described on the site. Photos from fashion shows verify this.

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Ulla Johnson Pre-Fall 2020
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Polka-Dot Prints Are Making Waves on the Spring 2020
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Kenzo
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Anouki Tbilisi

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Kinds of polka dot dress


It must be said that the styles of these dresses differ a great variety. This may be a strict business dress, evening dress, a sundress for summer vacations, or a cute children’s dress. Such a variety appeared due to the versatility of the pattern.

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Ulla Johnson 2020-2021
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Carolina Herrera Spring 2020

Polka dot can be quite varied:

– large and small;
– spherical or elongated, more like an oval;
– located on the main background thickly or not.

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Leal Daccarett 2019

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Most often, the polka-dot fabrics are two-colored, with light or dark dots on a dark or light background. But there are also multi-color models, when the dots have different shades.

Selection rules


Choosing polka-dot clothes, you should follow the simple rules :
– the larger the dots, the easier should be the cut of the dress.
– Models of complex style, consisted of many small details, sewn from fabric into large dots look due to the fact that the pattern will be broken;
– large polka-dots visually add volume, and small, on the contrary, hide;

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Dundas Pre-Fall 2020

– if you need to stretch the silhouette visually, you should choose a fabric with oval-shaped dots..
Polka dots are great for combining, they can be combined with plain-colored or printed materials. For example, models made of fabric of the same color, but having polka-dot of different size, look very interesting.

polka dot dress

polka dot dress

Using a combination of fabrics, you can visually adjust a figure. For example, for obese women who have a “heavy” bottom and narrow shoulders, a dress is perfect, the bodice of which is sewn of fabric with large dots, and the skirt is made of fabric of the same color but with small ones. Such decision will balance the figure.

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It is also important to choose the right style of dress to hide the belly and sides.

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Colour


The classic combinations are white and black or red and white. These colors are not in vain have become very popular, they are perfectly slim and refreshing. In addition, dresses of this color look elegant.

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polka dot dress
But today not only classic combinations are fashionable. Options for a combination of colors can be very diverse. Combinations of emerald green with white, black with gold, gray and pink, black with silver color are considered especially fashionable this season.

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What to wear with a polka dot dress?


It is very important to learn how to choose accessories for the polka-dot dresses. We will tell you what to wear with such clothes.

It is necessary to remember that the central role in the outfit should play exactly the dress, and all other details should complement the image, and not try to compete with it.
The color of the accessories can be matched to the shade of the dots or the basic tone of the dress.

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But it is better to try to break the monotony of the picture. For example, pick up a red handbag to dark blue and white dress. Other bright colors can be used to complement black and white patterns, such as yellow, green, blue and others.

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Dresses should be supplemented with plain belts, because it helps to dilute the pattern of the dress.
Another important rule: the larger the dots on the dress, the larger the accessories should be. But at the same time, they should not be in great numbers, in order not to overload the image.

Choosing jewelry for polka-dot dresses is best to adhere to the principle of minimalism. And in any case, do not be tempted to choose accessories with the same pattern in the kit for the dress, this will be an obvious search.

As has been already mentioned, polka-dot pattern is universal. It can be used for tailoring of various purposes.

Casual Images

A universal option is a black and white dress in small peas of medium length. This outfit is suitable not only for young girls, but also for ladies of elegant age. To create an image in retro style on its basis, you should choose beige classic pumps, black narrow strap and pearl beads.

Perfectly look and business dress made of cloth with dots. Sew them out of fabric with small polka dot, and the styles choose classic ones. You can sew a dress from companion fabrics. For example, a bodice may be white with black dots, and a straight skirt can be black with the white ones.

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Romantic summer dress can be sewn from fabrics of pastel colors. For example, chiffon light maxi skirt or A-shaped silhouette dress is a great option for a date. It should be supplemented with a thin strap and accessories in the color of polka dot.

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A knitted dress made of polka dot fabric is also perfect for everyday wear. It may be of medium or maxi length.

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For summer walks, you can sew dresses in polka-dot bright shades, and models of calm colors can be complemented with bright accessories.

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